Treadmills are devices made in a special way to be used for 2running or walking while ‘miraculously’ on the same spot. It was developed years back even before the development of machines that could be powered. However, in those days it was not developed to what it is now.
It was used to grind grain using the power of humans or animals. A treadwheel almost similar to the treadwheel was used for punishing prisoners. Nowadays, these devices are used for exercises. The user does not power the treadmill as there before but the machine is electronic.
Treadmills have evolved with time and now there are very many brands of them. These are made by different companies but they serve the same role. Some brands are discussed below.
Lifespan TR1200i folding treadmill
This is a treadmill which is commonly medium duty. People use it preferably for jogging, walking and for weight loss. It can also be used for cardio workouts. Its heart monitor program is built in. this special feature allows users to keep their heart rates stabilized as the device incline and adjusts the speed.
It has a very strong horsepower of 2.25 which goes to speeds of about 11miles in an hour. The increments of speed is of 0.5mph. The deck is 20’’ × 56’’ in area to allow for comfortable jogging and walking. It can support up to 300 pounds of weight of users. This treadmill is very digital with a backlight LCD screen which tracks your calories, time, speed, steps, heart rate etc. it also has health management services to help you manage your fitness and choose exercise programs.
And it is quite cheap. With lifespan tr1200i treadmill you will fulfill all your desires for running.
Sole F85 folding home treadmill
This is another special brand of treadmill. It provides the fitness that you can get in commercial treadmills at your home. It is very durable and mainly used for commercial purposes such as in hotels. It is a heavy duty machine well made by professionals. Its horse power is strong with 3.5 and top speed being 12 miles per hour. It supports weight of 400 pounds and hence suitable for even heavy and taller users.
The deck is heavy duty too and made of steel and zinc coated flywheel which is balanced and vibration free. This deck is 22’’ × 60’’. It folds up and allows for easy storage. It is made specially to reduce impact on knees, hips, ankles and feet of users by having a shock absorption system cushion flex. More digital advancements such as mp3 players are also fixed in them. Monitoring of your activity is also enabled by heart rate and chest strap monitors.
Brand are very many including horizon fitness T101-4 folding home treadmill and Precor TRM 211 energy series home treadmill.