Why is the Treadmill the Most Popular Home Workout Equipment?
This entry was posted on August 18, 2015.
Buying home workout equipment is advantageous cheaper than gym membership and it is safer. It allows you to exercise in privacy and it is healthier. Another advantage of home workout equipment over training outdoors in that you do not have to worry about the weather and harmful UV rays, it is convenient, and it is safer. There are many home workout equipments, but what are the reasons that make the treadmill most popular ?
Training on a treadmill gives you measurable results. This is important because it is only if you notice progress that you will be encouraged to go on. There are many ways to measure your progress with a treadmill, including timing your runs and using the specially designed instruments that treadmills come with. You can track such things as the calories burned, the heart rate, and the distance covered. Some of this information (such as the heart rate) could save your life because you will know when you are over exercising your heart.
You could watch TV as you train on a treadmill, something that is not possible with some of the other home workout equipment. Watching TV early in the morning allows you to know what is happening in the world around you. You could also read a magazine or listen to music while working-out on a treadmill.
Treadmills have been popular for a long time now and this means a lot of research has been done on how to best use them. As an example, there is a lot of information on such matters as the right pace for different fitness levels and the right rate settings.
Running is one of the most effective cardiovascular exercises. You burn very many calories when you run. The treadmill is the only home workout equipment that allows you to run like you would outdoors. Running on a treadmill is better than running outdoors because treadmills have cushioned treads (urethane deck elastomers or rubber cushions) that means lower impact training. You are able to run ‘uphill’, thanks to the incline setting. This is not possible with outdoor running.
Finally, having a treadmill at home is advantageous in that every member of the family can use it. Training on a treadmill is fun for all and it will encourage a healthy lifestyle in your home.