A treadmill is a type of exercise machine that assists in providing cardiovascular and strength training exercises. Walking and running on a treadmill is an easy way to get in shape or maintain one’s fitness level. Treadmills usually include settings for different speeds, inclines, and programs such as intervals, tempo runs, and heart rate control. A study found that when combined with dieting and exercise, these machines help people to lose weight.
The benefits of using a treadmill are many. For one, there is the convenience factor. Treadmills are available in many varying shapes and sizes to fit any home or office space. They can be used for walking, running, incline walking, interval training, and even programs for specific fitness levels like weight loss or endurance training. There's also the affordability factor.