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The History of the Treadmill

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The History Of The Treadmill

  1. Introduced in the late 1st century in Ancient Rome as a Roman treadmill crane, the treadmill was initially used to lift or transport heavy objects.
  2. In the 19th century, farmers used a treadmill based mechanism to better utilize the pulling power of a horse(coining the term hors...

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Treadmills For Health And Fitness

  • 1952: Dr Robert Bruce (The Father Of Exercise Cardiology) conducts research on patients using the first medical treadmills.
  • 1960: Treadmills as aerobic exercise equipment at home and at the gym start to be in vogue.
  • 1991: The first modern-looking model came into the market...

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