This whole site is about the treadmill. I look at exercising on it whether that's to lose weight, get healthy, to train for a race or all three. I look at the treadmill as exercise equipment and how look after and maintain it and I review the best treadmills available today. Fifty million people in the US use treadmills each year so they're as popular as ever.
I have a section for beginners. If you've never used a treadmill before I have several articles telling how to use one. This is to help beginners from using the console to a couch to 5k plan for when you run your first race. Everything you need to know on getting the best out of a treadmill. I've written these on a view point that you're new to the treadmill:
One of the primary aims of people taking up an exercise plan is to lose weight. I've added this section to help you. Whether you want a walking weight loss plan for those who maybe are very overweight. To a running plan to give those who need to lose those final pounds. Here I help you achieve your goals:
In this section I have detailed about aspects of a treadmill you need to know if you've used a treadmill before. This is for people who are training on a treadmill. I have section for runners who are preparing for a race or a similar distance. They will find our race plans very useful which go from 5k all the way to the marathon:
When I've bought a treadmill I want to know all kinds of things like maintaining it and repairing it. I answer that here, also I compare it to other fitness equipment like an elliptical to figure out which is better in all kinds of categories. I've answered how much treadmills can cost you to run and how to look after them.
Everything else has been covered on this site apart from the treadmills themselves. What we need to know most of all when buying a treadmill for the home is which one to choose. We want one with good features and few drawbacks. This is what this section is for as I review all the treadmills worth buying that are available today.
Meet The Author
I'm Simon Gould. I've been around treadmills my whole life. From running on them at an early age to working in treadmill dept's of national stores. I've run outside and I've run on treadmills and I prefer running on treadmills. I still run on one nearly every day and love it.
1 Couch to 5k on a treadmill
2 Is it ok to run on a treadmill everyday?
3 What is a good treadmill speed?
4 Why do I run slower on a treadmill?
5 When will I see results from using a treadmill?