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four reasons to get a treadmill for walking. Get in shape at home!

Updated on March 29, 2012
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So, why should you get a treadmill for walking?

Treadmills for walking is an excellent to help you build up stamina and become healthier.. Unfortunately, the previous machines was bulky and awkward to handle at home and so they were more popular at the training facilities. However, times have changed and today you can get a practical treadmill for walking that you can place at home. They are designed with the knowledge that many people, especially in big cities, live in relatively small housing and therefore find it difficult to have such a machine at home. Many, if not most of the treadmills is now therefore able to be folded with minimal effort and easy to put up when it should be used. So now there is no longer any good reason not to get a fitness-enhancing machine.

Four reasons to have a treadmill for walking at home!

1st You do not pay any fee for a gym-card.

The membership at the gym could over time become a significant cost. So by working out at home, you have already saved a lot. But on the other hand, you may want to keep the membership to meet your buddies at the gym and exercise with them. But for the days you don't feel like going to the gym it can be nice to have a treadmill for walking at home.

2nd You do not need to go to the gym.

Think about what time you can save by having a treadmill for walking at home. You may have a travel time of 30 minutes back and forth to the gym. If you are there you there 5 days a week, it will be about 2.5 hours every week and 10 hours per month. How much you can you excercise in 10 hours?
If you are forced to travel by car, you can save huge sums in a year by working out at home.
And you know how it feels many afternoons after a workday, rather than force you away from home again, you can go to your treadmill, fold it down, put on some good music and take a long relaxing walk!

3rd You can stay in shape no matter the weather.

A lot of people find it inconvenient and unpleasant to go out and take long walks in bad weather. So what are you doing when the wheather is bad? Sit in front of the TV, reading a book or lie down on the couch while you weep for all the exercise that you have missed? No, it's probably not a particularly good way for you to stay in shape. It is these things that make you break your workout and get out of shape again. So because you have a treadmill for walking, just go get started with your training if it is raining outside.

4th The walking treadmill have exercise programs installed.

Depending on how advanced your particular Treadmill is, there is usually preset programs that you can use in your exercise. We have initially different levels of stamina and these preset programs can be good to start with. Once you've been at it for a while and know your machine better, in several of the bands, you can create your own program to reach specific results. Most of the treadmills is able to store your training data, and many of the treadmills can also store the whole family's data if necessary.


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    • lejonkung profile image

      lejonkung 6 years ago

      Thanks Meisjunk, that was very nice of you!

      I love that feeling aswell, when my body is ready for sleep after some exercise!

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      Jennifer Kessner 6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      We have a bulky older treadmill, but I enjoy using it just as much. I am at home with no worry about others staring, and I can still read, listen to music, or even watch tv as I do so. More than keeping in shape, I love walking on the treadmill because it makes it so that my body is just as ready for sleep at the end of the day as my overworked brain is. Awesome hub; voted up!

    • lejonkung profile image

      lejonkung 6 years ago

      There is a huge variety of treadmills out there!

      There are a lot of smooth, smaller treadmills that suits your living situation very well.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      I thought all 4 reasons for having a treadmill at home sounded really good. Do you think, though that bringing something out and having to fold it away each it´s used would be a stumbling block? I guess it depends on how easy it is to set up ad fold away

      Really enjoyed your article.