ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

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

Updated on March 29, 2012
walk treadmill
walk treadmill

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.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • lejonkung profile imageAUTHOR


      7 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!

    • Meisjunk profile image

      Jennifer Kessner 

      7 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 imageAUTHOR


      7 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.

    • Dim Flaxenwick profile image

      Dim Flaxenwick 

      7 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.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)