24 Feb Treadmill ensures you can exercise whenever you want
Most health professionals say that a person can improve their cardiovascular health, and ultimately overall health, with as little as 30 minutes of aerobic activity three times a week.
One of the very best ways to ensure you’ll get the proper amount of aerobic activity is to own a treadmill in your home.
By owning a treadmill you can work out whenever you want in the privacy of your own home.
If it’s raining or snowing outside, or too dark, cold or hot, it doesn’t matter if the treadmill is inside in the home workout environment you set up.
There are countless other benefits to owning a treadmill.
It’s safer than walking or running outside because you don’t have to worry about avoiding cars or uneven and uncertain footing.
The shock absorption of a treadmill makes for a softer landing than running on may outdoor surfaces. The treadmill is easier on the joints and limits extra strain on the body.
With the many bells and whistles that come on most treadmills if you wan them, you can track your heart rate, how far you’ve walked or ran and how many calories you’ve burned. You can also follow pre-set workout plans, which allow for the incline and speed to be adjusted to make the workout more challenging and fun.
Last but certainly not least, you can set up the stereo or TV, or put a book on the treadmill stand, and pass the time by entertaining yourself if you so choose.
A treadmill for your home is more affordable than some people might think. There are many great brands available, from entry level to high-end treadmills. Stop into a specialty fitness store or check out www.athomefitness to learn about great online deals available for fitness equipment.
At Home Fitness consultant Aaron Dorksen’s blog deals with a variety of fitness topics, ranging from workout tips, motivational ideas and feature stories on how exercise impacts people’s lives. E-mail him with comments, questions or ideas for future blogs at firstname.lastname@example.org