16 Apr, 2018
Why Treadmill? Benefits of Treadmill
We all keep on reading the benefits of exercising and staying fit every now and then. A lot of research has been done on human body and how to keep it healthy through various ways of exercise. Study shows that sitting for long hours in a day puts an individual’s body at risk.
In this scenario regular use of a treadmill can really enhance one’s healthy lifestyle and make them fit.
Walking on Treadmill helps us maintain the strong bones and muscular level and also controls blood pressure.
It can also reduce the harmful impact of lower back pain.
Adding an incline or speed to treadmill run can burn up to 800 calories in an hour.
A study done in year 2007 by journal of applied philosophy showed that just two weeks of interval training doubled endurance levels in six out of eight college going athletes. It has also been proven helpful in increasing the oxygen efficiency in human body. One can choose between walking or running on treadmill as per their fitness goals and duration of workout. Ideally including both types (walking and running with inclined speed) will benefit your overall fitness. But precautions should always be taken and warm up is must before beginning for accurate results.
Treadmill vs Outdoor Walking
Treadmill is one of the easiest fitness equipment to use as there are no troubles like walking uphill or not getting a flat surface .They are easy to manage and also track your progress and give you digital monitoring like distance, time, calories burnt, heart rate etc. For some people getting out of their home and doing outdoor exercising can be very challenging due certain factors like their hectic schedules weather changes, some personal commitments and for them treadmill is the ultimate solution for being consistent with their exercise and fitness routine. Also one can do multiple activities while running on treadmill like watching TV and supervising kids which is impossible in outdoor exercise.
There’s more…Other benefits of Treadmill
We have gone through various benefits of treadmill by now yet there are several others which make it an outstanding fitness guide for us.
Treadmill walking can help in reducing type 2 diabetes by reducing blood glucose levels and also reduces other severe diabetes complications.
It helps you to lose weight faster and improves muscle tone.
Treadmill running improves heart rate by increasing blood flow and reducing the stress levels.
Most importantly it is fun workings on a treadmill as you get to change your routine as per your requirement and you can include entertainment like watching your shows in it which will never get you bore out of it.