What You Need and What You Dont in a Home Treadmill

Prices and features vary greatly with this popular home exercise equipment, but a top-of-the-line model isnt necessary to get a good workout.

As the weather gets cooler and winters single-digit temperatures await, you may be already thinking about bringing your daily walking routine indoors. Or you might already belong to a health club with rows of treadmills and be wondering if it might be easier if you could just get the same heart-healthy workout at home.A home treadmill is a great alternative to outdoor exercise in bad weather, and its just very convenient, says Mike Crawford, manager of Cleveland Clinics Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.He adds that for people who have never owned home exercise equipment, but walk outdoors regularly, a treadmill is an obvious first choice. Youre already familiar with walking, so this is a natural piece of exercise equipment, he says.
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