Tag: treadmills

Death by treadmill; are they unsafe or was David Goldberg a rare unfortunate statistic? Here are three ways to safely improve your treadmill experience.

Death by treadmill; are they unsafe or was David Goldberg a rare unfortunate statistic? Here are three ways to safely improve your treadmill experience. David Goldberg, the COO of Facebook made headlines recently when he died from injuries while working out on a treadmill during his vacation in Mexico. While the circumstances behind his death were thought to be a head injury, overall, treadmills are statistically quite safe. Many of us have seen the Geico commercial that makes fun of someone who falls off of the treadmill. These types of injuries are actually quite rare, and treadmills have been designed Read More »

Is treadmill running as effective for conditioning as outdoor running?: Time magazine answers this frequently asked question

Is treadmill running as effective for conditioning as outdoor running?: Time magazine answers this frequently asked question Treadmills are a popular way of conditioning and every hotel, cruise ship and gym has them. Many of us own one as well and use it to stay in shape. Others use it to train indoors for a race or for a triathlon. Is it as effective as running outside is a commonly asked question. If you elevate the platform to the first or second level (depending on the machine), it does somewhat simulate a road feel. You can make it feel as Read More »