The History of the Treadmill

The treadmill we know today has come a long way since it originally made its appearance in 1818. ‘Eternal Staircase’ was the phrase coined for the original treadmill. It wasn’t  created for exercise either but rather to make prisoners pump water or crush grain. Here is an infographic that walks you through the history of this modern-day exercise device.

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The History of the Treadmill

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