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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treadmill

A treadmill is a device generally for walking or running while staying in the same place. ... Treadmills were invented in 1818 by an English engineer named Sir William Cubitt, son of a miller. Noting idle prisoners at Bury St Edmundsgaol, ...

www.lifefitness.com/blog/posts/the-history-of-the-treadmill

Mar 6, 2017 ... During the Victorian Era, British engineer William Cubitt invented the prison treadmill. Installed for hard labor, these treadmills were designed ...

bigthink.com/ideafeed/the-delightfully-curious-history-of-the-treadmill-exercise-machine-and-torture-device

'Back in the 1800s, the forerunner to the treadmill was invented so prison inmates could make themselves useful by turning a large paddlewheel by stepping on ...

mentalfloss.com/article/12275/treadmill-originated-prisons

Jan 10, 2014 ... In 1818, an English civil engineer named Sir William Cubitt devised a machine called the “tread-wheel” to reform stubborn and idle convicts.

www.treadmillreviews.net/the-treadmill-a-history

A treadmill can be looked at as an exercise machine that allows the user to stay in one ... In a historical sense, treadmills were invented in order to try to reform ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/blogposts/retroscience-original-treadmill

Apr 25, 2014 ... If you consider a treadmill to be a form of punishment, you're not alone. In fact, the engineer who created the treadmill had the same idea in the ...

www.attendly.com/the-ancient-and-surprising-history-of-the-treadmill

Jul 3, 2015 ... The treadmill was not originally designed to be one of the greatest exercise .... The invention of the modern day treadmill has helped millions of ...

physicalculturestudy.com/2015/04/01/a-brief-history-of-the-treadmill

Apr 1, 2015 ... When it comes to physical activity, the treadmill often feels like a form of ... Treadmills were invented in the early 1800s as a way of punishing ...

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Sep 22, 2015 ... View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-treadmill-s-dark-and-twisted-past- conor-heffernan The constant thud underneath your feet.

www.medibank.com.au/livebetter/the-history-of-the-treadmill

Sep 30, 2013 ... Treadmills are a staple of the modern gym, but these devices have been ... No one knows for sure when the first treadmill was invented, but ...