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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Jan 10, 2014 ... by Cassie Arnold. Exercising on a treadmill often feels like torture, and that's not exactly a coincidence. In 1818, an English civil engineer ...

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.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/business/william-staub-pioneer-of-affordable-treadmill-dies-at-96.html

Jul 28, 2012 ... William Staub, Engineer Who Built an Affordable Treadmill, Dies at 96 ... The device was a treadmill, and the author of the book, Dr. Kenneth H.

www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/a-machine-that-used-to-be-considered-punishment-is-now-a-35-billion-industry/2017/01/31/c872ceba-c619-11e6-bf4b-2c064d32a4bf_story.html

Jan 31, 2017 ... Companies saw opportunities to make the treadmill more comfortable and easier to use. In 1991, Life Fitness invented the 9500HR, with wide ...

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 cruel and unusual punishment. Well that's ... inRead invented by Teads.