The Treadmill: From Punishment to Fitness

The jurney of the device once used for punishment now used for leisure and fitness

An ilustration of an early prototype of the Treadmill being used at a prison as a form of punishment circa early 19th century Victorian Britain. Courtesy of Wikicommons

MMost people who have dabbled into fitness are familiar with the concept of a treadmill. In the modern sense, a treadmill is an electric device which rotates a band of elastic but tough material mimicking the moving motion of the ground below a runner. Its…

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Calin Aneculaesei

Calin Aneculaesei

Student of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. History fanatic. Contact: aneculaeseicg@gmail.com