Ever wondered where the treadmill came from – who invented that ubiquitous walking and running machine that commands floorspace in any self-respecting gym and is the choice of millions of health-conscious people – according to a 2017 statistic, 52.97 million Americans regularly use the treadmill!
Well, here’s a surprising fact: the technology of a treadmill goes back thousands of years to the Roman era, where it was used not to exercise but to lift heavy objects. This infographic gives a fascinating insight into how the treadmill has evolved over the centuries, and what is foretold for the future.
History of the Treadmill:
Infographic by – HFE