Think Running On A Treadmill Is Torture? Turns Out, You Are Exactly Right
Sep 23, 2015
Long before any LA Fitness, treadmill technology was used as a torture device in English prisons. They used the energy created to power, among other things, mills. Hence the name treadmill. Whether or not today's treadmills are still a form of torture can be a topic of debate.
Love it or hate it, the invention of the treadmill has probably had some impact on your life. But whether it's your go-to daily cardio workout or just gathering dust in your garage is totally up to you. Turns out, if you're one of the people who hate treadmills you have a very valid reason, at least historically speaking.