Treadmill Basics

Tips on Treadmill Maintenance

Treadmills have revolutionized the way we exercise. It has brought the benefits of walking and running into our drawing rooms.

Moreover, the latest treadmills are installed with all sorts of advanced features that help you to make the most out of your exercise regimen. Features such as your own cardiovascular tracking device helps you to track your heart rate, pulse, and monitor your performance.

The treadmill, however, is a very sophisticated piece of equipment and you have to take steps to maintain it from time to time. Maintaining your treadmill will help to prolong the life of the machine.

Below are some of the tips for treadmill maintenance

Always ensure that your treadmill’s belt is free from dust. Most of treadmill failures are because of dirt accumulated on the belt of the treadmill.

Always remember to plug in your treadmill onto your AC wall outlet. This way you will avoid short-circuiting and other electrical problems.

Make sure that you fit in your treadmill belt properly before starting on any kind of exercise. This will save you from any kind of wear and tear while exercising and the additional costs of repair.

Do not go over the board while making your adjustments. Keep it a maximum tilt of  ¼ “.

Try to cut down any kind of friction between the treadmill and its belt. Therefore, make sure that there are no obstacles in the way of the belt.

Use a surge suppressor to eliminate any surges in the power line. Surges may damage sensitive electronic components in your treadmill.

They may sound to be minor in nature, but they are very crucial for the maintenance of the treadmill.