Treadmill Basics

A Look at Different Treadmill Accessories

The idea of staying healthy and fit is on everyone’s mind today and especially so in people who are health conscious. For such individuals, an entire world of treadmills and treadmill accessories is waiting. When you have decided that it is high time you bought a treadmill or you are already the proud owner of one, it is also a good idea to think of buying some of the various accessories that are available for your treadmill.

The treadmill accessories will enhance the utility and life of your treadmill. The accessories enable you to get the proper value of your money. At the same time, they provide you with better workouts

The following are a few of the accessories that would add longevity and efficiency to a treadmill.

Mats are quiet important as they  protect your expensive  marble or tile flooring. While you are walking or running on the treadmill, the mats guard the floor against  heavy thumping and stains from the oil and grease which might come out of the motor. The mats also reduce noise and vibration from the treadmill.

Lubricating and cleaning kits help you to keep you valuable treadmill clean. The cleaning kit contains cleaning solution, scrubbing brush, and applicator rod and instructions booklet. It is quiet easy to follow the instructions provided and clean the treadmill. Regular oiling of the motor ensures its long life and efficiency. It also protects and maintain the belt. 

Another accessory is the Cardio caddy, which holds items that you may need while exercising. It can hold almost anything large or small such as water bottles, Walkman stereo, cell phone, remote, pager or your keys. The cardio caddy comes with clamps which sticks to any horizontal or vertical surface and also on circular or square poles.

A treadmill cover keeps away the dust and dirt from settling on the machine. This  keeps the machine looking fresh and new for a longer period of time. The reading rack holds books and magazine that you can read while working out on the treadmill. The video on treadmill  usage is an accessory that can guide you to use your treadmill in the most optimum manner.