Lifespan has proved to be quite a proficient manufacturer of treadmills and other health fitness equipment. In an age where lifestyle complications are becoming more and more popular, there is nothing as important as protecting your body through keeping it fit and avoiding junk food altogether. Since the latter is a little “demanding” for most people, buying equipment to help you tune down the excess calories and or avoid putting on any extra weight becomes the better way out.
One the top fitness equipment manufacturers, Lifespan, top seller is the lifespan fitness TR 1200i compact treadmill which comes with an array of features. Among the greatest features of The Lifespan TR 1200i treadmill, however, is its ability to save quite an amount of space since it is a mere 11″ thin when folded. This makes it very easy to store away after use in areas with limited exercise space such as the office, dorm room and most apartments.
The lifespan fitness TR 1200i compact treadmill has an LCD mounted on it which helps you monitor your progress including your speed, time, pulse, steps, elevation and calories burned. The treadmill comes with a USB port through which users can save their usage stats in a flash drive and upload them to their lifespan Fitness club online. The treadmill, which has a total of ten levels of inline, is delivered to you fully assembled.
A healthy adult under sixty-five years of age requires to perform moderately intense cardio at least thirty minutes a day, five days a week. Alternatively, they can do twenty minutes a day, three days a week of vigorously intense exercises and do eight to ten strength training workouts, eight to twelve repetitions each, twice a week. On the other hand, adults over sixty-five years (this may include adults between the ages 50 to 64 with chronic diseases such as arthritis) needs moderately intense aerobic exercises for thirty minutes a day, 5 days a week or energetically powerful aerobic exercise twenty minutes a day for three days a week coupled with eight to ten strength training exercises repeating them ten to fifteen times each two to three times a week.
If you are at the risk of falling, do balance exercises and ensure you have physical activity plan. People with chronic conditions and older adults are advised to develop a physical activity and have a health professional taking their therapeutic needs into account and instructing them on how to manage any health risks.
The advantage with this equipment is that it has quick-start incline and speed buttons; three incline and three speed programs. Through the use of the sensors on handlebars, the treadmill helps you monitor your heart-rate as you exercise displaying the stats on the LCD console. Anybody who wants to exercise while listening to music has speakers and a USB port to do the trick for them.
There have been few complaints about the equipment, it is so compact and is highly recommend to users who have less space but need to perform workouts in order to maintain fitness.