Perhaps the most well known of all exercise machines, the treadmill has stood the test of time. This is likely due to a lot of reasons, ranging from sheer convenience to the fact that both young and old can use one.
Treadmills are relatively simple machines -- just a conveyor belt on a platform. While they are simple, treadmills offer a significant amount of versatility that you can’t find with more elaborate exercise machines, and can match any skill level physically.
Most often used for cardio health, a using a treadmill at home is usually the easiest way to put in a few miles of aerobic exercise without leaving the spot you’re standing. Regarding convenience and motivation, that’s pretty hard to beat.
If you are looking to add some exercise machines to your home gym, a treadmill is the first place you should start.