Definition of 'treadmill'
Example sentences containing 'treadmill'
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DON'T use the treadmill or cross trainer. The Sun (2010)But the retired factory worker used a treadmill and lifted weights. The Sun (2016)Why give a treadmill test to people who have no symptoms? Living with Angina (1991)In the basement of his home he exercised on a treadmill and a rowing machine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But his favourite was a class that used both light weights and a treadmill. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How far do we go on a treadmill test? Living with Angina (1991)Has your husband had a treadmill test? Living with Angina (1991)Another treadmill test was done while he was on these medications. Living with Angina (1991)My friend is also a member and swears by the treadmill and bike to burn off the fat. The Sun (2009)She was soon going up to five times a week to run on the treadmill and lift weights. The Sun (2014)Others have also discounted the popular belief that the treadmill belt propels you forward so you do less work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All you need is a rowing machine, gym bike and treadmill. The Sun (2012)An hour on a treadmill or aerobic exercise loses about 420 calories. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An elliptical trainer combines the movements of the stair climber, treadmill and exercise bike into one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There's no need to use a treadmill at all if you can get more benefits by walking. The Sun (2015)I go on the treadmill and do weights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Forget spending hours on a treadmill: aerobic exercises such as these have been found to be ineffective for weight loss. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But I use the treadmill daily. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A full explanation is always given before the test on how to walk on the moving treadmill belt, as well as a walking demonstration. Living with Angina (1991)
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Used Occasionally. treadmill is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'treadmill'
British English: treadmill NOUN
tedious job You can refer to a task or a job as a treadmill when you have to keep doing it although it is unpleasant and exhausting.
He exhausted himself on an endless treadmill to pay for rent and food.
British English: treadmill NOUN
exercise machine A treadmill is a piece of equipment, for example, an exercise machine, consisting of a wheel with steps around its edge or a continuous moving belt. The weight of a person or animal walking on it causes the wheel or belt to turn.
Definition of treadmill from the Collins English Dictionary
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