Are pulse readings on treadmills accurate?

Answer On One Hand: Proper Sensor Use Means AccuracyMost gym-quality treadmills have pulse readers built into their side rails or front handlebars. Putting your hands on the stainless-steel sensors delive... Read More »

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Smoking & Effectiveness of Pulse Oximeter Readings?

While smoking might reduce the accuracy of pulse oximeter readings by causing blood vessels to narrow, warming usually reverses vessel constriction. Less easy to correct is the actual reduction in ... Read More »

How to Get Accurate Blood Pressure Readings?

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What should I look for in treadmills?

On One Hand: Necessary FunctionsChoose a treadmill that is designed to bear your weight (some have relatively low weight limits) and has any safety options you feel you need, such as hand rails or ... Read More »

What are the benefits of treadmills?

According to Consumer Reports, the treadmill is the most popular piece of exercise equipment. Ranked number one in fitness equipment sales by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association 2008 fitne... Read More »