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The Torturous History of Treadmill

An animated lesson about the history of treadmill for TED-Ed.

"The constant thud underneath your feet. The constrained space. The monotony of going nowhere fast. Running on a treadmill can certainly feel like torture, but did you know it was originally used for that very purpose? Conor Heffernan details the dark and twisted history of the treadmill. " 

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