William Edward Staub was an American mechanical engineer who invented and developed the first consumer treadmill for home use, the PaceMaster 600, during the late 1960s. Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, who helped to popularize Staub's invention, has described Staub as "a pioneer in exercise — not for the athlete, but for the masses.“
Gone are the days when muscle-heads ruled the free-weights. No matter who you are, you need strong muscles. Building strong muscles help you burn fat, increase your metabolism and maintain healthy bones. Even minimal weight training can bring about positive changes and you can keep your workouts interesting by using all types of resistance training that includes free weights, machines, exercise balls etc.