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How to Lubricate a Treadmill

Lubricate a treadmill belt and you'll be amazed at how much it improves the performance of the machine.


  • Step 1: Lift the belt Stick your finger between the treadmill's belt and its deck, and pull up on the belt to separate the two.
  • Step 2: Spray under the belt Spray a generous amount of silicon between the belt and the treadmill's deck.
  • TIP: Shake the can before using it.
  • Step 3: Lubricate the other side Move to the other side of the treadmill and lubricate the other side.
  • TIP: Remember to lubricate the belt every 3 to 6 months for maximum performance.
  • Step 4: Let machine run Turn on the machine and let the belt run at a medium speed for 2 to 3 minutes. Now, hop on and get your workout on!
  • FACT: The first medical treadmill was used by a cardiologist named Robert Bruce in 1952.

You Will Need

  • Treadmill
  • Silicone spray

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