Pelaton recalls 120 thousand treadmills, six year old dies after being pulled under

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 7 May 2021, 11:40AM
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Pelaton recalls 120 thousand treadmills, six year old dies after being pulled under

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 7 May 2021, 11:40AM

Peloton, the company famous for its stationary bikes, has had to recall 120 thousand treadmills over safety concerns.

There have been dozens of injuries from those using it, and a six-year-old died after being pulled under it.

So the, the question remains, how do you keep your home gym as safe as possible?

Richard Beddie, from Exercise NZ, spoke with Kate Hawkesby.

“Certainly it’s been a lot more popular to exercise at home, for practical reasons. Also, many people have chosen that to supplement what they do at the gym, particularly when you’ve got working from home.”

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