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Everything You Wanted To Know About Cheap Treadmills

Treadmills are considered to be one of the best fitness equipments ever designed. No wonder they are also the highest selling personal fitness equipment for quite some time now. If you want to do some basic exercising, buying a cheap treadmill should just be the thing you are looking for.

There are a number of benefits of a cheap treadmill. The two basic forms of exercise which are considered to be among the most effective in the world are running and walking. A treadmill is enough to make you get the benefit of both these types of exercises. You can get all the benefits of running, jogging or walking without having to expose yourself to the polluted out door air. It is possible to do your exercise in rain or in sun as you are indoors.

Apart from this, treadmill exercise also helps combat depression and increases sleep timing and intensity for the people who complain of lack of sleep.

There are two cardinal considerations which need to be kept in mind when you purchase a cheap treadmill.  First is the horse power of motor and second is the sturdiness of treadmill. These are two basic area where the cheap treadmill makers cut cost. Ensure that you buy at least a 2hp motor and the frame should be made of steel. Unless you are going for a portable treadmill, it is better to go for welded frame instead of one with nuts and bolts.

Now we come to the options of buying cheap treadmill. There are three possibilities. Either you can purchase a new treadmill with less features. If you just want a treadmill and do not care for any  fancy features, this is what you want. The other option is to buy a factory refurbished treadmill in which the treadmill manufacturer reconditions the parts and sells the treadmill. The third option is to go for second hand treadmill.

It is recommended that once you purchase cheap treadmill, you should take good care of all its parts. Keep the machine lubricated and ensure that you use it at correct voltage in order to get longest life.