Treadmill Guides

Treadmill Reviews - How to Choose the Right One

Treadmills are one of the best devises for cardiovascular health and fitness. Treadmill workouts help to reduce excess flab and maintain healthy weight. Treadmills are available in a variety of models, features and prices. Not all treadmills are similar in the design and features. Therefore, it is sensible to study reviews of various treadmill models before purchasing a treadmill.

Buying a treadmill is definitely an investment. You should be sure of the features that you are looking for before purchasing a treadmill. It is recommended that you ask other users before you decide on a particular brand or model. Only after studying the features, the prices relative advantages, disadvantages, reputation and customer service should you go ahead and shell out the money for a treadmill.

One of the most critical components of a treadmill is the motor. Make sure you buy a treadmill that has a minimum of a 2 to 2.5 HP motor. A five-year warranty on the motor reflects the manufacturer’s confidence in the product. On the other hand, if the motor has a 6-month warranty, then you should probably avoid the model.

Another very important feature is the treadmill’s capability to absorb the shock of your feet when you are running or jogging. This is very important as otherwise you may have to put your feet, ankles and knees to an undue level of physical stress.

A treadmill should also have a clear and readable display. There is no point in straining your eyes when you are jogging in order to find what your pulse rate or the distance that you have covered in your session.

Portability in a treadmill is a nice to have feature. It is not however very useful unless you face a space crunch. A folding treadmill may not be as sturdily built as a non-folding one. Think before you purchase a folding treadmill.

Make sure that you are making a sound decision before you actually buy a treadmill.