Treadmill Reviews

Weslo Manual Treadmills

Treadmills have now become an utmost necessity for people who want to improve fitness and loose weight. People who are beginning to use a treadmill or constrained by a low budget may opt for a manual treadmill. Weslo, a premier brand in treadmills also manufactures manual treadmills for its customers. Presently the Weslo Cardiostride Plus and Weslo Aerobicstride 2.0 are amongst the two most popular manual treadmill models.

Before we discuss these two Weslo manual treadmills, you should be aware of the pros and cons of manual treadmills in general. The first advantage of a manual treadmill is that it is inexpensive compared to a motorized one. A manual treadmill is a good option in case you want a machine on which you can walk and provide the lower part of your body with a vigorous workout.

There are however a number of disadvantages. First of all, a manual treadmill will not have the option of variable speeds, since it does not have a motor. Second, a manual treadmill will not have a cushioning system and exercising on a manual treadmill causes stress on your feet, ankles and knees.

Third, a manual treadmill is good for light walking. In case you want a treadmill to run or exercise, forget a manual treadmill.

Now let us discuss these two manual treadmills of the Weslo brand.

The Weslo Cardiostride treadmill has a control panel that displays the speed, time, distance and calories burnt and thus provide you with information about your workout session.

The display panel is quite large and is clearly visible. This treadmill has an additional flywheel that rolls evenly with your natural motion so that no jerking or uneven shakings occur while exercising.

 You can also incline the treadmill into three positions to add more variety to your workouts. The most amazing thing about this treadmill is that it is base don the space saver technology. It can be easily folded and stored when it is not in use.

The other popular Weslo manual treadmill is the Weslo Aerobic stride 2.0 manual treadmill.

The features of this treadmill are-
Manual incline of 2 positions
Tread belt with dimensions of 17” x 41 “
Based on patented space saver design
2 balanced flywheels to give you more smooth and stable workout
Built-in transport wheels that make it easier to move the treadmill from one place to another.