Helpful Tips for Choosing a Treadmill
When choosing a treadmill, you have to know certain aspects before you finally choose and decide to buy one. For those who doesn’t know, which I strongly doubt, a treadmill is an electronic training device, which allow you to walk, jog and run with you just staying right where you are and not needing a large space to do those activities with. A treadmill has a walking deck of at least 48 inches long and 17 meters wide, most state-of-the-art treadmills offer programs like speed, distance, incline, time and calorie presets.
Treadmills have many advantages. These machines are great training devices. Especially during the winter and rainy months when the cold weather can be used as an excuse not to run. The greatest advantage is that they are used indoors in a controlled environment. The treadmill runner does not have to be worried about road safety concerns, traffic lights, or weather. Treadmills let you sprint, run, climb hills, resistance train, and jog. You can do this by easily varying the grade and speed settings. Treadmills likewise absorb shock a lot better than asphalt, and normally they are less likely to cause impact injuries. Here are some tips on buying and choosing a treadmill.
When buying a treadmill, decide where you are going to put the treadmill and measure the space. You will need space for the machine and free space around the machine. When you go shopping for a treadmill, make sure to wear your favorite loose and comfortable getup and shoes for you to be able to try out the machine. Before choosing a treadmill, try a variety of brands first.
Features to look for when buying a Treadmill
- Horsepower of the motor.
- Larger, heavier motors usually last longer
- The continuous duty rating of the motor determines its quality and duration.
- Voltage of the motor.
- Treadmills with a motor voltage of 220 will not work on most homes.
- Some heavy motors will usually carry a voltage of 220.
- Thickness of walking deck
- The thickness of your walking deck greatly affects the comfort of your legs and feet.
- Size of the walking deck
- The walking deck should be at least 48 inches long and 17 inches wide.
- Shock Absorption
- Kinds of Programs
- The treadmill should have at least calorie presets, time, incline, distance, and speed.
- Warranties and Service
- Warranties can vary from one to three years.
- Delivery and Setup price