If you are looking for a way to run and get active even when it’s raining or snowing outside, then you will most definitely want to have a treadmill in your home gym. There are many benefits to having a treadmill, not only is running on a treadmill better for your feet and legs, but they allow you to run or walk indoors, so you no longer have to rely on warm weather outside. They provide excellent cardio workouts and with iFit integration you can get the experience like you are running outside, in your home. That said, there are a lot of different brands and types of treadmills on the market, that is why we have compiled the top 10 best treadmills of 2017, to help you better decide.
10. CONFIDENCE POWER PLUS ELECTRIC TREADMILL
The confidence power plus treadmill comes in both white and black, and features a 600W power motor. It’s ideally designed for people that are looking to loose weight and get in shape by walking. It’s light weight only weighing 53 pounds and can easily fold up and allow you to store it in the corner or even under a bed if space is limited. It does have a built in LCD which can track your speed, calories, time, and distance. It is great for walking or even brisk speed walking and can go to roughly 3.5 mph. So while you can run or jog on this machine, it’s an affordable treadmill, that is great for individuals who are looking for a light weight machine and want to walk indoors.
9. MERAX FOLDING 1100w ELECTRIC TREADMILL
The Merax electric treadmill features a 1100 watt motor, which will allow you to run or jog up to 6 mph. It is an excellent entry level treadmill for jogging or waling and can be easily folded up and stored in the corner and out of the way. It has a built in LCD display, where you can track your speed, distance and calories and has handrails for added support. It even has 12 built in workout programs to choose from and a cellphone holder. So if you are looking for a great entry level treadmill that is lightweight and doesn’t take up a lot of space and doesn’t cost a fortune, this Merax electric treadmill is a top choice.
8. LIFESPAN TR200 COMPACT TREADMILL
The LifeSpan Tr200 treadmill, is perfect if you have limited space and want a treadmill that you can easily fold away. The unit has three speed programs and three incline programs and is extremely well constructed. The treadmill features a lcd display which can display your time, calories, distance,steps, heart rate, speed and incline level. It even has speakers built into the treadmill so that you can play your favorite tunes while working out. The unit features a continuous duty 1.5 hp motor, and can go up to 6 mph. So it’s not meant for the serious runner, but for most people that are looking for an easy to use treadmill to exercise at home on, the LifeSpan TR200 is a great option.
7. WESLO CADENCE G 5.9 TREADMILL
The Weslo cadence G 5.9 treadmill is a good quality entry level treadmill, it features six personal trainer workouts and allows you to run up to 10 mph. The treadmill, has a 2.25 hp impulse motor and comfort cell cushioning, which helps to reduce impact on your joints. While basic, it still offers two different incline positions 1.5% and 6% and has a built in heart rate monitor. Not to mention that the Welso cadence G 5.9 treadmill also has an LCD display which provides such information as your speed, time, distance, pulse and calories burned. Overall if you are looking for a basic treadmill, that still has a good quality motor and will allow you to run at up to 10 mph, this is the treadmill for you.
6. SUNNY HEALTH & FITNESS TREADMILL
The Sunny Health and Fitness Treadmill comes in two colors a gray as well as hot pink, and features a 2.20 HP motor. You can adjust your speed all the way up to 9 miles per hour, and with convenient start and stop buttons built into the rails, it’s an extremely easy to use machine. The sunny health and fitness treadmill also features an LCD screen, so you can track your speed, time, distance, pulse and calories burned. And it even has a three position manual incline, so if you are looking for an affordable treadmill to get you started, then this is an excellent option.
5. ZT4 TREADMILL
The ProForm ZT4 treadmill, features a commercial-grade motor, that is made to withstand daily interval, speed and endurance workouts. The treadmill features a built in 5 inch lcd display and coolaire workout fan, so that you can keep cool during a grueling run, and it even has a EKG grip pulse, so you can monitor your heart rate during your workouts. Furthermore, it has 16 built in workouts,10 mph QuickSpeed control and 10% incline control. The treadmill features ProShox cushioning and has a 50″ long by 20″ wide walking or running belt. And because of it’s space saver folding design, you can easily store it in the corner or out of the way. Not to mention that it has two built in speakers, so that you can connect your ipod to the treadmill and listen to your favorite music, while you are running.
4. XTERRA FITNESS TR6.6 TREADMILL
The Xterra Fitness TR6.6 treadmill has an impressive 3.0 HP motor, which allows you to run at speed up to 12 mph. The treadmill can be inclined up to a 10% grade and while the xterra fitness treadmill is fairly large, it can easily fold up to store in a corner or against a wall when not in use. It even has a lift assist folding deck, to help you raise and lower the treadmill. Not to mention that the Xterra fitness treadmill has 13 different workout programs to choose from; 8 preset, 2 user controlled and 2 workout programs that are controlled by your heart rate. It even includes a chest heart rate monitor, so you don’t need to worry about buying additional accessories or having to hold onto the side grips.
3. SOLE FITNESS F85 FOLDING TREADMILL
The SOLE Fitness F85 treadmill is a fantastic machine, it has an impressive 4.0 HP motor, allowing you to run up to 12 miles per hour. The treadmill features 10 core pre-set workouts (6 standard, 2 user defined and 2 heart rate dependent), making it an extremely versatile machine. The large LCD display can track your speed, incline, time, distance, heart rate, calories burned, pulse and base. Not to mention the SOLE F85 treadmill also features built in speakers, with a 2 way cable so you can connect your ipod or mp3 player to the treadmill and get energized during your workouts, running to music. It can incline up to 15 degrees and even comes with a wireless heart rate monitor.
2. PROFORM PFTL99715 POWER 995i EXERCISE TREADMILL
The ProForm power 995i treadmill, offers a commercial 3.0 HP motor, allowing you to run at speeds up to 12 mph. It is iFit enabled, which means that you can connect your ipad to the treadmill and run along real life courses and the treadmill will adjust the speed and incline as you are running along the course. It features an incline up to 15% and is equipped with ProShox cushioning, which allows for a comfortable run. Not to mention that it has an integrated fan and can easily fold up to save space. Overall this is a well designed treadmill and with the iFit technology built in, you will enjoy running and find each run engaging and fun.
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