Monday, October 23, 2017

Treadmills: Compare


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Pros
Extremely affordable; lightweight and portable; folds for easier storage; simple set up; energy efficient
Affordable motorized treadmill; folds for easy storage; RaceTrack™ feature helpful motivator; heart rate monitor
Cons
Short warranty; manual treadmills can take some getting used to; some customers have reported issues with the rear bearings coming off and the belt slipping to one side; some customers felt it was noisier than other manual treadmills; doesn't have a very stable frame for heavier individuals; belt is shorter and narrower than other budget treatments; manual incline with only 2 options
Very short warranty; some users had a difficult time setting it up; manual incline with only 3 options; narrow belt
Type
Budget Treadmill
Budget Treadmill
Price (est.)
$158 - $190
$400
Warranty
3-year limited warranty on the frame; 90-day limited warranty on parts
1-year limited warranty on the motor; 90-day limited warranty on the parts & labor
Manual or Motorized
Manual
Motorized (2.25 HP Impulse™ Motor)
Folding?
Yes, it folds up to 18" x 26" x 47.5" (L x W x H).
Yes, it can be folded when not in use.
Dimensions (L x W x H)
47" x 26" x 44"
65.5" x 28.4" x 53.2"
Weight (lbs)
56 (est.)
120 (est.)
Belt Size (L x W)
42" x 17" (small compared to other budget treadmills)
50" x 16" (narrow compared to other budget treadmills)
Max Weight Capacity (lbs)
250
250
Speed
N/A - self powered
0 - 10 mph (also has QuickSpeed™ controls)
Incline
Manual incline at 8° and 10°
Manual incline at 5°, 7° and 9°
Belt Cushioning
Not specified
Yes, it has Comfort Cell™ cushioning technology.
Progress Tracking
The console has a battery-operated monitor that tracks your distance, time, speed, and calories burned.
The console has a blue-tinted LCD display screen that monitors your speed, time, distance, pulse and calories burned. It also has a RaceTrack™ display, so you can watch your progress as if you were running along a ¼-mile track.
Workout Programs
N/A
It features 4 different "Personal Trainer Workouts".
Heart Rate Monitor
N/A
Yes, it has a Easy Pulse™ monitor that measures your heart rate through your thumb.
Built-In Audio
N/A
N/A
Built-In Fans
N/A
N/A
Reading Shelf
N/A
N/A
Cup Holder
N/A
N/A
 
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