How to Buy A Treadmill – Key Points

Fitness Equipment

Finding the best treadmill to buy shouldn’t be a difficult

thing to do. Treadmills have long been touted as a major

player in the health and fitness field and for good reason.

They are relatively compact, promote vital cardiovascular

benefits, and are simple to use. Not to mention you don’t

have to get in the car and run to the gym! The only thing

left is to find the right treadmill for you. Here are a few

treadmill keys.

First, check with your doctor that this is an appropriate

health regimen for you to embark upon. It probably is, or

you wouldn’t be reading this! Next, check the motor and see

of it is powerful enough for your needs as relates to

weight. Most brands offer several options in this area.

Health monitoring features such as heart rate monitors are

an added benefit to keep track of your progress. The ability

to store the treadmill economically is a plus also, and

sturdy hand rails and easy on/off benefits add to your


Other features that you may want to consider include safety

features, shock absorption, variable speeds, calorie

counters (to tell you just how hard you’ve been working!)

time/distance calculators, and of course a reasonable

guarantee/warranty. The motor should be have a warranty of

at least 2 years, and the more the better. Some are as long

as ten years. Shop around.

Buying a treadmill online can be very easy. Not only can it

save you money, but you can usually come up with good deals

on shipping. Take your time and compare, and then start