Today, treadmills are as important a piece of fitness equipment as any other out there. Imagine a modern gym without any treadmills; it’s certainly difficult to do. This is because treadmills are extremely useful in providing a person with the ability to run while completely control the elements of their run.
Did you know that the very first treadmills were originally designed to harness the power of the stepping stride in order to power machinery? While this is probably not your chief reason for interest in a treadmill, you probably are looking to harness your own power and refine that physique. With all that 2013 has to offer, here’s your go-to list of the top 10 treadmills of here and now.
1. Daytona Professional Grade Non-folding Treadmill
The Daytona Professional Grade Non-folding Treadmill provides an immense and fulfilling exercise experience. This model by Yowza Fitness boasts a strong, 3-hp motor, intelligent weight-management software, fantastic controls and media interface, and superior belt traction. Features also include wireless pulse monitoring, hi-fi speakers, progressive shock-absorption, and reversible deck. There is not much left to be desired of this list-topping, high-end treadmill.
2. LifeSpan TR 1200i Folding Treadmill
Yet another extremely likable, consumer model treadmill is the TR 1200i, by LifeSpan. This treadmill is quite the performer with a cutting-edge, LCD display system, vast control system, and ergonomic overall design. Users can select from a number of well-made programs such as weight loss, sports training, or healthy living, while also adding in custom run characteristics. In addition, this new, “EZ folding” treadmill is the recipient of numerous fitness awards.
3. Sole Fitness S77 Non-Folding Treadmill
The S77 by Sole Fitness is truly a top-of-the-line treadmill model for 2013. Users can delight in a comfortable, sturdy, and effective design. With the S77, many great programs are offered, the interface is extremely user-friendly, and the controls and data tracking system are superb. Getting fit is a joy with this winner.
4. Sole Fitness TT8 Light Commercial Non-Folding Treadmill
With yet another of its high-end performers, Sole Fitness reintroduces its much-heralded TT8 Light Commercial model. If you are looking for a serious workout, look no further. The TT8 is loaded with great features including effective shock absorption, impressive LCD display and sound system, multiple pre-programmed work-out routines, and 3.5-hp motor. The TT8 also offers a very noteworthy 425-lb weight capacity.
5. LifeSpan Fitness TR3000i Folding Treadmill
LifeSpan’s previously released TR3000i is yet again a best buy for 2013. Features include an innovative and easy-to-use folding system, spacious running deck, and noteworthy suspension system. The controls, display, media capabilities, and overall design of this model all continue to contribute to its current status in the treadmill market.
6. LifeSpan TR1200-DT Treadmill Desk
Recent studies have in fact shown that physical activity and stimulation can have a direct , positive effect on other non-physical forms of work and tasks. Enter LifeSpan’s new TR1200-DT Treadmill Desk. This impressively functional treadmill model offers users the best of both worlds: desk and treadmill in one. This entire design is remarkably functional. Treadmill features include low height step-up, 300-lb capacity, and intuitive leveling and control systems.
7. Precor 9.23 Treadmill with Ground Effects Technology
If you are looking for a fitness-club quality model, the Precor 9.23 Treadmill with Ground Effects Technology may just be perfect for you. With a strong, 3-hp motor, maintenance-free belt system, and extremely sturdy body, the 9.23 is all about longevity. Its user features are no less accommodating, with impact cushioning and rear traction, 6 program presets, and common-sense controls.
8. Sole Fitness F80 Folding Treadmill
The new F80 Folding Treadmill by Sole Fitness is loaded with some unique, helpful features. The F80 is specifically designed with attention to step-impact control and subsequent joint wear with its specially designed “Cushion Flex Whisper Deck.” Aside from this greatly beneficial feature is the F80’s expansive media and sound system, its controls and programming, and large LCD screen.
9. ProForm Power 995 Treadmill
ProForm’s Power 995 model boasts a powerful, 3-hp, Mach Z Commercial Motor. The 995 also features 12-mph speed sprint capabilities, 20 helpful workout apps, music ports, logical controls, and a 325-lb weight capacity. This is a solid choice for those wanting a home performer without the excessive costs associated with some other similar models.
10. Sole Fitness F63 Folding Treadmill
The F63 Folding Treadmill by Sole Fitness is yet another undeniably list-worthy offering for 2013. Features include a heavy duty, 3-hp motor, 12-mph capability, and a high quality incline system functional to 15% grade. F63 users can also delight in its extensive program list, large LCD display, media system, and intuitive control layout.