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  1. Sole F63 Folding Treadmill

    Sole F63 Folding Treadmill

      Great price for a very good best selling treadmill

      Hugely popular model since it`s inception in the UK two years ago. The Sole F63 ticks a lot of boxes for so many and yet is priced very attractively. The strong, 3.0 Continuous Duty CHP motor delivers challenging speeds up to 12 mph and inclines up to 15%. And when not in use, the treadmill deck safely locks into place, 100% secured. Very good value.

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    £999.00

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  2. Sole F65 Treadmill

    Sole F65 Treadmill

      With a longer belt surface, a larger motor and frame than the model below, the F65 is a piece of fitness equipment that is sure to meet many users needs.

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    Regular Price: £1,199.99

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  3. Sole F80 Treadmill

    Sole F80 Treadmill

      Great specifications, with 22 inch wide running belt

      Sole Fitness treadmills are hugely popular in the USA, selected by Hilton Hotels for their "dependable bulletproof design and clean sleek looks". The F80 has been one of the best sellers for over 5 years. It packs a lot of value and specification. Now with a 22" x 60" running area.

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    Regular Price: £1,499.00

    Special Price: £1,299.00

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  4. Sole F85 Treadmill

    Sole F85 Treadmill

      Sole`s flagship folding treadmill.

      The Sole Fitness F85 is reviewed by the Treadmill Doctor. as "The Best Folding Treadmill". It`s the top model in the folding series and Sole`s number one seller. The F85 treadmill incorporates all the specs of the F80 and F83 plus features the highest horse power motor that Sole offers. A truly impressive 4.0 CHP Continuous Duty CHP motor with output and performance second to none.

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    Regular Price: £1,899.00

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  5. Sole Fitness TT8 Running Machine

    Sole Fitness TT8 Running Machine

      Big robust non folding treadmill designed with the active runner in mind.

      Excellent value non folding light commercial treadmill suitable for hotels, clinics and schools and similar institutions. Runners and experienced fitness enthusiasts will also find this running machine an attractive proposition.

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    Regular Price: £1,999.00

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  6. LifeSpan TR1200i Folding Treadmill

    LifeSpan TR1200i Folding Treadmill

      Generous running belt size 20 inches by 56 inches in a compact folding design.

      Probably the best build quality treadmills available in the UK at this price range. The clever design virtually reduces all console-shake that you experience when running on other treadmills. Overall running area is generous at 20 inches by 56 inches (50.8cm x 142cm) and yet the overall dimensions of the treadmill are quite a bit less than other models, making the TR1200i a good choice where space is at a premium.

      When you buy a LifeSpan treadmill you receive a Free one year membership to the LifeSpan Fitness Club, an online personal trainer to help guide and support you with your fitness objectives, not just treadmill workouts!

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    Regular Price: £1,099.99

    Special Price: £999.99

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  7. LifeSpan TR3000i Folding Treadmill

    LifeSpan TR3000i Folding Treadmill

      Winner of the Reader’s Choice from About.com, the LifeSpan TR3000i folding treadmill makes a great choice for runners and fitness enthusiasts alike.

      Similar to the TR1200i in size, the TR3000i carries a more powerful motor and thicker deck, providing a higher top end speed of 12mph and a heavier maximum user weight of 25 stones (158.7kg). It also features a more detailed console screen.

      As with all LifeSpan models, you also receive one year Free membership to the LifeSpan Fitness Club.

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    Regular Price: £1,499.99

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  8. LifeSpan TR4000i Folding Treadmill

    LifeSpan TR4000i Folding Treadmill

      60" running belt yet compact design.

      The award winning TR4000i (rated the No 1 treadmill by Health Magazine ) is a solid durable treadmill ideal for runners at home or for use in light commercial environments such as schools, fitness studios and workplace gyms.

      When you purchase a TR4000i you also receive one Free membership of the online LifeSpan Fitness Club, giving you one year`s support and guidance for your fitness regime, not just your treadmill training..

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    Regular Price: £1,699.99

    Special Price: £1,399.99

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  9. LifeSpan TR1200-DT5 Treadmill Desk

    LifeSpan TR1200-DT5 Treadmill Desk

      Introducing the Treadmill Desk - A Smarter, Healthier Way to Work! The TR1200-DT5 is the most popular LifeSpan Treadmill Desk option, combing a manual height-adjustable desk with a superbly engineered treadmill unit suitable for busy offices with up to six hours daily use.

      Includes one year membership with the LifeSpan Fitness Club, your online personal trainer service to assist with your weight loss and fitness objectives.

      Read what they say at the Daily Mail Online: "Run your career from a desk treadmill: Our sedentary lives are making us ill. So copy Google and invest in a walking workstation" read more: Daily Mail / Mail Online

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    £1,499.99

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  10. LifeSpan TR1200-DT7 Treadmill Desk

    LifeSpan TR1200-DT7 Treadmill Desk

      LifeSpan TR1200-DT7 Treadmill Desk, with Electric Height Adjustment Desk - the perfect way to integrate exercise into your daily routine.

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    £1,999.99

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  11. LifeSpan TR5000-DT5 Commercial Workplace Treadmill Desk

    LifeSpan TR5000-DT5 Commercial Workplace Treadmill Desk

      The TR5000-DT5 Treadmill Desk combines the DT5 manually height adjustable desk with LifeSpan`s most durable treadmill base option, the commercial TR5000 base unit, suitable for up to ten hours use per day . We recommend this option if height adjustment is occasional but for frequent height changes we would suggest you consider the TR5000-DT7 which has a "push-button" height adjustable function for far greater convenience.

      This purchase includes one year membership with the LifeSpan Fitness Club, your online personal trainer service to assist with your weight loss and fitness objectives.

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    £2,499.99

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  12. LifeSpan TR5000-DT7 Commercial Workplace Treadmill Desk

    LifeSpan TR5000-DT7 Commercial Workplace Treadmill Desk

      Range topping Treadmill Desk comprising the commercial grade TR5000 base unit which is warrantied for 10 hours use per day, and the DT7 electronically controlled height adjustable desk unit.

      A simple push-button operation allows the user to easily adjust the height of the desk to suit their needs. There is no need to remove any office equipment such as pcs or printers whilst doing this. .

      Purchase includes one year membership with the LifeSpan Fitness Club for one user.

      Read what they say at the Daily Mail Online: "Run your career from a desk treadmill: Our sedentary lives are making us ill. So copy Google and invest in a walking workstation" read more: Daily Mail / Mail Online

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    £2,999.00

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  13. LifeSpan TR800-DT5 Treadmill Desk

    LifeSpan TR800-DT5 Treadmill Desk

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      The TR800-DT5 Treadmill Desk comprises two items - a manually height adjustable desk and a treadmill base unit. The desk unit has a sturdy work surface (46.5" wide and 31" deep) with lots of room for your common office desktop appliances like your laptop, printer, and computer.

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    Regular Price: £1,299.99

    Special Price: £999.99

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  14. LifeSpan TR800-DT7 Treadmill Desk

    LifeSpan TR800-DT7 Treadmill Desk

      Walk your way to better health with the TR800-DT7 light-use Treadmill Desk. The DT7 electric height adjustment desk, as featured with this model, is ideal for multiple user settings where frequent desk height adjustments are needed.

      300 pound maximum user weight

      Three hour maximum daily usage

      2 HP high torque continuous duty motor

      Electric height adjustment desk

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    £1,799.00

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  15. LifeSpan TR800-DT3 Treadmill Desk Base Unit

    LifeSpan TR800-DT3 Treadmill Desk Base Unit

      SALE!

      The TR800-DT3 is a treadmill base and console that works with most standing desks (does not include a standing desk). The compact console sits on your desktop and gives you easy access to the control buttons and workout readouts without getting in the way of your work.

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    Regular Price: £899.99

    Special Price: £649.99

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  16. LifeSpan TR1200-DT3 Treadmill Base Unit & Console

    LifeSpan TR1200-DT3 Treadmill Base Unit & Console

      SALE!

      A very popular choice by those who are already advocates of standing whilst working at their desk.

      The TR1200-DT3 is a treadmill base and console intended to work with most standing desks. The treadmill control console sits on your desk and provides easy access to the control buttons and workout readouts without getting in the way of your work.

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    Regular Price: £999.99

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  17. LifeSpan TR5000-DT3 Commercial Treadmill Desk Base Unit

    LifeSpan TR5000-DT3 Commercial Treadmill Desk Base Unit

      SALE!

      The TR5000-DT3 is a treadmill base and console intended to work with most standing desks (desk not included). The small control console sits on your desk and provides easy access to the control buttons and workout readouts without getting in the way of your work.

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    Regular Price: £1,999.99

    Special Price: £1,699.99

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  18. BH i.F4 Dual Treadmill

    BH i.F4 Dual Treadmill

      Intensive use The dream of any runner: Full equipped treadmill with Extra Wide Body design, 3.5 HPP motor, run+ damping system and a maximum speed of 20 km/h / 12.4 mph. Dual kit T included: The machines is ready to be used with i.Concept specific fitness Apps.

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    £999.00

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  19. BH i.F9R Treadmill

    BH i.F9R Treadmill

      Treadmill for the most demanding runners

      Train like an athlete with specific Triathlon Training software and run+ damping system. Add a maximum speed of 22 km/h / 13.7 mph., and that mak es this treadmill the best choice for the most demanding runners

      Dual kit T included: The machines is ready to be used with i.Concept specific fitness Apps

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    £1,199.00

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  20. BH i.F12 Treadmill (Dual Kit T Included)

    BH i.F12 Treadmill (Dual Kit T Included)

      New Treadmill from BH Fitness

      Enjoy the at home gym sensation thanks to its rigid frame, its full commercial DOT matrix monitor and the most powerful motor in the residential market. Dual kit T included: The machines is ready to be used with i.Concept specific fitness Apps.

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    £1,599.00

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  21. BH Magna Pro Treadmill

    BH Magna Pro Treadmill

      New Professional Running Machine from BH Fitness

      Specifically designed for very intensive use for more than 20 hours per week.  It has an extra wide frame. It is  a non folding machine and has an AC motor of 3.5 CV with variable-frequency drive it provides a powerful speed of between 0.8-20 km/h - 0.5-12.4mph.

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    £2,599.00

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  22. BodyTone Ikarus Gym Treadmill

    BodyTone Ikarus Gym Treadmill

      The Ikarus treadmill by Bodytone is a solid heavy duty running machine designed for the rigors of heavy traffic in a commercial gym or fitness studio environment. A powerful 3 HP motor delivers a maximum speed of 12 mph and the running area is one of the largest currently available.

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    £4,250.00

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  23. BodyTone Propus Gym Treadmill

    BodyTone Propus Gym Treadmill

      The Propus, the flagship treadmill in the Bodytone cardio range, is a solid heavy duty running machine designed for the rigors of heavy traffic in a commercial gym or fitness studio environment. A powerful 5 HP motor delivers a maximum speed of 13.5 mph (24 kph) and the running area is one of the largest currently available.

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    £5,250.00

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  24. Landice L7 CLUB Pro Trainer Commercial Running Machine

    Landice L7 CLUB Pro Trainer Commercial Running Machine

      Landice - when only the best will do!

      Voted the World`s Best Treadmills by several of the industry`s review, Landice have been manufacturing treadmills since 1967. Each machine is hand built in the USA to Landice`s exacting standards resulting in some of the most reliable treadmills on the market today.

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    £4,299.00

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  25. Landice L7 CLUB Pro Trainer Sports Commercial Running Machine

    Landice L7 CLUB Pro Trainer Sports Commercial Running Machine

      Landice - when only the best will do!

      With superior build quality and components, Landice are widely regarded as the World`s Best treadmills and voted Best Buy for 6 years consecutively by the Treadmill Doctor, the most trusted name in treadmill reviews.

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    £4,799.00

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  26. Landice L7 CLUB Cardio Trainer Commercial Running Machine

    Landice L7 CLUB Cardio Trainer Commercial Running Machine

      Landice - when only the best will do!

      With build quality not matched by other manufactures of treadmills, Landice are widely regarded as the World`s Best treadmills and voted Best Buy for 6 years consecutively by the Treadmill Doctor, the most trusted name in treadmill reviews.

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    £5,399.00

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  27. Landice L7 CLUB Executive Trainer Commercial Running Machine

    Landice L7 CLUB Executive Trainer Commercial Running Machine

      Landice - when only the best will do!

      Unrivaled build quality and attention to detail, Landice are widely regarded as the World`s Best treadmills and voted Best Buy for 6 years consecutively by the Treadmill Doctor, the most trusted name in treadmill reviews.

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    £5,999.00

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  28. Landice L7 Commercial Rehabilitation Treadmill

    Landice L7 Commercial Rehabilitation Treadmill

      From treating the most acute neurological or post-operative conditions, to training world-class athletes, the Landice Rehabilitation Treadmills are the world’s most versatile solutions for rehabilitative, medical, and sports conditioning therapy. The Landice line of rehabilitation trainers provides the very best in functional usage and reliability. Landice is the industry leader in treadmill shock absorption. Our VFX Shock Absorption System is based on medical research to provide optimum comfort, smoothness and reliability while reducing the risk of injury.

       

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  29. Landice L9 CLUB Pro Trainer Commercial Treadmill

    Landice L9 CLUB Pro Trainer Commercial Treadmill

      Landice are widely regarded as the World`s Best treadmills and voted Best Buy for 6 years consecutively by the Treadmill Doctor, the most trusted name in treadmill reviews.

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  30. Landice L9 CLUB Pro Sports Trainer Commercial Treadmill

    Landice L9 CLUB Pro Sports Trainer Commercial Treadmill

      Landice are widely regarded as the World`s Best treadmills and voted Best Buy for 6 years consecutively by the Treadmill Doctor, the most trusted name in treadmill reviews.

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  31. Landice L9 CLUB Cardio Trainer Commercial Treadmill

    Landice L9 CLUB Cardio Trainer Commercial Treadmill

      Landice are widely regarded as the World`s Best treadmills and voted Best Buy for 6 years consecutively by the Treadmill Doctor, the most trusted name in treadmill reviews.

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  32. Landice L9 CLUB Executive Trainer Commercial Treadmill

    Landice L9 CLUB Executive Trainer Commercial Treadmill

      Landice are widely regarded as the World`s Best treadmills and voted Best Buy for 6 years consecutively by the Treadmill Doctor, the most trusted name in treadmill reviews.

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  33. Life Fitness F1 Smart Folding Treadmill

    Life Fitness F1 Smart Folding Treadmill

      Packed with great features, F1 Smart folding treadmill represents a good value package from leading brand name Life Fitness, though we would suggest it`s worth looking at their F3 Go and T3 Go running machines also, which whilst in a slightly higher price bracket offer what we consider to be significantly better machines, and probably a wiser investment.

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  34. Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill with Go Console

    Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill with Go Console

      Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill with Go Console - Fewer programmes than the Lifefitness F3 Track Console treadmill but same great looks and running facility.

      Struggling to choose which Life Fitness treadmill is best for you? Give us call, we`d be delighted to help.

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  35. Life Fitness T3 Running Machine with Go Console

    Life Fitness T3 Running Machine with Go Console

      Life Fitness T3 Running Machine with Go Console - Same deck and motor as the Life Fitness T3 with Track console version, so if you are self motivated and do not need the extra programmes this version will save you some money.

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  36. Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill with Track+ Console

    Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill with Track+ Console

      Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill with Track+Console - With this name and at this price no wonder the Life Fitness F3 has been so successful.

      We know from experience that you might be scratching your head about which Life Fitness treadmill will best serve your needs, so if this is the case just get on the phone and have a chat with us.

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Gymworld Buying Guide to Treadmills

 

Choosing the Store to Buy a Treadmill or Running Machine

 

We are a long established fitness retail company specialising in the better known brands of exercise and gym equipment, for both home and commercial customers. These days, apart from independent specialists like ourselves, there are numerous other places to buy a treadmill, such as department stores, sports chain stores, mail order catalogue companies and online-only stores who do not have a bricks and mortar presence. When dealing with this type of company you may be speaking to someone who is a general employee and who does not have specific knowledge of the exercise machines they are selling. We suggest that you purchase from a specialist fitness store where the staff will be fully trained and have the knowledge of gym equipment, plus the inclination and time to give relevant information and offer advice relating to the customer`s individual fitness needs. Some fitness stores are more knowledgeable than others, so making a quick call and asking a few questions usually helps you find the more experienced and professional stores, and this should give you the confidence that you are dealing with a company you would be happy to buy your treadmill from.

 

Delivery and Installation

 

Once you have chosen the treadmill you want, the next most important thing is the delivery. Treadmills are usually large and heavy items, so please ensure that you use a fitness company that can provide the delivery service you need. Standard delivery usually entails a 1 man kerbside delivery, you are then responsible for getting the treadmill into the house; a 2 man delivery means that they will carry the machine in to the house (ground floor only) but they do not build it for you. A few companies can offer an installation service.

 

At Gymworld we offer our own installation service on most of our treadmills. We will deliver yours to the room of your choice (safety permitting) and fully install, plus remove any unwanted packaging for safe disposal, saving you a trip to the tip. Being in charge of our installation teams means we can be more flexible on delivery dates and times, able to offer installation from as early as 5am on weekdays, to help fit in with your busy lifestyle.

 

Treadmill Motors

 

This is sometimes a confusing area for many buyers because power output may be quoted differently. Currently the most commonly quoted ratings by producers of treadmills are peak horsepower and continuous duty, so we will just cover these in this instance.

 

Peak Horsepower - this is the maximum output of the motor; however, using a treadmill at peak output for long periods will burn out the motor fairly quickly, shortening the machine`s life considerably.

 

Continuous Duty - this is the steady output from the motor when in continuous use for a 24 hour period. When a motor is capable of this performance the treadmill itself can be used for an extended period without overheating the motor.

 

Decent quality treadmills should have at least 1.75hp continuous duty motors. For regular use or several users we would suggest that you use a motor with a minimum of 2.5hp continuous duty output.

 

Also bear in mind that the make of the motor itself is an important factor. Treadmills are no different to other products – manufacturers will select cheaper components in order to achieve certain price points. Its a fact of life. Some motors will be better than others even though they claim to have the same or even higher rating.

 

This video illustrates what a top end manufacturer looks for in motor performance and construction.

 

 

 

Incline Motors

 

The majority of manufacturers use a worm screw to incline the running deck of the treadmill, and a separate incline motor is used for this function. An incline mechanism should not wobble when in use. As a test of the motors capability it should not struggle to incline when 2 adults stand on the machine. Most standard treadmills use a 750lb thrust motor, but expect to see top quality models using a 1000lb thrust motors for the incline.

 

Speed

 

Most treadmills have a top speed of 10mph/16kph, this more than adequate for the majority of runners, average jogging speeds are around 5mph-6.5mph, average running speeds are around 6mph – 8.5mph.

 

Please note that when running on a treadmill you will not run as fast as you do on a static surface, as some energy is lost due to the belt moving beneath you.

 

Running Belts

 

It is rare for a running belt to wear out within the first few years of use in a home environment. You should not have problems with a running belt if it is looked after correctly.

 

The size of the running belt is important. Ideally the average size running area should be at least 18" x 52" but a taller user may need a belt size of 20" x 55". These areas will give enough room to ensure that the user is comfortable when using the running machine.

 

The Deck

 

This is the board underneath the belt. The deck can be made from different materials depending on the quality of the machine.

 

Entry level machines - tend to have Chip/Fibre board decks

 

Mid range models - MDF boards are the average standard, and usually have a smooth coating applied to the surface to assist with easy gliding of the belt.

 

Top end treadmills - a high quality engineered board is used with several layers of a speciality material (fenolic coating), and the deck thickness is increased from 3/4 of an inch to 1 inch thickness.

 

Lubricating Your Treadmill Running Belt

 

For most standard treadmills a silicone lubricant is used, this can be purchased from the manufacturer or a silicone lubricant can usually be obtained from a high street car parts stores. The top range running machines use a wax lubricant, which is in most cases is impregnated into the deck it self and is released as the deck temperature increases. This lubricant is usually obtained from the manufacturer.

 

Always follow the manufacturers instructions when lubricating the running belt and follow their guide lines to the frequency of lubrication.

 

Short informative video courtesy of LifeSpan Fitness: HOW TO LUBRICATE YOUR TREADMILL BELT

 

 

 

Impact Absorption

 

A treadmill should have some sort of device or mechanism that reduces the impact of the foot hitting the deck when walking and running. The best absorption systems disperse the energy of the foot impacting the deck but also provide a firm surface to push off from. A deck that is too soft will drain your energy very quickly and you will not enjoy the run because you find it too hard (a bit like running on soft sand).

 

Rollers

 

The diameter of the rollers on treadmills can vary from as little as 1" to as large as 3". The larger the roller the greater the area that running belt is in contact with it, which reduces the stress and tension on the running belt itself as well as the drive belt, thus giving the treadmill greater longevity. We suggest that you look at models with at least 2" rollers.

 

So, roller size plays an important contribution in a running machine`s performance and longevity, but so does construction quality and bearings as employed by the manufacturers of top quality treadmills as demonstrated in this clip .

 

Frames

 

Another important component of is the frame, which gives the machine its stability. Generally, a heavier frame translates to a more solid running machine.

 

The stability of a treadmill helps to provide a pleasant running experience. If your treadmill does not feel stable when running, you are less likely to use it. Also a important feature to remember is the type of material used to make the frame. Most manufacturers use either steel or aluminium on their treadmills. Aluminium frames are particularly recommended for machines which may be located in an or near high moisture areas such as pool rooms; even if you sweat a lot whilst running, a machine with an aluminium frame may be better as it will not rust.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Before starting a fitness programme we recommend that you consult your GP or medical adviser