How Do I Find The Best Treadmill For Me?

Written by Peter Clark

Treadmills are possiblyrepparttar most popular type of fitness equipment available today, and this popularity has caused manufacturers to create a sometimes overwhelming choice of models – how on earth do you determine which isrepparttar 144680 best treadmill for you? While findingrepparttar 144681 best treadmill is inevitably something of an individual choice, determined by your own particular needs,repparttar 144682 input of others, who might have superior knowledge and experience ofrepparttar 144683 wide variety of treadmills available, is extremely valuable. Thankfully, there are many professional treadmill review websites that will have useful suggestions to help you choose a treadmill: best recommended, treadmills best buys, and some ofrepparttar 144684 best-rated treadmills around. But ifrepparttar 144685 very availability of these reviews is overwhelming in itself, then it is possible to break down some key factors that reviews look for inrepparttar 144686 best treadmills, helping you to findrepparttar 144687 treadmills best buys for yourself.

Your first priority in findingrepparttar 144688 best treadmill for you is making an evaluation of your own fitness needs and goals. While a particular treadmill that you evaluate might be well constructed with a great motor, it will be of little use to you ifrepparttar 144689 running mat is too small to accommodate your stride. So examine any special needs you might have so that you approach your search forrepparttar 144690 best treadmills from an informed perspective – here are some questions you might ask yourself before you begin:

·What height am I? Do I have particularly long legs? While it might sound silly, this is an important question that will help you findrepparttar 144691 right treadmill. The running mat size of a treadmill can differ from one machine to another, and taller people usually have a longer stride, requiring more space upon which to run. Exercising will be no fun if you can’t stretch your legs! ·What is my weight? Many of us purchase a treadmill to help us lose some weight and shape up, but if you are particularly overweight, you will need to choose a treadmill that will be able to accommodate your weight while still providing a good workout. Most machines will specify their maximum capacity, so it will be easy to find a treadmill that is best recommended for heavier set people. ·Do I want to walk or run? Treadmills are available with different motor strengths, and while a lower horsepower motor will probably be cheaper, you will need a motor of at least 2.0 HP to support regular running. A higher horsepower is also recommended if you will be using your treadmill often, as this will give it a longer life.

Epic Treadmills – Good Value Or Not?

Written by Peter Clark

Epic treadmills are well known inrepparttar treadmill market for their budget range of treadmills. Epic treadmills are one ofrepparttar 144679 lines of treadmills manufactured by Icon fitness,repparttar 144680 largest of allrepparttar 144681 fitness equipment manufacturers andrepparttar 144682 company which manufactures, amongst others, Proform treadmills.

Icon has over $1 billion of sales of fitness equipment worldwide so is a substantial manufacturer. It manufactures reasonable quality machines forrepparttar 144683 lower end ofrepparttar 144684 market but doesn’t compete withrepparttar 144685 much more expensive brands atrepparttar 144686 upper end.

Epic treadmills are sold by Costco,repparttar 144687 discount gym equipment retailer (amongst others) so you should expect low prices.

The most well known of allrepparttar 144688 epic treadmills isrepparttar 144689 epic t60 treadmill. In fact this treadmill is reallyrepparttar 144690 only model amongstrepparttar 144691 epic treadmill range that is well recognised.

One ofrepparttar 144692 reasons for this is thatrepparttar 144693 epic t 60 treadmill is well rated by some ofrepparttar 144694 nets treadmills rating sites as a good value buy. Andrepparttar 144695 epic t 60 is therefore a good seller.

The treadmill doctor ratedrepparttar 144696 epic t60 a “best buy” inrepparttar 144697 price range $500 to $1000, however noted some deficiencies inrepparttar 144698 treadmill nonerepparttar 144699 less. In particular they noted problems withrepparttar 144700 keypad andrepparttar 144701 rollers, but you’re not going to getrepparttar 144702 perfect treadmill for under $1000.

The epic t60 has a powerful motor. It has a good cushioned running platform and can accommodate runners up to 350 lbs. It has an impressive range of user features including iFit technology, an interactive feature that Icon put on their Proform treadmills as well.

With iFit your workout becomes more interesting. Hook up torepparttar 144703 internet and track your fitness and progress. iFit will devise a personal workout program for you, so that each time you set foot on your treadmill, you will have a new goal to reach, and a personal best to beat. Competing with yourself is a great way to increaserepparttar 144704 challenge.

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