Treadmill Comparison: 3 Things You Need To Know

Written by Kathryn O'Neill

If you're purchasing a treadmill you'll probably be making several treadmill comparisons when doing your research. Here are 3 things you must know when comparing treadmills in order to findrepparttar best one for you.

#1 Compare Apples To Apples

Don't compare prices between treadmills online and treadmills sold at a store. They are two different marketplaces, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.

When I was selling a Proform treadmill many years ago,repparttar 144438 gentleman buying it had gone online and seenrepparttar 144439 same model for less. I had to explain to him that this price was an online price only. Buying a treadmill online can sometimes be considerably cheaper, depending onrepparttar 144440 manufacturer, sales, closeouts, etc.

So when comparing treadmill prices side by side, make sure you compare online treadmills to online treadmills and store treadmills to store treadmills.

Also make sure you're comparingrepparttar 144441 same treadmill models. It sounds obvious but some brands have so many similar sounding models in their line-up it's easy to get confused!

#2 Knowrepparttar 144442 Key Ingredients to a High Quality Treadmill

Make sure you knowrepparttar 144443 top 4 key ingredients to a quality treadmill:

- Motor Power

- Stability

- Warranty

- Cushioning

The motor isrepparttar 144444 heart of your treadmill and adequate motor power is extremely important. Most experts recommend at least a 1.5 HP motor although I prefer a 2.0 HP or higher to ensure you don't burnrepparttar 144445 motor out (and then have to pay costly repair fees).

Lactose Intolerant?

Written by Sheridan Woodcroft

Copyright 2005 Sheridan Woodcroft

What causes lactose intolerance? Lactose is digested inrepparttar small intestine by an enzyme called lactase. This enzyme allowsrepparttar 144105 body to break downrepparttar 144106 lactose into two simple sugars, glucose and galactose. These are quickly absorbed byrepparttar 144107 intestine and provide energy forrepparttar 144108 body. The level ofrepparttar 144109 lactase enzyme varies between individuals, as doesrepparttar 144110 severity of symptoms caused by lactose intolerance.

What arerepparttar 144111 symptoms of lactose intolerance? Symptoms range from mild abdominal discomfort, bloating and excessive wind to severe abdominal cramps and diarrhoea.

Substitutes for lactose-containing foods Lactose intolerance generally isn’t serious and can be controlled by some simple changes in your diet. The dietary changes for lactose intolerance should includerepparttar 144112 exclusion of those foods highest in lactose. There is now a wide range of fresh soy milks, yoghurts and ice creams which are lactose free and calcium enriched. Many dairy foods actually have little or no lactose so you can continue to enjoy them.

The power of soy protein Soy-based products are onrepparttar 144113 rise for very healthy reasons. The humble soybean boasts some extraordinary benefits. Lactose-free, soy protein is a “complete protein” which contains all 9 essential amino acids inrepparttar 144114 right balance to meet your body’s needs. Soy protein isrepparttar 144115 only plant protein that is complete. This makes it a great substitute for many meats, allowing you to eliminate more saturated fat and cholesterol from your diet. While soybeans have much to offer from a protein perspective, it is because they contain so many nutrients, such as isoflavones, that they are nowrepparttar 144116 centre of so much attention. Soy protein enhancesrepparttar 144117 body’s ability to retain and better absorb calcium intorepparttar 144118 bones. Soy isoflavones help by slowing bone loss and inhibiting bone breakdown.

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