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Since the treadmill is one of man's greatest inventions hip2bfit.com will now present to you the lowdown on the treadmill. Enjoy and when you're done make sure you visit the Treadmill shopping section.

Here are some of the Treadmills the following articles gives high marks.

Sole F63 Treadmill  NordicTrack

An Inside Look At Consumer Reports On Treadmills
By Tim Gorman

Consumer reports on treadmills put out titles like the Best Foldable Treadmill, Budget Treadmill for Walking, Best Treadmills for Heavy Runners and Professionals, and Highest Incline based on reviews included in publications like Consumer Reports, Runner, and Prevention Magazine. In an age where many treadmills on the market offer amenities like TV remote control holders and adapters for IPODS and DVD players, according to a consumer report on treadmills, the most important system components are a heart rate monitor, push-button controls, and wide, flat foot rails.

Most treadmills are priced in the three hundred to one thousand dollar range. According to treadmill research, cheaper machines offer shorter warranties and are notorious for not performing as well in field tests as their pricier counterparts. When it comes to price tags, the Sole F63 has been toted by a Consumer Search consumer report on treadmills as the Best Value for a Folding Treadmill. The Sole's motor has a twenty year warranty, while there is a three year warranty on parts, and one year warranty protection for repair. The folding treadmill can hold up to three hundred twenty-five pounds, and it's surface for running is longer than most other beginner treadmills measuring in at fifty by twenty inches. The Sole F63 offers users six workout programs to choose from, in addition to speed and incline control features and an armrest. The machine retails at approximately one thousand dollars.

The same consumer report on treadmills dubbed the Smooth 6.25 Treadmill as it's Best Mid-Range Treadmill. The unit has a heart-rate monitor embedded into the hand grip and folds up for simple storage. With a weight capacity of two hundred seventy-five pounds, Smooth's 6.25 model has a lifetime frame and motor warranty. The Smooth 6.25 retails at roughly fifteen hundred dollars.

Fitness giant, Nordictrack is the company attached to the Treadmill with the Highest Incline. Treadmills with a high incline are doted for producing more shapely legs, hips, and muscles, as well as giving the heart a hug. A standard treadmill features an incline that hovers around fifteen percent-the Nordictrack Incline Trainer X5 can be adjusted to an thirty percent angle. The machine has a built-in heart monitor on it's stocky frame-which can be folded. The manufacturer's suggested retail price is one thousand six hundred dollars.

Consumer Search's consumer report on treadmills point to the PaceMaster Gold Elite as the Best Treadmill for Running. The PaceMaster Gold Elite retails for approximately two thousand two hundred dollars. The treadmill earned it's title as a result of it's sturdy structure and four hundred pound weight capacity. With a running surface spanning sixty by twenty inches, the PaceMaster Gold Elite enjoys a fan base among serious runners. The machine sports nine levels of intensity and a motor with three point oh horsepower. The Gold Elite is available in both folding and unfolding models.

The Landice L7 Pro Sport Trainer is the Best Treadmill for Heavy Runners, according to Consumer Search's annual consumer report on treadmills. Professionals compare Landice's L7 Pro Sport model, which sells for nearly three thousand dollars, as the closet home remedy to a commercial treadmill. The machine has a weight capacity of four hundred pounds and comes with a lifetime warranty on all it's parts. This treadmill requires lots of space as a result of the stability of it's footplate.

For more places to find consumer reports on treadmills try visiting http://www.treadmill-solutions.com, a popular website that offers treadmill tips, advice and resources to include reviews on all of the top treadmills.

 

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