10 Best Treadmill Reviews

Treadmills are one of the most popular and simple to use types of equipment for exercising at home. From slow/brisk walking to jogging or running, treadmills offer straightforward aerobic workouts for everyone, regardless of their fitness level.

Most of the treadmills nowadays offer a variety of features and integrations to track your workouts and make them as pleasurable as possible.

The digital monitors display stats like duration, distance covered, calories burned, heart rate and pulse rate, etc., making it super easy for you to track your workout progress anytime you want.

The built-in programs challenge your workout sessions by varying your speed and level of incline. Some even provide you with HD video workouts and adjusts your pace and time accordingly to give you a ‘feel’ of the terrain.

Best Treadmill Reviews

Take a look at the following list of the 10 best treadmills that you can use for your daily workout.

1. NordicTrack 1750

The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill is feature-rich, fully functional and is by far one of the best treadmills available.

It has a 3.8 horsepower motor with dual fans that cools the machine, produces less noise and vibration while running, and gives you a running speed of 12 mph. The one-touch button controls the speed and inclination. While the incline can be adjusted between 0 to 15%, the machine offers a decline capacity by 3% for working different muscle groups.

Other features include a wireless chest strap heart monitor, a 7” smart, web-enabled HD touchscreen display, interactive video workouts using iFit, built-in cooling fans for the users, along with an iPod compatible sound system with 3” digitally amplified speakers and integrated tablet holder.

The NordicTrack 1750 is priced between $1499 to $1599. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor; 5 years for parts and electronics; 2 years for labor.

2. ProForm Pro 2000

The ProForm Pro 2000 is a compact but powerful machine with a 4-horsepower Mach Z commercial motor and has a 350 pound user weight capacity.

A large deck size of 60 x 22 inches allows you to jog or run freely up to a speed of 12 mph at 15% inclination or 3% decline. It has ProShox cushioning for maximum joint protection and comfort, and the dual speed coolair fans keep you cool while you workout.

The ProForm Pro 2000 is iFit technology compatible, which means you can customize your jog or run routes using Google Maps integration and the treadmill adjusts its inclination to give the ‘real feel’ of working out in an open space. The machine also provides heart rate monitoring through pulse grips, and has a 7” back lit LED display along with ports for an iPod or MP3 player.

The ProForm Pro 2000 is priced between $1250 to $2540. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor; 5 years for parts and electronics; 2 years for labor.

3. Sole F85

The Sole F85 is strong, durable, quiet and has a powerful 4.0 CHP motor. It has a 400 pound weight capacity, offers speeds from 0.5-12 mph and an incline up to 15%.

It has a large fold-able deck that provides 22” x 60” running surface, while the CushionFlex Whisper reduces the associated joint impact by 40%. It includes heart rate monitoring through touch sensors on the handlebars and a wireless chest strap, cooling fans, 9” back lit blue LCD display and a MP3-compatible sound system.

The machine comes with 10 pre-programmed workouts divided as – 1 manual, 5 standard, 2 custom and 2 heart-rate controlled programs.

The Sole F85 is priced between $1699 to $2300. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame, motor and deck; 5 years for electronics; 2 years for labor.

4. LifeSpan TR4000i


The LifeSpan TR4000i is a solid, durable and stable treadmill with 3.25 continuous duty HP motor, and can hold up to 350 pounds of user weight.

It provides 20” x 60” running surface with a 2.8mm thick orthopedic belt, backed by 8 compression shock absorbers for your knees and joints.

It has 21 built-in programs divided as – 2 heart rate, 2 customized, 17 preset, 5 weight management, 7 sports training and 5 healthy living. You may also sync your treadmill with popular fitness apps such as Strava, MyFitnessPal or MapMyRun.

To track your workout, it automatically records your exercise data to a USB device and you receive a membership to the LifeSpan Fitness Club – an online health management program. The multi-color back lit LCD reads out the exercise program name, profile and personal data from the USB device.

The LifeSpan TR4000i is priced between $1999.99 to $2500. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor; 5 years for parts; 1 year for labor.

5. Woodway

Woodway treadmills are energy-efficient and expensive sorts. They are well-built, strong and can handle up to 500 pounds of running weight capacity and 800 pounds of walking weight capacity.

The unique 60 slat belt is powered by 2 CHP (5.0 HP peak) motor that provides safer, comfortable and a frictionless 22″ x 68” gigantic running space. It can give you a speed of 12.5 mph with an incline of up to 15%. An optional reverse function can travel up to 5 mph.

Woodway offers 22 workout options divided as – 12 unique built-in and 10 user-defined programs. Other features include heart rate sensors, dual handrail with control switches and a LCD display.

Woodway pricing is close to a whopping $10,000. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor; 5 years for parts; 1 year for labor.

6. Horizon T9

Horizon T9 is powered by 2.75 CHP motor and can handle a weight capacity of 350 pounds.

The running deck space is 60″ x  20″ and the Variable Response Cushioning caters to the shock absorption and provides 3 levels of firmness. Horizon T9 offers 44 workout programs along with a digital calendar to help you plan your workouts.

One of its special features includes ‘Passport’, a high-definition video workout system, that allows you to virtually run across the globe with sound effects. ViaFit is another feature that lets you connect with various fitness apps like FitBit, MyFitnessPal etc to track your goals.

Horizon T9 is priced between $1899.00 to $2500. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor; 5 years for parts; 2 years for labor.

7. Freemotion 2500 GS

The Freemotion 2500 GS is a strong, durable 4.25 CHP EnduraDrive system that has a user weight capacity of 400 pounds.

The features include a roomy treadmill belt, a decline grade of 3%, three built-in fans (to keep you cool and comfortable) and the heart rate sensors that are built into the handlebars.

The machine is iFit technology compatible and has workouts powered by Google Maps, along with 38 workout apps – each having a preset speed, time, distance and incline.

The Freemotion 2500 GS is priced at $3799.00. It has a lifetime frame warranty;10 years for motor; 6 years for parts & electronics; and a 1 year warranty for labor.

8. Yowza Fitness Daytona

The Yowza Fitness Daytona has a 3.5 Continuous Duty HP motor. It can provide running speeds up to 11 mph, inclines up to 12% and has 350 pounds of user weight capacity.

The 20″ x 60″ floating deck has multi-durometer elastomer rings, variable cushioning and along with the patented swing-arm technology, it provides for excellent shock absorption. It also allows you to create 9 individual user IDs and you can get up to 15 workout programs.

One of its special features is the Intelligent Weight Management (IWM) software, that you can use to track weight using the included wireless electronic scale. It also has wireless heart rate monitoring and connectivities for iPod/MP3 along with built-in speakers.

The Yowza Fitness Daytona is priced at $1699.00. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor; 5 years for parts and electronics; 2 years for labor.

9. Matrix TF30

 


The Matrix TF30 has a 3.25 CHP motor and can speed up to 12.5 mph with a user weight capacity of 350 pounds.

The durable 20″ x 55″ Ultimate deck provides firmness and impact absorption to prevent fatigue. Though it has built-in Grip heart rate sensors, it also supports wireless heart rate monitoring especially for higher training speeds.

The Matrix offers 3 choices for back lit consoles – XR (6″ touchscreen), XIR (9.5″ classic screen)

and XER (10″ touchscreen) and each has its own number of preset workouts.

The machine also provides an easy integration with Passport (high-definition video workout system), while the speed and intensity of your workouts can be synced with HD footage and authentic soundtracks through Virtual Active.

The Matrix TF30 is priced between $2399 to $2899. It has a lifetime warranty for the frame, motor and cushioning; 5 years for parts; 2 years for labor.

10. Weslo Cadence G5.9 Treadmill


The Weslo Cadence G5.9 is one of the best low-priced treadmills. It has a 2.25 CHP Mach Z motor, user weight capacity of 250 pounds and offers speeds up to 10 mph.

It provides Comfort Cell Cushioning to lower the running impact on your joints, two position manual incline and 6 pre-programmed workouts. It has a compact 50″ x 16″ track size (which is comparatively smaller than most treadmills) and can easily be folded vertically for storage.

The Weslo Cadence G 5.9 treadmill is priced between $287 to $399. It has a 1 year warranty for motor; 90 days for parts; 90 days for labor.

Treadmills are a convenient way for losing weight, building or toning your muscles, and improving your overall health. Research well before investing in the equipment that is most suitable to your needs, floor space and budget.

Rachel Skinner
 

Rachel Skinner has been a health and fitness writer since 2006. Rachel Skinner is a huge advocate of healthy living and when she's not writing for her health blog, you will probably find her at the gym!

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