exercise equipment

Are you trying to shop for a new treadmill? If you are then here are a few things that you will need to consider before you purchase one.


  1. Size of the treadmill

The size of the treadmill, on the one hand, requires space and, on the other hand, the size of the tread plays a role in the purchase decision. When the treadmill is set up, it can take up a lot of space. Before you decide to buy a treadmill, make sure that you have enough space for it. You should pay attention to nearby sockets where you can infect the treadmill. In terms of space, however, not only the length and width of the treadmill is of interest, but also the height of the tread. If the treadmill is to be operated in a low space and you or someone else who uses the treadmill is relatively tall, care should be taken to ensure that there is sufficient room for the ceiling.

In terms of space, requirements are folding mechanisms especially interesting. They allow the treadmill to fold up when not needed, to have more space available. Many treadmills are already equipped with such mechanisms, but not all. Important for treadmills with folding mechanism are the transport rollers. The transport rollers allow the treadmill to move smoothly from one place to another when folded. In most cases, the folding mechanism is relatively simple.


  1. Tread type and size

The size of the running surface of the treadmill has many different opinions. Some say the area should be 150 x 60 cm for a comfortable walk and others say that a treadmill with a running area of ​​130 x 33 cm is sufficiently large. To make sure that you can walk well on the treadmill, you should try a treadmill of different sizes in a retailer.

The running surface of the treadmill is definitely a very important factor and should be large enough to allow comfortable walking. A wide tread provides training for a more comfortable ride and provides increased safety because walking next to it is more difficult. The length of the tread plays an important role for larger and faster runners. For a tall or faster runner, it is necessary for the tread to have a comfortable length for running. If you want to get a treadmill for cardio that works well, then you need to make sure that the tread size is comfortable for you.


  1. Motor speed and power of treadmill

This is incredibly important if you want to run fast for cardio exercises. The faster that the treadmill can go, and then the better it will be to get your heart pumping! The engine power is responsible for driving the treadmill and therefore very important. If you like running faster, the treadmill should have a higher engine output. In general, one can say that the more engine power the treadmill has, the better it is. However, you have to be a little careful with the information provided by retailers and shops. Many shops and dealers give a maximum performance in the engine performance, which is much higher than the actual performance of the treadmill.

We hope this guide helped you to make a good choice for picking your new treadmill.  If you also want something that is more game oriented and fun and not just solo exercise, read about finding the best ping pong table and pick up one of those, too.