Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Treadmills: Get the most from your running

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to skip on your daily run. Even if the snow is several feet deep outside your door, you can still the most from your running with a treadmill. Here’s a quick list of the best treadmills available today.

LifeSpan TR 1200i Treadmill ($899.00)

With a range of excellent features, including their patented Intelli-Step step counter, an Intelli-Guard safety feature that automatically pauses your workout if you leave, and 17 pre-programmed workouts to help you move. You can track your improvement over time, and it allows running speeds of up to 11 miles per hour. This is great for making sure you don’t fall by the wayside.

Sole F80 ($1,899.99)

Offering the ability to securely dock a tablet computer for convenient multi-tasking, entertainment and syncing data with exercise apps as well as Bluetooth capabilities, the Sole F80 is a techies dream treadmill. The 9″ display is clear and easy to see, and the ten pre-programmed workout programs include several different goals, like cardio training, weight loss and toning muscle.

NordicTrack Commercial 2950 ($2,499)

With a 4.25 continuous horsepower DurX Commercial Motor, this beast of a treadmill also includes a touch-controlled incline of up to 15%, a decline of 3% and gets you up to speeds of 12mph. The Flex Select system lets you choose between a firm, road-type surface or a softer one. Some of its other features include 40 workout choices and apps, Autobreeze fans, a tablet holder and music port, a heart monitor and the iFit Coach. It’s more expensive than the others, but in this case, you really get what you pay for.

Ultimately, keeping on top of your fitness should be a priority this winter. Get the most from your running with one of these treadmills.