Horizon Treadmills – The Focus is on Selling the Most Units - Read what the experts have to say before you invest your money
Life Fitness Treadmills – A Reputation for Excellence - This brand has become more affordable than ever. Whichever price level you choose, you are getting full value — especially in the TV models.
Matrix Fitness Treadmills - A New Player - Taking the home market by store, a new challenger for Life Fitness and Precor.
NordicTrack Treadmills Motivate - Are NordicTrack treadmills built for serious athletes?
Precor Treadmills May Have Smoothest Ride - A thoughtful design, exclusive features and a decent warranty make these treadmills a best buy
Proform Treadmills - An Affordable Choice - ProForm treadmills have seen significant upgrades ‘under the hood’ in recent years.
Sole Treadmills – Worth Every Penny - Strong, stable machines rivaling others at twice the price. Find out why Sole folding treadmills are used in 1000s of hotels.
Bodyguard Treadmills Get "Best Buy" Kudos - These machines beat the competition in every category.
Cybex Treadmills - Trotter Treadmills Reviewed - Quality for a price, few or no repairs
Endurance Treadmills by Body Solid - Best warranties in the industry
Freemotion Treadmills – ICON’s Club-Level Luxury Brand - High marks from leading consumer magazines and review sites
Fitnex Treadmills – Quality Components and Workmanship - Excellent quality in components and workmanship but it all comes at a cost.
Gold’s Gym Treadmills are ICON Products - Our review of the ICON’s only treadmill model marketed under the Gold’s Gym name
Healthrider Treadmills Get Mixed Reviews - Great for walking or mild jogging, but are you getting what you pay for?
Ironman Treadmills – Good Features and a Great Warranty - Moderately priced models for the in-home exerciser. Quality parts, lifetime frame and 10-year motor warranty
Landice Treadmills - Treadmills for avid runners. Made in the USA with a lifetime warranty on all parts!
LifeSpan Treadmills – Great Value for the Money - Lifespan models rank on many Best Buy lists: reviewers come away impressed with the line’s solid feel and low-impact performance. Lifespan offers smallest unit on the market.
Nautilus Treadmills – Reasonably Priced Home Machines - Nautilus treadmills are reasonably priced models, but they don’t stand out from the competitive pack of manufacturers who place their sole emphasis on building treadmills.
New Balance Treadmills - An Evolving Brand - New Balance treadmills feature innovative EZ Maintenance System. Debuting models offer good value but upper priced models over-priced.
Quantum Fitness Treadmills Score Average in Reviews - Best marks in reviews for the good warranty, cushioning and size of walking area, average scores for quality, reliability, and noise.
Reebok Treadmills Have Brand Name Appeal - Interested in Reebok treadmills? If the brand name appeals to you, read this first!
Schwinn Treadmills – Reviews of the Current Line - Schwinn treadmills have been around since 1994 when Schwinn Fitness came out with its first non-motorized treadmill, the Easy Tread.
Spirit Treadmills – Reliability is Standard - These treadmills take a pounding without wear. 30-year warranty on motor/lifetime on parts.
SportsArt Fitness Treadmills – The High-End, Premium Brand - SportsArt treadmills are quickly developing a following for in-home use by serious athletes.
Stamina Treadmills Get Above Average Reviews - These are by far the lowest priced manual treadmills on the market and offer surprising value for the money.
Star Trac Treadmills - Popular With Health Clubs - Are Star Trac treadmills too pricey for the home gym? Review Star Trac home and commercial models, compare to other popular brands.
True Treadmills Review – An Award-Winning Lineup - Perfect score for walking area and cushioning, super quiet motor, deck cushioning, long warranty and overall quality.
Tunturi Treadmills – Stylish Mid-Levels - Find out why Tunturi treadmills in the $1500 - $2000 range are the best deals
Vision Treadmills - Reviews of Award Winning Machines - Entry-level to club-quality folding and non-folding machines you can customize before ordering online.
Weslo Treadmills are Strictly Bargain Basement - Weslo treadmills come with swell gizmos at a great price. Find out why models starting at $500 are the only ones you should consider.
Woodway Treadmills – Rehab and Residential Models - Treadmills for the rehab and the residential home market: the best treadmill you can own. Patented Slatflex system results in lower repairs, minimal maintenance, longer life.
OUT OF BUSINESS
Epic Treadmills – One of ICON’s Best Selling Brands - Affordable and well-designed, big 12-year warranties and lots of cool features.
Image Treadmills Give You Budget Bang - Find out why budget-priced Image treadmills are superior to higher priced models.
Keys Treadmills – A Brand to Avoid - Reviews cite overall sinking quality.
Livestrong Treadmills - First Reviews of a Promising Brand - The new brand that is turning the heads of trainers and dealers: big motors, comfortable deck cushioning, and a strong warranty will land these new models on several Best Buy lists.
Merit Treadmills – Reviews of a Bargain Brand - Merit treadmills, the budget brand from Johnson Health Tech.
Pacemaster Treadmills – Rave Reviews, Built to Last - Best fold-up design in the business. Rave reviews for economical prices, quiet ride, powerful motor, roomy deck, cushioning, solid warranty and overall quality.
Trimline Treadmills – Sturdy Design/Great Warranties - Well-built and covered by a decent warranty. But we cannot whole-heartedly endorse this brand.
TruPace Treadmills – The New Discount Brand - TruPace Fitness prides itself on making cheaply priced products (not “cheaply made”) that are very affordable yet will last long enough to get real value out of your purchase.
Yowza Treadmills – Reviews of an Outstanding Line - Yowza treadmills are built to last: one of the best-designed and manufactured machines for home use in the USA.
AFG 2.0 AT - Everything you need in terms of mechanical design, especially in the areas of power, cushioning, programs, value, and warranty.
AFG 3.0 AT - Delivers in terms of cushioning, noise level, power, and quality. Unfortunately, the asking price exceeds that of competitor models.
AFG 3.1 AT - The updated redesign of the console and the side arms is a huge improvement over the 3.0 AT.
AFG 5.0 AT - An above average treadmill with standard features and a big price tag.
AFG 5.1 AT - Outstanding features, programs, and solid treadmill feel – it’s a durable ride at every pace.
AFG 7.1 AT - This treadmill is big in every way: power, cushioning, warranty, and value – but not in price. It’s a good value at $1,999.
AFG 13.0 AT - The AFG 13.0 AT gets nice reviews and even earned a Best Buy distinction from Consumer Reports.Bodyguard
Bodyguard T240 - a well-designed model that has received Best Buy awards from experts.
Bodyguard T280C - outstanding for performance, comfort level, quiet operation, easy of use, one-piece welded frame, big user capacity, and best warranty in business.
Bodyguard T300 - The T300 commercial treadmill was rated as one of the top 3 or 4 Best Buys in its price class by Treadmill Doctor; ideal for home gyms and corporate gyms where space is a premium.
Bodyguard T460X - rates well above average in every aspect: power, cushioning, noise level, quality, size and a strong warranty; made the 'Best Buy' list for 2009.Bowflex
Bowflex 3-Series - A basic entry-level machine, Bowflex's best-selling model.
Bowflex 5-Series - A treadmill for serius runners
Bowflex 7-Series - Top Bowflex model for dedicated runners.
Bowflex BXT116 - First introduced in 2018, a new entry in the traditional treadmill lineup.
Bowflex BXT216 - An upgraded version of the BXT116 with more workouts, stronger motor and enhanced display.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC5 - The fact that the TC5 offers 3 modes – as a stairclimber, an elliptical, and a treadmill – is somewhat deceptive in that it doesn’t do any one of the three well.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC10 - The TC10 is over-rated and poorly designed. You can get a great treadmill for that amount of money so we recommend you forget the hype on these machines.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC20 - An update of an older model that adds longer foot treadles among other things.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC100 - One of two new models with enhanced capability and heart rate monitoring.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC200 - Advanced version of the TC100 with workout tracking capability.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC1000 - Is this machine a good deal?
Bowflex TreadClimber TC3000 - Short hydraulics warranty worrisome.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC5000 - Great workout, bad design.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC5300 - Three machines rolled into one!
Bowflex TreadClimber TC5500 - Dinky motor, no labor warranty.
Bowflex TreadClimber TC6000 - Another overpriced 3-in-1 machine.
ICON Fitness Treadmill Reviews - Covers the brands manufactured by ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of exercise equipment in the US, if not the world.
Treadmill Comparison and Rating Guide - Detailed treadmill comparison and rating charts to help you find the best treadmill in your price range. Compare motor horsepower, display, programs, running surface, weight capacity, warranty, etc
Heart Rate Monitors Help You Stay in the Zone - Achieve amazing results during treadmill workouts: burn more calories and reach your weight goals in half the time.
Best Folding Treadmills in 3 Price Categories - Our favorite folding treadmills in three price categories; foldable treadmills from NordicTrack, Horizon and Sole.
Should You Invest in a Manual Treadmill? - A manual treadmill has a lot of drawbacks you should consider. The pros and cons of buying a manual versus a motorized treadmill.
Discontinued Treadmill Models - Refer to this list of discontinued models to read reviews of treadmills no longer offered by the manufacturer/retailer.
Treadmill vs. Exercise Bike – Compare Pros & Cons - When choosing between a treadmill or a bike, the treadmill gets the edge for achieving cardio fitness and maintaining bone density to prevent osteoporosis.
Wholesale Treadmills - Save a bundle on a quality treadmill over what you would spend at a local sporting goods store for an inferior machine.
Commercial Treadmills Buyer's Check List - A guide to buying commercial treadmills for your home gym or fitness club.
The Top Online Places for Treadmill Financing - ICON Fitness financing, Bill Me Later and other payment plans.
Treadmill Free Shipping Policies – Where to Get a Better Deal - Where to buy a treadmill and get free shipping to the curb or inside delivery and assembly for a nominal charge.
Treadmill Cushioning Explained - A look at a variety of treadmill cushioning systems: how they work, why they are important. Compare treadmill deck suspension and shock absorption systems from leading manufacturers.
Live Personal Training: Treadmill Workouts with Jillian Michaels - Get in shape with America’s toughest trainer!
Treadmill Music Videos & Audio Guided Instructions - The best treadmill music videos & audio combine energetic music and fitness instruction. Get inspired and motivated while walking or jogging on your treadmill.
Best Treadmill Workout Routines - Treadmill exercise CDs and videos show how to burn more calories and build strength in your upper body and core.
Treadmill Sprint Workouts Using the Pre-Loaded and Custom Programs - Sprint workouts burn calories, increase your metabolism, improve muscle strength and explosive power, and improve cardio-vascular conditioning.
iFit Treadmill Workouts – Get Excited Doing Your Daily Cardio - As the world’s first fully integrated fitness program, you no longer have to worry about working out alone.
Treadmill Marathon Training – Work on Pace, Endurance and Conditioning - Be aware of the differences of surface, lack of wind resistance, and other factors, so that your indoor training sessions can best compliment your race strategy.
Can You Do Treadmill HIIT At 100% Effort? - Blazing fast speed. Velocity. Acceleration. Can you do treadmill HIIT and still call it a true HIIT workout? Unfortunately, no, and here’s why.
Treadmill METs (Metabolic Equivalents of Task) - You can boost your fitness level by paying attention to the treadmill METs readout that is displayed on your machine’s console.
Treadmill Distance Calculator, Pace Charts & Speed Converter - Know your average minutes per mile and calories burned per minute. Treadmill speed charts, mph conversion chart and calorie conversions.
Treadmill Calories Burned: What to Do When They Seem a Bit High - Accuracy of calories calculators and counters on cheap treadmills; don't guess at the burn rate for your calorie intake.
Treadmill Hill Training – Reach Your Fitness Goals Faster - Running up hill is a well-known training regime when outdoors, but you can simulate much of this effective and productive method using the treadmill incline.
Treadmill Jogging Speed – Find Your Best Comfort Speed That Feels Natural - Match a comfortable treadmill jogging speed with your endurance level and reach your fitness goals that much faster. Improve your cardio conditioning, work towards your weight loss goals.
Why You Should Set Your Treadmill Incline at 1% - How to get better overall cardio conditioning, compensate for lack of air resistance and balance your body for a better treadmill workout
Five Tips for Treadmill Motivation and Staying on Course - Get fit, lose weight and look forward to your next workout.
A Treadmill with Google Maps – A New Way to Workout - Running on a treadmill with Google Maps is a great alternative when training outside is not possible; experience the joy of views of roads all over the world.
How a Treadmill Stress Test Can Save Your Life - The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends the cardiac stress test, also known as an ECG treadmill test.
Doing the Treadmill Every Day: The Advantages of Regular Exercise - Using a treadmill every day at even a moderate pace will help you to lose weight by burning additional calories, or help to maintain your current weight.
Treadmill vs Elliptical Training - Running on a treadmill vs elliptical training is so different that you may want to consider whatever cross training purposes you need for everyday activities, or other sports as well.
Treadmill Rentals - Test Drive a Treadmill at Home - Rent a Body Solid, Life Fitness or Precor treadmill; pay month-to-month or rent to own.
Treadmill Accidents and How to Prevent Them - Pevent accidents and injuries to yourself and the little ones in your home: causes of sudden acceleration or deceleration, accidents caused by user error, deliberate and intentional mishaps.
Treadmill Knee Pain: Find a Machine that Offers Comfort & Support - Advanced technology now used on belts, decks, and cushioning systems alleviates knee pain and other body stress issues.
New Treadmill Speed Workouts - These speed workouts improve your performance times and overall body conditioning: interval and pyramid workouts, endurance races and Fartlek runs.
Play Treadmill Games and Lose a Few Pounds - Get in shape — and stay that way — have fun while doing it!
7 Treadmill Safety Rules You Should Keep in Mind - Common sense tips for safe treadmill workouts
A Look at Treadmill Accessories - Lube & maintenance kits, floor mats, reading racks, pedometers and other treadmill accessory items
Replacing Treadmill Motors – Do it Yourself and Save on Costly Repairs - Treadmill motors and treadmill motor control boards for ProForm, NordicTrack, Image, HealthRider, Sears, and Reebok treadmills.
Home Treadmill Assembly Is Not That Difficult - Treadmill assembly is straightforward: some models arrive 95% or fully assembled, while most treadmills need only the console and support frame attached. Follow these 6 easy steps before turning it on.
All About Treadmill Belts – Installation & Maintenance - How to maintain, replace and install treadmill belts. What’s involved in replacing a belt, upgrading to a better belt, waxing and lubrication, where to buy replacement belts.
Invest in a Treadmill Mat - Protect Your Floor & Equipment - Invest in a treadmill mat to protect your treadmill’s motor and other vital components. Reduce noise and vibration with an inexpensive rubber or vinyl floor mat.
Treadmill Noise Reduction – How to Reduce Noise and Vibration - Noise reduction and vibration deadening will go a long way to helping keep peace in the house (or your fellow apartment dwellers), and cut down the risk of costly repairs.
Treadmill Repair Service - A Look at Your Options - Where to find treadmill repair centers: regular maintenance and periodic servicing can double the life of your machine.
Treadmill Troubleshooting – What to Do When Your Treadmill is Not Working - Minor maintenance procedures you can do yourself. What to do when your treadmill in not working; common problems you may encounter, when to call for help.
What Makes a Good Treadmill Warranty? - What the warranty reveals about the quality of your machine: compare home and commercial treadmill warranties on the frame, motor, parts and labor.
Treadmill Maintenance Tips - How to avoid expensive treadmill repairs with periodic maintenance.
The Treadmill Desk - For those who can walk and type at the same time! Woodway desk treadmills and the Steelcase walkstation bring fitness to the office cubicle.
The Office Treadmill – The Perfect Way to Multi-Task - The office treadmill desk is a good choice to help you stay fit while getting more done; a rather unconventional route of exercising and working at the same time!
The Treadmill for Swimmers – Endless Pool Review - The treadmill for swimmers is convenient, affordable, and fits almost anywhere. Why own a Jacuzzi or hot tub when you can get more use out of the Endless Pool?
The Treadmill Bike: Dare to Destroy Your Dignity - The treadmill bike, another weird contraption from Bicycle Forest, maker of the 4-passenger quadricycle, the rowing bike, and the couch bike popular with the granola crowds.
How a Treadmill Stress Test Can Save Your Life -The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends the cardiac stress test, also known as an ECG treadmill test.
Is Your Pooch Fat? A Dog Treadmill Will Get Him in Shape - The dog treadmill gives your furry friend much-needed exercise without you having to leave the couch! Motorized canine treadmills with manual incline and paw-friendly easy-grip surface.
Split-Belt Treadmills: Rehabilitating Stroke Victims - Split-belt treadmills are the latest in innovative technology to help rehab patients re-wire their brains to command their legs to move.
Anti-Gravity Treadmills - The G-Trainer from Woodway: experience the high of space age training. Medical rehabilitation treadmill helps amputees learn to walk again.
Underwater Treadmills: A Variety of Useful Designs - Personal aquatic and canine underwater treadmills, compact, portable units for use in a home spa.
UPDATE: Summer Treadmill Sales are now on!
Best By Type
Rave or rant about the treadmill you bought or used at the fitness center. Read reviews submitted by others.