The best treadmills for your home gym
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- Treadmills vary quite a bit in the features they offer, but everyone wants a treadmill that provides plenty of power and reliability.
- For a great all-around treadmill that costs less than $1,000, the NordicTrack C 990 Treadmill is a great buy.
When building a home gym, you'll find a lot of strange equipment out there. Some of the machines may look more like ancient torture devices than helpful weight-loss machines.If you'd rather have a simple piece of gym equipment that can help you lose weight while also preparing for road races like 2-milers and 5Ks (even if you tell everyone else you're prepping for marathons), treadmills are the answer.
Compared to other types of machines, treadmills are dead simple to use. Just run or walk on the belt, and a motor will move the belt under your feet at whatever speed you select. But treadmills offer a whole host of different features that'll help you gain exactly the kinds of training and health benefits you need. Some treadmills are very advanced and even offer high-tech features, while others are more basic.
We've included a variety of treadmill types at a number of price points so you can find the best treadmill for your needs. Be aware, though, that treadmills are expensive and cheaper models may not last as long or work as well in the long run.
Here are the best treadmills you can buy at any price point:
- Best treadmill overall: NordicTrack C 990 Treadmill
- Best treadmill for $3,000: 3G Cardio Elite Runner Treadmill
- Best treadmill for race training: ProForm Pro 2000 Treadmill
- Best treadmill for $500: Horizon Fitness T101-04 Treadmill
- Best foldable treadmill: LifeSpan TR3000i Folding Treadmill
Updated on 01/04/2019 by Malarie Gokey: Updated prices and formatting.
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