There are a variety of treadmills on the market including a variety of folding treadmills. Among the many advantages of this type of treadmill is the space saving capabilities that the folding option provides when not using the treadmill.
Folding treadmills like those manufactured by Fuel Fitness are especially convenient in small living spaces, with the capability to fold up the treadmill and wheel the device out of sight. Most folding treadmills are lightweight enough for the average adult to fold and move. This also allows greater ease in cleaning the floor of dust or dirt that can easily collect under a non-folding, heavier, hard to move treadmill.
Folding treadmills used to be questioned for their stability. However, now more than ever, folding treadmills are just as stable as any other treadmill. There is no doubt that you get what you pay for with folding treadmills. The general price range for these treadmill models is a few hundred pounds to over a thousand in the current market. Fortunately most folding treadmills are available for testing in sporting good stores. This provides a great opportunity for consumers to find a stable, folding model relative to their budget and their estimated use of the product. Almost every company that offers treadmills has both varieties of folding or standing treadmills. The consumer has to make the ultimate choice as to which model will benefit their lifestyle best.
One of the things to look for before making the final purchase of a folding treadmill is the options included in the warranty. A warranty might offer a worrisome 90 day limit that should be seen as a warning rather than an efficient warranty. A folding treadmill is recommended to have at least a one year service, 2 year parts, and 5 year motor warranty included with the purchase; to reassure the consumer that the treadmill is worthwhile for long-term use.
There is a misnomer that folding treadmills are for beginners. This is totally untrue and many professional athletes are fans of folding treadmills because of the space saving capabilities along with the user friendly capabilities. A folding treadmill has the same purpose as any piece of exercise equipment. It is used to for the betterment of overall health, to burn calories, and help endurance. Choosing a folding treadmill is a start on the path to better health.