Tag Archives: treadmills

  Horizon 7.8 AT Treadmill Review by Shane Munson The Horizon Fitness 7.8 AT is a beefed up treadmill for runners that want to pay for engineering more than screens and technology. This is no doubt a heavy duty treadmill coming in at more than 300 lbs with a powerful 4.0 hp Johnson Digital Drive […]

  NordicTrack Commercial X32i Treadmill Review by Paul Maggiotto The X32i incline trainer is a treadmill that I would categorize separately from a standard treadmill. This unit has the capability to incline up to 40 degrees while also declining down to -6 degrees. Due to the vast incline variation this treadmill requires a higher ceiling […]

Matrix Fitness TF50 Treadmill with XIR Console – Review by Elizabeth Bauer The Matrix TF50 with the XIR screen is perfect for every fitness level, whether you’re planning your next half marathon, or you’re just trying to reach your step goals for the day. The TF50 framing has assisted folding and four transport wheels for […]

Treadmills are a great tool to have in every runner’s arsenal. They make sticking to your workouts possible during the winter months, spring rain, and summer heat. They can also make it safer to stick to your running plan when your schedule and family demands leave you training during off hours. That said, if you want […]

Vision Fitness is a company that strives to make products that are safe to use. See below for a list of guidelines that can help you use your cardio equipment safely. Remember you can always refer to your Owner’s Manual for specifications. Treadmills Safety Key – The safety key is a red (or rarely black) […]

When you are thinking about purchasing fitness equipment, you should also think about the location you’ll put it in as well as power requirements. As always, you can check your owner’s manual for specific requirements. Please note that, like a refrigerator and other large electrical appliances, treadmills, large ellipticals and suspension trainers are electrical devices […]

The treadmill motor horsepower rating is probably the single most recognizable spec that jumps out at a consumer when he or she begins to do their buying research. It is most likely because we have all heard this term since we were young, and many of us think we know what it means. As tends […]

Ensure Maximum Life Of Your Treadmill With Lubrication Proper maintenance for your treadmill, including lubrication, is a must do! Depending on your model, you may sometimes have to lubricate the running deck with paraffin wax. The reason for applying wax to the running deck is so the running belt moves smoothly over the deck surface. […]

Long days, better weather and the promise of 5K’s to come,  make early spring an awesome time for running.  Depending on your running goals, the right piece of home fitness equipment can help you to fit in more quality training, avoid injury, or simply add to the enjoyment of your cross training workouts.   If you’re […]