Friday, January 8, 2010

Buying Discount Treadmills -- A Few Shopping Tips

When it comes to choosing a good piece of exercise equipment for your home, it's hard to beat a treadmill. Along with elliptical trainers they are among the best-selling home fitness machines in the world. In this post I'm going to give you some shopping tips for finding high-quality discount treadmills online...

First... Why a Treadmill?

Running and walking are two of the best things anyone can do to lose weight and get fit. And a treadmill gives you a very versatile platform that's easy to use and easy on your knees, ankles, back, etc. With a solid treadmill you can walk, jog, run, sprint, run "hills", run intervals, and a whole lot more... all in comfort. Having your own machine that you can use in the privacy of your home at any hour day or night can be a BIG help. Many people who've bought treadmills have been able to burn fat, lose weight, and get fit very quickly.

Why Discount Treadmills?

Treadmills aren't cheap, at least the good ones aren't. And you never want to buy a really inexpensive (sub-$700) treadmill because I can pretty much guarantee that it'll be a piece of junk and will soon turn into a clothing rack. In fact, most quality treadmills are going to start at around $900. Really great ones that will give you many years of solid service will start around $1500 at a minimum. The good news is that many web sites now offer some really nice deals on some of the most popular treadmills brands and models at very low prices. In fact, it's now possible to buy many of the best treadmills direct from the dealer, allowing you to cut out the retail price markup and, in some cases, save 40-45% on your purchase!

Where to Go Next

Listing all the different places to find deals on treadmills is beyond the scope of this post. But I will point you in the direction of one popular site that has helped thousands of people save a lot of money on their treadmills: We know the owners of this site personally and I can tell you that they really know their stuff. It's one of the few places I've seen online that is totally independent and free to recommend any and all of the best sources for discount treadmills. No matter what kind of machine you're looking for, I suggest stopping by and seeing if you can't find a better deal or bargain on a great treadmill!

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