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Where to buy treadmills online: folding running machines for home delivery

Where to buy treadmills online: folding running machines for home delivery
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With gyms temporarily closed, fitness equipment is selling fast online. That’s because more people are looking for ways to transition their workouts to a home gym environment, on top of an influx of newcomers looking to kick-start a new exercise routine to enhance their general health.

Walking and running are good forms of cardio exercise that can help you lose or maintain weight, and boost your heart health. They have extra benefits for your mental health too – they help you de-stress, cope better with feelings of worry or anxiety, and even increase your focus and productivity.

New social distancing measures may mean that we can’t run or walk outdoors to the level we’re used to, but a treadmill means you can walk, jog or sprint as much as you want indoors. And while they are selling fast online, here we’ve rounded up the major online stores where you can still buy treadmills for home delivery.

We’ve also picked out a few of our favorite running machines that are still available online right now, a couple of which feature in our guide to the best treadmills.

Treadmills vary enormously in terms of price and features, with some offering a gym-level professional experience for your home, while others can be neatly folded-up when not in use. Just like some of the best exercise bikes for home workouts, top treadmills boast smart features to help you gain more insight into your fitness levels.

That means they’ll track your distance, calories burned and heart rate, and gather that data for you to view at the end of your workout so that you can stay on top of your fitness goals. For more accurate levels of heart rate monitoring, you may even choose to wear a smartwatch while working out, or take a look at our round-up of the best fitness trackers for real sports-focused smarts.

Before you think about buying a treadmill online right now, remember that distribution chains and delivery times are changing rapidly due to the continued coronavirous pandemic. So check the specific delivery time-frame in your postal area for your chosen treadmill, as longer delivery waiting times might become the norm soon.

ProForm Smart Performance 400i| $1,058 at Walmart
A brilliant treadmill to help you continue your running workout routine. This one is also iFit compatible, and comes with a seven-inch HD Touchscreen display so that you can easily follow along with the various workouts. Weight capacity 300lbs.
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Weslow Cadence G5.9i | $290.49 (was $499) at Walmart
For the price, this is a good treadmill. While it doesn't have the wealth of features of some other models, it'll get the job done. It has adjustable incline, a 50-inch belt, and a weight capacity of 275lbs. Well worth a look.View Deal

Bowflex T618 Treadmill | $1,399 at Best Buy
If you need inspiration to take your running to the next level, this feature-stacked treadmill could be the running machine to help you. Why? Because it enables you to access virtual running courses around the globe. It also has a 20x60-inch tread belt, and incline and speed controls built into the handrails. Weight capacity 350lbs. View Deal

NordicTrack Commercial 1750 | $2,657.55 at Amazon
At present, the number one pick in our round-up of top treadmills is still available to buy online at Amazon for home delivery, but we are already seeing it sell out with various sellers on the site. This fantastic running machine folds away when not in use and has the ability to interface with Google Maps to simulate a run anywhere in the world. Weight capacity 310lbs.View Deal