What Kind of Treadmill Shock Absorption is Best? [2023 Guide]

Running, walking, sprinting or jogging on a treadmill is beneficial not only physically, but also mentally. The multiple benefits of using a treadmill might be very clear to some people and not so much for others.  The reality is, there is a big difference between having a treadmill at home and having to go to […]

All About Treadmill Deck Sizes and Tread Belts

Learn What Size Treadmill Deck You Need and How to Choose a Quality Tread Belt A fantastic treadmill will do you little good if it is the wrong size.  Recommended treadmill sizes vary depending with your intended type of exercise and height.  Plus, you should take into consideration the type of tread belt on your […]

How Important is the Horse Power on a New Treadmill?

Is a Higher Horse Power Motor Always Better? When you begin a search for your new treadmill, the motor is going to be one of the most important things to consider.  The listed horse power doesn’t always tell the whole story.  Some top companies have lower horsepower motors that are better performing.  On the other […]

Treadmill HIIT Workouts

Get Awesome Results With Very Short Workouts on Your Treadmill It’s likely that you’ve heard the term “HIIT” at some point within the fitness world.  This stands for High Intensity Interval Training and is a type of workout based on something called the Tabata Protocol.  This type of training was coined by Izumi Tabata many […]

The New Sole Fitness Tech Has Arrived!

2016 Sole Fitness Treadmills Now Come With Workout Stat Tracking and Bluetooth Technology! NordicTrack has iFit.  Yowza has MyLiveLight, and Horizon has ViaFit.  It was about time that Sole joined in the techno game.  So… we’re happy to report that they’ve done just that!  Sole Fitness just finished rolling out their new 2016 line up […]

How to Select the Best Running Treadmill for your Body and Budget: What Should You Pay? (Part 3/3)

What Should You Pay for a Treadmill? Written by Fred Waters The good news is that the quality of treadmills has vastly improved over the years, and of course, since all the manufacturing has moved to Asia, the prices have dropped. Precor and Icon Fitness are some of the few companies that still manufacturer in […]

How to Select the Best Running Treadmill for your Body and Budget: Running Treadmill Features (Part 2/3)

Treadmill Must-Haves:  A Sufficiently Powerful Motor Written By Fred Waters Treadmill motors are rated by their continuous duty horsepower, not peak horsepower.  The continuous duty rating is the horsepower the treadmill motor can run at without much effort.  For runners you want a treadmill that is at least 3.0 continuous duty HP.  That will provide […]

How to Select the Best Running Treadmill for your Body and Budget: Treadmill Benefits (Part 1/3)

What Are the Top Treadmill Features to Look For? Written by Fred Waters As a runner I can understand the obsessive desire to run on a regular bases, and that is why many runners purchase a treadmill as an alternative to running outside.  As someone who has worked in the treadmill industry for a number […]

How Sports Bras Are Changing How Women Exercise

“Jock Straps For Women!?” Forty years ago,if a woman wanted to go for a jog,it could be a very awkward and even painful experience. The reason? She was likely running in a regular bra with slipping straps, chafing seams, and…let’s face it…uncomfortable bouncing! Women’s workout apparel has come a long way since then, and modern […]

Chocolate Milk as a Post Workout Recovery Drink

Learn Why NFL Pro Hines Ward Loves Chocolate Milk… In October of 2013, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receive Hines Ward became the first NFL player to complete the Kona Ironman Triathlon. To accomplish this, he completed a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a full 26.2-mile marathon in a respectable 13 hours, 8 […]

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