A treadmill is a device or machine that you can use for walking, running, climbing while staying at the same place. The concept of a treadmill is over a thousand years old but from the 1960s and 70’s its popularity increased.
Previously used as a punishment device in prisons the treadmills are now used as exercise machines mainly for running and walking. A treadmill features a wide moving platform with a wide conveyor belt which is driven by an electric motor or flywheel.
The first-ever home use treadmill was developed by William Staub who was a mechanical engineer. He named his first treadmill the PaceMaster 600.
So How Much Do Treadmills Weigh?
Modern treadmills weigh between 175 to 250 pounds or 79 kg to 113 kg. There are some models that can weigh larger than these. Lighter and lower-end treadmills weigh an average of 200 pounds to 300 pounds or 90 kg to 136 kg.
And higher-end larger treadmills can weigh an average of 300 pounds to 500 pounds or 136 kg to 226 kg or even more. All of the above are motorized. Also you can get a manual treadmill weighing between 60 pounds or 27 kg. Heavier treadmills can handle more weight depending on the models.
How Much Does A Nordictrack Treadmill Weigh?
On average a NordicTrack treadmill can weigh between 250 to 300 pounds or 114 kg to 137 kg.
Weight Chart Of Different Treadmills:
-Sunny Health Manual – 46 pounds (21 kg)
-Confidence Power Plus 600W-57 pounds (26 kg)
-SereneLife Treadmill-67 pounds (30 kg)
-XTERRA Fitness TR150-114 pounds (52 kg)
-Sunny Health Treadmill-119 pounds (54 kg)
-XTERRA Fitness TRX2500- 197 pounds (89 kg)
-NordicTrack T Series- 206 pounds (93 kg)
-XTERRA Fitness TRX4500-240 pounds (109 kg)
-NordicTrack Commercial 1750- 309 pounds (140 kg)
How Much Does A Treadmill Cost?
The cost of a treadmill depends on many factors.
If you want to buy a manual treadmill then it will be affordable. On average a flat-belt manual treadmill can cost under $300 but if you want to buy curved belt treadmills then the cost can be at least $3000 or more. Even some curved belt models can cost $5000 or more.
Which Is Better Manual Or Electric Treadmill?
Manual treadmills burn more calories as a workout on these is more strenuous. You will need to put extra effort into a manual treadmill workout. But motorized treadmills have better designs, constructions and features.
What Is The Weight Limit On Most Treadmills?
A treadmill’s weight-bearing capacity can depend on many factors. Usually lower-end treadmills weight limit between 200 pounds to 300 pounds and higher-end treadmills provide a weight limit between 300 pounds to 500 pounds.
How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Treadmill?
If you do a regular workout on a treadmill then you can lose one to two pounds per week and 10 pounds per month on average. If you use it for the long term then the weight loss rate will gradually increase.
What Are Types Of Treadmills?
There are mainly four types of treadmills available. They are:
Manual Treadmill: Manual treadmills use belts and rollers. You have to set your own tempo as the belt does not move by itself. Most of the manual treadmills come with cheaper components that last for less time. They come with an average of 60 pounds or 27 kg weight.
Motorised Treadmill: You can set the pace of your workout if you use motorized treadmills. Also you can increase or decrease the degree of incline. The average weight of different types of motorized treadmills is 210 pounds or 95 kg.
Folding Treadmills: Folding treadmill’s average weight is 200 pounds or 91 kg and is mainly used for home gym and takes up to 40% to 44% less floor space when folded. These types of treadmills have hydraulic slow drop decks and a locking system for safety. Most folding treadmills running deck do not fold completely flat and the frame is robust enough to provide you with quality running experience.
Commercial Treadmills: Most commercial treadmills features a high-powered motor, motorized incline, interactive computer, heart rate etc. F full commercial treadmills can be used for up to 12 hours. Semi-commercial treadmills are perfect for small businesses and can be used for less than 5 hours per day. Commercial treadmill’s average weight is 300 pounds or 136 kg.
How Much Space Is Needed For a Treadmill?
On average the size of a treadmill is 2 feet to 3 feet wide and 5 feet to 6 feet in length. So you will need around 7 feet or 210 cm wide and 12 feet or 360 cm long space. Extra space is required for users safety
as most typical treadmills measure 3′ x 6′ x 5′.
What Is Deck Size On A Treadmill?
On average a treadmill deck can be 16 inches to 22 inches or 40 cm to 55 cm wide. If you use wider frames then you should prefer a wider deck.
>>First ever made treadmills were used by the Romans in the first century for manual labor.
>>Some treadmills in treatment centers have built-in seats.
>>On a computer deck treadmill you can walk and work together at the same time.