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7 cheap treadmills to buy for the new year while gyms are closed

The best value and most affordable treadmills from Argos, Amazon and more

With winter lockdown, gym-goers everywhere have had to switch up their exercise routines, making sure that they have all of the best at-home equipment to achieve an effective workout. But don't worry that gyms are closed – there's a whole host of quality but cheap treadmills on offer right now from the likes of Amazon, Argos and more. And to help you get your home gym set up ASAP in the new year we’ve rounded up the best value treadmills to keep you moving as part of your self-care routine.


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Bluetooth Nero Pro treadmill, £349.99, Amazon


This bluetooth-operated treadmill strikes the perfect balance between affordable and high-tech. Users can connect their iPhone, iPad or Android, and stats can be tracked on an app that works in sync with the running machine. 
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Opti non-motorised treadmill, £99.99, Argos


At £99.99, Opti's non-motorised treadmill from Argos is seriously affordable, but it hasn't compromised on quality. It has a set incline of 6%, and tracks speed, calories, time and distance. 

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HOMCOM Motorised Folding Running Machine, was £699.99 now £349.99 , eBay


This motorised model is perfect for beginners and advanced runners. You'll find 12 pre-set modes and five speeds allowing you to vary up your routine with ease. You can even track your time, speed, distance as well as calories burnt using the LCD screen on the front. 


vidaXL treadmill, £181, Amazon


vidaXL's folding treadmill is a space-saving and stable running machine that comes with a mini monitor to provide data on speed, incline, time, distance and calories.

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Sunny Health & Fitness foldable manual treadmill, £147.50, Amazon


If you are looking for a cheap manual treadmill, the Sunny Health & Fitness machine is one to check out. Amazon's Choice for manual treadmill, this four-star workout machine is foldable for easy storage and has an LCD monitor to track time, speed, calories burned and steps.

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Opti folding treadmill, £259.99, Argos


With 10 pre-set smart workout programs you will always find the right setting for your workout. The pulse sensor, speed and start/stop buttons are all on the handlebars making it easy to change. It has an iPad holder so you can watch your favourite show or listen to music.

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DuraB Electric folding treadmill, £399.99, Amazon


Designed to be silent, this DuraB treadmill is ideal for those who live in a busy household. It will speed up to around 10km/h and has a huge display showing everything from your speed to heart rate - ideal if you want as much encouragement as possible. 

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