While we’re figuring out how to switch our gym routine to a home exercise one during isolation, we’ve been busy eyeing up the very best at-home equipment. Mats, weights and ropes can all help with a home workout, but if you fancy really pushing yourself, now is the perfect time to invest in a great cheap treadmill.
Running on a treadmill is a great option for beginners or seasoned runners, as you can control the pace, incline and recovery - and some of the machines are surprisingly cheap. Here are five affordable ones to start your workout off right:
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At £99.99, Opti's non-motorised treadmill from Argos is the cheapest of all, but that's not to say the brand has compromised on quality. It has a set incline of 6%, and tracks speed, calories, time and distance.
Opti non-motorised treadmill, £99.99, Argos
Natooosowa treadmill, £199.99, Amazon
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Natooosowa's folding treadmill is a space-saving and stable running machine. It comes with a 5-inch LED display that provides data on speed, incline, time, distance and calories.
GXLO's treadmill is a) foldable for easy storage and b) durable. It's ideal for both walking, on an incline or not, and running short distances, while the affordable price makes it all the more appealing.
GXLO folding treadmill, £322.90, Amazon
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Opti folding treadmill, £249.99, 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, £429.99, Amazon
Designed to be silent, this Sportstech treadmill is ideal for those who live in a busy household. Probably best for beginners, it will speed up to around 10km 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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