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Comparison of 2011 Models from Sole Treadmills

Comparison of 2011 Models from Sole Treadmills

Running machines from Sole Treadmills are some of the best cardio workout machines that you can buy for your home gym (or your home living room). Sole enjoys a well-deserved reputation for building high-quality, durable, and user-friendly treadmills. But if you are going to buy a Sole treadmill, which model should you choose? We put together a chart that compares the most important features of the models. And to help make sense of the jargon, we explain each of the features and let you know why they are (or are not) important.

Let’s start with the comparison chart:

Sole Treadmills Models Comparison Chart

Feature F63 F80 F85
Your Basic Workout
Running Surface 20 x 55 inches 20 x 60 inches 22 x 60 inches
Whisper Quiet Cushion Flex Deck no yes yes
Speed 1 - 10 mph 0.5 - 11 mph 0.5 - 12 mph
Maximum Pace 6 minute mile 5.5 minute mile 5 minute mile
Incline 0 - 15% 0 - 15% 0 - 15%
Maximum User Weight 325 lbs 350 lbs 400 lbs
Getting the Most From Your Workout F63 F80 F85
Display Console 6.5 inch LCD 7.5 inch LCD 7.5 inch LCD
Message Board single line scrolling scrolling
Pre-Programmed Workouts 6 6 6
User Programmed Workouts 2 2 2
Heart Rate Controlled Cardio Workouts no 2 2
Wireless Heart Rate Monitor yes yes yes
Pulse Grip Heart Rate Monitor yes yes yes
Armrest Speed and Incline Controls yes yes yes
Speakers for MP3 Player yes yes yes
Cooling Fans yes yes yes
Sole Treadmill Machine Details F63 F80 F85
Folding yes yes yes
Motor 2.5 HP 3.0 HP 3.5 HP
Rollers 2.5 inches 2.75 inches 2.75 inches
Belt 2 ply double woven 2 ply double woven 2 ply
Weight 245 lbs 250 lbs 280 lbs
Welded, double-horseshoe, all-steel frame yes yes yes
Warranty F63 F80 F85
Motor and Frame lifetime lifetime lifetime
Deck 3 years lifetime lifetime
Electronics, Belts, Rollers 3 years 5 years 5 years
Labor 1 year 2 years in-Home 2 years in-Home
F63 F80 F85
Our Discounted Price
(includes free shipping)
$1370.95 $999.99 $1,598.88
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Now let’s take a detailed look at some of the most important treadmill features.

Basic Treadmill Workout Features

These are the core features of Sole treadmills that affect the basics of your cardio running workout.

Running Surface

The Sole F80 Treadmill from Sole Treadmills has been upgraded for 2011 and 2013 -- now it's a Best Buy!

The Sole Treadmills were upgraded for 2011 and 2013 (F80 shown here with optional tv.)

The running surface is probably the most important part of your treadmill. The first thing to look at is size. Sole treadmills come in lengths of 55 or 60 inches. If you are walking, then any size will do. If you are above average height or a very aggressive, fast runner with a long open stride, then you will want one of the 60 inch models — either the F80 or the F85. The 55 inch length of the F63 would be OK for any runner, but if you are tall or fast, you’ll enjoy the extra 5 inches. At 22 inches, the F85 running surface is actually 2 inches wider than the other models. While that’s a “nice-to-have” feature, anyone will be fine with the 20 inch width and you wouldn’t notice much difference.

There is more to the running surface than just the size. The construction of the deck is also very important. The F63 has a 1 inch phenolic deck that helps cushion your strides and lower the impact on your joints. This makes your running and walking easier on your body than exercising on asphalt.

Considerably better is the Whisper Quiet Cushion Flex Deck found on the sole F80 and F85 treadmills. As the name implies, proprietary Sole engineering has made this deck one of the quietest, smoothest moving, most durable decks of any treadmill. But even more important is the Sole Cushion Flex system which was designed specifically to provide a low-impact workout and reduce the stress on your spine, hips, knees, and ankles. In fact University researchers testing the Sole found it that it provided a 36% – 40% lower impact workout than walking or running on pavement.

The F63 deck comes with a 3 year warranty, while the F80 and F85 decks come with a lifetime warranty. So while the F63 is great, Sole is quite confident that the F80 and F85 decks will last forever and serve you a bit better.

Treadmill Speed, Pace

The top speed of treadmill is important, but few runners will be max out their treadmill at home. Speeds are typically given in miles per hour, but we find that most runners are more familiar with their pace rather than their speed. So, as you can see in the chart we’ve done the conversion math for you. These three treadmills range from a maximum pace of a 6 minutes per mile for the F63 to 5 minutes per mile for the F85. (If you are running more than a 5-minute mile, then you’re probably a professional athlete with a team gym and some super high end treadmills.)

One overlooked but nonetheless important statistic is the minimum treadmill speed. Due to their large, heavy flywheels, Sole treadmills have an amazingly slow low-end speed — 1 mph for the F63 and 1/2 mph for the other running machines. Why should you care? Because no matter how fast you walk or run, starting out slow is quite convenient and very safe. You don’t want to have to jump onto your treadmill while it’s already running at a quick pace. Starting and stopping slowly makes for an easier and safer workout.

Treadmill Incline

The incline is also a very important part of your workout. You can really turn up the effectiveness of fat burning exercises by using the incline. In fact, University of Georgia researchers found that running uphill works 9% more muscle with each and every stride as compared to running on a level track. And English researchers found that you need to set your treadmill incline to 1% to get the same workout as running on level ground outside — otherwise it’s like running downhill!

All the Sole treadmills come with an incline that raises up to 15%. And with Sole’s double horseshoe, all-steel welded frame, the incline is very solid and steady. You wont’ feel any rattle or shake and the treadmill will be just as stable at 15% incline as at 0% incline.. The only difference you’ll notice when the treadmill is raised is an increased intensity in your workout, and you’ll feel that fat melting away!

Features To Help You Get the Most From Your Workout

Beyond the basics, some treadmills certainly offer more than others. Some items are just bells and whistles that are “nice to have.” But some can really improve both the quality and the enjoyment of your treadmill workout.

Sole Treadmill Console: Message Board and Programmed Treadmill Workouts

Sole F85 Console

All the Sole consoles feature 6 pre-programmed workouts and a message board.

All Sole models have a nice, vibrant, blue-tone LCD display console. The F63 is slightly smaller at 6.5 inches while the F80 and F85 are 7.5 inches. But either one will serve you well. They all include standard treadmill metrics and monitors, such as speed, pace, calories burned, incline, time, pulse, and distance traveled.

They also include a really great message board feature that assists you in all stages of your workout. As you setup or program your workout, the message board will guide you with instructions – so there’s not need to hunt for the instruction manual. During your workout, the message board gives you feedback and instructions. And when your treadmill workout is complete, you’ll get a summary telling you how you did. Very handy!

All the displays come with 6 pre-programmed workouts so you can add some variety to your exercise regimen. That will help keep you interested and motivated to get the most out of your workouts. And if the pre-programmed treadmill workouts don’t meet the needs of your fitness goals, you can create 2 additional custom programs so that you can target fat burning, weight loss, endurance, cardio training, or anything you want. Depending on the program the display also allow you to chart you progress on a 1/4 mile track or see where you’ve been and where you are going on a peak and valley graph.

Heart Monitors and Heart Rate Cardio Workout

All the Sole treadmills come with two ways to monitor your heart rate. You get both pulse grip heart rate monitors and a wireless chest-strap heart rate monitor. The wireless monitor has a very impressive accuracy of 99.9%.

The F80 and F85 also come with 2 heart rate controlled programs that give you a very controlled cardio workout. You give the Sole treadmill your age, and it automatically calculates your safe target heart rate and then adjusts the speed and incline to reach and keep your target heart rate. This is a great feature not usually found in home treadmills in this price range.

Bells and Whistles: Armrest Speed Control, MP3 Speakers and Cooling Fans

Convenient Armrest Button Controls for Speed and Incline

Convenient Armrest Button Controls for Speed and Incline

While some of these features were only found on the top-of-the-line Sole models, since 2011 all the Sole running machines have these bells and whistles.

The armrests have large, easy to press buttons that allow you to make on-the-fly adjustments to both the speed (on one armrest) and the incline (on the other armrest). This is very handy, because you can slow down or increase the intensity of work out during your workout without having to reach for the console and make adjustments from the various buttons there. It’s a great design.

Since many of us like to listen to music while we workout, the Sole treadmills come with built in speakers. These have a cord that you can plug into the headphone jack of your iPod or your favorite MP3 player. The fidelity of the speakers won’t break any nearby glasses or windows, but you’ll be able to rock your workout to your favorite tunes or listen to the latest podcast or your next audio book. And you won’t have to constantly adjust your ear buds or fiddle with armband or waist straps to hold your player.

The Soles also come with 2 built-in cooling fans. Again, if it’s a crazy hot and humid day, this won’t replace a good air conditioner. But they’ll certainly help keep you cooler while you sweat off those pounds or train for your marathon.

Treadmill Machine Details: Folding And Built To Last

All Sole Treadmills fold easily to save you space!

All Sole Treadmills fold easily to save you space!

All the Sole treadmills are folding. For some other manufacturers, the folding option can make the treadmill flimsy and unstable. But not for Sole. Their treadmills where originally built to enable the Hilton hotel chain to provide treadmill in guest’s hotel rooms. So even at 200+ pounds, the folded treadmills are as stable as a room-service cart and you can wheel them around as needed. And the Sole Easy Assist design means they can be easily and safely folded up or down by anyone. Whether you have a huge home gym or a tiny living room, folding the treadmill when not in use is a real space saver.

The top-notch engineering seen in the clever and solid folding design is carried throughout the entire treadmill. With an all-steel, welded (not bolted) frame, all the folding Sole treadmills are more stable than most non-folding models from other treadmill makers. And instead of simply painting the frames, they are finished with an epoxy powder that is baked right on.

The motors are all high torque, industrial quality machines with all-steel, zinc-coated, large diameter flywheels. The flywheels — not found in most other treadmills in this price range — make for a smoother spinning, vibration free running surface. And they increase the life of the motors — all of which come with a lifetime warranty.

The rollers used by Sole are larger in diameter than the industry average. Why do you care about the roller size? The larger rollers make for an even smoother movement of the running surface, and they extend the life of the belt. So bigger is better.


The Sole warranty is top notch. A life time warranty on the frame, motor, and Whisper Quiet Cushion Flex Deck is proof that Sole has made these running machines well and they are willing to stand behind them. The 3 or 5 year warranty on other components and the 2 years labor on the F80 and F85 are unmatched by other manufacturers. Add all Sole owners we’ve heard from have been very satisfied with Sole customer service. So, in the unlikely event that you do have a problem with your treadmill, Sole will take care of you and get it fixed.

Wrap Up

That wraps up our model comparison and explanation of the Sole treadmill features. Have any questions? Are you a Sole owner who wants to share their experience? Let us know by leaving a comment below or by contacting us directly.

If you are ready to buy a Sole treadmill, check out our specific treadmill reviews of the F80 or F85, or use the buttons below to the discounted price (and free shipping) directly from Amazon:


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The Sole F80 Treadmill from Sole Treadmills has been upgraded for 2011 -- now it's a Best Buy!

The Sole F80 Treadmill from Sole Treadmills has been upgraded for 2011 -- now it's a Best Buy! (Shown here with optional tv.)

The Sole F80 Treadmill from Sole Fitness has made it onto our Best Buy list. And with good reason. The new 2011 model (available now) has some great upgrades, making the F80 a real winner. The high-end features, the well-established Sole Treadmills quality construction, and the bullet-proof warranty make the F80 unbeatable in this price range. Let’s dive in and see why we like the F80 so much. And if you like it, too, you can save over $600 by buying through us.

Sole F80 Treadmill Improvements for 2011

As we said, Sole Fitness made some great improvements to the F80 for the 2011 model year. On top of a prior round of improvements they made in 2009, the F80 is now quite impressive. Let’s take a look.

Longer Running Surface — 60 Inches

The only complaint we’ve heard about prior F80 models was that at 55 inches long, the running surface was a little too short for runners who where either super fast or very tall. But Sole Treadmills must have been listening, because for the 2011 model, the Sole F80 Treadmill running surface has been extended to 60 inches. That now matches the length of the top-of-the-line Sole F85 Treadmill. (Although at 22 inches wide, the Sole F85 running surface is 2 inches wider than the F80). This should satisfy runners of all sizes and speeds, and the running deck length complaint should now disappear.

The 2011 F80 Treadmill Console has been nicely improved for 2011 -- including a message board.

The 2011 F80 Treadmill Console has been nicely improved for 2011 -- including a message board.

Improved Sole F80 Display

Sole has also updated the display to a bright, beautiful 7.5 inch LCD. The blue-tinted display includes all the standard treadmill readouts and metrics, such as time, distance traveled, speed, incline, calories burned, heart rate, and running pace. But the new console also includes a cool 1/4 mile track display that lets you chart your progress on distance, and a helpful peak and valley graph that let’s you watch your workout rise to the next level as you climb up and down “hills” using the treadmill incline feature.

The F80 Display now also includes a scrolling message board. This very handy feature helps you before, during, and after your workout. Before your run, the display gives you instructions as you program and setup the workout. It’s like having the instruction manual in you hands all the time, without needing to flip through it and figure out which page to read. During your run, the message board gives you feedback and instructions about your treadmill workout. And when you are done, it gives you a workout summary so that you know how you are doing. Very helpful, just like high-end machines you find at the gym!

F80 Bells and Whistles: Speakers and Cooling fans

For 2011, Sole Treadmills kept some of the upgrades they gave the F80 for the 2009 model year. Those include an integrated sound system that keep you rockin’ (or listening to your favorite podcast or audio book) during your workout. The built-in speakers include a sound cable that you can plug into the headphone jack of your iPod or favorite MP3 player.

And to you keep you cool while you’re working through your favorite fat burning exercises, the Sole F80 treadmill sports 2 built-in cooling fans. While they are no substitute for cranking the air-conditioning on a super hot humid day, they will certainly help keep you from overheating. And naturally, there are 2 cup holders so that you can keep your water bottle handy and stay hydrated during your run.

Other Winning Features on the Sole F80

The 2011 and 2009 upgrades where made on top of an already winning design full of great features. That’s why Consumer Reports loves Sole Treadmills. They rated the F63 as a “Recommended ” treadmill because of Sole’s “Ease of Use,” “Ergonomics,” and “Construction.” All these factors apply equally well to the F80. (Consumer Reports has not not yet reviewed F80 or the F85 treadmill.) So here are more things to like about the Sole F80 treadmill.

With pre-programmed workouts and a wireless heart rate monitor, the Sole F80 Treadmill will give you a great workout.

With pre-programmed workouts and a wireless heart rate monitor, the Sole F80 Treadmill will give you a great workout.

6 Pre-Programmed and 2 Custom Treadmill Workouts

The Sole comes with 6 pre-programmed workouts to keep your runs interesting and engaging. And if you don’t like Sole’s programs or if you want even more diversity in your workouts, you can program 2 of you own custom workouts. How the heck do you do that? Well, as noted before, the message board built into the display will guide you through the process. And you’ll get feedback during your workout and a workout summary when you are done.

Cardio Workout Programs With Heart Rate Monitor

In addition to the 6 pre-programmed and 2 custom workouts, the F80 also includes 2 heat-rate control workouts. Using either the included wireless heart rate monitor — which boasts a reading accuracy of 99.9% — or the heart rate monitors built into the grip pulses, the F80 monitors your hart rate and keeps you in your target zone by automatically adjusting the speed and the incline. How does it know you target zone? You give it your age, and it automatically calculates your safe and effective target heart rate.

Quiet and Low-Impact Cushion Flex Shock Absorption Whisper Deck

The Sole F80 Treadmill comes with a Sole Treadmills’ Cushion Flex Shock Absorption Whisper Deck. That’s a mouthful. Let’s break it down into plain English and figure out what it means.

The most important feature is the Cushion Flex Deck. This special Sole Treadmills design provides a low-impact, joint friendly workout. The suspension system is specifically designed to reduce impact on your feet, your ankles, your hips, your spine, and your knees. Leading university researchers found that the Cushion Flex Deck provided a 36% lower impact workout compared to running or walking on pavement. That’s great news for anyone who is worried about negative impacts on their joints. (That should be everyone!)

The Whisper Deck includes a Phenolic coating that, combined with Sole’s proprietary engineering, gives you a quiet, smooth machine that is built to last. Some treadmills suggest flipping the the deck once you start to wear it out. You won’t need to that with a Sole Treadmill. If the deck ever wears out, they’ll replace it for free via the lifetime warranty. But don’t worry, it won’t wear out –that’s why they offer the warranty.
quiet, 35% better, etc.

Convenient Armrest Button Controls for Speed and Incline

Convenient Armrest Button Controls for Speed and Incline

Convenience and Safety

Is there more? You bet. The Sole F80 also includes a large stop switch and a stop safety key that you can attach to your clothing. So if you suddenly need to stop, you can do so easily and safely.

As another bonus, the F80 also include large armrest control buttons that allow you to easily adjust both the speed and the incline. This makes on the fly adjustments simple and easy, rather than having to awkwardly reach for the console and make the adjustments with the smaller buttons there.

Finally, the Sole F80 Treadmill is a folding treadmill, and it uses Sole Treadmills’ Easy Assist folding deck. The Sole engineers have made this feature incredibly easy and safe. When your work out is done, you can easily fold the treadmill, saving lots of space. Whether you have the treadmill in your large home gym or your tiny living room, you’ll appreciate the space savings. And when you are ready to go for a run, the Easy Assist will quickly, easily, and safely lower the treadmill deck so that it’s ready to use.

F80 Basic Info and F80 Warranty

With the high-end features, ease of use, and rock-solid warranty, the Sole F80 Treadmill can't be beat at this price.

With the high-end features, ease of use, and rock-solid warranty, the Sole F80 Treadmill can't be beat at this price.

This model has a 3.0 horsepower, high-torque, continuous duty motor that will run you from an easy start of -0.5 mph all the way to 11 mph. That’s a pace of 120 minute mile (crawling?) up to a racing speed of 5.5 minutes per mile. And like all Sole Treadmills, the F80 uses a heavy, all-steel zinc coated and balanced flywheel that gives you a vibration-free and secure running or walking surface. The flywheel is much heavier than any other flywheel in this price range, which gives the treadmill same high-quality feel as super high-end treadmills that cost several times the price of the F80.

The frame itself is an all-steel welded construction — no bolts that can come loose over time. And the frame is painted with an epoxy powder coating that is backed right in — so it will last without chipping or flaking like regular paint. The treadmill will safely support runners (or walkers) that weigh up to 350 pounds.

This machine is built well. And that’s why Sole Treadmills backs it up with an incredible warranty that surpasses any other warranty in this price range. The motor, deck and frame have a lifetime warranty, so you know they will last. The electronics, belt and rollers have a 5 year warranty. And the entire running machine warranty includes 2 years of in-home service. That’s unheard of in this price range!

Sole F80 Treadmill Pricing — Get Free Shipping and Save Over $1000!

The suggested retail price of the 2011 F80 is $1,999. But if you order through Amazon, you can get the this treadmill for $999.99. That’s a savings of 50 percent!. Just follow our link to the right and you’ll get this special price, PLUS free shipping from Amazon. Simply choose “Super Saver Shipping” during checkout.

As always, we want to hear from you. Like (or dislike) our review? Do you own a Sole F80? Leave a comment below or contact us.


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F85 Treamill Running Machine From Sole Fitness

F85 Treamill Running Machine From Sole Fitness

Sole treadmills have become one of the top-selling treadmill brands — and with good reason. Sole makes a high-end folding treadmill with a high-end warranty and they sell it at a value price. The Sole F85 treadmill is the top of the Sole line, and it’s one of the best running machines on the market at a price that can’t be beat. Let’s take a closer look and see exactly what makes the F85 so great. If you like it, buy it from us and save $500!

Features That Get You A Great Treadmill Workout

When it comes to running machines, it’s all about the workout. And the treadmill workout is where the F85 delivers with a rich set of features.

To get you moving, the Sole F85 treadmill goes up to 12 mph. That would get you running at a 5-minute-mile pace — if that’s not fast enough for you, then you’re probably a professional athlete with lots of other running workout options. You can add an incline of up to 15%, which will really kick up your treadmill workout to another whole level. Compared to running on a level surface, adding some simulated hills with the incline can activate almost 10% more muscle groups with every stride you take. So the incline is your friend.

Sole F85 Console

The Sole F85 console features 6 pre-programmed workouts and a message board.

The fitness-club style backlit LCD display has the standard treadmill display of time, speed, pace, distance traveled, calories burned, and heart rate. The console also features 6 pre-programmed workouts and 2 heart rate workouts. Plus, you have the the ability to add 2 of your own custom treadmill workouts. Depending on the program, the display also allows you to follow your progress running along a 1/4 mile track display or your progress up and down incline hills on a peak and valley graph.

Convenient Armrest Button Controls for Speed and Incline

Convenient Armrest Button Controls for Speed and Incline

Conveniently, you can control both the speed and the incline with buttons that are built right into the armrest. So it’s incredibly easy to adjust your workout to your specific needs. It’s much easier to hit the large armrest buttons than to make adjustments via the the several buttons on the display panel.

Additional Features For A Healthy Workout

All sole treadmills come with the built-in Cushion Flex suspension system built into the deck. This helps you get joint-friendly workout that provides a 35% lower-impact workout than running or walking on asphalt.

The F85 also comes with a wireless chest strap heart rate monitor so that you can make sure you are pushing yourself hard enough, but not too hard. The monitor is is rated to be 99.9% accurate. And if you are using one of the two built in heart heart rate control programs, the Sole will use your age to automatically calculate your target heart range and cater your workout accordingly. This will help you get a cardio workout that’s both safe and efficient.

Treadmill Bells and Whistles

The Sole F85 treadmill display console also includes a message board like the ones you see on super high-end running machines at the gym. The message board is a scrolling text board that assists you with setup and guides you through your workout. So if you are wondering how to customize one of the workouts, the message board will walk you through it with out needing to did out the user manual. You’ll get valuable feedback and guidance during your workout, and when your done the message board will give you a summary recap of your progress.

The Sole F85 Treadmill folds easily to save you space!

The Sole F85 Treadmill folds easily to save you space!

The F85 is also a space saver. Sole Treadmills are built with a double horseshoe folding frame and their trademark Easy Assist folding feature which allows anyone to effortlessly fold up the treadmill, saving a huge amount of space. And when you are ready for your workout, you can easily and safely lower it and your ready to run.

Unlike some of the lower-end Sole models, the F85 also sports built-in cooling fans and built in speakers. So you can plug in your iPod or favorite MP3 player and rock your workout without needing to fiddle with ear buds or headphones.

Sole F85 Treadmill is Built to Last — With a Great Warranty

Sole doesn’t save money by cutting corners. They build a solid treadmill and back it up with a fantastic warranty. The motor, deck and frame have a lifetime warranty and the electronics, belt, and rollers have a 5 year warranty. It’s all backed up with 2 years in-home labor service.

Talk about being built solid: the F85 sports a 3.5 horsepower continuous duty motor and the welded frame is all steel, enabling the treadmill to accommodate runners up to 400 pounds! The frame is welded, not bolted. And it’s finished with an epoxy powder coated paint that’s baked on, so it’s incredibly durable.

The 35″ by 80″ inch deck, with a 22″ wide by 60″ long running surface, should handle anyone. A large running surface like this can definitely be a strain on the motor, but at 3.5 hp this motor can easily handle it and you won’t have trouble with it burning out. Remember: they back up the motor with a lifetime warranty!

Sole Customer Service

The F85 is overwhelmingly popular with with 80% of respondents giving it their top rating. But as with any treadmill, it’s possible you might run into some problems with the Sole F85. That’s where customer service comes in. And Sole has fantastic customer service. We regularly see comments from Sole owners like “My experience with customer service was 100% positive.” and “Sole’s customer service is excellent.” The superb customer service combined with the bullet-proof warranty should help you sail through any problems — in the unlikely event that you have any.

Sole F85 Treadmill Price – Save $500

Sole’s suggested retail price for the F85 is $2,499 plus shipping. But if you can now buy it from Amazon for $1,999.99 with free shipping. This is a great deal that makes the Sole F85 one your best choices for a quality in-home cardio workout!

Do you already have a Sole F85? If so, let us know your experience by leaving a comment below or contacting us.


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Elliptical machine reviews are packed with details about the superb weight loss cardio workouts the machines provide. If you are gearing up for some thigh-toning aerobic conditioning, getting one of these fat-burning exercise partners is an excellent place to start. However, if you see one of these strange-looking gizmo’s and equate it with some kind [...]

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Discover Why Sole Elliptical Machine Reviews Love These Smooth Operators

Yearning to go from flab to fab? The Sole Elliptical Machine may be just the fat-burning exercise buddy you need to get your body-transformation on the right track. Imagine seeing the lean, toned lines you desire in the mirror and slipping effortlessly into that skin-tight pair of jeans. According to Sole Elliptical Machine reviews, these [...]

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10 Features The Best Exercise Treadmills And Reviews Should Highlight

Fitness equipment may evolve and display countless new innovations, but according to treadmill reviews and ratings this old stalwart jogging companion is here to stay. This simple-to-use workout machine remains one of the most popular choices on the market. Oh, of course it now comes with all sorts of gadgets and gizmo’s to make it [...]

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7 Fat Burner Features of the EFX Precor Elliptical Cross Trainer

In the heated treadmill vs elliptical debate, EFX Precor Elliptical Cross Trainers seem to be winning hands down. If you are struggling to get rid of stubborn weight, need to up your cardiovascular and aerobic fitness, or are looking for a great fat burner, the EFX Precor Elliptical Cross Trainer is ready to form a [...]

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5 Reasons To Fit An Exercise Ball Workout Into Your Home Gym Equipment Regimen

5 Core Benefits Of Exercise Ball Workouts – Could This Be The Best Ab Exercise? Wanting to replace grunts, groans and grimaces with fitness fun? Why not take a look at an exercise ball workout and its impressive list of benefits? These inflatable globes are inexpensive fitness tools that don’t take up much space, yet [...]

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Do You Need A Fitness Trainer

If you are unsure what to do, or maybe need someone to motivate you, it might be time to consider hiring a trainer. A personal trainer can give you attention that you wouldn’t get with your membership from a gym. Personal attention will ensure that you follow through and perform all the exercises that are [...]

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Intro to Resistance Training

If the purpose of your fitness program is to get a stronger and leaner body then there is nothing quite like resistance training to assist in reshaping your body. There are various different types of resistance training programs but they all center around the use of weights, machines or your own body weight to add [...]

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Combining Machines and Free Weights

When it comes to weight training equipment, you have two choices: free weights or weight training machines. Machines allow you to use more weight under a safer, controlled environment while the free weights helping to stimulate the synergistic muscles for balance and control. But by using a combination of free weights and machines for training, [...]

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Fitness Training Program Plan of Attack

You need to establish a plan of attack for your training regime. Unless you know what you are going to do next, you are liable to start floundering around and miss workouts or worse still, give up altogether. The best way to decide on a training process is to prepare a program that is not [...]

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The Many Benefits of Home Gyms

We are used to the convenience of having everything at our fingertips these days, from meals on demand to all the gadgets in the house that make life easier for us. It is no different with exercise where people are realizing the benefits of having a complete gym readily available in the home. Without the [...]

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Get Fit with Circuit Training

Circuit training is a fun way to get fit. It is also an excellent form of training to help people to stay motivated as you get a variety of exercises to perform in the course of a training session. A well-designed fitness-training program will also target all the muscles of the body so you will [...]

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Bodybuilding as the Foundation for Strength Fitness Programs

While many people think of huge rippling muscles when anyone talks about bodybuilding, the exercises that bodybuilders base their workouts on are the foundation of many strength fitness programs that are used for a wide variety of sports. The main exercises that form base for most bodybuilding programs are as follows: The bench-press for the [...]

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Get Fit With Fitness Equipment

It is possible to get fit and improve your health with nothing more than a good pair of walking shoes. Weather conditions and work commitments can make it difficult to find the time to do sufficient exercise to get the benefits that you are looking for. Fortunately there is an answer, and that can be [...]

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A Look At Cardio Machines

Cardio machines are excellent for people who are unable to get outside to exercise. Most cardio machines are compact and easily portable and can be unobtrusively used in any room of the house. They will allow you to train at any time of the day or night and you will not be dictated to by [...]

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