Choose the best home treadmill that suits your budget

With so many options and different models available, choosing a treadmill can become a daunting task when it comes to elements like speed, incline, cushioning, programs, accessories.

Nonetheless, owning a treadmill could become handy given the recent lockdown situation in the UK to stay in shape for weeks at home.

FitnessGeek has reviewed loads of treadmills from all price brackets. We selected our top 3 home treadmills for each price bracket.

BEST HOME TREADMILLS BY TYPE:

Click on the ‘ + ‘  below to find out our selection for each type.

DISCOVER THE BEST OVERALL TREADMILLS

Best Overall Treadmills

The best overall treadmill is a treadmill that can both handle running and walking, that has a wide enough surface belt including a decent shock absorption system and finally a good console featuring useful information about your workout.

Finally, a good overall treadmill should be easy to store and be folded away.

Here is our top 3 best overall treadmills:

Best Pick


JLL T350 Digital Folding Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • The best "value for money" home treadmill you can find,

    great for beginners and keen runners.

    A great treadmill with incline ability giving an excellent range for a variety of workouts.

    This is our favourite!
Great Alternative


JTX Sprint 5 Home Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • Perfect all-rounder treadmill for walkers or runners, at a great price.

    This superior treadmill has a high performance features including

    a clutter free display area, an ergonomic tablet holder,

    an 8-point suspension system as well as 43 personal trainer designed programs.

    Lowest price seen on JTXFitness


NordicTrack X9i Incline Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • Best in-class for inclinaison,

    this is a great treadmill for walkers, runners and cross-training addicts.

    Features a -6% Decline and +40% Incline!

    Save 5% with code PROMO5 at www.nordictrack.co.uk

DISCOVER THE BEST TREADMILLS FOR RUNNERS

Treadmill for Running

It might sound stupid, but not all treadmills are made for “runners”. People can choose to run a different pace for different reason.

A treadmill for running should have a definitely have a large and long belt surface, a very sturdy frame that doesn’t shake when running intensely as well as an easy-to-read console that lets you see your progress without too much hassle as tapping on the right buttons at high running pace can be dangerous.

We have selected 3 models that matched up ideally with runners’ needs.

Here is our top 3 best treadmills for runners:

Our Pick


JTX Sprint-5: Home Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • This superior treadmill has a high performance features including

    a clutter free display area, an ergonomic tablet holder,

    an 8-point suspension system as well as 43 personal trainer designed programs.

    Lowest price seen on JTXFitness
Great Alternative


Branx Fitness Foldable ‘Elite Runner Pro’
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • The BRANX FITNESS Elite Run Pro Treadmill is,

    the ultimate mid range treadmill, suitable for any runners.

    Keep fitters, competent runners & elite athletes.

    as well as great for beginners.


Nordictrack C990 Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • Perfect treadmill for runners

    slow or fast pace, the surface belt is large and long enough.

    The shock absorbtion system is a top-class.

    5% Off with code: PROMO5 at NordicTrack

DISCOVER THE BEST TREADMILLS FOR WALKERS

Treadmill for walking

A treadmill for walking should have a comfortable and large enough belt surface, a solid and sturdy frame that doesn’t shake with every step as well as an easy-to-read console that lets you see your progress without too much hassle.

We have selected 3 models that matched up ideally with walkers’ needs.

Here is our top 3 best treadmills for walkers:

Our Pick


JLL T350 Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • Another great entry treadmill for walkers,

    A great treadmill with incline ability giving an excellent range for a variety of workouts.

    Great treadmill !
Great Alternative


NERO PRO TREADMILL
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • Perfect for slow or fast walkers,

    for less than £200.

    Fantastic value for money!


DOMYOS Walk500 Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • The ultimate treadmill for walkers!

    It's very quiet, sturdy and reliable.

    For less than £200, it's a great choice.

DISCOVER THE TREADMILLS FOR INCLINE

Treadmill for Incline / CrossTraining

A treadmill with incline allows to train for outdoor surfaces. Most treadmills have an incline setting from 1% to 15%. Some treadmills even feature a decline such as the NordicTrack X9i Incline trainer which emulate running down hill.

The Incline feature is a great way to increase calorie burn and build muscle workout.

We have selected 3 models with Incline that most walkers and runners would love.

Here is our top 3 best incline treadmills:



Bowflex BXT226 Treadmill

  • A very stylish treadmill featuring a good level of incline.

    This is a great treadmill for walkers,

    runners and cross-training addicts.

    Lowest prices seen
    at FitnessSuperstore
Our Pick


NordicTrack X9i Incline Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • Best in-class for inclinaison, this is a great treadmill for walkers,
    runners and cross-training addicts.

    Features a -6% Decline and +40% Incline!

    Save 5% Off with code PROMO5
    at www.nordictrack.co.uk
Great Alternative


JLL T350 Digital Folding Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • The best "value for money" incline treadmill you can find,

    great for beginners and keen runners.

DISCOVER THE BEST TREADMILLS FOR DESK

Desk Treadmills

Moving while you work prevents illnesses that occur if you sit too long. Indeed, moving offers many advantages to your health, including weight loss, disease prevention and improvement of your cardio.

Your concentration level goes up while your stress level goes down thanks to ergonomic movements, improving your sleep as well. Furthermore, you save the time you would need for jogging outside.

Although they’re not very popular, some manufacturers have started designing specific treadmills for desk use.

The belt is usually designed to go at a low speed – up to 4mph – with most users opting for 1-2mph.

Here is the best ‘desk-office’ treadmills:



PremierFit DW70 Desk Treadmill
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • Ideal 'desk-treadmill' for relaxing stroll

    while working or use it as a professional treadmill

    with a speed of up to 4mph .

    For less than £180, it's worth a try if you want to give it a go.
Our Pick


Sportstech DESKFIT DFT200 Office Desk
Perfect for start-ups or
small companies.

  • The DFT200 from Deskfit will revolutionise your daily life:

    turn your desk into a movement-friendly area and burn a few more calories

    improve your cardio, your concentration, your productivity and stay longer fit, healthy and slim.

    A practical tablet holder keeps your Smart-device always within reach

    and gives you a constant access to all the important information that you need.

    This is our favourite!

BEST HOME TREADMILLS BY BUDGET:

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FROM £200 TO £500

Chances are that you are one this page because you want to buy a treadmill. And if you could save some money by buying a treadmill for less than £500, then it’s jackpot!

The entry treadmills we have reviewed and selected are good and very reliable,o here are our top picks below for less than £500.

View all treadmills for this budget >> HERE

OUR PICK

JLL T350 Digital Folding
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  • 20 Programs
  • 20 Levels of Incline
  • 11 MPH Max Speed

JTX Slim-Line Treadmill
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  • 7 Well Designed Programs
  • 15 Levels of Incline
  • 9 MPH Max Speed

ProForm 205 CST
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  • 16 Programs
  • 10% Incline
  • 11 MPH Max Speed

FROM £500 TO £1,500

If you are a keen runner, or a long distance walker, then this price bracket will suit you well.

Our top products for this price bracket includes treadmill with decent motor size to handle tougher use as well as incline possibilities to work out calves and tights.

View all treadmills for this budget >> HERE

OUR PICK

JTX Sprint 5 Home Treadmill
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  • 43 Programs
  • 0% to 12% Incline
  • 11 MPH Max Speed
Great Alternative

Nordictrack T 7.5 S Treadmill
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  • 16,000+ ON-DEMAND WORKOUTS
  • 0% to 12% INCLINE
  • 14 MPH MAX SPEED
VALUE FOR MONEY

Branx Elite Pro
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  • 21 WELL-DESIGNED PROGRAMS
  • 0-22 LEVELS OF AUTO-INCLINE
  • 13 MPH MAX. SPEED

FROM £1,500 TO £2,500

If you’re willing to spend up to £2,500, you are definitely taking it seriously. Good on you.
However, there are still plenty of running machines available on the market for this price point, and they might not be the best ones. We have selected the ones we loved most, because they have the features any keen walker / runner would be looking for.

View all treadmills for this budget >> HERE

OUR PICK

Nordictrack New X9i Treadmill
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  • iFit Coach ready (+100 programs)
  • -6% Decline to +40% Incline
  • 12 MPH Max Speed
Excellent Alternative

JTX CLUB-PRO Treadmill
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  • 43 Programs
  • 15% Incline
  • 13.6 MPH Max Speed

Nordictrack C 2450 Treadmill
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  • iFit Coach Ready (+400 programs)
  • -3% Decline to+15% Incline
  • 12 MPH Max Speed

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