The Fitness4Her Health and Fitness Product Review of:
I had the opportunity to try out a Sole Fitness F80 and can say that I would consider purchasing one for a home gym. This mid-priced treadmill offers the quality of a commercial fitness treadmill and is suitable for women or men.
Since I normally review equipment suitable for women’s fitness, I was curious about the features that women normally look for. There are two fans in the front to keep you cool, although I like to get heated up when I exercise to burn fat.
The Sole F80 Treadmill has a nice incline and seems pretty quiet, which makes it easy to watch and also hear the television while walking on it. Making things really convenient, it has a built in audio system and a jack to hook up an iPod, without having to wear the earplugs.
After a short walk, I picked up speed and began to jog. This unit is sturdy and I felt perfectly safe running on it. I’ve read reviews of home treadmills that shake and jiggle when the user runs, and this one certainly passed the test for a jog-friendly treadmill.
According to the manufacturer it has a 3 horsepower motor. The strength of three horses is pretty powerful, and this treadmill is built for continuous use, much like the treadmills found at the gym.
The speed and incline controls are in the handles, which makes it easy to control. The display looks pretty nice and tracks distance, speed, calories burned, incline and heart rate. That’s just about everything I need to know.
The Sole Fitness F80 folds for easy storage, or just to save space in the home gym. It comes with a two-year labor warranty, and many dealers offer free delivery. Available at many stores such as Sports Authority, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Amazon.com, GNC, Modell’s Sporting Goods or Fogdog Sports.
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