Sole TT8 Treadmill Review
When you are looking for exceptional performance from a treadmill it’s time to take a look at the Sole TT8.
While some treadmill models come and go, the TT8 keeps on going and going.
Why? Because it has the right combination of quality, features and price.
Yes, you may notice that the Sole TT8 treadmill is not a budget priced treadmill but you have to remember that the TT8 is not a budget treadmill and performs as well and in some instances better than some commercial treadmills.
The Sole TT8’s quality and advanced features read a mile long. Beginning with the extra wide treadbelt built for safety to the ultra high-tech console, the TT8 has everything you could possibly want in a treadmill.
The heavy duty, ultra quiet motor purrs like a kitten and with the cushioned deck helps to protect your joints. Push button speed and incline buttons so that you never have to stop your workouts to make adjustments.
There are six programed workouts with two additional ones that you can program for your own unique work out. There are also two heart workouts and cooling fans to keep you cooler while you blast the fat and burn the calories.
The long 80″ deck size works well for even your tallest family member, while allowing them to really stretch their stride. The running surface itself is 22″ x 60″ which is a bit wider and longer than most giving you enough room to stretch out comfortably
Sole has left absolutely nothing out when creating this baby!
It’s a total dream machine treadmill.
Motor: 4.0 HP Continuous Duty, DC type for the power you want and need for sustaining high speeds and inclines.
The speed ranges from 0.5 to 12 mph and this treadmill will incline to 15% giving you a more strenuous cardio workout.
The TT8 can accommodate a maximum user weight of 400 pounds
Heart Rate Control: Yes with wireless chest strap included and also has Hand pulse grips on the arm rests and the arm rests also hold your speed and incline buttons.
There are 6 standard workout programs, 2 user defined and 2 heart rate programs.
Shipping: Free in the continental US (AK and HI pay for shipping)
Limited Warranty :
For in home use – The Motor, Frame & Deck all have a lifetime warranty while the Electronics, belt and rollers have a 5 year warranty and there is 2 year of in-home labor.
Warranty in a light Commercial setting – Motor and frame is lifetime, parts and electronics is 5 years and 2 year on labor.
TT8 SOLE Light Commercial Treadmill
Recumbent ellipticals are getting more and more popular every year. They allow you to workout without standing and this type of workout is gentler on your joints and it can help you prevent current joint injuries and also may help 20 years down the line yet you get a great cardio workout. It is also a fat blaster since you are using all your major muscle groups.
Risk of injury is still present however, especially if you are unable to adjust the machine to the proper position to suit your needs. If you are planning on purchasing one of these machines, it is best to familiarize yourself with the different features, materials and designs in order to get the proper machine for you.
If at all possible, it’s important to try exercise equipment before buying to get a feel of what is comfortable for your body. It’s also advisable to buy equipment of high quality as opposed to the cheaper more inferior products.
One of the most important considerations is a stable base that ensures that it doesn’t rock during workouts.
Different recumbent elliptical exercise machines come with different features, so you are bound to find one that will fit your needs.
Good Features To Have
One feature of recumbent elliptical machines that is useful is adjustable seats. It is important to also find one that has good back support, to minimize the pressure put on your back.
By being able to adjust the seat, you will be able to find a position that is not only comfortable, but, also opens your hip flexors. By opening up your hip flexors, you are able to minimize the risk of lower back pain and injury.
These types of ellipticals work the entire body, with the use of the arm handles and the pedals for the feet. The included handles allow for the upper body to be worked as well as the lower by way of the strides. These workout machines not only work the entire body and provide an effective cardio workout, they are efficient at working more muscle groups, which results in a more efficient workout.
Whether you are looking for a machine to do cardiovascular exercise, resistance training, rehabilitation or muscular endurance training, recumbent elliptical machines will be useful in challenging you and helping you reach your exercise goals. Read the rest of this entry »
Folding treadmills can be a great choice for a small living space as they can be folded away, placed in a closet, against a wall and pushed under furniture such as a bed.
Folding treadmills often have hydraulic folding mechanisms so that they are very easy to fold and also easy and safer to unfold.
In the past when you unfolded a treadmill the deck would come crashing down if you didn’t assist it, but with the newer models this is no longer an issue as they slowly fold down on their own. However treadmills vary greatly in quality.