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The Sunny Health & Fitness Treadmill: A Fitness Booster
Healthy eating has become such a part of our society today. More people are concerned with where their food is coming from and whether it will improve or harm to their body. There has been a surge of vegans, vegetarians, lactose-free, and gluten-free people, due to the health benefits.
However, healthy foods alone cannot boost health. Exercise is one of the most important things in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and live longer. It has been proven to be such an integral part to keep your heart strong and your mind alert.
Even though it comes with so many benefits, starting to exercise is incredibly challenging for most people. It requires a new routine, finding what you are going to do, learning what exercises are best and how to do them safely. There are multitudes of options available to you to exercise, that it can be quite the daunting task to make a decision.
On top of that, beginning to work out is a financial investment and you want to make sure you are getting the best bang for your buck! Of course, the first thing you will have to judge is whether to start working out at a gym or if you would rather work out from home.
With long days at work, and also taking care of a family, many choose the latter option. One of the best devices to begin working from home is the treadmill.
They are easy to use, provide a fantastic cardio workout, and many come with additional technological features. They are an investment, however, with many exceeding over $1000.
One of the brands on the market today is the Sunny Health & Fitness Treadmill.
The Sunny Health & Fitness Treadmill comes with many features to enhance your health and provide you with a fantastic way to work out from home. Some of these features include:
- 20 Peak HP driving system
- 75 inches by 48.82 inches running space
- Easy folding mechanism
- Soft drop system (unfold the treadmill safely and securely)
- Handrail has controls built in to allow the control of speed, starting, and stopping
- 9 Built-in workout programs
- Large LCD display
- Smart phone/tablet holder
- 3 options of incline levels
- Can holder user up to 220 lbs.
- Minimum speed 0.5 MPH
- Maximum speed 9 MPH (can increase in tenths of MPH in use)
- Body Mass Index (BMI) Capable
- Weighs 103 pounds
- Warranty included
- Incredible space saver, can basically fit anywhere
- Really easy to move as it is on wheels
- Comfortable to run on
- Great Pre-Set programs, allow for a more intense workout
- Strong warranty
- Sturdy for being so small
- Attractive appearance
- Difficult to assemble without any previous experience
- Inclines are manual (require more work)
- Too narrow
- Will shake too much on the fastest speed
- 2.2 peak HP drive system provides speeds of 0. 5 – 9 MPH along with 3 manual options for adjusting incline levels (0%, 2%, 4. 37%)
- Designed for a max user weight of 220 lbs. with 49L x 15. 5W inches of running surface
- Easy folding mechanism and soft drop system helps you unfold your treadmill safely and hands free
- Handrail controls allow you to control speed, start and stop. Pause function – Press the stop button once to stop the belt and pause your run while keeping your current data and running stats intact
- 9 Built-in workout programs with large LCD displays time, distance, speed, calories burned and pulse. Convenient smart phone/tablet holder is included to fit different devices
- included components: Treadmill, User Manual, Hardware
As I stated before, treadmills are a financial investment as they do range over $1000. However, if you find a good one, it can save you a lot of money on gym memberships, and also is much better on your body than running on pavement.
I always recommend for anyone buying a treadmill, or any workout product for that matter, to always go to a store in person to stand on it for yourself. Working out and comfort ability is different depending on your size/weight/goals, and while I do recommend making the actual purchase online, do not buy without standing on the product itself.
All that being said I hesitate to fully recommend the Sunny Health & Fitness Treadmill. It is not all bad, it has some great features such as affordability, movability, the pre-set workouts, and the quiet sound.
However, it does not have many additional features and the biggest pain is that the inclines are manual (most are electronic these days). This requires you to get off the tread mill during your workout, and do the annoying task of increasing them manually.
It may not sound like a big deal, but after a while, you will wish it were electronic. I recommend looking for a higher end treadmill. They may be more, but it will be worth the price difference for the additional features.
Be sure to check out our article on the best treadmills under $600.