Fitness Treadmills Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Fitness Treadmills Frequently Asked Questions Answered

No matter how you carefully read the users’ manual for the proper use of fitness treadmills, you’d still have some doubts and uncertainties about how they really work. At the back of your mind, you have some queries about the equipment that no reading material can give you satisfying answers. Instead, you want to hear straight from the mouths of experts or from the  testimonials of the exercise machine’s owners. Here are the frequently asked questions about fitness treadmills with corresponding responses to address them.

Why do I experience static shock when I use my treadmill?
When you exercise with fitness treadmills, you get static shocks because of the electricity building up in your body due to the friction between the deck and the running belt. It commonly takes place when the room humidity is low and aggravated when you wear nylons and synthetics. In order to prevent this from occurring, you need to increase the humidity of the area where you workout and utilize clothing made of natural material such as cottons. However, if both would not work, you can make use of anti-static sprays on your fitness wears.

How often do I have to clean my treadmill?
You should clean your fitness treadmills on a regular basis. It doesn’t mean that you have to hire a professional technician to check and maintain your equipment daily. You yourself can clean your own treadmill and keep them reliable and running for years. By simply wiping the machine with damp cloth after you workout, you can increase longevity of your exercise machine. If you don’t remove your sweat from your treadmill, it may get rusty and corrosive. You can also purchase your own treadmill mat to be placed under the equipment to prevent unnecessary dirt and dust from getting inside the motor housing.

Is it true that the quality and performance of a treadmill depend on its price?
Fitness treadmills are available in a wide selection of prices. Unfortunately, your cash-in-hand would determine the quality of equipment that you can purchase. Most of the time, low-priced exercise machines perform weakly and are less durable. Considered to be the best treadmills in the market are those fully-packed with remarkable features like numerous pre-programmed workouts and a heart rate monitor. Because of excellent quality, performance, and complexity, it is normally sold at a high price. Seldom can you get first-class exercise equipment at a good deal.

What makes a manual treadmill different from a motorized one?
Unlike motorized fitness treadmills, manual treadmills are powered by the runners.  Nowadays, manually operated treadmills are not existent anymore because of the more innovative and convenient motorized or power treadmills. Although manual treadmills are the cheapest in the industry of treadmills, they are no longer practical these days. Steady and intense workout is hard to achieve with these manually operated equipments. Also, since you are the one who controls the operation of the treadmill, it would eat up much of your energy and would put you in a higher risk of bone and joint injuries.

You might want to purchase fitness treadmills in the future. You can go to Fitness Expo Stores, one of the best gym equipment stores in the city.

Visit one of our following locations:
Metairie – (504) 887-0880
Baton Rouge – (225) 928-5751
Kenner – (504) 466-3966
Shreveport – (318) 861-1107
Mandeville – (985) 624-9990
Jackson, MS – (601) 956-5681

Call toll free: 1-800-323-1831