It’s bucketing outside. Your fingertips are frozen and you can see your own breath, even indoors. The last thing you want to do is go outside for a run, but you’ve made a commitment to yourself. You’re going stir crazy indoors. Burn off that energy and keep your motivation high with your very own running machine. Exercise in the convenience, safety, and comfort of your own home with a running machine purchased from eBay’s great and extensive range.
The benefits of a running machine
Also known as a treadmill, a running machine allows you to run or walk whatever the weather and time of day, while watching TV, listening to the radio, or even reading. Also check out eBay’s range of elliptical trainers, and whatever your cardio needs, you can be building muscle, toning up, improving your cardiovascular fitness, and shredding kilos with the simple click of your mouse.
What to look for when buying a running machine
The first thing to consider is how you intend to use the treadmill. Do you plan to use it for serious running training, the occasional job, or steady walking? Is it solely for you, or will other members of your family want to use it? Your intended use of the running machine will determine the exact features you need to spend money on, and the features you can forget, as running machines come with a huge variety of features. Display panels, programs, heart rate monitors and controls, tension control, speed control, incline, and recovery programs are all examples of these.
Consider the space you have available for the running machine, and then compare this to the dimensions on the listings. You want to have enough room to use your treadmill effectively. You’ll want to look for a machine that is stable, with a belt that’s long enough and wide enough for the heaviest and tallest user. Consider the horsepower. If you’re going to seriously run on your machine, look for a motor with at least 2.0 HP continuous duty, not peak. A safety key is a great feature to ensure that the machine stops if you slip or if you need to stop in a hurry.
Whatever the running machine to suit your needs, you certainly don’t need to run out anywhere to find one, with the excellent range available here, at the click your mouse, on eBay.