Best Running Machines for Limited Spaces

Now, aerobics are one of the best workouts for your body. Moreover, one of the ways to do indoor cardio is using a running machine or folding treadmill for home. Indeed, a foldable treadmill for home is the next best thing to outdoor cardio.

Meanwhile, some of the most popular treadmills or running machines you can use at home are described and compared below.

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Review of Best Running Machines for Limited Spaces

Editor’s Choice of Best Running Machine

XTERRA TR150

Comparison of Best Running Machines also known as Treadmills

Weight Limit

XTERRA TR150 - 250 pounds

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - 300 pounds

Sunny SF-T7603 - 220 pounds

ASUNA 8730 - 220 pounds

UREVO - 220 pounds

Pre-set Programs

XTERRA TR150 - 12

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - Remote Workouts on demand

Sunny SF-T7603 - 9

ASUNA 8730 - None

UREVO - 12

Max Speed (mph)

XTERRA TR150 - 10

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - 10

Sunny SF-T7603 - 9

ASUNA 8730 - 8

UREVO - 7.5

Incline

XTERRA TR150 - Three manual incline positions below the deck

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - Ten quick setting incline buttons

Sunny SF-T7603 - Three manually adjustable incline positions below the deck

ASUNA 8730 - Use only in the flat position

UREVO - Use only in the flat position

Running Area (width x length)

XTERRA TR150 - 16” x 50”

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - 20” x 55”

Sunny SF-T7603 - 16” x 49”

ASUNA 8730 - 17.5” x 49”

UREVO - 16.5” x 45.7”

Warranty

XTERRA TR150 - 1-year warranty for motor, lifetime warranty for frame, 90-days for parts, and 90-days for labor

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - Lifetime warranty on frame and motor

Sunny SF-T7603 - A 6 months parts warranty and 90 days manufacturer’s warranty

ASUNA 8730 - 180 days warranty on parts

UREVO - 1-year warranty on parts

A/A+ Feedback

XTERRA TR150 - 86%

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - 89%

Sunny SF-T7603 - 87%

ASUNA 8730 - 87%

UREVO - 88%

1-5 Rating

XTERRA TR150 - 5.0

NordicTrack 6.5 Si - 4.9

Sunny SF-T7603 - 4.8

ASUNA 8730 - 4.6

UREVO - 4.7

1. XTERRA TR150

XTERRA Fitness TR150 – XTERRA Folding Treadmill

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Key Features

First, the extra soft cushioned running deck absorbs shock of impact and reduces stress on the joints.

Second, the belt surface of this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 16” x 50”. By the way, the one ply belt is 1.4 mm thick.

Third, the large 5-inch LCD screen is easy to read and displays speed, incline, time, distance, calories, and pulse.

Fourth, the console has 12 preset program buttons.

Also, there is one quick speed button for each of 9 speeds ranging from 1 to 9 miles per hour.

In addition, the side handlebar has pulse grip sensors to measure your heart rate.

Furthermore, the accessory holders are integrated into the console. Moreover, these holders are used to hold water bottle, portable music player, remote control, phone, etc. Furthermore, there is a built-in reading rack.

Next, there are three manual incline positions below the deck to help you vary workout intensity.

Finally, the treadmill folds easily. In fact, simply pull a knob to release the deck and pull up deck to fold. Furthermore, the wheels help make it easy to move the folded treadmill.

Other Features

First, this running machine can be used by anyone weighing less than 250 pounds.

Second, the 2.25 horsepower, smooth and quiet high torque motor drives the belt from 0.5 to 10 miles per hour.

Third, this folding treadmill, for home use, has a heavy gauge steel frame.

Also, it has plastic side rails.

In addition, this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 28.5” deep x 28.75” wide x 61” high when folded. Meanwhile, it is 63.4” deep x 28.75” wide x 51.4” high, when unfolded.

Furthermore, it weighs 109.3 pounds.

Now, see a video of the XTERRA TR150 in use.

Finally, the treadmill comes with a 1-year warranty for motor, lifetime warranty for frame, 90-days for parts, and 90-days for labor.

PROS

First, this treadmill comes with 12 preset programs.

Second, it has nine quick speed buttons for speeds ranging from 0.5 to 10 miles per hour.

Third, it has places for water, music player, phone, and even a reading rack.

Also, it can display your heart rate.

2. NordicTrack 6.5 Si

NordicTrack 6.5Si Treadmill

Key Features

First, the FLEXSELECT adjustable cushioning softens impact on your joints or simulate a real road-running experience.

Second the belt’s surface of this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 20” x 55”.

Third, the treadmill has a large 10-inch interactive touchscreen.

Also, it has 10 quick speed buttons, one button for each of 10 speeds ranging from 1 to 10 miles per hour.

In addition, there are two sensors on the front handle to measure heart rate.

Furthermore, the treadmill has an auxiliary music port and dual 2-inch speakers.

Next, you have access to 16,000+ On-demand studio workouts that let remote trainers control the machine’s decline, incline, and speed in real-time.

Also, the accessory holders integrated into the console hold water bottle, portable music player, remote control, and phone.

In addition, the 10-inch running platform incline is controlled digitally. By the way, the 10 quick incline buttons incline the running platform from 0 through 10 inches.

Finally, the treadmill easily folds. Moreover, the treadmill has 1.9” rollers making it easy to move.

Other Features

First, the treadmill can be used by anyone weighing less than 300 pounds.

Second, the durable 2.6 Continuous Horsepower or CHP motor drives the belt from 0 to 10 miles per hour.

Third, this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 38” deep x 36” wide x 67.5” high when folded. Meanwhile, it is 73.5” deep x 36” wide x 54” high, when unfolded.

Also, the treadmill weighs 198 pounds.

In addition, it comes with one year of iFIT membership.

Finally, it comes with a lifetime warranty on frame and motor.

PROS

First, you have internet access to many On-demand studio workouts.

Second, you get one year free membership to iFIT.

Third, the treadmill has ten quick speed buttons with speeds ranging from one to 10 miles per hour.

Fourth, it displays your heart rate.

Also, the treadmill’s console has speakers and a music port.

In addition, there are holders for water bottle, music player, TV remote controller, and phone.

3. Sunny SF-T7603

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7603 – SF-T7603 Electric Treadmill – SF-T7603 Treadmill

Key Features

First, the extra shock absorption, by the cushioning running deck, reduces impact on your legs and joints.

Second, the belt’s surface of this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 16” x 49”.

Third, the LCD screen displays speed, time, distance, calories, and your pulse.

Also, the treadmill comes with nine preset programs, which can be selected using the “Program” button located on the console.

In addition, it has three quick speed buttons for 2, 4, and 6 miles per hour. Furthermore, two other buttons incrementally increase or decrease belt speed from 0.5 to 9 mph.

Next, the treadmill’s non-slip side handrails have hand pulse sensors. In addition, these side handrails have buttons to let you start, stop, and change belt speed.

Meanwhile, this folding treadmill, for home use, has two bottle holders, one on each side of the console.

Also, the running deck’s incline can be manually changed using the three incline positions found below the deck.

Lastly, by simply raising the far end of the running deck, the treadmill can be folded within 5 seconds. Also, the soft drop hydraulic mechanism gently lowers the deck to the floor. Meanwhile, the two transportation wheels make it easy to move the treadmill.

Other Features

First, the treadmill can be used by anyone weighing less than 220 pounds.

Second, the 2.2 peak horsepower DC motor drives the belt from 0.5 to 9 miles per hour.

Third, it has a solid steel frame.

Next, this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 32.5” deep x 27” wide x 58” high when folded. Meanwhile, it is 62” deep x 27” wide x 47” high, when unfolded.

Furthermore, it weighs 103 pounds.

Now, see a video of the Sunny SF-T7603 in use here.

Finally, the treadmill comes with a 6 months parts warranty and a 90 days manufacturer’s warranty.

PROS

First, this treadmill comes with nine preset programs.

Second, it has three quick speed buttons.

Third, it displays your heart rate.

Also, the handrails have start, stop, and speed adjustment buttons along with pulse sensors.

In addition, this treadmill has two bottle holders.

CONS

However, it comes with only a 6 months parts warranty and 90 days manufacturer’s warranty.

4. ASUNA 8730

ASUNA Space Saving Treadmill – ASUNA 8730G

Key Features

First, the shock absorbing running deck reduces impact on joints such as your knees.

Second, the belt’s surface of this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 17.5” x 49”.

Third, the easy to read digital monitor displays speed, time, distance, and calories. Also, the integrated pedometer tracks your steps.

Also, the two quick speed buttons let you select speeds of 2 and 4 miles per hour. Furthermore, two other buttons help you incrementally increase or decrease speed from 0.6 to 8 miles per hour.

In addition, using the headphone port integrated into the console, you can mount your music device in a device holder, and play music through the console’s speakers. Furthermore, the device holder can be used for a portable music player, TV remote control, phone, or reading material.

Finally, using the folding key, this folding treadmill, for home use, easily folds flat and locks into place while being moved. Also, its transportation wheels help you move it easily and slide it under furniture.

Other Features

First, this running machine can be used by anyone weighing less than 220 pounds.

Second, the 2.5 peak horsepower powerful motor drives the belt from 0.6 to 8 miles per hour.

Third, the running deck has floor stabilizers.

Also, it has a steel frame construction.

Next, this foldable treadmill, for home use, is 64” deep x 30.5” wide x 4.5” high when folded. Meanwhile, it is 59” deep x 30.5” wide x 40” high, when unfolded.

Furthermore, this foldable treadmill, for home use, weighs 95 pounds.

Now, see a video of the ASUNA 8730 in use.

Finally, the treadmill comes with a 180 days warranty on parts and 5-years on the frame structure.

PROS

First, it has a pedometer for tracking steps.

Second, it has two quick speed buttons.

Finally, the treadmill can play music from your music device using the console’s speakers.

CONS

First, there are no preset programs.

Second, the treadmill can only be used in a flat position. So, you can't get the additional intensity from inclining the running surface.

Third, there is no holder for water bottle.

Also, it does not measure your heart rate.

Finally, it comes with only a 180 days warranty on parts.

5. UREVO Foldable Treadmills

Key Features

First, the multi-layer running belt is silent and absorbs shock. In fact, the multi layers include a wear-resistant surface, a noise reduction layer, a high strength reinforcement layer, an EVA shock absorption layer, and a high strength support layer. Incidentally, the shock absorption layer protects your knees.

Second, the belt’s surface is 16.5” x 45.7”.

Third, the LCD monitor displays real-time data such as speed, time, calories, and distance in miles.

Also, the console has button to select one of the 12 preset programs.

In addition, the console has buttons to increase or decrease belt speed.

Finally, the console has a slot for your mobile phone.

Other Features

First, the treadmill can be used by anyone weighing less than 220 pounds.

Second, a 2.5 horsepower motor drives the belt from 0.5 miles per hour to a maximum of 7.5 miles per hour.

Meanwhile, the treadmill’s unfolded dimensions are 55.2” deep x 27.8” wide x 38.2” high, while its folded dimensions are 55.2” deep x 27.8” wide x 5.1” high.

Also, the treadmill weighs 83.7 pounds.

Finally, transport wheels in the front help you roll the treadmill.

CONS

First, the treadmill can only be used in a flat position.

Second, there is no holder for water bottle.

Finally, it does not measure your heart rate.

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