Olympic Motorized Folding Treadmill is similar to the renowned one – the Confidence Power Plus, which was famous in the past few years. But, what differentiates the Olympic treadmill from the confidence power plus is the computer display and the running deck.
Assembling the Treadmill
The entire process of assembling the treadmill is very simple. However, it is advisable that you have someone else to assist you whenever to need to fasten the bolts as you hold the top of the treadmill’s frame. Even though this might appear as a very simple task, it can be a challenge, especially when you have to do three things at a time. It comes with a user guide manual. Therefore, ensure that you read all the instructions before you start assembling it in order to avoid encountering problems.
As we have seen earlier, this Motorized Folding Treadmill comes with a smaller running deck. This is in centrally to what many people anticipated. However, this is the first home running machine to ever be produced, and many people only have the gym treadmills to compare with. Therefore, it will take a time for you to get used to it, and unless you are 6ft+ taller, then you should be able to use the machine without any problems.
The Olympic treadmill comes with a very basic console, which tracks the speed, time, distance, as well as the calories burned. However, it does not have the complicated workout gadgets and metrics that come with the other treadmills. So, this it is suitable for people who need basic information in order to assist them improve their health. If you are one of those people, then this is the treadmill you should start with.
It has a pretty simple frame. Its frame allows you to move it around very easily. However, since this treadmill has an upper-weight limit, it can look undersized for the people in that category. The treadmill’s frame usually folds up well to allow proper storage. So, you don’t have to be worried about its storage whenever you are not using it.
Commends and Reviews
This machine comes with a lot of simplicity, and this makes it the perfect training machine for newbies who are looking for simple or light exercises every day or someone who’s looking for injury rehabilitation.
There are several positive commends and reviews about this treadmill from physically challenged buyers, or those who have bought it for their physically challenged relative. Its users love the machine’s slow pace, which allows them to move gently. In addition, many users say that they never feel intimidated by treadmill’s options.
The Olympic Folding Treadmill has a top speed of 9.9 Km/h and it has a minimum speed of 1 Km/h. However, there are advantages and disadvantages to this speed. The top speed is suitable for someone looking for a brisker jog walk or jogging, while the lowest speed is good for someone who is looking for gentle motions. But, the its not suitable for people who want to run on the belt.
This machine is amongst the pocket friendly motorized treadmills you find in the market. Even though it doesn’t have the fancy features, it is a good workout machine. As we’ve seen earlier, it has a basic computer console that tracks your metrics. In addition, you can fold and move it around easily.
It has a very small running surface. So, people who are much taller than 6ft might feel uncomfortable when using the treadmill. Also, it is not possible to adjust the incline on this treadmill.
So, Is Olympic Folding Treadmill Recommendable?
This machine has been designed for a specific market. Fitness fanatics and runners should not consider acquiring one because it will not deliver the features and performances they need – particularly when it comes to its speed. However, people with mobility challenges and casual walkers can really benefit much from this treadmill.
The Olympic Motorized Folding Treadmill might be simple and slow, but this is what many buyers require when beginning their rehabilitation. If the manufacturer would make its assembling process easier, so that the users don’t have to go through a lot of trouble because of its folding mechanism, many people would definitely give Olympic treadmill a 5-star rating.