V-fit Fit-Start Motorised Folding Treadmill Review

Losing that extra weight and maintaining a healthy body has never been easy. Many professionals have spent sleepless nights trying to work out the puzzle of maintaining a healthy body and the treadmill has proved to be a reliable option. Treadmills are very popular not only among health and weight management experts but also among individuals who want to hit a quick run before kick-starting the day. One of the treadmills that have proved to be the all time fitness partner is the V-fit Fit-Start Motorised Folding Treadmill. Let’s see what this fitness companion has in store for you.

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Product Specifications

  • Size 130lx68wx110hcentimeters
  • Running surface 120lx40w cm
  • Folded size 130hx68wx45d cm
  • 500 watt motor
  • Weight 36kg
  • Color Black and grey
  • 4 user programmes
  • 6 display functions
  • Manual incline
  • Fixed 3% elevation, variable 7% elevation

Other Specifications

  • Folds for storage
  • Console feedback: LCD monitor displaying speed, calorie burn, distance, hand pulse reading, time functions and scan
  • Mains powered
  • Hand grip pulse sensor
  • Auto stop safety system

Features

The V-fit Fit-Start Motorised Folding Treadmill which is designed for a maximum 90kgs can attain a speed of 8km per hour. This ranks it in the walking treadmill category. One of the outstanding features is the 7% incline. This may not be common in low priced models giving this treadmill an edge. The elevation can be controlled manually using the adjusting pins fitted on the strong tubular steel frame.

The ability to fold makes this treadmill more portable. It can fit in small spaces thus makes it easy to move from one section to the other. Its light weight also makes it easy to move. In addition to that, it comes with wheels. Pushing it around is thus a possibility. It can literally be used in any part of the house. Provided there’s a mains supply, the treadmill will be good to go.

The V-fit Fit-Start Motorised Folding Treadmill is fitted with a 500watts motor. This motor enables the treadmill to run on an average speed of 6km/h with the maximum speed being 8km/h. Well, this may be typically slower than the 10km/h offered by other treadmills in this tier but it will feel comfortable for joggers.

Treadmills are known to be noisy. Normally, the noise will come from the feet and the motor. This being a concern among most buyers, it’s important to note the noise levels. In an effort to cut down on the noise level, the v-fit comes with a shock absorbing deck. This deck cuts on noise and vibrations. To cut down the noise levels, consider pairing the treadmill with a padded mat. This way, it won’t be a bother for those living in apartments.

Design

The V-fit Fit-Start Motorised Folding Treadmill adopts an ergonomic design. Right from the hand grip pulse sensor to the console feedback this treadmill is designed with the user in mind. It’s aimed at helping the user attain cardiovascular fitness with ease and keeping track of their progress.

To avoid the stresses that may result from hours of exercise, the sprung deck is designed to absorb harsh bumps. This way, the user will not develop feet and joint problems. Raise the deck or leave it flattened depending on the type of exercises you will engage in. The flat position is appropriate for general exercises while the inclined position will give increased intensity while building muscle strength.

Pros

  • LCD display with various programs
  • Folds with ease
  • Easy to assemble
  • Easy to use for beginners

Cons

  • Limited workout functions
  • Low speed
  • Accommodated little weight

Verdict

V-fit Fit-Start Motorised Folding Treadmill is a great choice for amateurs who want to get a daily dose of exercises before starting the day. Its strong combination of features, low noise level, solid construction and folding capabilities makes it convenient equipment for indoor and outdoor exercises.

The only setback would be the speed. If you are looking for speeds exceeding 8km/h, this treadmill may not work for you. It’s however a perfect choice for joggers and those looking forward to light exercises. It’s a great choice considering the price range. It will give you value for money.

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V-fit Fit-Start Treadmill Review

8.4

Our Rating

8.4/10

Pros

  • Folding tubular steel frame
  • 3-position manual
  • 1000mm x 400mm running area
  • LCD exercise monitor
  • 4 pre-set speed programmes