Sticking to a plan is crucial for getting in shape after a lengthy hiatus, preparing for a 5K or half-marathon, or getting adequate aerobic activity.

Treadmills over $2,500

A simple treadmill may be more cost-effective for those who don’t need the added features of more costly models.

The high-end Nordictrack C2950 has an enormous 4.5 CHP motor, a 22-inch touchscreen, and complimentary iFit content.

NordicTrack C2950

These treadmills have an entertainment console, a 19″ touch screen, TV and web access, and Lifescape training programs that set them apart.

LifeFitness Platinum Club

It is equipped with a quiet 5.0 HP Dynamic Response Drive System motor, an Ultimate Deck Cushioning System, and a self-lubricating running deck.

Matrix T7xe

It is the quietest treadmill, despite its 4.0 HP engine, is speedier, has more controls on its console, and various high-end specs and functionality.

Nordictrack X22i

The TRM 243’s 3.0 CHP motor's operating mechanism is smooth and quiet. It has a thick multi-ply polyester deck that delivers gym-quality performance.

Precor TRM243

The Matrix TF30 is for persons with shorter strides who desire a space-saving treadmill or for elders who want a high-tech, folding treadmill.

Matrix TF30

Along with a 55-inch running surface, it features 3 conventional, 2 advanced, 3 goal-oriented, and 5 HeartSync routines and can store settings for two people.

Life FitnessF3 Folding

It is a top-performing commercial treadmill. The Experience Series from Precor, like the TRM 835, is made to be comfortable, perform well, and last a lifetime.

Precor 835

Before high-intensity exercises, remove all wrappings. Each treadmill is comparable yet unique. Before purchase, check the padding and belt.

Thick Brush Stroke