Confidence GTR Power Pro Motorised Treadmill Review
Confidence GTR Power Pro Motorised Treadmill Review, Simple Treadmill with a 1km to 12km per hour variable speed for walking or running, improve your general fitness in the comfort of your own home, large multi-function display for speed, distance, time, calories, heart rate. Adjustable 3 level incline for running uphill, folding treadmill design for easy storage, massive 19 stone maximum user weight and emergency stop clip in case you fall.
The Confidence GTR Power Pro Treadmill is a simple treadmill with all the features you need and none of the features you donít. The Confidence treadmill features a variable speed running deck where using the built in exercise programmes and a manual control mode you can select the speed the treadmill deck revolves, the speed varies from 1km to 12km per hour, in miles per hour thatís 0.62 miles per hour to 7.45 miles per hour.
With a top speed of 7.45 miles per hour you can run a 26 mile marathon on the Confidence Treadmill in three and a quarter hours, of course if you donít want to run or walk a marathon then you can select any other speed you like from fast to slow.
Indoor Treadmill Ideal For Walking Or Running
Ideal for walking or running this indoor treadmill allows you to get fit in the comfort of your own home, it might be raining or cold outside but in your own home your be able to run or walk without worrying about the weather and if you are afraid to run or walk outside, worried about name calling or nasty comments, especially if your overweight, then this indoor treadmill takes all the worry out of getting fit.
You might like to look at one specific goal at a time, for example you might like to concentrate on the calories that your burning whilst your running or walking or you might like to concentrate on your heart rate, checking to see that your heart rate is not too high or too low or you might like to concentrate on your speed, wanting to maintain a constant speed throughout your exercises, with the GTR Power Pro Treadmill you can view a specific goal like speed or heart rate or see all the goals one after the other and then repeating, this makes best use of the digital display.
Heart Rate Display
The treadmill measures your heart rate by first measuring your pulse rate, the machine then converts your pulse reading into a heart rate and displays the heart rate on screen, to get the pulse rate there are two pulse rate sensors one on each of the handlebars, hold the handlebars with your hands whilst your running or walking and your pulse rate will automatically be read and displayed on the digital display of the treadmill, the treadmill will warn you if your heart rate goes too high or too low, so you know when to stop and take a break from exercising.
Using the digital display on this folding treadmill to enter your weight in kg or stone, once your weight has been entered the machine can accurately measure the calories you are burning for the distance you are travelling on the treadmill.
Three Incline Levels
The treadmill features three incline levels for running or walking up hill, running up hill gives great definition to your buttocks, thighs and legs as well as burning more calories than walking or running on the flat, its also fun to walk or run uphill and provides some variety to the exercise programmes available.
The treadmill folds in half, completely flat, larger treadmills just have too many features and cannot fold completely in half and instead fold at an angle, with the Confidence treadmill folding completely flat you can slide the treadmill under your bed when not in use or lean the treadmill against a wall or behind a door or in the cupboard or under the stairs, folding flat gives you so many choices on how to store the treadmill.
Easy To Transport By Car
The GTR Treadmill is also really easy to transport on the back seat or in the boot of your car, because it folds completely in half with the handlebars on top of the running deck it doesnít take-up much room in the car and is an ideal choice of treadmill for people who move between homes and want to take their treadmill with them. For example you might be a student in a flat or halls of residence and want to take your treadmill with you to university and bring it home again in the car at the end of term.
The GTR Treadmill has a massive 19 stone maximum capacity, for such a simple treadmill this is a large weight that can be carried, its important to choose a treadmill that is rated for your weight because otherwise you run a risk of burning out the treadmill motor as the motor will be required to work harder than it is rated, few manufactures will refund or allow the return of a treadmill that has been used for the incorrect user weight, with this Confidence model treadmill you can use the treadmill, regardless of your weight.
The treadmill comes with an emergency stop cord, this cord has a round disc like magnet on one end of the cord which is placed on a disc on the treadmill console, removing the magnet from the console disc causes the treadmill to come to an immediate stop, the other end of the cord contains a clip which you can clip to your clothing or hold in your hand or tie around your wrist, then if you fall off the treadmill the emergency stop cord will be pulled off the console and the machine will come to a sudden stop this is to prevent injury caused by you falling onto the moving treadmill and then the treadmill deck keeps moving.
Ideal For Young And Old
The treadmill is ideal for young and old its simple to use with only the features you need, its got all the essential features to make it a good value for money treadmill. You can use this treadmill on a carpeted floor or on wooden, laminate or vinyl floor, if your using it on wooden, vinyl or laminate floors then you might want to consider a rubber mat to go under the treadmill this will reduce any noise caused by vibration, an important concern if you are using your treadmill in shared accommodation where the noise of your exercising might disturb other people.
Easy To Assemble
The machine is easy to put together when first delivered by the courier, all you need to do is move the machine from its folded position to its unfolded position, secure with bolts and you are ready to use the treadmill, the treadmill has an electric motor and digital display both of which are powered by the mains electricity, so your need to plug the treadmill into a power socket.
The length of the running belt is 40cm length thatís 16 inches in length and 1 foot and 3 inches wide which gives you plenty of running space, plenty of space for your feet to run or walk in a position thatís comfortable for you.
The powerful eclectic motor uses 1.1 kilowatts of electricity and produces 1.5 horse power, so its more than adequate for running or walking and not such a large motor where you need to be concerned about the amount of electricity its using.
The treadmill deck features an adjustable belt, you can adjust how tight the belt runs on the rollers, tight and your walk or run feels solid like you are running on the road, loosen the running belt a little and you can put a little bit of bounce into your walk or run, ideal if you have painful knees, joints or ankles and want a treadmill that has less impact on your joints.
Being a folding treadmill, that folds completely flat (the treadmill actually folds in half) its incredibly easy to move the treadmill around your home and store the folded treadmill when not in use.
If you want to store the treadmill for extended periods of time in a shed or garage where it might get dusty or covered in cobwebs you can use a motorcycle cover and place this over the treadmill to keep the treadmill clean and tidy when in storage.
The treadmill comes with assembly instructions and the only assembly tool that is required and is included with the package as delivered by the courier is an Allan key, 10 to 15 minutes is all you will need to assemble the treadmill, all you need do is follow the well laid out instructions included with the treadmill, attaching the handlebars to the frame of the treadmill and your done.
The Confidence GTR Pro Treadmill is maintenance free, you wonít be required to oil the treadmill running deck or perform any other maintenance to keep the treadmill working.
An ideal treadmill for the larger user with a 19 stone maximum user weight the treadmill is designed to be used daily by the larger person, so if your fat and trying to lose some weight this easily folding treadmill is a good choice. If your tall as well, your need a treadmill with a large running deck to accommodate your large stride length, the treadmill is designed for use by users up to and including 6 foot and 6 inches tall.
The GTR Power Treadmill comes with a one year return or replace warranty, the treadmill will be delivered free of charge and can be returned if a problem develops, your get a free replacement treadmill in the course of a year if you have a problem with the treadmill.
The treadmill has 12 exercise programmes built in, one of these programmes is specially designed for interval training where the running deck will move quickly for a one minute sprint and then slowly for a one minute period to catch your breath, its been proven that interval training not only increases stamina but helps you burn more calories than running at a set speed over a long period of time.
When using any of the built exercise programmes you can use the manual speed control buttons on the digital display to increase or decrease the speed of the exercise programmes and you can also increase or decrease the length of time the exercise will last for, the default time is 30 minutes.
Other folding treadmills you might also be interested in as well as the Confidence GTR Pro Treadmill are the Folding Treadmill, X-Lite Sprint Treadmill Review, Small Size and Lightweight, X-Lite II Treadmill, JLL S300 Digital Treadmill Review, Confidence Power Plus Motorised Treadmill Review or Reebok ZR8 Treadmill.
The Confidence GTR Pro Treadmill is the better version of the Confidence Power Plus Motorised Treadmill Review, the GTR has more advanced exercise programmes and an adjustable incline running deck.
The manual control of speed and run time allows you to cool down after your run and warm up before your run by setting a more gentle paced run to allow your muscles to cool down or warm up this is important to prevent injury caused by sprained muscles.
Whilst the maximum speed of the treadmill is 12 km, the minimum increment you can adjust the speed by is 0.1 km so in miles per hour thatís a top speed of 7.45 miles per hour and a minimum speed of 0.062 miles per hour, so plenty control of the exact speed you want to run at.
To adjust the incline to the running deck your find that the two feet at the front base of the treadmill are adjustable, set an incline for a cardiovascular workout that will help you lose weight quicker than running on the flat. The maximum incline is 7% and the small feet have a pin that pulls out and fits into a hole in the feet to set the incline, its simplicity itself and the mechanism as well as the whole treadmill is not something thatís ever going to break down due to its simple nature.
The treadmill handles are 36 inches above the deck of the running machine, this is ideal for runners and walkers of all sizes that want to hold onto the handlebars whilst they are running, the handlebars provide stability for tired runners and walkers or those using the treadmill for rehabilitation or those recovering from injury.