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Need space for your new equipment?

Most of our customers already have fitness equipment and may need to sell some of their equipment prior to delivery.  Your best option is to either request a trade in value at the time of purchase or simply request removal service at the time of delivery.   Extraction cost typically runs around $30 per item and if there is no cash value in your old gear then we will make sure it is disposed of and recycled properly.   If you are fortunate enough to have an item of value, we will provide you with an additional discount on your purchase.

One of the best ways to get an estimate for any equipment you have is go to www.preownedfitness.com and click on the “sell your equipment” link.  This will allow you to enter information about the product you are selling as well as upload any pictures you may have.   Our used equipment buyer will typically contact you via e-mail within a few hours of your submission.

Link to sell equipment:   http://preownedfitness.com/sell-your-equipment-to-www-preownedfitness-com

Thanks and I hope this helps you with your future equipment purchases!

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Choose the right treadmill!

Did  you know that over 65% of people that exercise do so in their home?  To keep pace, treadmill manufacturers are producing better and smarter machines.  Top-rated treadmill can cost a steep $4,000 and up. Fortunately, if you’re willing to make some tradeoffs, you can find some great top-end features on less expensive models.

Keep in mind:
• Size. Most treadmills have a similar footprint, on average 77 inches long by 35 inches wide. A folding treadmill will be half its length when stored. You’ll need adequate empty space around the treadmill for access and safety.
• Ergonomics. If you’re a runner, you will need a deck length that accommodates your stride. Consider how comfortable you are on the machine while walking or running. Choose a model that appeals to you ergonomically and aesthetically.
• High-tech features. Docks for iPods, USB ports, and wireless Internet connectivity are standard features on many treadmills.
•  Adjustability. Most treadmills have top speeds between 10 and 12 mph; some will go faster. They typically incline between a 10  to 15 percent grade, but some offer an increased gradient.

Before Buying a Treadmill

It’s essential to try out a treadmill in person. Here’s our try-before-you-buy checklist:

•  Does the cushioning and shock absorption of the running deck feel comfortable?

•  When you walk or run, do your feet hit the motor housing?

•  Can you easily straddle the deck when standing on the side rails?

•  Is the display monitor easy to read?

•  Are the controls easy to reach and operate?

Once you’ve narrowed down your choices, here are some other things to consider before making the purchase.

Treadmills are heavy, so ask about delivery. Check whether assembly, tricky even for experienced DIYers, is included or available at an additional cost.

When it comes to the warranty, look for three to seven years of coverage on parts, and at least one year on labor. Most treadmills have a lifetime warranty on the frame, and you should get that for the motor as well.