treadmill recommendations

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  1. t1h

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    I need to lose a few inches around my waist, so I'm looking for recommendations on getting a decent motorized treadmill. I used to work out at a gym, so I sorta know what to look out for...as in making sure its got a wide belt, isn't built flimsy, etc, but I'd like to not spend a fortune, either.

    I went to the local walmart and they had a few around $300 but they all looked flimsy. Looking at sears the quality looks better but they are $600+. any other places I should look?
     
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    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    when i first started trying to lose weight and get back into shape i started with jogging. i didn't seem to get anywhere with it, so i started lifting weights and jogging after i completed my lifting. then the pounds started to drop. i lost about 45lbs pretty quick. then the school gym all but closed for the summer and all i had time to do was lift or run, so i went with lifting. saw some nice gains in muscle, but i haven't really lost anymore weight. now i'm going back to the running after i lift and the weightloss is starting to pick up again.

    cliffs - i found lifting and cardio work together for the best results.
     
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    xela So say we all!

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    Run outside...it's a better workout.
     
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    hottest/coldest i've ran was 95ish/17ish... fckn jersey... but i luv it
     
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    perhaps its better, but inside i can run while watching tv or on the PC.
     
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    xela So say we all!

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    Hey...whatever tickles your pickle.
     
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    running on treads is like running downhill
     
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    You're going to have to spend more than that if you're planning on running. You best bet would be to try and find one of these bad boys. http://www.visionfitness.com/home/treadmills/prod.php?id=1

    They are around 1300.00 which is cheap for a running machine. They also have a warranty that covers the deck, belt and rollers for 5 years. Plus, its great for running intervals.

    The units at sears are ok if you're going to walk or occasionally jog but keep in mind that they ONLY HAVE A 1 YEAR WARRANTY. treadmills are going to break period. You might want to invest the money in a good pair of shoes.
     
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