Last Updated on February 28, 2018 by Assistant Editor
The Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill has everything you’ll need to start your way to a healthier lifestyle. The 1.5 HP motor powers this treadmill up to 12 km/hr, or about 7.5 mph. At this speed you’ll be burning calories non-stop. You can make incremental adjustments to your speed or you can make quick one-touch adjustments to speeds of 3, 6 and 9 km/hr. If you need more than just speed to get your heart going, the Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill also has three levels of incline that can add intensity to your workout.
The console on the treadmill also has everything you’ll need. Merax provides 12 programmed workouts on the console. Just select the workout that is best for you and get going. These programmed workouts are specifically designed to burn calories and to improve your cardio. You can also monitor your heart rate by using the dual hand grip sensors. The LCD display allows you to track all of your workout data including time, speed, distance, calories burned and heart rate. And when you’re done exercising, the Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill folds easy so that you can store it out of the way.
- Length: 60”
- Width: 27”
- Height: 46”
- Weight: 98 lbs
- Running surface: 16”x44”
- Max user weight: 200 lbs
- Latest powerful 1.5 horsepower electric treadmill from Merax.
- Electronic speed up to 12 km/hr (7.5 mph).
- One-touch speed adjustment buttons automatically take you to 3, 6 and 9 km/hr.
- Biomechanically correct deck suspension system.
- Three manually positioned levels of incline.
- Heart rate monitoring through dual hand grip sensors.
- Foldable design to save floor space when you’re not exercising.
- LCD display.
- 12 built-in workout programs.
- Display readouts include:
- Calories Burned
- Heart Rate
- Frame: 1 year
- Motor: 1 year
Shipping and Assembly:
Shipping costs will vary for the Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill depending on where you purchase from and what type of delivery you prefer. However, some retailers, such as Amazon.com, will provide free shipping.
The assembly of the Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill is not difficult at all. It comes with detailed step-by-step instructions to walk you through the process. There’s no difficult assembly and it only requires that you connect pieces with the included screws and bolts. It should only take one person about 45 minutes to complete the assembly.
What We Love About the Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill:
The best feature of the 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill is the programmed workouts on the console. At this price range, treadmills generally only have 4-5 programmed workouts, if they have any at all. However, Merax has equipped the 1.5HP Folding electric Treadmill with 12 workouts. These workouts are great because they will automatically adjust your speed to ensure you are getting an intense, calorie-burning workout. The incline will not adjust since that is required to be done manually, but the programs are still great at providing a tough workout.
What Isn’t So Great:
The Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill in our opinion isn’t the best running treadmill. First the running surface is only 16”x44”. That’s not a lot of room for a running stride. In order to run at full speed on this treadmill, you’re really going to need to restrict the length of your stride. That’s if you can even get to full speed. This treadmill only has a top speed of 12 km/hr, which is about 7.5 mph. While this may be good for beginners, if you continue to run regularly, you will quickly surpass this. The final thing that really hurts the running experience on the 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill is that it does not have automatic incline. So, if you want to increase or decrease your intensity while working out, you’re going to have to stop and adjust the deck. So, while this treadmill may be good for someone looking to get a little more active through walking or maybe jogging, it’s definitely not a runner’s treadmill.
Final Word on the Merax 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill:
If you you’re in search of a piece of exercise equipment to burn calories and to start you on the path of a healthier lifestyle, the Merax 1.5HP Electric Treadmill could be it. This treadmill has a lot of workout options for the price. It definitely provides a lot of different workout options to help you lose weight. This treadmill, however, isn’t exactly designed for a runner. It has a smaller running surface and a top speed of only 7.5 mph. That being said, if you’re looking to get a little more active by walking or even jogging, the 1.5HP Folding Electric Treadmill can do the job.