After quarantine, I realized how much I loved the convenience of at-home workouts. If you’re like me and want to get those steps in from the comfort of your home, foldable treadmills can be the perfect investment.
We all know that regular treadmills take up a huge chunk of space in our homes without adding much aesthetic (lol).
But with folding treadmills, you’re able to have easy fitness that you can tuck away under a desk or in small spaces.
I always roll out my under-the-desk treadmill to walk during meetings—it’s been my healthy and ergonomic go-to for a few extra miles a couple of times a week.
With lots of options out there, I break down and give you the 8 best foldable treadmills that will suit your running or walking goals.
Top 8 Best Foldable Treadmills
With 7 colors to choose from, the SuperFit Folding Treadmill is a great choice with a sleek, remote-controlled design. Its treadmill belt is 40 inches long and 16 inches wide.
The 2.25HP motor makes for a quiet yet powerful workout sesh, and the SuperFit has a weight capacity of 265 lbs and a maximum speed of 12 km/h (7.45 mph).
And who doesn’t love to listen to music while walking or running? The SuperFit treadmill has Bluetooth speakers, a phone holder, and an LED display.
As an under-the-desk treadmill, you can walk up to 2.5 mph with the bar down. For a more intense workout, you can raise the bar—literally—to run up to 7.5 mph.
When folded, it sits at only 5 inches high! So for its reduced price of $399.99—from $729.99—, this option is an awesome value with a 60-day warranty.
Next up is another foldable treadmill equipped with a Bluetooth speaker and a full LED screen: the SYTIRY Treadmill. Its main distinction from the SuperFit one is the incline settings up to 5%.
TikTok fitness accounts rave about walking at an incline, so maybe I’ll give it a shot soon. 😂 The SYTIRY has a maximum speed of 14.5 km/h (9 mph) and a maximum weight of 265 lbs.
The running deck is 44 inches long and 17 inches wide with an anti-slip and shock-absorbing material. Not only that but it’s made of 7 different layers to be easier on your knees and promote endurance (how cool!).
Lastly, the modern LED display is equipped with many features to view speed, calories burned, distance covered, stride length, and more.
At $599.99, you’ll be shocked at how quiet yet powerful this fitness folding treadmill is.
My next option for you guys is a more walking-friendly and affordable option on this list.
At just $168.88, the Power Wear Treadmill features a manual incline and 12 preset programs for a bit less horsepower.
Despite its 1.5 HP, the Power Wear can still reach up to 12 km/h (7.45 mph) and hold up to 240 lbs. It boasts a unique progress breakdown on its more traditional display and 30-minute, easy assembly.
If you don’t care as much for Bluetooth speakers, this treadmill is instead MP3 and USB-equipped with a heart rate monitor, integrated tablet holder, and two cupholders.
And don’t be fooled by the price—the design on the Power Wear is just as smart with rolling wheels for easy transport, compact foldability, and a non-slip belt.
Grab this one before everyone realizes how much of a steal it is!
Sunny Health’s Flat Folding Treadmill with optional handlebars is another under-the-desk treadmill option for you and definitely deserves a place on my list!
You can hop on your Zoom meetings and get some work done all while walking a few miles. It’s a great addition for any remote worker, or simply if you’re low on space.
With an extremely quiet motor and a 47″ x 16″ running deck, this Sunny Health Treadmill also requires zero assembly time as it comes ready to use!
At $353.20, this compact yet sleek choice is perfect for daily, light-cardio walks up to 4 mph.
When you want to stow it away, it can be laid flat under a desk or bed or stored upright! This flexible foldable treadmill will keep you moving throughout the day.
The XTERRA fitness tr150 folding treadmill is one of the most well-known for good reason!
Not only does it have 12 preset speed programs tailored to your goals, but also features a simple display and large running belt.
Run up to 9 mph or briskly walk at 3 mph with the ability to move your treadmill from room to room with transport wheels. I know I’d definitely roll this outside on a nice day to take calls!
It features a max capacity of 250 lbs, but what sold me is the 16″ x 50″ belt that accommodates different heights and stride lengths.
Both my taller hubby and I could use the XTERRA with ease and comfort.
For $497.80, you’d be getting a quiet yet versatile and high-quality machine. Not to mention the assembly on this one is as easy as 6 bolts and 2 wires!
The Horizon Fitness T101 treadmill is no different in its quality and guarantee. This awesome choice includes a phone or tablet holder to watch your favorite show while you walk—maybe even run—as well as a lifetime frame and motor warranty.
And despite it looking like those full-sized, huge treadmills, it stows away perfectly. You can get up to 10 mph of running speed and 10% incline on the T101.
With a large running belt of 20″ x 55″ and a maximum capacity of 300 lbs, this is a versatile choice for any member of your home.
You can bring the T101 into your home gym with other equipment like exercise bikes and ellipticals, or bring it outside on a nice day.
Its 5 awards speak for themselves, and it serves as Horizon Fitness’s best-selling treadmill at just $649.
The NordicTrack commercial EXP 10i treadmill is definitely one of the more luxury options on this list.
Featuring a 10″ HD touchscreen monitor with various landscapes for you to exercise to, the EXP 10i is every runner’s dream.
Its price of $1,399.98 is—for me—justified completely by the workout fan, 3.5 horsepower motor, Bluetooth connectivity, and folding option.
With up to 12 mph of speed and -3% to 12% incline levels, you can’t go wrong with this choice.
I could absolutely picture this in a garage, home gym, or even in your bedroom where you can stow it away after use. The NordicTrack EXP 10i Treadmill is absolutely a worthwhile investment!
Lastly, we come to the Echelon Stride Compact Treadmill, which has nothing short of 12 levels of incline and up to 10 mph of running speed.
Echelon is also offering a 1-month free trial of their fitness classes including HIIT, Running, Yoga, and Pilates classes! Up to 5 people can use 1 membership, which is great for the whole family.
Even if you don’t get that subscription, your foldable treadmill will still come equipped with 8 programmed workouts, a built-in phone or tablet holder, and Bluetooth options.
Another awesome feature of the Echelon Stride is an app you can download to track all your stats—leaderboard standings, distance, heart rate, calories burned, and so much more!
I get excited thinking about that leaderboard and competing with my friends or fam! It’s a great way to make exercise fun and a little competitive.
Whether you aim to walk during meetings, go on cardio runs, jog, or do programmed workouts, there’s an option here for every person’s goals.
As always, if you decide to add any of these foldable treadmills to your home, be sure to DM and tag me on Insta @wtfab!
Looking for more Lifestyle content? Explore more of my Lifestyle content here.
On the low end, some are between $150-$200. In the mid-tier, you have most foldable treadmills ranging from $300-$600. On the high end, some foldable treadmills go for $800+.
Elise Armitage is an entrepreneur and founder of What The Fab, a travel + lifestyle blog based in California. At the beginning of 2019, Elise left her corporate job at Google to chase her dreams: being an entrepreneur and helping women find fabulous in the everyday. Since then, she’s launched her SEO course Six-Figure SEO, where she teaches bloggers how to create a passive revenue stream from their website using SEO. Featured in publications like Forbes, Elle, HerMoney, and Real Simple, Elise is a firm believer that you can be of both substance and style.