The market for affordable treadmills is growing rapidly. Even so, not all of the brands competing in this unforgiving arena know what we the customers need. Goplus is not one of those brands. Their 800W model has proven to be one of the most capable treadmills you can get on the cheap. Today we are going to take a closer look and see what Goplus 800W has to offer.
What defines Goplus 800W in terms of design is the way they have integrated the frame within the drive system. With most other treadmills in this price range, you will often find an exterior frame that’s bolted to the drive system in two or four places. With 800W that isn’t the case. Instead, the bottom portion of the frame is integrated within the running surface, which has allowed them to create rather wide side steps. Goplus used thick quality steel tubing for this model, meaning that you don’t have to worry about it giving up on you. The belt itself is 38″ by 14″, which makes it one of the largest among the compact treadmills. The design of the control unit is rather versatile and intuitive. All of the controls are large, clearly labeled and easy to use even under fatigue. Goplus has also included a tray under the large display, where you can put your tablet, book or any other form of entertainment. When you are done working out, you can easily fold the treadmill making it suitable for smaller spaces.
When it comes to features, there’s quite a bit to cover. Usually you can consider yourself lucky to have a decently sized display on a treadmill in this class. When you add various fitness programs to that equation, things become even more interesting. There are 12 different intensity workout programs to choose from, each one with its own benefits. What’s cool is that none of these are linear in nature but offer variable intensity depending on which one you choose. Since 800W has a 1 hp motor in it, you can comfortably use the treadmill for both jogging and walking. It may not have enough power to facilitate high running speeds, but that is to be expected. Lastly, it comes with a safety key.
Compared to most of the models in its class, Goplus 800W has proven to be a really good deal. It comes with all the features you would want, which includes most of the basic ones. At the same time, it packs enough power for it to give you a proper workout. At this price, Goplus 800W is really hard to beat. Whatever flaws we have found pale in comparison to the benefits which are numerous. This can be a great entry level machine for those who want to test the waters before committing to something more serious in the future.