The 6 Best Folding Treadmills

A treadmill can be used to do a variety of exercises to keep you fit, prepare you for a marathon, or even if you want to lose weight. You can do this either at home or in a gym. With the emergence of folding treadmills, having a treadmill in your own house has become a reality because you can just clear a small space then lay out your treadmill and exercise. Afterwards, you can fold it back up and store it away. Below are the top 6 foldable treadmills available in the UK:

1. Branx Fitness Foldable ‘Elite Runner Pro’ Soft Drop System Treadmill 

This is currently the top-ranked treadmill in the United Kingdom with a 4.8 rating out of 5. It has a retailing price range of £800.00 to £1,495. The machine is the ultimate mid-range treadmill that is suitable for everyone from beginners to elite and experienced athletes.

The treadmill comes with a powerful 6.5 HP motor and a perfectly sizable running area measuring 140 cm by 48 cm. The treadmill can achieve a starting speed of 0.4 km/h and is able to reach a top speed of 21 km/h. At high speed, even an experienced runner’s joints are bound to feel the effect of the vibrations from the deck. The Branx comes with a 10-point absorption system to protect the runner from any joint pain or potential injuries from using the treadmill.

The machine has a 22 level auto incline ability that enables the runner to vary their running terrain, and these are easily adjustable from the main control board. To keep you entertained, the Branx fitness treadmill has an aux and a USB port together with inbuilt speakers which you can use to listen to music while working out. It also comes with an inbuilt fan to cool down the runner as they are using the machine or after using it.


• Has several warranties
• Easy to assemble
• Comes with 22 incline levels
• Has a higher weight handling capacity

2. JTX sprint- 9 

The JTX Sprint- 9 is a machine that is ideal for goal training and weight loss. It has the capacity to handle a maximum user weight of 180 kg, and it is more suited to the gym rather than home use. The treadmill has a 3 horsepower motor. It comes with an inbuilt speaker and Bluetooth connectivity together with an easy-to-use control panel.

The treadmill has programmes that target a certain set of individuals and has a predetermined set of treadmill workout combinations whose main aim is making the runner get the most out of their exercise. It also helps the runner get the most out of their workout. These programmes include the 24 hill programme and the weight loss programme. You can also customise your own set that includes different series of speed and inclination combinations. The treadmill has an i-Running function that enables the user to connect their phone to the machine. This feature displays the running routes using Google Maps technology. The treadmill automatically adjusts to reflect the gradient of the location of the area you have chosen.


• Comes with several warranties:
• Lifetime frame warranty
• 10-year motorway warranty
• 3-year in home repair
• Due to the folding feature, the machine is easy to store away when it’s not in use
• Has a free floor protection mat

3. JTX Sprint- 7 

The JTX Sprint-7 has a high approval rating in the United Kingdom and is currently the 3rd most popular treadmill there. The treadmill has a 4.4 rating out of 5, and it is currently retailing at around £999 on a number of sites. The machine was built for high performance and for use only at home.

The treadmill has a large deck measuring 145 cm by 52 cm. Under this deck is a specialized 8 point suspension system to absorb shocks. The treadmill has a 3 HP motor that can achieve speeds of up to 20 km/h. It also has 15 incline levels and can support a maximum weight of 160 kg. The machine has an inbuilt mp3 input system with an in-built speaker to keep you motivated during the workouts. It also has an ergonomic handrail to provide better grips for the runner. In the handrails are control buttons that directly control the speed and the incline levels.

This treadmill is ideal for focused trainers who want to achieve a certain objective like lose some weight, build endurance and train for a marathon all at the comfort of their homes.


• Comes with a free floor protection mat
• Free treadmill lubricant to keep it running smoothly.
• The machine comes with several warranties

4. JLL S300 Digital folding treadmill 

With a 4.4 rating out of 5, this treadmill is the 4th best folding treadmill. It is retailing at a price of £394.99. When the treadmill arrives, it needs to be assembled first. There is an instruction manual present to guide you through the process. The treadmill boasts a large running area of 123cm by 41cm, and its total assembled weight is 57.5 kgs.

Most of the treadmill’s control function are operated from the digital control mounted on the treadmill. The JLL S300 has a 4.5 hp motor that gives the treadmill a speed of between 0.3 km/h to 16 km/h. There are sensors built into the handrails that enable the runner to choose the right speed. The JLL S300 has 20 incline levels mimicking the normal outdoor terrain whenever possible. This makes it ideal for use by both beginners and more advanced runners. The deck of the treadmill is lined with a cushion that softens the vibrations and therefore reduces the impact on the runner’s joints.

The treadmill is designed to keep you exercising while also having fun. It has two bottle holder slots where you can keep your water or drink of choice so that you don’t have to stop to have a refreshment break so often. The treadmill also comes with an inbuilt speaker with phone and mp3 connectivity option as well as a USB interface. These systems allow you to play your favourite workout mixtape or any other audio that you need to give you the motivation to keep going.


• The treadmill has cushions that absorb vibrations
• The machine is ideal for home use only and comes with a warranty

5. Maxxus RunMaxx 6.3 Motorized Treadmill 

The RunMaxx is a special type of training machine that combines innovative technology and top quality technology. RunMaxx has a large deck measuring 137 cm by 51 cm, and this deck has cushioning to prevent injuries. The treadmill runs on a 2.5 horsepower motor, and this starts off at 0.8 km/h and scales up until 20 Km/h which is its peak. This covers all areas from walking to jogging and finally sprinting. The speed adjustment keys are readily accessible via the console. The machine also has 16 incline level also controlled via the console that enables you to increase the incline levels and mimic climbing of a mountain.

It has an inbuilt TFT screen that monitors your performance. The monitoring screen displays the current running speed, the calories burnt in one work out session, pulse and heart rate. The RunMaxx 6.3 keeps training fun, it allows you to play videos via the integrated TFT as the performance tracking goes on in the background. If you don’t want to watch a video while working out, you may listen to audios. The treadmill had an inbuilt speaker and a Bluetooth system that allows you to connect your phone to the treadmill via an app which is provided. You may also use an AUX cable or the USB port provided.


• Takes up little space when it is set up
• Easy to assemble
• Quiet motor
• A 2-year warranty

6. Proform 600i Folding Treadmill 

This is a performance treadmill with a running area of 74 inches long and 28 inches wide with the track being 20 inches wide. After assembly, the treadmill will weigh approximately 100 kgs. It has a 2.5 horsepower motor that can accelerate from 0 to a maximum speed of 20 km/h, the deck is lined with high-quality material and an advanced damping system that secures your grip when you are exercising.

The treadmill has a specialized Rounds watts LED display that is wired into the deck to display your power output. You will be able to know whether you are in Endurance, tempo or the peak zone. It also comes with a wireless connector and in-built speakers for you to play some tunes and remain motivated. There is an IFit Bluetooth feature that allows the treadmill to connect onto google maps and from there you can choose any place in the world where you would like to run and the machine will recreate the trail with accuracy.


• Has a long lasting warranty
• Has an integrated tablet holder


The foldable treadmill is highly preferable to the non-folding treadmill when it comes to home use. The treadmills are easier to set up and consume less space. They may be slightly expensive, but they are worth the extra amount.