Treadmill Desks help to increase blood flow, burn calories, as well as promote focus and productivity. Because of the many health benefits of walking over prolonged sitting, I’ll be researching the best walking treadmill for a desk in 2020.
Best Walking Treadmills for a Desk Overview
In case you are in hurry, here are links to my favorite walking treadmills for a desk. I go into more detail about why later in this article.
All of these treadmills are also offered as a desk treadmill package. When purchased together, they come with a good looking, fully integrated control console built into the desk.
|TR1200-DT3 Under Desk Treadmill||$$||CURRENT PRICE|
|TR800-DT3 Under Desk Treadmill||$||CURRENT PRICE|
|TR5000-DT3 Under Desk Treadmill||$$$||CURRENT PRICE|
My Favorite Walking Treadmill for a Desk
Shopping treadmills made for a desk can be difficult, so I’ve laid out three of the top choices to include different price points and options. In case you are on a budget, I’ve also included a less expensive treadmill model (#2) which sells for under $800.00.
In case you don’t have a desk to go with your treadmill, I’ve included a link for each selection to show you its treadmill with a desk package.
#1. LifeSpan TR1200-DT3 Under Desk Treadmill
|User Weight Capacity:||350 Lbs|
|Dimensions:||63″ L x 28.5″ W x 7.25″ H|
|Drive Motor:||2.25 HP|
|Price:||$$ (Check Latest Price)|
The TR1000 is the middle of the road option but still considered affordable for a quality desk treadmill. It comes with an upgraded low noise motor and the walking belt is 2″ wider than the least expensive model. This treadmill is compact, low-profile, and easy to maneuver with its mounted wheels.
It’s durable with impact-absorbing shocks and strong enough to support up to 350lb of user weight. This treadmill comes with a LED console to control and customize personal settings. It’s equipped with Intelli-step technology for step counting and Intelli-guard as a safety mechanism. This is rated as one of the best treadmills for a home office.
#2. LifeSpan TR800-DT3 Under Desk Treadmill
|User Weight Capacity:||200 Lbs|
|Dimensions:||60.5″ L x 26″ W x 6.5″ H|
|Drive Motor:||2 HP|
|Price:||$ (Check Latest Price)|
This is the smallest and most affordable unit in our best under the desk treadmill review. The TR800 is ideal for compact office space, but long enough to maintain a decent stride and contains enough torque to go up to 4mph. TR800 is streamlined and compatible with most standing desks and is lightweight with mounted wheels. The walking belt comes with compression shocks for comfort.
The TR800 compact treadmill includes a small portable LED desktop console for operating different modes including speed control and a step-counting feature. Keep in mind that this treadmill has the lowest user weight rating at 200lbs. This same budget treadmill can be purchase with a desk for a treadmill in a package. With this option, the controls are conveniently integrated into the desktop.
#3. LifeSpan TR5000-DT3 Under Desk Treadmill
|User Weight Capacity:||400 Lbs|
|Dimensions:||12.5” W x 3” D x 2” H|
|Drive Motor:||3 HP|
|Price:||$$$ (Check Latest Price)|
This is their premium under desk treadmill that’s perfect for any office. It comes with the most powerful and quietest motor. Upgraded impact shocks and with a heavy-duty deck that has been reinforced for more comfort. This upgraded shock system can handle up to 400lbs of bodyweight and allows the user to work from their treadmill desk for longer periods of time.
The TR5000 is equipped with a high mileage walking belt which is thicker and more durable. With all of this support, this model is still lightweight and compact enough to fit under most desks. The convenient LED console comes with all the features you need, including the number of steps, time, distance, calories, and speed.
Best Walking Treadmill for Desks Conclusion
All of the LifeSpan Fitness under the desk treadmills in this review come fully assembled with a 3-year warranty on the motor. These quality office treadmills are lightweight, low profile, have built-in safety features, step counters, and a separate control console to view your stats.
My top pick for the best under desk treadmill is the TR1200 mid-price option. This model comes with all of the important features at this price point. What I like most is its more powerful, quieter motor as well as its thicker and wider walking belt.
If you have it in the budget, I highly recommend the walking desk/treadmill combo because the desktops come with a built-in, fully integrated control panel.
Want to know more about the benefits of desks with treadmills? See my write-up on “what is a treadmill desk?”. Or leave a message below.