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Mar 10, 2013

Smooth Fitness 5.65 Treadmill update and folding feature demo #SmoothBlogger

Hi guys! It has been almost a month since we have had our fabulous Smooth Fitness 5.65 treadmill and we have been enjoying the many great benefits from it.  It just so happens that my husband is currently taking a health and wellness college class, so he has been able to offer tips to help maximize our workouts. One thing we did was buy a digital scale. Our eyes got rather big when we saw the numbers that came up. My husband has set a goal of losing roughly 40 pounds. He ideally needs to be under 200 pounds. So far he has cut out most of the sugar in his diet and has started eating very small meals throughout the day. After the first 2 weeks, he is down 6 pounds. I am so proud of how well he is doing and even when tempting foods are around, he either says no or he takes just one bite.

The treadmill itself is one fine piece of equipment. We have it set up downstairs near the girls' bedrooms and unless they walk out of their room, they don't hear if anyone is using it. That was a concern since my husband tends to do his workout early in the morning when everyone is still in bed. It runs very quietly and we love that we can hook up our music device or tablet to the MP3 jack so we can listen to music or watch videos. The girls have been incorporating a 2 mile run 3 times a week since they are so consumed with school-related things. I know that it will come in very handy when Briahnna starts back volleyball conditioning. I am sure she will make much better time on her laps.

I wanted to show you this quick video below that demonstrates how easy it is to fold the treadmill in the event we wanted to move it or store it. Quite honestly, I don't think we will ever need to store it, but we have thought about relocating it in the future. Check it out:

Note: It is not necessary to hold the bottom of the treadmill as it comes down, but I still do because I get scared it might slam down too hard. It doesn't do it but I am just the typical cautious mom. In the next couple weeks I will demonstrate the features located on the dashboard so you can get a better idea of how it works and how user-friendly it is.

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I am participating in a campaign as a Smooth Fitness Ambassador and will be reviewing a treadmill from Smooth Fitness in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts/opinions expressed are always my own.
Shelly, Mom Files
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6 comments

  1. So what about you? How has it changed you? do you jog, or are you getting used to it?

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  2. Thanks Shelly! I can't wait to see the dashboard. I was shocked at how easy it is too fold and how it had resistance to keep it from falling or slamming down! We used to have a Tony Little Gazelle that was extremely dangerous if you wanted to fold it or move it at all. Can't wait to see your next edition of the smooth fitness treadmill.

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  3. My husband wants a treadmill so bad. I like walking outside, but a treadmill would be nice with this weather were having.

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  4. I am SO jealous! I would love to have a treadmill.. I want it right in my living room, so I can watch tv, text, and/or work on my laptop at the same time I'm working out. lol

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  5. I'm LOVING my new Smooth Fitness treadmill and am so shocked and proud of myself because of how much I've improved since getting it! It's amazing what a little exercise will do! :)

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  6. Thanks for doing the video! I like how easy that is to put up and down. Very good about how it locks into place too.

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