Woodway Treadmills Reviewed

Woodway Treadmills

Woodway Treadmills

Woodway treadmills are unusually designed. Unlike most treadmills with belts and deck, this brand doesn’t use any.

Instead, they combined the two that resulted in a tank track like running surface. The reasoning behind this is to lessen friction, which is normally associated with conventional conveyor belts, and to maintain the natural biomechanics of running or walking.

Are They For You?

If you want a home treadmill that would last for the longest time possible, then look no further. This brand can very well provide you with the last treadmill you’ll ever have to buy.

However, the price of having a lifelong treadmill doesn’t come cheap. If you can’t afford to spend around $7,000 for an extraordinary machine, then I don’t suggest you continue with this review. You’ll be better off looking for a quality treadmill (that is within your budget) in our best buy treadmills page.

The Company behind the Brand

Woodway was founded in 1975 at Weil am Rhein, Germany. The name "Woodway" is derived from the German "Waldweg" or "way of the woods". Its history started when Willi Schoenberger envisioned a different kind of running surface…a surface that would better meet the needs of people.

Woodway USA was formally developed in 1990. A few years later, this USA division became the primary manufacturer of the company’s machines worldwide.

Woodway Path H Treadmill

As of the moment, Woodway is considered as the biggest manufacturer of specialized treadmills (but we’ll only review their home treadmills here) in the world… having design and manufacturing facilities in Germany, Japan and the United States.

Price Range

As mentioned above, these treadmills are very expensive. Actually, this brand’s models are some of the most expensive home treadmills in the market today. Their cheapest and most basic home unit costs nearly $7,000 and their most expensive is just under $10,000.

Weakness

For treadmills that cost $7,000 and above, you’d expect perfection. However, that is not the case with this brand. Its motor is a little small compared to other premium brand treadmills. There are even some treadmills half the price of a Woodway that offer bigger motors than these machines.

Recommendation

If you have the budget, Woodway treadmills are definitely recommended. It is the best home treadmill brand money can buy. And without a doubt, these machines are built to last a lifetime.


Where to Buy

If you want to buy Woodway treadmills, I suggest you locate a dealer near you through Woodway.com. I’m not sure if there are any online retailers selling this brand as of the moment.

Click here to visit the Woodway Website


Woodway Path H Treadmill
Cost: $6,950
Motor Size: 2.0 HP continuous duty servo
Maximum Speed: 11mph
Maximum Incline: 15%
Maximum User Weight: 500-800 lbs
Running Surface Size: 52in x 22in
Heart Rate: Yes
Folding: No
Others: This is currently Woodway's entry level treadmill. It may not have many features but it is still built with the same quality and durability Woodway has been known for.


Woodway Desmo H Treadmill
Cost: $9,995
Motor Size: 2.0 HP continuous duty servo
Maximum Speed: 12.5mph
Maximum Incline: 15%
Maximum User Weight: 500-800 lbs
Running Surface Size: 68in x 22in
Heart Rate: Yes
Folding: No
Others: This is one of the, if not the most expensive home treadmill in the market today. You can't go wrong if you buy this machine. That is... if you can afford it.


Below are reviews of some of the recently discontinued Woodway Treadmills. I would not take down these reviews yet as most of these treadmills are still being sold online through auction sites or classified ads sites.


Woodway Wide Path Treadmill Discontinued
Cost: $6,950
Motor Size: 2.0 HP continuous duty servo
Maximum Speed: 11mph
Maximum Incline: 15%
Maximum User Weight: 400 lbs
Running Surface Size: 52in x 22in
Heart Rate: Yes
Folding: No
Others: This was the Woodway's most basic home treadmill.



Woodway Mercury S Treadmill Discontinued
Cost: $7,995
Motor Size: 2.0 HP continuous duty servo
Maximum Speed: 11mph
Maximum Incline: 15%
Maximum User Weight: 500 lbs
Running Surface Size: 68in x 17in
Heart Rate: Yes
Folding: No
Others: This was the mid-size model from Woodway.


Woodway Desmo S Treadmill Discontinued
Cost: $9,845
Motor Size: 2.0 HP continuous duty servo
Maximum Speed: 12.5mph
Maximum Incline: 15%
Maximum User Weight: 550 lbs
Running Surface Size: 68in x 22in
Heart Rate: Yes
Folding: No
Others: This was the most expensive home treadmill in the market during its introduction.


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