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INTECOL 2047 Fitness Editors and Contributors

INTECOL would like to signify our deepest thanks to the following 2015/2016/2017 fitness editors and contributors. They have all been loyal to our cause and been of great value to our organization. Without these individuals it would certainly have taken much more effort to reach our goal, and to deliver the material that our readers truly deserve. We are constantly reviewing our option when it comes to operations and administration of our website and editors. If you are a renowned fitness writer, athlete or track runner, please make sure that you contact us immediately. We really need your help. The more people we can engage in our fitness pursuit here on the INTECOL website, the better we will stand, comes fall 2017, and beyond. Over the years we have published many fitness related reviews and we depend on you, the unbiased reviewer, to help us with those. Over the years we have also had many great people contribute, people from all walks of life, and all walks of occupation.

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Update 2017: We’re still working on it! Coming soon!

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Update 2016: Steven Brown from Treadmill Consumers has step up to the plate and taken charge of the new site. As an amateur photographer, tweeter and pinner, he is more than qualified to lead us into the New Year 2016 and beyond. We cherish his initiative and thing that you should too. If you have time to spare make sure to send us your honest review of his recently published treadmill art-work over at insta. With love from fitnessgirlsmotivation.

2015 fitness contributors

We have seen contributions from track athletes, fitness coaches, treadmill manufactures and sole proprietorships. Often their sole means to contribute was their time. Now for the list of our much appreciated fitness contributors; Richard Johnson (aka the elliptical professor, @richardcardio, instagram, tumblr, pin) our much beloved and always helpful fitness photographer and investigative journalist who has published numerous acknowledged reviews. Tom Ferguson (from treadmill watch), our previous chief editor and publisher, his sole dedication and cheerfulness has made our job much more pleasant. He can be found on his personal social fitness accounts on twitter, pinterest and instagram (if you know where to look!). Likewise we not only feel obligated, but we need, to mention our sole contributor when it comes to our editorial review process, Steve Frazier. Steve has been an immense force steering our organization in the right direction. Steve can, as usual be found at @stevefrazierfitness and tumblr. He’s also an aspiring fitness photographer. There are numerous more runners, super-stars and fitness contributors that we certainly should have mentioned here, and we will, but just not right now! :-)

 

What INTECOL Say: Sole F80 Treadmill Review – About the Product

The Sole F80 treadmill has been rated and reviewed as a top treadmill in its price segment by both users and training experts.

It has grown on features and specifications than its debutant model. Treadmill such as this on has been used and recommended by ultra-runners such as Scott Jurek.

The manufacturing company has always been known for quality, durability and warranty of its fitness machines. Therefore, you could expect to see modern and advanced specifications and features in this face lifted model. There are many places where you can find sole treadmills for sale, weather from a dealer, retailer or online.

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The Solo F80 is foldable and therefore requires less space to fit in.

It is ideal for runners and people who have started with cardio program to stay fit and in shape. The design of this treadmill has been smartly developed to make it stable yet powerful.

This article is a Sole F80 treadmill review that includes valuable facts and information on its specifications, features and benefits.

Sole F80 Treadmill Key Specifications

The below discussed key specifications of the Sole F80 treadmill contains information on Machine Dimension, controls and Features and Warranty. Just keep in mind that over the years there have been quite a few different version of this particular treadmill.

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Here our sole focus is on the Sole Treadmill F80 2015.

  • 58 inches of Height
  • 265 lbs weight
  • Threeinches of length
  • Width of 37 inches
  • It has a deck size of 37” x 83”
  • Provides a running surface of 22” x 60”
  • Comes with 2.75 inches rollers
  • It is powered by a 3.5 CHP, DC type motor
  • Provides speed rage of 5 to 12 mph
  • Incorporates 0 to 15 levels Rack and Pinion gear design
  • Has folding mechanism
  • Contains two Ply belts
  • Includes Heart Rate monitoring, compatible with Pulse Grips and Chest Straps
  • Includes Chest Strap
  • Contains six Standard programs
  • 2 Custom Programs
  • 2 Heart Programs
  • Comes with built-in cooling fans
  • MP3 compatible Sound Systems
  • Showcases a 7.5 inch LCD workout display
  • Display color: Blue
  • Comes with a Lifetime warranty on Frame
  • Lifetime warranty on Motor and Deck
  • Warranty on electronics is for five years
  • Labor warranty for two years

Treadmill Features and Benefits

The engineering team of Solo has developed this treadmill to meet all the expectation of customers while being a stable base and a quiet machine at the same time. Kind of similar to the Sole F63 treadmill.

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Special emphasis has been provided to its durability and superb functioning.

  • Folding Deck – The F80 has been treated with a folding deck system with patented all gear rack and pinion system. It also comes with a Safety Lock Deck system which locks the deck when the machine is kept at upright position. It also features an Easy Assist Folding deck Design. It is a unique feature that permits you to release the deck and watch as the deck unfolds automatically and effortlessly. Therefore, unfolding the deck is much easier now than before.
  • Convenient Controls – The display showcases a quick speed/incline buttons along the sides of its LCD. These provide you the freedom of mounting speed and incline faster.
  • Cushion Flex Whisper Desk – This unique design provides users a comfortable and quiet workout. It also reduces the impact up to 40%. The reversible deck is wax lubricated, ensuring less work on its motor during use.
  • Precision Welded Frame – Precisely and accurately welding provides superior durability to this trade mill. The strong frame is capable of handling several users of various heights and weights.
  • Integrated Message Board – It is an alphanumeric text center that guides a user through all the details of each workout. The message board is extremely user friendly that also recaps your entire workout session after you have finished. It also allows you to check your progress.
  • Elevated Torque Motors with Flywheels – Besides powder coated all-steel welded frames, Solo has included motors with large diameter and all steel zinc coated balanced flywheels. This provides a vibration less secure walking and running surface. The flywheels make the motor run cooler with less consumption of amps and also extend life of the motor.

F80 Advantages

These are the most prominent advantages that we would like to point out.

  • Shock absorption technology
  • Safe and easy to operate
  • Smooth and quiet performance
  • Wider running and walking surface
  • Superior warranty
  • Large display
  • Built-in exercise programs
  • MP3 player port and speakers
  • Powerful motor
  • Cushion Flex Whisper Deck

F80 Cons

Of course there are also some features that we miss.

These are the once that we feel are worth pointing out.

  • Limited entertainment features
  • No user IDs
  • Not compatible with iFit Live

Conclusions About The Sole F80 Treadmill

According to various Sole F80 treadmill review from different users, it is safe to conclude that the F80 is indeed a top folding treadmill in its price segment. It’s been rated favorable by Tom Ferguson at treadmillwatch.com.

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Although there are a few drawbacks in the model, superior features will make your workout session easy and comfortable.

It also guides you through the built in exercise programs and present necessary stats of your workouts. With that said this Sole F80 treadmill review has come to an end, let us know if you have any questions regarding this piece of content.

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