New exercise equipment will last you years!
There are many choices when it comes to fitness equipment. If you're in the market for purchasing fitness equipment, you should definitely consider purchasing new exercise equipment. Some of the reasons are more obvious than others and we'll go through each of them to get a better understanding as to why.
First off, the most obvious
reason for purchasing new exercise equipment is
its reliability. Regardless of the manufacturer,
it's less likely that you will run into problems
when using your new exercise equipment than
using an old piece of equipment. These days,
maintenance costs on fitness equipment can be
quite high, however purchasing new exercise
equipment will guarantee that you will have a
manufacturers warranty. If you eventually run
into issues with your new piece of equipment,
you can be sure that for a period of time, your
new exercise equipment can be repaired free of
charge by the manufacturer.
Another reason to purchase new
exercise equipment is overall quality. When
purchasing old equipment, you're never sure as
to the history of its use. Maybe the old
equipment fell down the stairs during a move and
was repaired by "mom and pop's exercise machine
repair" shop. Also, after heavy or long-term
use, exercise equipment may become worn; screws
can come loose, electronics can be faulty, and
if you're looking at treadmills, the treadmill
belt can break!
So far, you're probably thinking
"Duh! New exercise equipment is the way to go".
That is, of course, until you see the price
difference. One disadvantage of new exercise
equipment is that some equipment manufacturers
like to append large price tags on their
exercise equipment. Older equipment can usually
be found very easily and at very affordable
prices usually through your local newspaper,
gym, sporting goods store, and even the
That doesn't mean you can't find
quality and reliable old exercise equipment, it
just means that there are alot of choices and
that it will take you alot more research to
determine what you should be buying; however,
with new exercise equipment, you can be
sure that you're getting your money's worth.
Regardless of your budget,
you should consider purchasing new exercise
equipment. Purchasing new exercise equipment is
an investment for a lifetime. This is your
overall health and fitness we're talking about!
If you should spend a dime or so over your
initial budget, just remember that you're
working to improve your overall quality of life
and your health with a new exercise equipment