XTERRA Trail Racer 6.6 Folding Treadmill Ranked 2nd by Leading Consumer Review Magazine

We are proud to announce that XTERRA Fitness has once again outpaced the competition. According to a recent report by a leading consumer product review magazine, the XTERRA Trail Racer 6.6 folding treadmill ranks 2nd in the category for budget treadmills. The report specifically cites the TR 6.6's expansive 60-inch running surface along with its highly advanced heart-rate control program as two features that set it apart from the rest, and deemed the quality of its ergonomics as "excellent".

The report's ratings are based on a composite score that takes into account several factors that are integral considerations when selecting a treadmill, including:

  • Ergonomics
  • Determined by how well a machine can comfortably suit a user of any size while providing a biomechanically-efficient workout. This involves assessing belt size, the foot-rail, and handgrip design.

  • Construction
  • Based on a series of quality and durability tests.

  • Ease of use
  • Considers factors such as how easily the workout intensity can be adjusted and display readability.

  • Exercise range
  • Takes into account whether each treadmill can deliver an effective workout to a variety of fitness levels.

  • User safety
  • Assesses safety issues such as the location and size of the stop-button, whether the deck is secure when folded, and safety-key operation.

  • Price
  • Compared against other machines of a comparable retail price.

The XTERRA Trail Racer 6.6 ranked 2nd in budget treadmills due to an "excellent" score in ergonomics along with scores of "very good" in each of the other categories. This ranking reflects the effort XTERRA has put into designing a machine that is effective, safe, affordable, and durable enough to last a lifetime.


For the past thirty years XTERRA Fitness has been working with professional and amateur athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to promote health, fitness, competition, and the adventure and enjoyment that come with working toward achievement. This has involved developing a variety of world-class training and outdoor equipment as well as hosting triathlons and races that have drawn participants from all around the globe.

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