In a Nutshell
- Variety of folding treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, and rowers
- 30-day money back guarantee
- Free curbside shipping within continental US
- Fewer features and smaller displays compared to competitors
- Reviews complain of malfunctions and slow response for servicing
About Sole Fitness
Sole Fitness makes affordable treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, rowers, and climbers for home or commercial gyms. All of its treadmills come with its Cushion Flex Whisper Deck system, which reduces impact to joints by 40%, thereby enabling you to work out harder for longer and with less pain. In addition, Easy Assist Folding Deck technology makes its foldable equipment easy and convenient to store. Sole Fitness’s equipment is lightweight but sturdy, and all of its frames come with a lifetime warranty.
Sole Fitness Treadmills Review
Besides the convenience of an at-home workout, compared to running on pavement or roads, treadmills offer better shock absorption, protecting your joints from wear and tear. Let’s take a look at 2 out of the 6 treadmills available through Sole Fitness: the Sole F63 and the Sole TT8.
Sole Fitness Sole F63 Treadmill Review
The Sole F63 is an introductory-level folding treadmill built for both beginning and experienced runners. Its 3.0 HP motor offers speeds from 0.5-12 miles per hour and 15 different incline levels for a variable level of difficulty.
This user-friendly model features a 6.5-inch LCD display and 6 preset programs. Track your progress with real-time statistics including speed, time, distance traveled, calories, pulse, and pace.
Along with Bluetooth speakers, it also contains a USB port and tablet holder. While the base price is $1,799.99, at the time of writing, you can get this best-in-class folding treadmill for $1,099.99.
Sole Fitness Sole TT8 Treadmill Review
For serious runners, Sole Fitness offers its affordable, commercial-grade Sole TT8 treadmill. The Sole TT8 contains a 4.0 continuous HP motor, as well as 2 separate motors to operate its 15 incline levels and 6 decline levels.
In addition to the standard preset programs, Bluetooth capability, and USB charging port, the Sole TT8 also comes with a 10.1-inch TFT LCD display. You can use its Heart Rate Control feature to help you stick to your heart rate training regimen, or try one of its other weight loss or endurance training programs.
With a reinforced steel frame rated up to 400 pounds and an extra-wide deck, the Sole TT8 is designed to stand up to years of heavy use. Originally priced at $4,799.99, you can get it at the time of writing for only $2,499.99.
Sole Fitness Stationary Bikes Review
A stationary bike gives you all the benefits of biking without ever having to step outside your house. Keep reading to learn about two of Sole Fitness’s stationary bikes: the Sole LCR and the Sole B94.
Sole Fitness Sole LCR Recumbent Bike Review
With its adjustable seat and supportive back, the Sole LCR is a comfortable recumbent bike that’s perfect for users trying to avoid injury or pain. Its 30-pound flywheel is designed to deliver a quiet, smooth ride, while the bike’s sturdy steel frame is rated for users up to 350 pounds.
Along with Bluetooth audio speakers and a USB charging port, the Sole LCR comes with a 10.1-inch TFT LCD display. Regardless of ability, users can get a challenging workout with one of its 40 resistance levels.
The Sole LCR recumbent bike combines comfort, performance, and price into one machine. While it starts at $2,799.99, at the time of writing it was on sale for $1,499.99.
Sole Fitness Sole B94 Upright Bike Review
For users wanting to maximize value and comfort, Sole Fitness offers its Sole B94 upright bike. Despite its sturdy frame rated up to 300 pounds, this bike is lightweight and compact, which makes it easy to move around your home.
The Sole B94 comes with a 9-inch LCD display and 10 preset programs. It also features Bluetooth capable speakers and a USB charging port.
With its built-in cooling fans and smooth magnetic resistance system, the Sole B94 promises a smooth and comfortable ride. Originally priced at $1,399.99, this compact upright bike is on sale at the time of writing for only $799.99.
Sole Fitness Ellipticals Review
Elliptical workouts are a great option for people rehabbing an injury who want the benefits of a treadmill without the prospect of joint pain. If that sounds like you, then keep reading to learn more about 2 or the 6 ellipticals available through Sole Fitness: the Sole E55 and the Sole E95S.
Sole Fitness Sole E55 Elliptical Review
If you’re looking for a quality compact elliptical, then the Sole E55 is the right machine for you. While it’s sturdily built and rated for users up to 375 pounds, its whisper-quiet drive system and 20-pound flywheel provides a smooth and silent workout every time.
With the E55’s 9-inch LCD display, you can track your progress as you complete one of its 6 preset programs. It also features 20 different incline levels, and ergonomic foot pedals designed to ease pain and maximize comfort. Along with Bluetooth speakers, it comes with a USB charging port and integrated tablet holder.
The Sole E55 can fit in most rooms, and packs a host of features that usually come in much larger machines. While it starts at $2,799.99, it’s on sale at the time of writing for $1,699.99.
Sole Fitness Sole E95S Elliptical Review
The Sole E95S is Sole Fitness’s newest and most versatile elliptical to date. Rated for users up to 400 pounds, the Sole E95S comes with a 30-pound flywheel that ensures a smooth motion with each step.
It includes 10 preset programs and a 10.1-inch LCD display that allows you to track your progress in real time. You can change the height and stride length settings with a simple push of a button, which means it's easy to make adjustments mid-workout.
With custom foot pedals designed to reduce stress on your ankles and knees, the Sole E95S ensures you get a great workout with less pain. Originally priced at $4,199.99, at the time of writing it’s on sale for the low price of $2,199.99.
Sole Fitness Rowers Review
Rowing machines enable you to get an intense, full-body workout that is also low impact. If you’re looking to add some intensity to your workout, then read on to learn about Sole Fitness’s one and only rower, the SR500.
Sole Fitness SR500 Rower Review
The SR500 rower allows you to get a high-intensity workout from the comfort of your home. With its folding frame design, the SR500 is easy to store, but also incredibly durable.
It comes with 10 different programs, and you can track your progress on its 5.5-inch backlit LCD display. In addition, wireless resistance adjustment makes it easy to change between the 16 air and magnetic difficulty levels during a workout.
Comfortable and quiet, the SR500 packs a full-body workout into a single machine. Although it starts at $1,799.99, you can get it at the time of writing for just $999.99.
Sole Fitness Studio Training App
With a purchase of any of its workout machines, Sole Fitness throws in a free 30-day trial of its Studio app. The Sole Fitness Studio app connects you to over 3,000 instructor-led fitness classes. Workouts range between 5-60 minutes, and more programs are added daily. The app can only be used on Sole Fitness equipment, and is available on all of its machines.
On the app, you can connect with other users via its real-time community leaderboard. The platform also features detailed performance metrics to help you track your progress as you work to reach your workout goals.
Additionally, Sole Fitness makes it easy for you to connect your machine to a 3rd party app that you’re already using. A few alternative apps you can use to track your progress and health goals include Fitbit, iHealth, or Mapmyfitness.
Pricing & Special Offers
If you want to purchase Sole Fitness workout equipment, you can place your order through its website or at Sears, Walmart, and Dick’s Sporting Goods locations nationwide. To assist you, Sole Fitness features a Dick’s Sporting Goods store locator on its website.
Sole Fitness offers free curbside shipping for all of its products to any location in the continental United States. Alternatively, you can pay $59 for garage shipping, $119 for delivery to a room of your choice, or $239 for delivery and assembly.
Compared to other indoor equipment manufacturers, Sole Fitness’s machines are reasonably priced and its folding treadmills are among the best quality available for the price. Plus, at the time of writing, many models are currently on sale at a significant discount.
$1,799.99 (on sale for $999.99)
Sole Fitness Payment Options
Solf Fitness accepts payments via most major credit cards as well as personal checks. However, it does not offer direct financing or payment plans. If you are not completely satisfied with its equipment, you can return it within 30 days for a full refund.
Also, Sole Fitness covers all of its frames and motors with a lifetime warranty. In addition, electronic components and mechanical parts come with a 3-year warranty. To top it all off, you get 1 year of free service visits if your machine breaks down.
Service and Support
Sole customer support is available over the phone from 9am-5pm MT, Monday-Friday. While Sole Fitness does not currently offer a chat function or blog, its website does feature accessibility adjustments for people living with seizures, vision impairments, cognitive disabilities, or ADHD.
If you prefer, you can email your questions to Sole Fitness 24/7, and a representative will respond to you within 1 business day. To get answers to commonly asked questions concerning technical assistance, financing, and repair, simply look at the FAQs on Sole Fitness’s website.
The Bottom Line
Sole Fitness makes quality home workout equipment for less than machines with similar features. With its foldable and compact designs, it’s easy and convenient to establish a home gym in almost any room. Along with free curbside shipping, it offers a 30-day money-back guarantee and lifetime warranty on all its frames and motors, which means there’s almost no risk in trying out its products.
While affordable, its machines lack some of the higher-end features and larger displays available on similarly priced machines on the market. That said, Sole Fitness is a good option for people looking to buy folding or compact home workout equipment for an affordable price.
I need technical assistance with my Sole fitness equipment, who should I contact for my service?
To get technical assistance, contact the location where you purchased your equipment or contact Sole directly through the technical support section on its website.
What if I need replacement parts for my Sole product?
If your equipment is no longer under warranty and needs service, you can purchase replacement parts directly from Sole’s service department.
Does Sole match competitors’ prices?
So long as Sole can match the final price tag on a retailer’s checkout screen, it promises to match any advertised price on the same equipment model including taxes and shipping costs.