The best treadmill is the machine that best meets your requirements. Whether you’re on a tight budget, training for a marathon and will use it every day or just want to stay in shape with occasional exercise, there’ll be a treadmill designed for just that.

Each month we pick treadmills from three price ranges that offer value for money, quality, reliability and a good range of training features – see previous best treadmills below. These may be new models just on the market or quality older machines nearing the end of their shelf life and therefore available at a discount.

Here are our choices for this month:-

Previous winners of our best treadmill award:

We've been selecting a 'best treadmill' from three price brackets since April 2008. The following are machines that are still available and well worth a look in our view: