FreeMotion 770 Interactive
Treadmill Review




Similar in design and overall specification to it's less expensive stable mate (the 750) the FreeMotion 770 Interactive has a more powerful (3.5 HP) motor and adds some additional features.

This is a space saver (folding) treadmill. It has a 20" x 60" tread belt that is powered by a Commercial Pro motor. The shock absorption is taken care of by the "SRS" Surface Response Suspension system which has been designed to offer the ultimate in stride comfort.

There are a total of 28 in-built Workout programs allowing you to choose from high intensity, speed, incline or calorie burn workouts. The Calorie Burn workouts have been designed to burn the maximum number of calories while the speed and incline workouts automatically adjust the incline and speed of the treadmill in order to provide motivation during your workout.

One of the most unusual features of this treadmills is the inclusion of a web browser that is integrated into the 10" touch screen display. This facility allows you to connect to your home's wireless network so that you can check the news, read email, watch sports, or keep in touch with your social networking contacts on Facebook.

This model also benefits from iFIT technology. This innovative feature provides internet connectivity, allowing you to experience trails all over the world and watch your progress on the display map. The iFIT technology automatically adjusts your incline to simulate the physical characteristics of the terrain.  

Other features include the ability to customize your own fitness program, receive automatic workout downloads, and manage your profile online. It should be noted, however that the iFIT feature requires an internet connection.

Another surprising features is the ability of the deck to decline. This feature is usually only found on more expensive treadmills and has the benefit of activating different muscles by walking at a decline. This is claimed to burn more calories than walking on a flat surface and stimulate more muscle for faster results.  

The console also contains an Intermix Acoustics 3.0 sound system that can be hooked up to an iPOD or other MP3 player via a compatible music port. The sound system features 3" high-excursion drivers which delivers incredible clarity, while reproducing a sweeping range of audio frequencies.

The product is underwritten by a lifetime warranty on the motor, and frame with 5 yrs cover on all other parts and 2 yrs labor warranty.

Lets explore some of it's highlights:




… drive motor

This treadmill utilizes a 3.5 Commercial Pro Motor. The motor is dynamically spin-balanced and extensively tested for superior performance. This is a brushless motor that has been designed to provide minimum levels of vibration and noise resulting in one of the smoothest, and quietest motor available today.




... workout programs

Achieving your fitness goals with a treadmill requires motivation and having a variety of preset programs. This model scores here with 28 in-built workout programs that automatically adjust the incline and speed of the treadmill. These programs consist of speed, incline or calorie burn workouts.

The Calorie Workouts help you burn maximum calories. You select the amount of calories you want to burn and pick the amount of time you want to work out, and the treadmills computer takes it from there!

The Speed and Incline workouts are designed to give you the most results in the least time. Each workout automatically adjusts your speed and incline for maximum performance and simulates a different terrain to add motivation and variety to your exercise regime.




... iFIT technology

This model is iFIT compatible. In essence this is a wireless connection between the Internet and the treadmill and adds motivation and additional functionality to your treadmill experience.

iFIT enables you to customize your own fitness program, receive automatic workout downloads, manage your profile online and work out with Jillian Michaels.

Automatically controlling the speed and incline controls, this wireless technology is the ultimate workout experience. You can customize your own fitness program, receive automatic workout downloads and manage your profile online. It should be noted that this feature requires that the user has an internet connection.




... 10" display / web browser

This treadmill allows you to stay connected while enjoying your workout. The 10" touch screen display includes a web browser and allows you to connect to your home's wireless network. You can now check the news, read email, watch sports, or get on Facebook.

This fabulous display also performs double duty by showing regular workout data so that you can track your speed, time, distance, incline, pulse and calories burned with the simply touch of a button.




... crosstrainer display

The console houses a display that includes a 7x30 scrolling, CrossTrainer display. The ultra modern display shows your workout graphically and also provides prompts when it's time to perform cross-training exercises.




… wireless heart rate monitor

This model is equipped with a wireless heart rate monitor. This helps you to make the most out of every workout by monitoring your pulse via a Polar wireless heart rate monitor.

In addition to the wireless chest strap transmitter you can also monitor your heart rate by using the 2 hand-grip sensors that are conveniently built-in to the handlebars.

Monitoring your heart rate ensures that you're always in the right training zone for your goals. You can get a more effective workout, burn more fat, and improve your cardiovascular health.




… speed control

This treadmill comes equipped with 1-Touch control. Instead of tediously scrolling through options, the 1-Touch system allows you to instantly change the speed of the treadmill between 0 - 12 MPH with the single touch of a button. You can decrease your speed immediately when you need a rest, or increase it instantly for a challenging workout.




… 0 - 15 % incline

The equipment also uses the 1-Touch control technology in order to change the incline with the single touch of a button instead of tediously scrolling through options as you would with traditional incline controls. The incline can be adjusted between 0 deg. up to 15 deg. of grade.




… 0 - 3 % decline

This treadmill has a decline feature. Usually only available on more expensive treadmills the deck is able to decline from level down to a - 3 deg. decline. This feature allows you to activate different muscles for faster results by walking at a decline. walking on a decline will enable you to burn more calories than walking on a flat surface and stimulate more muscle for faster results.




... precision rollers

The rollers that support the tread belt are a critical but often under engineered component of a treadmill. The 2.5" rollers fitted to this model are better than the standard roller. These precision-machined rollers reduce noise and help the treadmill operate smoothly and quietly.




… advanced cushioning

This treadmill takes the shock out of running with it's proprietary SRS Surface Response Suspension.

You can enjoy your workout session in perfect comfort with this full-length cushioning. It delivers incredible joint protection for the ultimate in comfort so you that you can exercise for longer.




... iPOD connection

A universal iPOD connection is mounted on the control console. You can enjoy your workout while you play your favorite music through the built-in "Intermix Acoustic 3.0" Sound System.

The system is able to give a rich, powerful performance from its 3" high-excursion drivers, These deliver incredible clarity, while reproducing a sweeping range of audio frequencies.




... workout cooling fan

Built into the console is a workout coooling fan. The 8" AutoBreeze unit automatically changes airflow to match your workout speed. If you prefer a definite setting, just select low, medium or high. This innovative technology will help you stay cool, during your most vigorous workout.




... folding design

This facility allows you to fold the treadmill into a near upright position after your workout where it will then occupy a lot smaller floor area.

In order to assist with folding the treadmill into it's storage position there is a powerful shock that will help lift the deck with an easy push.




… warranty details

The FreeMotion 770 Interactive treadmill is underwritten by a lifetime warranty on the motor, lifetime warranty on the frame, and 5 years on all other parts including a 2 yrs labor warranty.




Features:  

Commercial Pro Motor

28 Built In Workouts

Surface Response Cushioning

10" Touch Screen Display

Scrolling Cross Trainer Display

Web Browser Powered by Android

iFIT Technology

1 - Touch Speed Adjustment

1 - Touch Incline Adjustment

Commercial Quiet Tread Belt

Wireless Heart Rate Monitor

Dual Grip Heart Rate Monitor

2.5" Precision Machined Rollers

Intermix 3.0 Acoustics Sound System

CoolAire Workout Fan

Compatible Music Port for iPOD

Space Saver Folding Design




Specifications:

Motor: 3.5 CHP

Belt size: 20'' x 60''

Rollers: 2.5''

Speed: 0 to 12 MPH

Incline: 0 to 15 deg.

Decline: 0 to -3 deg.

User Weight: 350 lb

Folding: YES

Warranty: Lifetime Frame and Motor

                 5 yrs Parts

                 2 yrs Labor           









 

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