NordicTrack T5 Zi Treadmill
Review

 

 

iFIT Workout Card technology is a prominent feature of the Nordic Track T5 Zi treadmill. Each card is designed by a certified personal trainer and plugs into the console, adjusting your speed and incline, while the voice of a personal trainer takes you through each workout.

The treadmill has a 20" x 55" treadbelt that is powered by a 2.8 HP DurX motor. The running deck is supported by a "FlexResponse" cushioning system that integrates firmer support zones at the foot-strike and take-off portion of your stride and a softer support zone throughout the rest.

There are 8 Quick Calorie Burn Workouts that automatically adjust the incline and speed of your treadmill, each focusing on a nominal calorie goal. Additionally there are 8 Quick Timed Workouts each of different time intervals from 15 min to 60 mins.

The console incorporates a Multi Window LED display that shows various workout data including elapsed time, speed, distance, incline, calories, pulse, and a 1/4 mile track. The console also contains a built in sound system that can be hooked up to an iPOD.

The treadmill comes with a lifetime guarantee on the frame, 25 yrs on the motor and 1 year of parts and labor.

Here is a summary of the main features:




… drive motor

This model utilizes a DurX 2.8 HP Motor. The makers claim that the DurX unit was designed to deliver smooth, consistent operation and has been engineered to maintain its strength for long-term use.




... workout programs

The treadmill comes loaded with 16 pre-programmed training workouts, split into two functional groups that automatically adjust the incline, speed and duration of your workout in order to meet a specific fitness goal.

The first group consists of 8 Quick Calorie Burn workouts. The user is able to select one of 8 preset calorie goals ranging from 150 cals through to 700 cals.

The second group consists of 8 Quick Timed Workouts. The user is able to select one of 8 preset timed workouts ranging from 15 mins through to 60 mins.




... iFIT workout cards

iFIT workout card technology is a key feature of this model. Each workout card is designed by a certified personal trainer and plugs directly into the treadmill's console, automatically adjusting your speed and incline, while the voice of a personal trainer takes you through each workout. You can lose weight, feel great and improve performance with iFIT interactive workout card technology.




... LED display

Mounted in the control console is a multi-window LED display. The display will show your speed, elapsed time, distance, calories and pulse so you can monitor your progress throughout your entire workout. This console also features a 5x7 workout matrix.

When the manual mode is selected, the display will show a track that represents 1/4 mile (400 meters). As you exercise, the indicators around the track will light in succession until the entire track is lit. The track will then darken and the indicators will again begin to light in succession.

 

 

Nordic Track T5 Zi console




… deck cushioning

The running deck on this model is supported by the "FlexResponse Cushioning" system. Designed to support you throughout your entire stride the innovative cushioning integrates firmer support zones at the foot-strike and take-off portion of your stride and a softer support zone throughout the rest.




… heart rate monitor

A cardiogrip heart rate monitor helps you to make the most out of every workout by monitoring your heart rate. Sensors built into the handlebars monitor your pulse to ensure 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

The treadmill comes equipped with 1-Touch control. This system allows the user to instantly change the speed of the treadmill between 0-10 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.




… incline control

The 1-Touch control technology is also 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 10 deg. of grade.




... iPOD connection

This equipment features a universal iPOD dock. You can enjoy your workout while you play your favorite music through the built-in Interplay sound system. Simply plug in, press play and listen to your favorite music while you exercise.




... user weight

The deck on this treadmill has a 325 lb weight capacity and has the strength and durability you should expect from a quality home treadmill.




... foldaway design

Storing a treadmill can be difficult in some house holds, but the "space saver" technology employed on this treadmill goes some way to overcoming the problem. This facility allows you to fold the treadmill into an upright position after your workout where it will then occupy a lot smaller floor area.




… warranty details

The NordicTrack T5 Zi treadmill is underwritten by a manufacturer's warranty which offers a lifetime guarantee on the motor and frame, with 1 year of parts and in-home service guarantee.





Features:

DurX Motor

Flex Response Cushioning

iFIT Workout Card Technology

8 Timed Workouts

8 Calorie Workouts

Race Track

Heart Rate Monitor

Multi Window LED Display

1 - Touch Speed

1 - Touch Incline

Space Saver (Folding) Design

Intermix Acoustics Sound System

iPOD Music Port

Drink / Accessory Holders

Magnetic Safety Key




Specifications:

Motor: 2.8 HP

Tread Belt: 20 x 55"

Incline: 0 - 10 deg.

User Weight: 325 lb

Folding: YES

Warranty: Frame (Lifetime)

                   Motor (25yrs)

                   Parts and Labor (1yr)      
    




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