Yowza Biscayne Treadmill
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Yowza Biscayne treadmill


This is an intermediate level treadmill in the Yowza range. The Yowza Biscayne is a space saver treadmill which means that it can be folded up to take up less storage space. It has a 20" x 60" tread belt and is powered by a 3.0 CHP commercial grade motor.

This model has a total of 15 training programs that are split amongst the following functional groups: Target programs; Pre-set programs; Speed interval programs; Weight loss programs; Learn programs; Heart rate control program and Fitness test.

A "Floating" deck that rests on multi-durometer elastomer rings provides the basis for the shock absorption system that provides a soft landing surface in front with a firm surface on which to push off from at the rear. The cushioning system helps to protect your ankles, knees, hips, and back by minimizing the impact to these areas.

The console incorporates an easy to read LED display. This display tracks all of the usual workout parameters and has a modern pleasing design in keeping with the clean lines of the rest of the treadmill. The console incorporates a 3 speed workout cooling fan, cup holders, and Hi-FI speakers that can be hooked up to an iPOD.

The treadmill comes with a lifetime guarantee on the motor and frame, 5 years on parts and 2 years in-home service.

Here are the main features:




… drive motor

The treadmill is powered by a commercial grade 3.0 HP continuous drive motor. The motor is fitted with a heavy, precision balanced flywheel in order to ensure smooth running of the tread belt.




... floating deck

This model features a "Floating" deck design that rests on multi-durometer elastomer rings. This provides a soft landing surface in front with a firm surface on which to push off from at the rear.




… workout programs

This model is equipped with the following categories of workout programs:

1. TARGET PROGRAMS: There are 3 in-built "target programs", which have Time, Speed and Distance targets that can be set to count up or down.

2. PRESET PROGRAMS:There are 3 in-built "Preset" programs each of which has 12 levels of intensity.

3. SPEED INTERVAL PROGRAMS: The in-built "speed interval" programs each have 12 levels of intensity.

4. WEIGHT LOSS: The in-built "Weight loss" program is able to adjust both the speed and incline and offers 12 different intensity levels.

5. LEARN PROGRAM: The built-in "Learn" program automatically records the changes made along the way and saves them into memory for future workouts. There is a choice of either "5K running" or "walking" programs.

6. HEART RATE CONTROL PROGRAM: the built-in "Heart rate control" program automatically reads heart rate via the Polar transmitter and adjusts both speed and incline to maintain optimal performance.

7. FITNESS TEST - the built-in fitness test is based upon Heart Rate Recovery.

 



Yowza Biscayne console






… heart rate monitor

You are given the choice of using either the built-in contact grips mounted on the handrail or the Polar Wireless chest strap (supplied) to monitor your heart rate without any attachments or wires to get in the way.

It's well known that heart-rate training makes your workout more effective. This is more popularly known as working out in your "target heart-rate zone". When you stay in this zone, you can get a more effective workout in less time.

As a result, you can burn fat and speed weight loss, improve your cardiovascular health and promote athletic performance.




… heart rate control

When the "Heart Rate Control" program is selected the treadmill automatically adjusts the intensity of the workout in sympathy with the user's heart rate.

The Polar wireless heart rate transmitter feeds back information about the user's pulse rate to the treadmill's computer. The computer then makes adjustments to the intensity of the workout by varying the speed or incline in sympathy with the user's heart rate so that they are always in the optimum target fitness zone.




... user data slots

There are three sets of user Data Memory slots which can be used in order to create and then store your favorite workout routines for later use.




... iPOD dock

There is provison to listen to your favorite music while you workout through built-in Hi-FI speakers. You simply connect your iPOD to the system via the iPOD dock on the console in order to enjoy your favorite music through the console mounted Hi-Fi speakers.




... workout cooling fan

A workout cooling fan incorporated into the console. The cooling fan, which has 3 speed settings, delivers a stream of cooling air in order to help you stay cool and fresh during your workout and help you reach your goals faster.




... folding design

The treadmill has a space saving, folding design. This facility allows you to fold the treadmill into an upright position after your workout where it will then occupy a much smaller floor area.

 


Yowza Biscayne folded



… warranty details

The Yowza Biscayne treadmill is backed with a lifetime warranty on the frame and motor, plus 5 yrs on parts and 2 yrs in-home labor.




Features:

Commercial Grade Motor

Floating Deck Shock Absorption

Wireless Heart Rate Control

Pre-set Programs

User Data Memory Slots

Large Easy to Read LED Display

Hi-Fi Speakers

iPOD Dock

Cup Holders

Transport Wheels

Folding Design




Specifications:

Motor: 3.0 HP Continuous Duty

Speed: 0.5 - 10 MPH

Incline: 0 - 12 deg.

Belt size: 20" x 60"

Max User Weight: 350 lbs

Folding: YES

Dimensions: 78"L x 36"W x 56"H

Warranty: Frame and Motor - Lifetime

                   Parts - 5 years

                   In Home Labor - 2 years





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