Best Recommended Treadmill

Best recommended treadmill guide from Treadmill Adviser
   

Singling out the top machine from amongst the hundreds of different models in the fitness equipment market or finding the best recommended treadmill is getting more and more difficult.

   

In order to get the “greatest bang for your buck” and also find a model that is best suited to your fitness needs will require the consumer to seek out recommendations and compare specifications, features, and prices.

   

Recent surveys have placed treadmills at the top of home fitness equipment sales, and the major players have to keep making improvements in order to stay in the market.

   

The current crop of top end machines can duplicate almost anything you might do on the track, road or trail. You have the convenience of being able to run at any time of the day without any concerns for weather, traffic or personal safety.

   

The following is our listings based on ease of use, build quality and value for money. We have nomination for each of the five different price categories depending on your budget.

   

       

$500 to $799

   

   

In the $500 to $799 price range is the NordicTrack C 700. This is a space saver or folding treadmill which means that it can be folded into a near upright position after use so that it then occupies less floor space.

   

It is has a 20″ x 55″ tread belt powered by a 2.75 CHP (continuous duty) motor which can sustain speeds of up to 10 mph. The powered incline is adjustable within the range of 0 to 10%.

   

The treadmill provides built-in training expertise with the inclusion of 20 in-built workouts. Each of these automatically adjust the incline and speed, in order to meet your calorie burning or distance goals.

   

The center piece of the control console is the LED display which shows essential workout data such as speed, time, distance, and heart rate. There is also “calories burned” meter incorporated into the display.

   

This model is iFIT enabled with the iFIT unit already built in. You can customize your own fitness program, receive workout downloads, and manage your profile online. This feature requires a home wireless internet connection, and membership to iFIT.com sold separately.

   

A workout cooling fan built into the control console helps the user keep cool during their workout while an audio jack allows the user to plug in their iPOD and listen to music via the built-in sound system.

   

       

           

               

               

               

           

       

                   

$799

               

                   

                                           

               

                   

NordicTrack C 700

               

   

   

       

$800 to $999

   

   

In the $800 to $999 range is the NordicTrack C 990. This is a space saver (folding) treadmill which means that it can be folded into a near upright position after use so that it then occupies less floor space.

   

Powered by a 3.0 CHP motor, it can sustain speeds of up to 12 MPH with a deck that can be inclined up to 12% of grade. Workout variety is provided by 32 in-built programs which vary the speed and incline of the running surface automatically.

   

The control console features a 7″ full-color, web-enabled, touch screen that allows the user to browse online during their workout. All the usual workout data such as speed, time, distance, incline, calories burned, and pulse can be navigated through menus with a swipe of the finger.

   

This model is iFIT enabled with the iFIT module already built in. You can download additional workouts, track your fitness online, and customize your fitness program. This feature requires a home wireless internet connection and subscription to iFIT.com, which is sold separately.

   

A workout fan is built into the console to help keep things cool, while entertainment needs are provided for with an iPod/MP3 compatible music port and an adjustable tablet holder.

   

       

           

               

               

               

           

       

                   

$999

               

                   

                                           

               

                   

NordicTrack C 990

               

   

   

       

$1000 to $1499

   

   

In the $1000 to $1499 range is the NordicTrack Commercial 1750. This is a “space saver” or folding model that showcases many innovative technical features to engage and motivate the user.

   

A long (60″) and wide (22″) tread belt is powered by a 3.8 CHP continuous duty motor. The deck is supported by the “Runner’s Flex” cushioning system that has been designed to reduce the impact on your joints and deliver a more comfortable running surface.

   

This treadmill is iFIT enabled with the iFIT unit already built in. This feature allows the user to customize their own fitness program, receive automatic workout downloads, and manage their profile online. A home wireless internet connection and subscription to iFIT.com is required to enjoy this feature.

   

The console features a web-enabled, color touch screen. The user is able to view workout stats with a swipe of a finger or go online to access email, watch sports, or engage with social networks. The display also works with iFIT technology, enabling the user to design their own workouts and then watch their progress with Google Maps Street View.

   

The running deck can be elevated up to 15%, but unusually it can also be declined to a value of -3%. The decline 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.

   

       

           

               

               

               

           

       

                   

$1499

               

                   

                                           

               

                   

NordicTrack Commercial 1750

               

   

   

       

$1500 to $1999

   

   

In the $1500 to $1999 range is the ProForm PRO 9000. This is a folding treadmill that embodies a commercial-grade motor. As is the case with many models in this range, it has many exciting features designed to enhance the treadmill experience.

   

The spacious (22″ x 60″) belt is powered by a 4.25 CHP Commercial Plus motor, which will allow for speeds of up to 12 MPH. There are 38 workout programs that automatically adjust the incline/decline and speed of the treadmill throughout the course of the workout.

   

A 10″ full-color, web-enabled touch screen allows the user to browse online during their workout. All the usual workout data such as speed, time, distance, incline, calories burned, and pulse can be navigated through menus with a swipe of the finger.

   

It is also iFIT Coach ready, where new workouts are sent to your treadmill and you can access your iFIT account from your enabled exercise equipment, computer, tablet, or smartphone. This feature requires a home wireless internet connection and membership to iFIT.com.

   

The 10″ touch screen, together with iFIT, can display virtual trails from all over the world using Google Maps technology, with the incline and decline automatically adjusting to match the terrain for a realistic simulation.

   

       

           

               

               

               

           

       

                   

$1999

               

                   

                                           

               

                   

ProForm PRO 9000

               

   

   

       

$2000 to £2499

   

   

In the $2000 to $2999 range is the NordicTrack Commercial 2950. This is a folding treadmill that embodies a commercial-grade motor. As is the case with many models in this range, it has many exciting features designed to enhance the treadmill experience.

   

The spacious (22″ x 60″) belt is powered by a 4.25 CHP Commercial Plus motor, which will allow for speeds of up to 12 MPH. There are 40 workout programs that automatically adjust the incline/decline and speed of the treadmill throughout the course of the workout.

   

A huge (22″) full-color, web-enabled touch screen allows the user to browse online during their workout. All the usual workout data such as speed, time, distance, incline, calories burned, and pulse can be navigated through menus with a swipe of the finger.

   

It is also iFIT Coach ready, where new workouts are sent to your treadmill and you can access your iFIT account from your enabled exercise equipment, computer, tablet, or smartphone. This feature requires a home wireless internet connection and membership to iFIT.com.

   

The 22″ touch screen, together with iFIT, can display virtual trails from all over the world using Google Maps technology, with the incline and decline automatically adjusting to match the terrain for a realistic simulation.

   

       

           

               

               

               

           

       

                   

$2299

               

                   

                                           

               

                   

NordicTrack Commercial 2950

               

   

NordicTrack Commercial 1750 Treadmill + 30-Day iFit Membership

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as of April 18, 2024 2:24 pm
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