Livestrong LS7.9T Treadmill Review

The Livestrong LS7.9T entry level treadmill reviewed by Treadmill Adviser.

Equipped with a total of 9 workout programs that automatically adjust the incline and speed the Livestrong LS7.9T also incorporates a folding frame making it easy to store. It has a spacious 20″ x 55″ tread belt and is powered by a 2.5 CHP motor.

A unique feature of this equipment is the LiveTrack fitness journal. This feature keeps an electronic log of your workout over time so that you can review the progress that you have made with your fitness regime using the treadmill.

The console incorporates a neat and easy to read 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 also features speakers that may be hooked up to an iPOD or any other MP3 player.

The product comes with a lifetime guarantee on the motor and frame, and 2 years of parts and 1 year In-Home service.

The following outlines the various features of this model:
… drive motor

The treadmill is powered by a substantial 2.5 CHP drive motor. This is a CHP rated motor that means that the stated horsepower is what the motor is able to produce over a sustained period of time without overheating.
… heart rate monitor

The built-in contact grip Heart Rate Monitor is one of the easiest, most-convenient methods to monitoring your heart rate. All you do is grip the handrail 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.
… workout programs

The key to staying motivated when using a treadmill and achieving your fitness goals is having a variety of preset programs. This model is equipped with the following pre-programmed workouts:

Manual: Create your own workout with rapid manual speed and incline changes during your workout.

Weight Loss Programs 1 & 2: Promotes weight loss by increasing and decreasing speed and incline, while keeping you in your fat burning zone.

Power Walk Programs 1 & 2: Gradually increases speed and then decreases speed to improve stamina, muscle tone, and promote weight loss.

Walk/Run Programs 1 & 2: Improves endurance and conditioning by alternating higher and lower speed levels throughout your workout to involve your heart and other muscles.

Incline Programs 1 & 2: Simulates a hill ascent and descent. Incline programs helps tone muscle and improve cardiovascular ability.

… workout tracking

This equipment has a novel feature that Livestrong term a LIVETRACK. This is in essence an electronic journal that allows you to compare your current workout to your last, or average or lifetime workout totals. Using this feature you’ll be able to quickly and easily see the progress you’ve made with your workout sessions.

The system provides the following views of your workout history:

CURRENT WORKOUT: The console automatically defaults to your current workout session and displays your progress in real time.

AVERAGE WORKOUT: With this option selected you are able to see your average accumulated data for your last 30 workouts.

LAST WORKOUT: With this option enabled you can view the accumulated data from your last workout session.

WEEKLY GOAL: This indicates the weekly goal that you have set. The display will indicate the time or distance that you have left in order to complete your weekly goal.

WEEKLY TOTAL: This enables you to View your accumulated data from the last Sunday up until the present day.

LIFETIME TOTAL: With this option selected you are able to view the total accumulated data from all of your workouts.



… workout fans

The treadmill has a high quality workout cooling fan incorporated into the console. The cooling fan delivers a stream of cooling air to help you stay cool and fresh during your workout and reach your goals faster.

… sound system

The treadmill allows you to listen to your favorite music while you workout with the built-in speakers. You simply connect your iPOD or MP3 Player to the system via an audio jack in order to enjoy your favorite music during your workout.

folding design

This model incorporates a folding deck design. 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.

… user weight

An important consideration when looking for a suitable treadmill is knowing the weight of the heaviest user who is likely to use the equipment. This model is suitable for users up to325 lb in weight.

… warranty information

The Livestrong LS7.9T treadmill is backed with a Lifetime Frame warranty a Lifetime Motor warranty plus 2 years on parts and 1 year labor.


Max Comfort Cushioning System

9 Training Programs

Live track Fitness Journal  

Power Incline

Heart Rate Monitor

Folding Frame

Workout Cooling Fan

iPOD / MP3 Compatible

Motor: 2.5 CHP

Speed: 0 – 12 MPH

Incline: 0 – 12 deg.

Belt size: 20″ x 55″

User weight:

325 lbs




70″L X 36″W X 60″H

Warranty: Frame and Motor – LIFETIME

                 Parts – 2 years

                 In Home Labor – 1 year

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