NordicTrack S3000 Institutional Treadmill Review

The NordicTrack S3000 Institutional commercial grade treadmill reviewed by Treadmill Adviser

The Nordic Track S3000 Institutional is a commercial-grade treadmill known for its robust and durable frame, making it suitable for rigorous workouts in gyms or health clubs.

Featuring a large running surface and Nordic Track’s “DuraSoft” shock absorption, this treadmill provides a comfortable running experience with reduced stress on ankles, knees, and hips.

At the core of the S3000 is a powerful 5.0 HP commercial “DurX” motor designed to run for extended periods without overheating. This motor ensures smooth and consistent operation even in demanding environments.

The treadmill is iFIT compatible, allowing you to access programmed workouts through the internet, CDs, or videos. These workouts control the speed and intensity of the equipment, offering targeted and motivational coaching accompanied by music.

The product is backed by a lifetime warranty on the motor, 4 years on the rollers, 2 years on parts, 1 year on the belt and deck, and in-home labor.


  • Drive unit: The treadmill features a 5.0 HP Commercial DurX Motor, providing ample power for both commercial and domestic use. It ensures smooth and consistent operation during extended exercise sessions.
  • Cushioned running surface: The adjustable cushioning system on this model reduces joint impact by up to 28% compared to road running. The advanced cushioning system protects ankles, knees, and hip joints, offering a comfortable and joint-friendly workout experience.
  • Speed control: The Nordic Track S3000 is equipped with “ZipSpeed” control, allowing you to instantly change the speed by sliding your finger to the desired setting. This feature enables quick adjustments for a challenging burst or a momentary rest.
  • Goal-driven workouts: The treadmill offers 39 iFit training workouts to keep you motivated and help you achieve your fitness goals. These workouts vary resistance, speed, and incline functions based on fitness programs developed by personal trainers. iFIT workouts can be accessed through the website, CDs, and videos, without requiring internet access.

The treadmill incorporates “Zip Incline” control, allowing you to electronically adjust the incline throughout your workout by quickly sliding your finger to the desired setting. This feature adds variety and challenge to your exercise session.

For heart rate monitoring, the model is equipped with a “CardioGrip” heart rate monitor. Simply grip the built-in sensors to quickly and accurately monitor your heart rate, helping you stay within your optimum training zone and burn more fat.

The Nordic Track S3000 is covered by a warranty that includes a lifetime warranty for the motor, 4 years for the rollers, 2 years for parts, and 1 year for in-home labor.


  • Commercial DurX Motor
  • Commercial Grade Tread Belt
  • “ZipSpeed” Speed Control
  • “ZipIncline” Incline Control
  • 39 Workout Programs
  • Cardio Grip Heart Rate Monitor
  • DuraSoft Adjustable Cushioning
  • 8 x 30 Display Matrix
  • iFIT Compatible


  • Motor: 5.0 CHP
  • Folding: No
  • Belt size: 20″ x 60″
  • Speed: 0 – 12 mph
  • Incline: 0 – 12%
  • User weight: 350 lbs
  • Electrical: 20 AMP Outlet required
  • Warranty: Lifetime (Motor), 4 years (Roller), 2 years (Parts), 1 year (Labor)

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