This entry level model has been a very popular choice for a number of years now. The NordicTrack A2350 has a spacious (20" x 60") tread belt is powered by a 2.5 HP commercial motor.
This model is iFIT capable. This technology enables the treadmill to be connected to the internet to add interest and functionality to your workout. Manage your profile online and even work out with Jillian Michaels! This feature requires a home wireless internet network, the iFIT module and membership to iFIT which is sold separately.
There are a total of 16 Workout Programs that automatically adjust the incline and speed of your treadmill. These are split into two functional groups comprising 10 Performance workouts which have been designed by a certified personal trainer and 6 Weight Loss workouts.
The console incorporates a Hi-Resolution Grafixx Display. This display tracks your speed, time, distance, pulse and calories burned. The control console also features a compatible Music port for use with an iPOD or any other MP3 player.
The treadmill comes with a Lifetime guarantee on the Motor and Frame, and 1 year of Parts and In-Home service.
Lets walk through some of the features:
… drive motor
The treadmill is powered by a DurX 2.5 CHP drive motor. This commercial-grade DurX motor has more power than an ordinary motor, allowing you to exercise for longer periods of time, while maintaining smooth, consistent operation.
... iFIT capable
This model is iFIT capable. In essence this is a wireless internet connection to the treadmill, but there is a lot more to this technology than that. iFIT adds extra functionality, entertains and engages your interest by opening up a whole new set of workout experiences.
iFIT gives you the opportunity to experience trails from all over the world and even train with fitness coach Jillian Michaels. If you are trying to burn calories and lose weight Jillian's voice will spur you on, offering encouragement every step of the way!
Another benefit of iFIT is that new workouts are automatically downloaded to the treadmill over a period of time. These workouts take control of the treadmill, automatically adjusting the speed and incline to provide new challenges to keep you motivated.
Other features include the ability to track your nutrition and other activities, train for a race, lose weight or maintain a healthy lifestyle with the online food and activity log available at iFIT.com. You can even race against other iFIT members and compare your time with people from around the world!
It should be noted that this feature requires the iFIT wireless adapter that is available as an optional extra and a home wireless internet network.
… 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 gives you 10 performance and 6 weight loss workouts to choose from.
The 10 Performance Workouts provide for the ultimate performance training. The workouts are designed by Certified Personal Trainers and will help you run faster and stay in shape.
Additionally there are 6 Weight-Loss Workouts which have been designed to help you burn maximum calories. The user simply selects the workout and the treadmill automatically adjusts the speed and incline to match the selected goals.
… spacious running surface
The treadmill incorporates a large 20" x 60" running belt. You will appreciate the advantages of this larger running space when you come to use the treadmill. You can take long, natural strides with this expanded tread belt that's perfect for walking, jogging or running.
... precision display
Featuring the very latest in visual technology this model utilizes a high-resolution graphical display that animates your screen, giving you more accurate, less machine-like readings.
This display tracks all relevant workout data including your speed, time, distance, pulse and calories burned.
… heart rate monitor
The built-in Club-Design CardioGrip Heart Rate Monitor is one of the easiest, most-convenient methods to monitoring your heart rate. With the CardioGrip technology, 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.
... fitness test
The treadmill has a novel feature that Nordic Track term a "Fitness Age Center". This allows you to track and improve your fitness level by calculating your fitness age. This is accomplished by by measuring your heart rate before and after a challenging fitness test.
… speed adjustment
The treadmill comes equipped with 1-Touch control. Instead of tediously scrolling through options, the 1-Touch system allows you to instantly change the speed of the treadmill between 0-12 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.
... console speakers
The treadmill allows you to listen to your favorite music while you workout with the built-in, Universal MP3 Dock. You simply plug your iPOD or MP3 Player, into the Interplay Music Port in order to enjoy your favorite music during your workout. With the iPOD resting on the console shelf, it's within easy reach and leaves the controls right at your fingertips.
... user weight limit
When choosing a suitable treadmill it is important to select a model that will suit the weight of any intended user. This treadmill has a user weight limit of 325 lbs. This should accommodate the majority of users.
... foldaway design
If you are concerned that you haven't enough room to store a treadmill this model addresses this problem with it's 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 lot smaller floor area.
… warranty cover
The Nordic Track A2350 is backed by a lifetime frame warranty, a lifetime motor warranty plus 1 yr on parts and in-home Service.
Commercial DurX Motor
10 Performance Workouts
6 Weight Loss Workouts
1 -Touch Speed Control
1 -Touch Incline Control
Dual Grip Heart Rate Monitor
iPOD / MP3 Music Port
Motor: 2.5 CHP
Speed: 0 - 12 MPH
Incline: 0 - 10 %
Belt size: 20" x 60"
User weight: 325 lbs
1yr (parts and labor)
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