NordicTrack A2550 PRO Treadmill
This model has a 20″ x 55″ tread belt and incorporates the ComfortShox” cushioning system. The Nordic Track A2550 is powered by a 2.5 HP DurX Commercial motor and has a folding frame.
iFIT technology enables the treadmill to be connected to the internet to add interest and functionality to your workout. It allows you to manage your profile online and even work out with Jillian Michaels. This feature requires an internet connection, the addition of the iFIT module which is sold separately and paid membership to iFIT.
There are a total of 16 Workout Programs that automatically adjust the incline and speed of your treadmill. There are 4 Performance workouts, 4 Weight Loss workouts, 4 Timed Workouts and 4 Distance workouts comprising 1 mile, 5k, 10k or half marathon training.
The console incorporates a Hi-Resolution Grafixx Display with 2 LCD Windows. This display tracks your speed, time, distance, pulse and calories burned. The console display also features a compatible Music port for use with an iPod.
The treadmill comes with a Lifetime guarantee on the motor and frame, with 2 years on parts and 1 year In-Home service.
- Commercial Grade DurX Motor
- 16 Workout Programs
- iFIT LIVE Technology
- “One Touch” Speed Adjustment
- “One Touch” Incline Adjustment
- “ComfortShox” Cushioning
- Cardio Grip Heart Rate Monitor
- Grafixx Hi Resolution Display
- Space Saver (Folding) Design
- iPod Compatible Music Port
- Motor: 2.5 HP
- Belt size: 20″ x 55″
- Speed: 0 – 12 MPH
- Incline: 0 – 10 degrees
- User Weight: 350 lb
- Folding: Yes
- Warranty: Frame and Motor (Lifetime), Parts (2 years), In-Home Service (1 year)
This treadmill is iFIT capable. In essence, this is a wireless connection between the Internet and the treadmill. The iFIT feature allows you to experience trails all over the globe just as if you were running outside.
iFIT enables you to customize your own fitness program, receive automatic workout downloads, manage your profile online and work out with Jillian Michaels. You can even add the thrill of competition to your workout with 5k races against your Facebook friends.
Other features include a nutrition and activity tracker, motivating text messages and emails, and workout videos that are available for download. It should be noted, however, that this feature requires an internet connection, the iFIT Module that is available as an optional extra and paid membership to iFIT.
Heart Rate Monitor
A useful feature is the Club-Design CardioGrip heart rate monitor. This helps you make the most out of every workout by monitoring your heart rate via sensors that are built into the handlebars. Monitoring your heart rate ensures that you’re always in the right training zone for your goals. You can get a more effective workout, burn more fat, and improve your cardiovascular health.
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.
The treadmill also uses the 1-Touch control technology in order to change the incline with the single touch of a button instead of tediously scrolling through options as you would with traditional incline controls. The incline can be adjusted between 0 degrees up to 10 degrees of grade.
This model features a Universal iPod dock. You can now enjoy your workout while you play your favorite music through the built-in sound system. The Compatible Music Port allows you to plug in your iPod or MP3 Player and then place it on the console shelf where it’s within easy reach and leaves the controls right at your fingertips.
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.
The user weight limit for this treadmill is 350 lbs which should accommodate the majority of users.
The NordicTrack A2550 treadmill is underwritten by a warranty which offers a Lifetime guarantee on the motor and frame, with 2 years on parts and 1 year In-Home service guarantee.