This treadmill boasts a powerful 3.0 CHP Commercial motor and a spacious (20" x 55") running surface. What sets the NordicTrack Reflex 4500 Pro apart, however, is the unique "Reflex" cushioning system.
There are 20 Performance Workouts that automatically adjust the incline and speed of your treadmill, each focusing on performance goals. Additionally there are 6 Weight Loss Workouts which have been designed in order to help you burn the maximum number of calories.
The treadmill uses the new iFIT technology to connect the treadmill to the internet allowing you to add interest and functionality to your workout. You can manage your profile online and even work out with Jillian Michaels. It should be noted that this feature requires a wireless internet connection and membership to iFIT.
The console incorporates an attractive display that can show either multiple information fields, for more at-a-glance information, or a single display as large as 1" tall, for on-the-fly goal training. The console display also features a compatible Music port for use with an iPOD.
The product is endorsed by a Lifetime guarantee on the Motor and Frame, with 2 year of parts and 1 year In-home service.
Here are the main features:
… drive motor
The treadmill utilizes a DurX 3.0 CHP motor. This is a commercial-grade motor that includes high-grade wiring and insulation ratings, and a thermal cut-off switch. It uses commercial bearings and brushes, and is dynamically spin-balanced and extensively tested for superior performance in vibration and noise to make it both smooth and quiet in operation.
… reflex cushioning
This model utilizes NordicTracks' legendary "Reflex" cushioning system. The main component of this is the deck which is made of a composite construction and is able to absorb impact shocks without sacrificing durability.
The deck has been designed to be both strong and flexible so that it responds to your movement, absorbing impact at the heel and maintaining stability at toe off.
... workout programs
Keeping motivated is an important factor in trying to achieve your fitness goals and having a good variety of workout programs on a treadmill can help with this.
20 pre-programmed Performance Workouts are built in to the treadmill each of which has been designed by a Personal Trainer which automatically adjust the incline and speed of your treadmill. Each of these focus on a different performance goal.
In addition to the Personal Trainer Workouts there are also 6 Weight Loss Workouts which are designed to help you burn the maximum number of calories.
... iFIT technology
This model 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 that this feature requires a wireless internet connection, and membership to iFIT.
... easy to read display
Mounted in the control console is a "Graffix" display. This attractive display can either show multiple information fields, for more at-a-glance information, or show a single display as large as 1" tall, for on-the-fly goal training.
Depending on the training features available for your treadmill, the Grafixx Display can help you track your fitness history, visually represent your workout intensity or even show you racing against a virtual competitor.
… heart rate monitor
Monitoring your heart rate ensures that you're always in the right training zone for your goals.This model is equipped with a Club-Design CardioGrip heart rate monitor. This helps you to make the most out of every workout by monitoring your heart rate via sensors that are built into the handlebars. You can get a more effective workout, burn more fat, and improve your cardiovascular health.
… speed control
1-Touch control is used to regulate the speed of the belt. Instead of 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.
… incline control
The 1-Touch control technology is also used in order to change the incline. A single touch of a button does the job instead of having to scroll through options as with conventional controls. The incline can be adjusted between 0 deg. up to 15 deg. of grade.
... iPOD connection
A universal iPOD connection can be found on the control console. Enjoy your workout while you play your favorite music through the built-in "Intermix Acoustics 3.0 EQ" Sound System featuring 3" high-excursion drivers. Simply plug in, press play and listen.
... user weight
The deck on this model has a manufacturer's user rating of 350 lbs which should accommodate the majority of users.
... fold-up and save space
Treadmills can be real "space hogs" but this model offers a solution to this problem with it's "Space saver" technology. 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 details
The manufacturer offers a lifetime warranty on the motor and frame, with 2 years of parts and 1 year in-home service warranty.
Commercial Grade DurX Motor
20 Performance Workout Programs
6 Weight Loss Programs
Reflex Cushion Technology
One Touch Speed Adjustment
One Touch Incline Adjustment
Cardio Grip Heart Rate Monitor
Space Saver (Folding) Design
Intermix acoustics 3.0 Sound System
Music Port for iPOD
Motor: 3.0 HP
Belt size: 20'' x 60''
Speed: 0 - 12 MPH
Incline: 0 - 15 deg.
User Weight: 350 lb
Warranty: Frame and Motor (Lifetime)
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