NordicTrack T 8.0 Treadmill Review

The NordicTrack T 8.0 Treadmill with DuraFlex cushioning and iFIT LIVE technology.

This domestic treadmill has a space saver design which means that the NordicTrack T8.0 can be folded up to take up less storage space. Powered by a 3.0 CHP commercial driving a (20″ x 58″) commercial grade tread belt and incorporates the new “DuraStride” cushioning system.

This model uses the 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 requires an internet connection, and the iFIT module and membership to iFIT which is sold separately.

The console incorporates a Multi Window LED Display. This oversized, easy-to-read display tracks your speed, time, distance, incline, pulse and calories burned so that you can monitor essential workout data throughout your exercise session.

Built-in to the console is an adjustable “CoolAire” workout fan to keep you comfortable during your workout.The console also features an Intermix Acoustics 2.0 sound system with a compatible Music port which can be hooked up to an


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

Here are the main features:

Drive motor

The treadmill utilizes a 3.0 CHP DurX Commercial Pro Motor. This motor uses preventative engineering in order to keep you safer. This includes the use of high-grade wiring and insulation ratings, a thermal cut-off switch and a stringent UL certification process.

The DurX Commercial Pro Motor is also dynamically spin-balanced and rigorously tested for matchless performance in vibration and noise, making it both smooth and quiet in operation.

iFIT compatible

This model is iFIT capable. In essence this is a wireless connection between the Internet and the treadmill.

Featuring workouts powered by Google Maps, training with Jillian Michaels and automatic speed and incline controls, this wireless technology is the ultimate workout experience. You can customize your own fitness program, receive automatic workout downloads and manage your profile online.

It should be noted that this feature requires a home wireless internet connection, and the iFIT wireless adapter that is available as an optional extra.

LED display

The control console has a display that is equipped with an oversized, easy-to-read, multi window LED display that tracks all your important workout data including speed, time, distance, incline, pulse and calories burned.

NordicTrack T 8.0 console

Pulse monitor

In addition to the contact grip heart rate monitor built into the handlebars the model is also equipped with wireless heart rate telemetry. The Polar heart monitor transmits data from the wireless chest strap to the treadmill’s computer so that you have continual feedback.

Monitoring your heart rate in this way 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.

Shock absorption

Walking and running are the most natural and enjoyable forms of exercising you can engage in but the continual pounding can take a toll on your joints. Running on some treadmills can feel like running on concrete!

The DuraFlex cushioning system employed on this model reacts to your stride, reducing impact on your joints and providing additional comfort to the extra-long tread belt.

Speed control

1-Touch control is used to regulate speed. The 1-Touch system allows you to instantly change the speed of the treadmill between 0-12 MPH without having to navigate through menus. You can decrease your speed immediately when you need a rest, or increase it instantly for a challenging workout.

Incline control

1-Touch control technology is also used to change the deck incline. A single touch of a button is all that is required to change the incline instead of scrolling through options as you would with conventional controls. The incline can be adjusted between 0 deg. up to 12 deg. of grade.

Workout cooling fan

A “CoolAire” workout fan is mounted in the console. The fan has adjustable settings so that you can regulate the air stream to your preference. This console mounted fan will help you to stay cool and comfortable during your workout.

iPOD connection

An Intermix Acoustics 2.0 sound sound system is mounted in the console. This unit is capable of producing a broad range of frequencies with rich, equalized sound, so that you can enjoy your workout while listening your favorite music through the sound system. The system is iPOD compatible.

User weight

The deck on this model has a 350 lbs weight capacity which should accommodate the majority of users.

Fold to save space

This is a “Space Saver” treadmill. A folding frame allows the user to to fold the treadmill into an upright position after use where it will then occupy a lot smaller floor area.

NordicTrack T 8.0 folded 

Warranty details

The manufacturer’s warranty on the NordicTrack T 8.0 treadmill offers a lifetime guarantee on the motor and frame, 2 years parts and 1 year labor.


  • DurX Commercial Pro Motor
  • DuraFlex Cushioning
  • iFIT LIVE Technology Compatible
  • Polar Wireless Heart Rate Monitor
  • 1-Touch Speed Adjustment
  • 1-Touch Incline Adjustment
  • Multi Window LED Display
  • Space Saver (Folding) Design
  • Adjustable CoolAire Workout Fan
  • Intermix Acoustics 2.0 Sound System
  • iPOD Compatible Music Port


  • Motor: 3.0 CHP
  • Belt size: 20” x 58”
  • Rollers: 2.5″
  • Speed: 0 – 12 MPH
  • Incline: 0 – 12 deg.
  • User Weight: 350 lb
  • Folding: YES


  • Frame and Motor (Lifetime)
  • Parts (2yrs)
  • Labor (1yr)

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