Proform C500 Treadmill Review

The Proform C500 Treadmill with digital quick speed control and a motivaational race track feature.

Driven by a powerful 2.75 HP motor, with programs designed to help you lose weight the ProForm Crosswalk 500 also helps with sculpting your arms, shoulders and back, all in one workout.

The “ProFlex” impact reducing cushioning means that this treadmill is very comfortable to run on resulting in less stress on ankles, knees and hips.

An innovative feature of this model is the Interactive Audio Trainer technology. This is like having your own personal fitness coach to guide you through a series of structured workouts allowing you to burn calories while building and maintaining muscle mass.

This model also features 0-10 mph “QuickSpeed” control, and a Power Incline from 0 – 10 %. The dual-grip EKG technology allows you to stay in your target heart-rate range by glancing at the console window during your fitness workout.

The treadmill has a warranty that provides for a 10 year cover on the motor.

Here are the main features:

Drive motor

A 2.75 HP motor provides the driving force for this treadmill. With more power than a regular drive system, the commercial grade Mach Z Motor allows you to exercise for longer periods of time while maintaining smooth, consistent operation.

Shock absorption

The maker claims that the “ProFlex” impact reducing cushioning system employed on this treadmill reduces impact on your joints by up to 22% as compared to running on the road. With this superior absorption system, you can enjoy the perfect combination of comfort and joint protection.

Responsive controls

A “QuickSpeed” Control system is used to regulate speed. This facility allows you to easily jump to any speed with one touch throughout your workout. Decrease your speed immediately when you need a break, or increase it instantly for a challenging burst.

Cross-walk exercises

This model has been designed to help you lose weight, while strengthening your entire body. With the built-in CrossWalk Upper-Body Arms, 6 Cross Training Workouts and 4 weight-loss workouts, you can burn calories, while sculpting your arms, shoulders and back.

Power incline

A “Power Incline” control is used to adjust the angle of the running surface. This feature allows you to electronically change the degree of slope up or down throughout your workout from the control panel. Simulate running uphill and add both challenge and variety to your exercise session.

Audio cross-trainer

The built in interactive Audio CrossTrainer lets you achieve great results by instructing you when to perform a variety of strength-training exercises throughout your cardio workout, allowing you to burn calories while building and maintaining muscle mass.

Heart rate monitor

A dual-grip EKG heart rate monitor is used to check your heart rate. The built-in precision sensors allow you to quickly and accurately monitor your heart rate. Simply grip the built-in sensors to quickly and accurately monitor your heart rate, stay within your optimum training zone and burn more fat.

Space saver design

If you feel you haven’t enough room to store a treadmill this model can provide a solution 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.

User weight

The manufacturers claim an upper user weight limit of a 350 lbs for this model which should accommodate most users.

Warranty details

The ProForm Crosswalk 500 treadmill is underwritten by a 10 year warranty on the motor and 90-day parts and labor warranty.


  • Mach Z Drive Motor  
  • Quiet Tread belt
  • CrossWalk Upper Body Arms
  • 10 Built-In Workouts
  • ProFlex Impact Reducing Cushioning
  • ClearView Backlit Console
  • Dual-Grip EKG Heart Rate Monitor
  • Motivational RaceTrack
  • Interactive Audio CrossTrainer
  • Space Saver (Folding) Design
  • Cool Aire Workout Fan


  • Motor: 2.75 HP
  • Speed: 0 – 10 MPH
  • Incline: 0% to 10%
  • User Capacity: 350 lbs
  • Tread belt: 20″ x 55″
  • Folding: YES
  • Warranty: 10 Year Motor

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