ProForm Front Runner Treadmill Review

The ProForm Front Runner home fitness treadmill with ProTech cushioning.

There are several innovative features such as the “Competitor” display for instant feedback and “ProTech” cushioning to reduce joint impact incorporated into the ProForm Front Runner treadmill.

The equipment is comfortable to run on due to the “ProTech” cushioning, which results in less stress on ankles, knees and hips.

A speed range of 0 to 10 mph is available via the “QuickSpeed” buttons, with “One Touch” power incline adjustment from 0 – 10 %. The running deck has adjustable cushioning.

The EKG grip pulse technology allows you to stay in your target heart-rate range by glancing at the console window during your fitness workout.

Here are the main high lights:
… drive motor

The treadmill utilizes a powerful 1.75 CHP motor. This is more powerful than many of it’s competitors in this price range and delivers more than enough power to keep you in good shape.
… speed adjustment

The treadmill comes equipped with a patented digital “QuickSpeed” control. This means that you can 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.
… incline adjustment

The power incline control is used to adjust the angle of the running deck. At the touch of a button the user is able to simulate running uphill and add both challenge and variety to your exercise session.
… shock absorption

The makers claim that the “ProTech” impact absorption system employed on this model can reduce impact on your joints by up to 15% as compared to running on the road. With this superior absorption system, you can enjoy the perfect combination of comfort and joint protection.
… workout programs

The treadmill has a total of 8 built-in workouts including 2 heart rate programs. Each workout program has been designed by a certified personal trainer for fantastic results.

Proform Front Runner console

… iFIT technology

This model is iFIT compatible.

The iFIT technology uses CD, video, and Internet programs to automatically control the speed, incline, or resistance of your machine, giving you a more enjoyable fitness workout.

The CD, video, and Internet programs automatically control the speed, incline, or resistance of your machine so you know you’re getting a complete, effective workout every time. uses patent-pending technology to interactively control your fitness equipment. Digital cues are sent from the web site, compact discs, and videos to vary resistance, speed, and incline functions according to workouts developed by our personal trainers

The CDs and videos provide excellent goal-specific workouts without requiring a computer or the Internet.

A certified personal trainer guides you through a complete fitness workout, providing encouragement and instruction while upbeat workout music keeps you moving. certified personal trainers have designed a vast library of workouts that automatically control your exercise machine. They have produced a lot of them so you’ll always have a wide and interesting variety of new challenges.
… heart rate monitor

An EKG heart rate monitor is used to check the user’s 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.
… workout fan

A “CoolAire” workout fan is mounted in the control console. This is an adjustable two speed fan which allows you to enjoy a cool refreshing breeze and stay cool and comfortable during the most vigorous workout.
folding design

This is a folding or “space saver” treadmill. The folding design of the frame allows the user to fold the treadmill into an upright position after their workout where it will then occupy a lot smaller floor area.
… warranty details

The ProForm Front Runner treadmill is underwritten by an 8 year warranty on the motor and 90-day parts and labor warranty.


Mach Z Drive Motor


ProTech Impact-Reducing Cushioning

Competitor Control Panel

8 Built-in Workouts

Power Incline

EKG Heart Rate Monitor

iFIT Interactive

CoolAire Workout Fan

Space Saver (Folding) Design

Motor: 2.75 THP (1.75 CHP)

Speed: 0 – 10 MPH

Incline: 0 – 10%

Folding : YES

User Weight: 300lb


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