ProForm iLog 500 Treadmill Review

The ProForm iLog 500 Treadmill incorporating ProResponse cushioning and iFIT fitness journal.

A vital component of becoming and keeping fit is setting fitness goals for yourself. The ProForm iLOG 500 treadmill makes monitoring your progress towards those goals a lot easier with it’s computerized fitness logging system.

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

The treadmill features “QuickSpeed” buttons to instantly adjust speed from 0-12 mph, one touch Power Incline from 0 – 12 %, and dual-grip EKG heart rate monitor which allows you to stay in your target heart-rate range by glancing at the console window during your fitness workout.

Exercise and entertainment come together in this model. Featuring a universal iPOD connection with built-in speakers, the treadmill lets you rock through any workout as you play your favorite music through 2 high quality speakers.

The treadmill is covered by a lifetime frame and motor warranty.

Here are the main features:
… drive motor

This treadmill is powered by a 2.25 HP motor. The commercial grade Mach Z motor allows you to exercise for longer periods of time while maintaining smooth, consistent operation.
… progress tracker

This innovative technology allows you to track your progress and pull specific workout stats for up to 2 users. The iFIT Fitness Journal facility allows you to generate daily, weekly, monthly and yearly fitness reports so that you can see results over time..
… shock absorption

Walking and running are the most natural and enjoyable forms of exercising that 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 makers claim that the “ProStride” impact reducing cushioning system employed on this model reduces impact on your joints by up to 15% as compared to running on the road. This provides the perfect combination of comfort and joint protection.
… iPOD connection

The treadmill features a universal iPOD connection. You can now enjoy your workout while you play your favorite music through 2 high quality speakers. Simply plug in, press play and listen to your favorite sounds while you exercise.

Proform iLOG 500 console

… speed control

This model comes equipped with “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.
… workout programs

This treadmill comes with a total of 8 built-in fitness workouts. These showcase everything this treadmill is capable of and allow you achieve your full fitness potential.
… incline adjustment

A power incline control 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.
… heart rate monitor

A dual-grip EKG heart rate monitor allows the user to easily check their 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.
… user weight

It is important when choosing a treadmill to select a model with a deck user weight to suit the user. This model has a user weight of 325 lb. which should should be adequate for most users.
... workout cooling fan

An “AutoBreeze” workout cooling fan is mounted in the console which means that you can enjoy a cool refreshing breeze and stay cool and comfortable during the most vigorous workout.
… warranty details

The ProForm iLOG 500 treadmill is underwritten by a lifetime warranty on the motor in addition to a lifetime warranty on the frame.

Mach Z Commercial Motor

Precision QuickSpeed Control

Quick Incline Control

Quiet Tread belt

ProResponse Cushioning

Dual-Grip EKG Heart Rate Monitor

8 Workout Programs

20 iFIT Customizable Workouts

Grafixx Display

AutoBreeze Fan

Universal iPod Dock

Built in Speaker System


Motor: 2.5 HP

Speed: 0 to 12 MPH

Incline: 0% to 12%  

Tread belt: 20″ x 55″

User Capacity: 325 LB

Warranty: Lifetime (motor)


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