ProForm Sport 9.0 S Treadmill Review

The ProForm Sport 9.0 S treadmill provides plenty of variety with 30 workout programs and in-built iFIT module. A cooling fan maintains comfort and there is even a holder for a tablet computer.

The ProForm Sport 9.0 S is built around a powerful 3.0 CHP commercial plus motor and has many built in features to engage the user’s interest and help them achieve their fitness or weight loss goals.

There are 30 workouts which comprise of speed, incline, intensity and calorie workouts. A “Workout Intensity” bar on the display allows you to see graphically how much effort you are putting in to the workout.

This model is iFIT enabled with the iFIT module already built-in. The benefits of this technology include being able to download personalized workouts, track your results and race against other users. This feature requires a subscription to available as an optional extra.

The control console includes a workout cooling fan and a built in sound system. A music port allows you to plug in an iPOD or MP3 player enjoy music or an audio book title through the built in speakers. A holder for a tablet computer is positioned at the top of the console.

The product comes with a Lifetime warranty on the frame and motor with 3 yrs parts and 1 yr labor warranty.

Here are the main features:

… workout programs

In order to stay motivated and achieve your maximum potential while using your treadmill it’s important to have a variety of built-in workout programs. This treadmill scores here with a total of 30 built-in workouts.

The 30 built-in fitness workout programs are split into functional groups consisting of: SPEED, INCLINE, INTENSITY, and CALORIE workouts.

Each workout automatically controls the speed and incline of the treadmill as it guides you through an effective exercise session.

… tablet holder

The tablet holder was designed for use with most tablet computers. The shelf keeps your tablet secure and in close proximity so that you can access any online training tools or entertainment.

… one touch controls

Single touch “QuickSpeed” controls regulate the speed. This allows the user to easily jump to any speed between the values 0 – 12 MPH with one touch of a button throughout the workout.

Single touch buttons are also used to adjust the incline of the running deck. The user is able to change the degree of slope up or down between the values 0 -15 deg. from the control panel.

… back lit display

The control screen on the treadmill features a 7″ back lit display. This display tracks your speed, time, distance and calories burned enabling you to monitor the progress of your workout.

Additionally there is a built-in running track display that shows your progress in a track-style format.

A “Workout Intensity Bar” on the display allows you to monitor the approximate intensity level of your current workout via graphical segmented bar on the display.

… workout cooling fan

A “CoolAire” workout fan is built into the control console. It 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.

… heart rate monitor

The equipment is equipped with a dual-grip EKG heart rate monitor. 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 help burn more fat.

… cushioning system

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. In fact running on some treadmills can feel like running on concrete.

This model utilizes “ProShox” cushioning. The cushioning system compresses with each step and responds evenly to your stride and offers a truly comfortable workout.

… safety key

The equipment comes with a safety key and lanyard. In order for the treadmill to be operational the key must be present in the control console. This means that with the key withdrawn the treadmill cannot be operated by unauthorized users such as small children.

The safety key has a lanyard with a small plastic clip attached to one end which can be clipped onto the user’s clothing. If the user were to accidentally trip or fall while on the treadmill the key is pulled away from the console causing the treadmill’s walking belt to slow to a stop.

iPOD connection

An iPOD compatible music port is provided. Enjoy your workout while you play your favorite music through the built-in sound system. Simply plug in, press play and listen to your favorite music while you exercise.

… iFIT enabled

This trainer is iFIT enabled with the IFIT module already built-in. In essence this is a wireless connection between the internet and the treadmill which adds extra functionality.

The iFIT feature enables you to 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 a subscription to which is sold separately.

... space saver design

This treadmill has been designed with “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 ProForm Sport 9.0 S treadmill is underwritten by a lifetime warranty on the frame and motor together with a 3 year parts and 1 year labor warranty.


  • Mach Z Commercial Plus Motor
  • 30 Workout Apps
  • iFIT Enabled
  • ProShox Cushioning
  • Quick Speed Control
  • Quick Incline Control
  • Dual Grip EKG Heart Rate Monitor
  • 7″ Backlit Display
  • Workout Intensity Display
  • CoolAire Workout Fan
  • iPOD Compatible Music System
  • Tablet Computer Holder
  • Safety Key and Lanyard
  • Space Saver (Folding) Design
  • Easy Lift Assist


  • Motor: 3.0 CHP
  • Speed: 0 – 12 MPH
  • Incline: 0 % – 15 %
  • Tread belt: 20″ x 60″
  • User Capacity: 325 lbs
  • Folding: YES
  • Footprint: 59.5″ x 37″ x 81″
  • Warranty: Lifetime Motor and Frame

                         3 yrs Parts

                         1 yr Labor

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