This treadmill from the Smooth Fitness stable is called the Pulse 260 and should be in demand with runners who will appreciate it's matchless stability and solid feel. This non-folding model has the same sense of rock solid stability found on gym quality machines.
The key features include a spring-loaded, walking/running surface coupled with a low impact shock absorbing deck that the manufacturer claims reduces stress on the back, legs, knees, and ankles during your fitness workout.
This model also benefits from a reversible running deck and self-lubricating belt for a longer, low maintenance life while a 4 HP AC motor with a digital sensor-less, vector drive system, provides efficient and effective power.
Micro impact absorption control allows for a low impact, shock absorption experience that reduces stress on the lower back, legs, knees and ankles during your workout.
It's covered by a lifetime warranty on the motor, frame and all parts.
Here are the main features:
… drive motor
This treadmill utilizes a powerful 4.0 HP AC motor with a 1.5kw digital sensor less vector drive system. This provides efficient and effective power and maintenance-free service for runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts.
… shock absorption
This treadmill has a spring loaded walking surface.
This "micro impact" absorption system will reduce harmful impact on your ankles, knees, hips and back and ensure that you enjoy the same silky smooth performance as you get in gym quality treadmills.
Some recent fitness research has shown that as your front foot gets a soft landing, while launching your rear foot with a firm push-off. Pressure is relieved on the lower back, muscles and tendons.
There is also an added benefit in this type of cushioning - muscles contract at a lower peak intensity for a longer period of time, so they burn more calories.
… pulse monitor
The hand grip pulse monitor on this treadmill is conveniently positioned at the front of the console, so that your hand grip pulse monitor is more comfortable to use during your fitness session.
… control panel
The use of large buttons, well-organized panel and easy-to-read displays are only part of the reason why this treadmill performs so well. Unlike some exercise equipment you have the ability to adjust preset programs on the fly.
You can also quickly set (or reset) speed, incline, time or pulse rate while the equipment is running.
An improved LCD console provides intuitive, interactive access to your speed, distance, calories, time and pulse simultaneously.
… workout programs
The key to staying motivated when using a treadmill and achieving your fitness goals is having a variety of preset programs, This trainer gives you seven to choose from.
… stable feel
Because of their light weight, some exercise treadmills can rock and sway during brisk walks or runs. This treadmill is no light weight, weighing in at 570 lbs. safety and stability are, therefore, assured.
… warranty details
The Pulse 260 by Smooth is backed by a lifetime warranty on the frame, motor and parts.
Easy to Read Dot Matrix Display
Spring Loaded Walking / Running surface
Reversible Running Deck
Micro Impact Absorption System
Hand Grip Speed Pulse Monitor
Self Lubricating Belt
Uni-weld Steel Frame
Motor: 4 HP AC motor
Speed: 0.6 - 15 mph (special order)
Incline: 15 %
Belt size: 20" x 62"
Footprint: 89" x 32"
Weight: 570 lbs
User weight: 425 lbs
Warranty: Frame & Motor Lifetime
Labor 3 yrs
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