The highly acclaimed Smooth 9.35 has been a leading light in the SmoothFitness catalog for a few years now – this is new version of this model with many improvements in specifications and additional features. This has a non-folding design running with a 21″ x 61″ belt powered by a colossal 4.0 CHP motor.
The user is presented with a variety of in-built workouts that are arranged into different groups. These groups consist of a manual program, incline programs, speed programs, speed/incline programs, heart rate control programs, custom programs and a fitness test
The console incorporates a back-lit LCD display which shows all the relevant workout data including: speed, time, distance, incline, calories burned and heart rate control.
A deluxe audio center built into the control console can be hooked up to an iPOD or MP3 player. The console also houses a workout cooling fan, water bottle holders and a media /reading rack which can accomodate an iPAD or other tablet computer.
The product is underwritten by a lifetime warranty on the frame and motor plus a lifetime warranty on all other parts and 2 yrs labor.
Here are the main features:
… workout programs
The user has a choice of 30 challenging, preset programs. These are arranged into the following groups:
MANUAL PROGRAM: This setting allows the user full control over the treadmill. Both the speed and incline can be varied according to the user’s liking at any time during the workout.
INCLINE PROGRAMS: There are a total of 8 incline programs each of which alters the level of incline of the running deck automatically.
SPEED PROGRAMS: There are a total of 8 speed programs each of which alters the speed of the tread belt automatically.
SPEED / INCLINE PROGRAMS: There are 5 speed / incline programs that alter the speed of the tread belt and the incline of the running deck automatically during the course of the workout.
HEART RATE CONTROL PROGRAMS : There are 4 heart rate control programs which automatically vary the speed and incline of the treadmill in sympathy with the user’s heart rate.
CUSTOM PROGRAMS: There are 4 custom programs which allows the user to create their own workout programs and save them for later use. These stored programs can be repeated as often as the user likes or modified according to changing fitness requirements.
FITNESS TEST: Fitness test judged on speed of completion.
… back lit LCD display
The console incorporates a large, blue back lit LCD display. This bright, clear display shows all of your essential workout data including: speed, time, distance, incline, calories burned and heart rate control.
… virtual fitness trainer
This model incorporates the “mySMOOTH” virtual fitness trainer. This innovative training system helps you to achieve your goals faster by tracking your progress, creating custom workout plans and offering tips and advice to keep you motivated.
… hand rail controls
Conveniently placed toggle switches are built in to the handrail to enable the user to adjust both the the speed and incline. Using these handrail mounted switches allows the user to make the necessary adjustments without having to reach forward to press buttons on the control console and possibly disrupt their stride.
… running surface
The running surface is made up of a large 61″ x 21″ tread belt. Other treadmills in this price range can have have a smaller tread belt area – you will appreciate the advantages of this larger walking space when you come to use the treadmill.
… drive motor
The motive power is provided by a 4.0 CHP continuous duty motor which is built for long life and is underwritten by a lifetime warranty.
The design of the motor incorporates an advanced Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) circuit board which is usually only found on commercial treadmills. Speed sensors working in conjunction with the PWM circuit board ensure smooth speed changes.
The makers claim that this motor is whisper quiet in operation and delivers maintenance-free service with a high horsepower output for runners or walkers alike.
… smooth running
Some treadmills can feel jerky in operation which people ascribe to the motor or motor controller electronics. Often times this is due to a poor quality flywheel. On this model, however, a precision-balanced, perimeter-weighted flywheel is fitted which contributes to the smooth running of the equipment.
… cushioning system
The “Im-Pression” cushioning system employed on this model helps reduce harmful impact on your joints and back, providing a soft landing for the front foot and firm push-off for the rear foot. This will help the user to exercise for longer with less fatigue.
… wireless heart control
This model comes as standard with Wireless Heart Rate Control. When this feature is selected a wireless transmitter sends information about your heart rate to the equipment’s computer and this information is then used to modify the speed of the tread belt.
The running surface is effectively changing its speed in sympathy with your heart rate and allows you to exercise within your target heart rate zone.This method of training is popular with many athletes.
… water bottle holders
Twin water bottle holders are built into the console. These are conveniently located and ideal for holding your drinks bottle or any other small accessory that you may require during your workout session.
… workout cooling fan
The model is equipped with a “SmoothAir” workout fan. This console mounted fan has two speed 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.
… book / media shelf
An integral reading rack and media shelf is located in the middle of the control console. This conveniently mounted rack is ideal for holding books, magazines, newspapers, a tablet computer, cell phone or an MP3 player.
… deluxe audio system
A “SmoothSound” Audio System is integrated into the control console. This sound system allows you to plug your iPOD, or MP3 Player, into auxiliary input jack and listen to your music collection tough the sound system. The iPOD can rest on the media shelf so that it is within easy reach.
… transport wheels
Transport wheels are attached to the bottom of the metal frame which will assist in moving the equipment if you need to move it to another location in your home.
… user weight
The deck fitted to this model is of a heavy duty construction that is able to support users up to 400 lbs in weight.
… warranty details
The Smooth 9.35 treadmill is backed by a lifetime warranty on both the frame and motor. Additionally there is a lifetime warranty on all other parts (including electronics) and 2 years In Home labor.
Commercial Grade Deck
Im-Pression Shock Absorption Cushioning
30 Preset Workout Programs
Wireless Heart-Rate Control
Hand Rail Mounted Controls
Blue BackLit LCD Display
Virtual Fitness Trainer
Deluxe Audio System
MP3 / iPOD Connection
Workout Cooling Fan
Book Rack / Media Shelf
Water Bottle Holders
Safety Key and Lanyard
Motor: 4.0 CHP Continuous Duty
Frame: Welded Steel Construction
Speed: 0.5 – 12.5 MPH
Incline: 15 levels
Belt size: 21″ x 61″
Roller size: 2.75″
User Weight 400 lb
Warranty: Frame and Motor – Lifetime
All Parts – Lifetime
In Home Labor – 2 yrs