The most popular New Year’s resolution is weight loss. Many have resolved to eat better, eat less or start some type of workout routine that will decrease that dreaded midsection. When you resolve to lose those extra pounds, you know what you want to do, but don’t know how you’re going to achieve the goal. The NordicTrack x9i is an excellent workout machine, however, the cost could be a huge deterrent for workout lovers. Below we have reviewed 10 treadmill systems that are comparable to the NordicTrack x9i and much lighter on the wallet.
10. ProForm PFTL60916 505 CST (2016 Model)
This work out treadmill comes with a 1 month fit membership. By visiting fit.com, you are able to activate your equipment for unlimited workout routines. It has a quick incline feature that gets you right to the action and has a large LCD window for an interactive experience. The ProShox feature responds to movement to engage muscles while working out. It has a music port for ipods and monitors the heart rate during your routine. This machine comes with a lifetime frame warranty and includes a 25 year warranty for the frame and 1 year for parts and labor. It weighs 325 pounds with 1.9” balanced rollers. This machine gives the ultimate virtual workout experience.
9. Nautilus Treadmill
With bluetooth connectivity, this treadmill syncs with the free RunSocial app. With 19 locations and 27 virtual routes, this machine makes you feel as if you are running other workout fanatics all over the world. It has a motorized incline up to 15% with a maximum weight capacity of 300 pounds. With the app features, you are able to track things such as distance, speed, heart rate and calories. Other features include the StrikeZone cushioning system that allows for a smooth workout routine. This machine can be easily moved and stored using the SoftDrop folding system.
8. NordicTrack C 590 Pro Treadmill
Powered by iFit, this treadmill allows you to gain access to instructor led and interactive workouts throughout the globe. The iFit feature does require a membership that is sold separately. With one touch, you are able to incline to 10%. Through the bluetooth connectivity, you are able to adjust your speed and incline per instructor recommendations and experience the real life terrains of different locations. Integration with smartphones and tablets is a breeze. The self cooling technology and the 2.6 CHP motor allows you to safely enjoy, jogging, walking or running with reduced noise. This machine has a space saver design that makes storage easy.
7. ProForm 905 CST Treadmill
With the ProShox cushioning feature, this treadmill gives you a high energy workout while accurately responding to your muscle movements. The 5 inch backlit display allows for easy integration with a smartphone or tablet. With a 12% incline feature, this treadmill is designed to give you a great workout. It has a 30 inch belt length and is 20 inches in width. The iFit feature takes you all over the world, while the instructor led routines push you to your max. The iFit system has on demand features that give you access to the ultimate workouts at your convenience. The space saver design allows you to easily and conveniently store this machine out of sight. It comes with a lifetime frame warranty with 3 years for parts and 1 year labor.
6. ProForm 705 CST Treadmill
With a 20” x 60” tread belt, this treadmill makes workouts a breeze. This machine is iFit ready and has a 5 inch back lit display. The 22 preset workout apps give you a variety of routines to fit your needs. The ProForm 705 has a maximum speed of 12 mph. The Proshox feature reduces impact and relieves pressure during workout routines. The Ipod compatibility allows you to enjoy your favorite music while you workout. It comes with a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor and 2 years for parts and labor. The space saver feature and the dual 2” speakers makes using and storing this machine fun and easy.
5. NordicTrack T Series Treadmill
This treadmill includes a 1 year iFit membership. The iFit feature allows you to gain access to on demand instructor led workout routines. The 10” touchscreen allows you to track your stats while exercising and the AutoBreeze fan cools in the heat of the workout. This smart machine has an EKG Grip Pulse to track your heart rate and is perfect for running, jogging and walking. The spacious tread belt measures 20” x 60” which allows you more than enough workout space. It has a 12% automatic incline feature, 12 mph smart speed adjustment and a 3.5 CHP DurX Commercial Plus Motor to reduce noise. The T Series has an innovative SpaceSaver design with an EasyLift feature that allows you to easily fold it for convenient storing.
4. Nautilus Treadmill
This treadmill has bluetooth connectivity that syncs with the Nautilus Trainer 2 app which allows you to track fitness rating and The RunSocial App allows you to sync for free. During your experience, you can run in 19 different locations, 27 routes and with people from all over the world. You can literally map your workout courses. There is a 15% motorized incline and has a maximum weight of 350 pounds. There are 26 customizable training programs that allow you to add variety to your routines. The blue backlit LCD display allows you to monitor your stats during your workout and the 3.5 horsepower motor gives you a non-stop workout experience.
3. ProForm 305 CST
The ProForm 305 has a brightly colored 5” touchscreen display. This treadmill is iFit ready and requires a separate membership. You can access your iFit account from your smartphone or tablet and it gives you 16 workouts. The EKG grip feature allows you to monitor your heart rate during workouts. The nicely sized tread belt measures 16” x 50” which gives you some space while you’re exercising. Adjustable Proshox cushioning helps to lessen impact during high impact workouts. This treadmill is easy to assemble and the SpaceSaver design feature allows you to easily store this unit when you have concluded you workout. It comes with a 5 year warranty for frame and motor and 90 day warranty for parts and labor.
2. ProForm Performance 800i
This treadmill includes a 1 year iFit membership that has a value of $396 and has 50 preset workouts for your enjoyment. It has an EKG pulse grip feature that allows you to monitor your heart rate on the massive 14 inch touch display. This high definition screen ensures you are able to easily follow the instructor led workouts. The Coola ire fan keeps you cool during those intense workouts. With up speeds to 12 mph, this treadmill allows a quick incline up to 12% and has a tread belt size measuring 18” x 60”. You can take your workouts to beautiful destinations all over the world with this treadmill.
1. ProForm Performance 400i
This advanced workout treadmill allows you to plug in your device and listen to your favorite tunes on the 2 inch speakers. The EKG grip allows you to track your heart rate throughout your routine. With the ProShox cushioning feature, you are able to have a high impact workout while protecting your joints. There are 50 preset workouts that help you meet your personal goals. With speeds up to 10 mph, you are able to digitally control your speed using the QuickSpeed feature. It has a weight capacity up to 300 pounds and a lifetime warranty for the frame and motor, 25 year warranty for motor parts and a 1 year warranty for parts and labor.