Nowadays, there are plenty of treadmill systems in the market that can provide you with all your fitness demands. They come in a variety of specifications and it stands to reason that the more specifications and features they offer, the pricier they tend to be. That’s not to say that cheaper models can’t give you want you need, but if you are one of those who are looking for plenty of features and fun extras, you might have to take a look at the higher end of the price bracket. If exceptional features are high on your priority list, then look no further than the LifeSpan TR 1200i Folding Treadmill.
Design and Deck Specifications:
Built with durability and power in mind, this top-notch system features a sturdy, foldable frame with dimensions of 70” in length, 33” in width and 54” in height. Its well-built structure can easily accommodate weights of up to 300 lbs.
The deck is equipped with a generous 2-ply, 20” x 56” running surface that is powered by a stellar 2.5 CHP, which is fully capable of providing speeds ranging from 0.5 mph to 11 mph, making it highly-suitable for a variety of fitness preference, either for walking or even running. The deck can be inclined up to 15 levels, thus giving you a more vigorous workout.
Console, Features and Programs:
As the heart of the control system, the console is responsible for helping you control your exercise regimen according to your preference. It features a multi-colored LCD screen that provides you with feedback regarding your time, calories, steps, distance, speed and incline level. The console also offers 17 workout programs that are designed to give you a variety in terms of your fitness routine.
Another fantastic program that is included with this system is the dual My Zone heart rate control programs and the custom programs. With the My Zone heart rate program, the treadmill system automatically adjusts the settings as well as the incline of the running deck to keep your heart in a constant level. One feature that sets this high-class treadmill apart from the competition is that upon purchase of this system, you are automatically a member of the LifeSpan Fitness Club, which an online health management program that helps you record your progress for future reference. Other fun extras that come with this system include built-in speakers and a iPod or headphone jack to pump up your motivation to exercise as well as an Intelli-Step system that works like a pedometer.
The system includes a generous lifetime warranty on the frame and motor as well as 3 years on the parts and 1 year on labor.
The only problem with this system is that it is relatively heavy at 204 lbs, making it a hassle to move around. It also does not come fully assembled out of the box so it could take a while to put it together.
In summary, this gem offers superb features and fantastic specifications in one well-built treadmill. If you are on a lookout for a system that can help you get fit in a small period of time, this gem is highly recommended.