Nordictrack T 6.5 S Treadmill Review
The NordicTrack T 6.5-S is a great, feature-rich treadmill that was designed to provide the user an efficient and effective workout at home so as to achieve his/her fitness-goals. This treadmill is actually equipped with a roomy treadbelt integrated with a FlexSelect Cushioning-system in order to reduce on joint impact while simulating a feeling of road-running. On top of that, this treadmill features iFit-Technology which enables you to access different running-terrains by simply synching with Google-maps while its 5-inch backlit display-monitor helps to track and display your speed, distance, time, calories-burned and pulse when having a workout so that can be able to easily meet your fitness-goals. Lastly, this treadmill is designed with over 20 workout-programs which operate at various speeds and inclines in order to provide the user with an intensive workout while the treadmill’s SpaceSaver-Design with EasyLift-technology facilitates for easy folding, unfolding and storage of the treadmill in-between uses.
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What We Like:
- A Powerful 2.6-CHP Motor: the NordicTrack T 6.5-S treadmill is equipped with a self-cooling and powerful 2.6 continuous-horsepower-motor that is very quiet and won’t interrupt with your workout. In fact, with such a smooth and consistent motor-drive you will be able to boost your boost your workout performance thus meeting your fitness-goals in a desired period of time.
- 20 Workout Apps/programs: The T 6.5-S treadmill also comes preloaded with over 20 workout-apps that have been designed by certified personal-trainers. In fact, each of these programs will automatically adjust your speed, incline and time so that you can be able to meet specific fitness-goals. On the other hand, you will also be able to get additional workout-programs tailored specifically for you through your iFit-account when using the NordicTrack T 6.5 S Treadmill.
- CardioGrip Heart Rate Sensor: you will also be able to stay within your target heart-rate zone for your fitness-goals because the NordicTrack T 6.5-S treadmill is equipped with Dual-CardioGrip heart-rate monitor sensors which are built into both handlebars for quick and accurate readings over the console while having a workout.
- A SpaceSaver Design: The NordicTrack T 6.5-S also features a revolutionary SpaceSaver-design which allows you to fold this fitness-machine so as to ensure ultimate floor-space maximization. Additionally, this treadmill is equipped with a telescoping EasyLift-shock which assists with the heavy-lifting hence making folding and unfolding of the treadmill extremely simple and quick.
- A 0-to-10 MPH Speed-range: you can also walk, jog or sprint while using this treadmill because its designed to accommodate speeds of up to 10-mph. in fact, you use the OneTouch-controls to easily change the speed-settings with just one button-press thus making the NordicTrack T 6.5-S very convenient to use as you workout.
- OneTouch Controls: the NordicTrack T 6.5-S features inbuilt OneTouch-controls which allow you to adjust your workout-speed anywhere between 0 and 12-mph and incline-range between 0 and 12-percent just at the touch of a button. In fact, with these OneTouch-controls there is also no need to interrupt your workout-experience by scrolling through various settings hence making the NordicTrack T 6.5-S very convenient to use.
- A 5-inch Backlit Display: this treadmill is designed with a 5-inch, backlit-display that shows your workout speed, time, distance, heart-rate and calories-burned so that you can be able to easily meet your fitness-goals. Additionally, iFit will also be able to use these statistics in order to create workouts designed specifically for you which is a great feature that works for most people.
- FlexSelect-Cushioning: you will actually get the best of both worlds because the NordicTrack T 6.5-S is equipped with an adjustable FlexSelect-cushioning whereby one half-turn activates the double-cushioning isolators to help reduce impact on the knees and ankles while another half-turn provides a firmer and stable surface that feels like running on a real-road.
- An Intermix Acoustic Sound-System: with, the NordicTrack T 6.5-S treadmill, you can easily connect your iPod or other music-device to its integrated sound-system so that you can be able to hear to your favorite music or fitness-playlist which is then projected through the dual 2-inch speakers.
- IFit-Compatible: iFit is actually a revolutionary fitness-technology that is integrated into NordicTrack-machines in order to help you get more out of each workout. In fact, with iFit-technology you can access several custom Google-Maps training routes anywhere around the world, achieve automatic stats-tracking, receive personalized-workouts, competitions and a lot more. However, this technology requires an iFit-subscription which is actually sold separately.
- A 0-to-10% Incline: The T 6.5 S treadmill will allow you to shift the incline-level anywhere between 0-to-10 percent at the touch of a single-button. Additionally, when running on a custom Google-Maps route iFit will automatically adjust your incline-range in order to match the natural terrain hence enabling you to achieve a more natural running-experience. All in all, incline-training helps you to burn more calories and even targets specific body-muscles.
- A 1.9-inch Roller: in order to reduce on heat, wear and tear on the treadbelt, the NordicTrack T 6.5 S was equipped with a 1.9-inch precision machined and balanced non-flex rear-roller which is made out of high-quality components. In fact, this rear-roller will even help to extend the life of the treadmill’s motor and drive-system.
- A Wide-enough Treadbelt: you will be able to stretch your stride on a luxurious 20-inch x 55-inch treadbelt that was built into the NordicTrack T 6.5 S treadmill. In fact, with this treadbelt you can choose between a FlexSelect-cushioned deck which helps to reduce on impact within your joints or a firm-deck that makes you feel like you’re running on the road with just a simple turn of the knob.
- Great Warranty: The NordicTrack T 6.5-S also comes backed with a lifetime frame-warranty coupled with a 25-year motor-warranty and a 1-year warranty on parts and labor.
What We Don’t Like:
- A slightly noisy drive-motor: when working-out on this treadmill, it actually makes some noise and this may actually irritate the people you’re living within your house.
- The console lacks some features: the console of the NordicTrack T 6.5 S treadmill actually lacks some essential-features like a cooling-fan and storage attachments hence making the treadmill abit inconvenient to use.
All in all, if you’re searching for a budget-friendly treadmill that is equipped with some of the best features in order start-out your home work out-routine, then the NordicTrack T 6.5-S treadmill will work perfectly for you. in fact you will be able to reach your fitness-goals while using this treadmill because its equipped with iFit-technology, it features OneTouch-controls that allow you to easily adjust your speed and incline, its equipped with over 20 workout-programs coupled with a heart-rate monitor and an Intermix Acoustic Sound-System.