Lifespan Fitness Pro 5 Treadmill
The Lifespan Fitness Pro 5 Treadmill is one of the most powerful treadmills, with a remarkable running surface – 22 inches wide and 63 inches long. This is, so far, the largest running surface owned by a treadmill. The situation is particularly advantageous for overweight people or for tall people with large feet. The treadmill can easily accommodate anyone, no matter the size, and can offer a comfortable, and at the same time focused workout.
The console is also large and offers excellent visibility. The Multi Color LED console features alpha numeric matrix; it also features Intelli-Key blue light buttons (technology that is pending to be offered the patent). Along with the 16-character alpha numeric display, the blue light buttons allow for an easy presetting of the console’s operations.
Furthermore, you have 3 additional display windows, also featuring the LED technology. They are excellent at providing in-depth information; the multiple readouts that can be displayed include: incline, distance, speed, time, calories and heart rate. This way, you are in full control of the strength and difficulty of your exercises, and of the way your body responses to the training.
The treadmill offers real opportunities to work with speed and incline. There are 5 speed programs and 5 incline programs, so there are generous ways to build a training program, depending on the level of difficulty that is most appropriate for your current fitness condition. Furthermore, you will benefit from the 5K/10K programs and the 2 user customizable programs that allow you to assign a speed and incline to each segment of your workout. The treadmill features handlebar speed and incline controls.Users benefit from heart rate programming, done via the chest-strap heart rate monitor.
The attributes of this treadmill guarantee high quality workouts for all-level athletes. The product has an oversized running surface (22 X 63 inches) with telemetric receiver, it relies on the Dura-Max drive system with a 3.0-horsepower AC motor, and it features on-board cooling fan and ventilated hood, which increase the level of comfort, as well as the performance you can achieve.
The fitness device is sturdy, featuring robotically welded steel frame. The machine ground rollers with tapered front are 3 inches wide, the running belt is 3 mm thick and the reversible deck ads another 1.2 inches in thickness.
The belt is made of multi-ply (3.0 mm) and two-ply PVC, featuring an anti-static layer that protects your treadmill and makes it easy to clean up and maintain. The treadmill measures 77 X 36 inches (L X W), and it weighs about 300 pounds. The Lifespan Fitness Pro 5 Treadmill can reach speeds of 0.5 to 12 mph and features incline levels from 0 to 15. It can successfully sustain users with a body weight up to 400 pounds.
Ease of Use
This fitness machine is an excellent opportunity to bring the benefits of the gym at home. The AC motor of this treadmill has excellent torque, and it is highly responsive to speed adjustments, offering appropriate exercise conditions. You get to benefit from diversified, complex workouts, without any trouble, as the machine is very easy to work with. The product is easy to work out on no matter your fitness level, and it is quite entertaining. You are free to choose the pace, distance and complexity of your workouts, and you can burn some calories while watching TV or supervising your kids. The console is very user-friendly – you will find it remarkably easy to combine the various settings.
Pros and Cons
- High protection against wear and rust, ensured through the aluminum top and side rails;
- 15 levels of incline;
- High responsiveness to speed adjustments (maximum speed: 12 mph);
- The most generous running surface in the industry;
- One of the most powerful treadmills on the market;
- Features 2 customizable programs that allow users to set the speed and incline for each segment of their workout;
- Features water bottle holders and storage compartments.
- It is not foldable, so it will require a large storage place
This treadmill is highly appreciated by customers because it is made of high quality materials, that ensure a prolonged life span, and it offers highly customizable workouts.
Customers agree that the console is user-friendly, and they find the 3 additional display windows very useful, as they show them all the details an athlete needs to know about his workouts and his body responsiveness to the respective workouts.
Some customers find the bottle holder particularly useful, and claim that it helps them hydrate their bodies properly, and continue running without experiencing any discomfort.
The running surface of the Lifespan Fitness Pro 5 Treadmill does not pass unnoticed. Part of the customers are stunned by the size of Pro 5’s running surface, and agree that it is the hugest running surface that they have come in contact with so far. Some reviewers say it makes them feel very little, and not quite in control of the machine during the first uses, while others say that the large running surface makes them feel comfortable, since they feel they have plenty of room to cast loose.
Overall, customers are very happy with their purchases. They say that they use the Lifespan Fitness Pro 5 Treadmill with great pleasure, and this is what motivates them to continue with their efforts of getting in shape. Customers appreciate the fact that the treadmill offers them a lot of levels of difficulty to work with, so that, if they find themselves not in the mood for intense exercises at some point, they can easily settle for light workouts that offer them a fresh start of the day and boost their energy.