NordicTrack T 6.5 S Treadmill Review
Nordictrack is a well known brand of exercise equipment and the Nordictrack T 6.5 S Treadmill is one of this brands least expensive treadmills and is considered budget price, although this treadmill is on the upper end of budget priced treadmills. The T 6.5 S features a 2.6 CHP drive system and includes a console sound system with 2 speakers. It has a nice size running deck that will allow users to walk, job or run and the running deck has Flex cushioning, which helps reduce the impact when running and jogging on this treadmill. It comes with a 2 cups holders. There is also a number of different built in programs, with the potential for more workout programs since the T 6.5 S is iFit compatible. The display screen for this treadmill is small, but it is backlit and features a track view. The space saver design of this treadmill allows users to fold the T 6.5 S and get it out of the way when the treadmill is not in use. This treadmill allows you to vary the speeds and the incline levels of your workout and it comes with a far better warranty than most pieces of exercise equipment, even those that are much higher priced. Here is an in depth look at this Treadmill.
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This treadmill is designed to allow you to work out at your own speed with speed adjustments from 0 to 12 miles per hour. Since the speed varies users can choose a lower speed for walking and higher speeds if the user is fit and wants to increase or maintain their fitness levels and get a good workout by running or doing sprints.
Users can vary their workouts by adjusting the incline levels of this treadmill. The highest incline level is 10%. Incline is to simulate raising ground, so that you have a more natural feel of running or training – and the incline improves your stamina.
The Nordictrack T 6.5 comes with 20 built in workouts, which allows to vary your workouts and reach your fitness goals. The 20 programs is really a good deal as most treadmills in this price range comes with less than 10 programs.
Most users find this treadmill to be reasonably comfortable. When purchasing users can choose between a firm deck or a flex select cushioned deck. There is also a 2 cup/bottle holders so you stay hydrated while working out. The variety of workouts and incline levels allows users to work out at their fitness levels increasing those levels as your fitness improves. If your purchase this treadmill with the cushioned deck there is less impact on users joints making working out with this treadmill more comfortable.
This treadmill comes with a 5 inch backlit display that tracks speed, time, distance calories burned and your heart rate. While it doesn’t allow your customize your specific information you at least get some general information to help plan and keep track of your workouts and fitness levels. The smaller display may be a little difficult for you to read especially if you have bad eyesight or when running flat out.
This treadmill measures 56′ X 35” X 73” with a running deck/belt of 20” X 55”
The Nordictrack T 6.5 S Treadmill is designed to for people weighing 300 pounds or less.
This treadmill comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, 25 years on the motor and 1 year on parts and labor, which is better than most warranties offered today.
Reviews for this treadmill are good. The treadmill takes some time to assemble, but the assembly is quite easy. Users find the treadmill to be sturdy and quiet and the incline is easy to operate. Users also feel that they get good workout and can walk, jog or run increasing their stamina, fitness, and aiding in weight loss.
Many users find the variety of workout programs adequate and helpful and they enjoy the fold up design of this treadmill as well as the ease of folding.
The main complaint with this treadmill is that some users have gotten defective machines that either don’t work from the beginning or quits after a few uses. However, because of the warranty most users are able to either return the treadmill for a new one or get the necessary repairs carried out.
Users find that the NordicTrack T 6.5 S Treadmill is an high quality piece of exercise equipment that sells for a reasonable price. While this treadmill is not without its problems it does seem to meet the needs of the vast majority of users.
NordicTrack T 6.5 S Treadmill Review