LifeFitness T3 Treadmill Review
Life Fitness T3 treadmill is the most popular treadmill among the lineup with patented features that provide comfort and control. It is upgraded from the older model at year 2014 with additional 2 new consoles option for the T3 model when you buying the treadmill. The overall features is similar with F3 treadmill, but T3 comes with larger belt, better incline/speed and no folding option. Lifefitness T3 treadmill is suitable for most trainee with 3.0 horsepower motor, 20″ x 60″ running surface, maximum running speed of 12 mph and a 15% incline.
- Motor : 3.0 Horsepower Continuous Duty
- Belt : 60 x 20 inch multi-ply, pre-lubricated
- Speed : 0.5-12 mph (0.8-20 kph)
- Incline : 0-15% in 0.5% increments
- Folding : No
- Display : LCD Display
- User Weight Capacity : 350 lbs
- Warranty : Lifetime on frame, LifeSpring shock absorbers; 10-year on drive motor; 5 year on parts; 1-year on labor
- Sale Price : $2,599 + Offer
***Lowest Price Always For LifeFitness Treadmill***
Motor – Quiet MagnaDrive™ Motor
All Life Fitness treadmills are boasted by a quiet MagnaDrive™ motors drive system which proven can handle regular use. With 3.0 CHP horsepower, LifeFitness T3 treadmill can supports speeds from 0.5 to 12 mph and 15% incline. The motor can spin quietly and can withstand user continue pounding on it. However, only limited 10 years warranty is covered for the motor.
Running Surface – FlexDeck Shock Absorption System
The running track on Life Fitness T3 treadmill has the most popular dimensions, 60″ x 20″ which very suitable for most user with longer strides and even for taller user. A patented FlexDeck shock cushioning is included for T3 treadmill which provide low-impact workout with 30% more gentle on your body compared with running on pavement. This cushioning is also using in LifeFitness higher end treadmill.
Workout Programs and Heart Rate Monitor
One of the attractive part of LifeFitness T3 treadmill is consumers will have the choice to decide between two console options – the “Go” Console and the “Track+” Console.
The “Go” console comes with 12 workout programs, two user profiles with each user can save two customized programs. The Track+ console has 14 workout programs, four user profiles with each user can save two customized programs. The additional features added in “Track+” console where you can connect your iPod for music motivation and also connect to Life Fitness app (LFConnect) to track your fitness workout. Both console has the Quick Start mode which lets each user quickly begin a workout without setting their preferences.
Added, Life Fitness T3 treadmill comes with contact heart rate hand sensors and wireless telemetry heart rate monitoring system. User can monitor their heart rate by programmed F3’s controlled workout
Console – Choice of Two Consoles : “Go” and “Track”
There are two option of console to choose for Life Fitness T3 treadmill. In short, “Go” console is a traditional treadmill console with preset workouts and data feedback while The “Track+” console has a wireless connection and LFConnect to access personalized workout and workout tracking. It also compatible with Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod device.
Extra Accessory – Focus on Quality Build
The extra accessories available for T3 treadmill is standard and nothing much fancy as LifeFitness is more focus on quality build. You may include the additional entertainment option in order to compatible with Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod device. Both console comes with LCD display screen, reading racks, accessory trays and dual cup holders.
Warranty – Can Be Better
The LifeFitness T3 treadmill is covered with lifetime on frame, LifeSpring shock absorbers, 10-year on drive motor, 5 year on parts, 1-year on labor. In my opinion, Life Fitness can improve their warranty especially on motor to make it worth the money.
Price – You Paid For The Quality
The selling price of T3 treadmill is around $2,599 or $2,999 with the “Track” console. The “Track” console is definitely worth the money as it will make your workout much more enjoyable by additional $400.
Wrap-up – Overprice Treadmill But Promise For Gym Quality
Life Fitness T3 Treadmill is one of best sellers among the lineup. It build with quality parts and proven by used in many fitness gyms and clubs around the country. Comparing with F3 and T3 treadmill, T3 treadmill is a better buy as it comes together with longer track (55″ vs 60″) with same price but it does not have the folding option. Life Fitness T3 Treadmill is a high quality cardio trainer for walking or reaching your top speed.