Livestrong LS13.0T Treadmill Review (Discontinued)
Livestrong LS13.0T treadmill is the most advanced treadmill offer by Livestrong with most powerful motor and extra long treadbelt among all the line-up. This is one of the most popular treadmill from Livestrong which very suitable for runners. For a treadmill to handle runners, Livestrong LS13.0T is able to withstand the constant impact that is part of running and continue pounding on it. If you’re a runner and you’re interested in a Livestrong, then LS13.0T is most likely what you’re deciding. It was built with the athlete in mind and gives you a few fitness training tools you won’t find on other brands.
Is LS13.0T a good buy for you? Read below for more detail about LS13.0T.
- Motor : 3.0 HP Continuous Duty Motor
- Belt : 20″ x 60″ Treadbelt
- Speed : 0-12 MPH Speed
- Incline : 0-14% Incline
- Foldingg : Yes
- Display : Backlit Window Display
- User Weight Capacity : 350lbs
- Warranty : Lifetime Frame and Motor Warranty, 5-Years Parts and 2- Year Labor
- MSPR : $2,099
- Sale Price : $999
Take Note : Johnson Health Tech is no longer selling exercise equipment under the LiveStrong and most of Livestrong Treadmills are now discontinued.
You can still look for Horizon Fitness or Vision Fitness treadmill which is manufactured by Johnson Health Tech.
Motor – Suitable for Joggers
Livestrong LS13.0T is driven by most powerful motor among all the Livestrong line-up. The 3.0 continuous duty hp motor is powerful enough for runners and able driving up to 12mph and 14% top incline range without stressing the motor too much. The motor is well-balanced and very quiet when I am increasing the speed and incline. It able to give pretty serious workout to even experienced runners. Added, lifetime warranty is covered for LS13.0T treadmill’s motor.
Frame – Solid Machine with Durable Heavy Duty Frame
The frame is build by a durable heavy duty frame with total weigh up to 240lbs. Livestrong actually sharing and using the same components with Vision and Horizon models, which is under the same manufacturer Johnson Inc, so the reliability and durability is expected to be very good. With the combination of the frame design and the weight, all make Livestrong LS13.0T a very stable and solid machine. Built to support the toughest workouts, the frame and deck is able to support up to maximum of 350lbs.
Added, Livestrong LS13.0T is a folding treadmill that enables to fold the treadmill into an upright position after your workout where it will then occupy a lot smaller floor area.
Running Surface – 20” x60” Lengthy with Advanced Cushioning
Livestrong LS13.0T treadmill comes with a 20”x 60” treadbelt which provide a wider spacious to allow you to move or run on it. This lengthy of treadbelt is a very good choice for runners or tall users to keep long stride. Additional, the treadbelt is backed by a 3 Zone Cushion System (maxim, moderate and firm) applied for the entire belt which allowed increasing or decrease firmness according to your own body. This advanced cushioning able to minimize stress on knees and joints during running.
Workout Programs & Heart Rate Monitor – Impressive LiveTrack Fitness Journal
Livestrong LS13.0T has 14 training programs including Heart Rate Intervals, Target HR Zone, Foothills, Rolling Hills, Mountain Climb, 5K, 10K, Race Pace, Weight Loss, Manual, and Custom.
Besides, the built-in contact grip Heart Rate Monitor is one of the easiest, most-convenient methods to monitoring your heart rate. All you do is grip the handrail to monitor your heart rate without any attachments or wires to get in the way. Plus you get the wireless chest strap for free which is normally sold at around $60.
Livestrong is equipped with LiveTrack Fitness Journal where you can log and journal you workouts over time and monitor your progress over the past day, week, or month directly on your treadmill. This software can let you track and compare previous workouts with the current session up to last 5 workouts results, including data on how many calories were burned, workout duration, and so on. Using this feature you’ll be able to quickly and easily see the progress you’ve made with your workout sessions.
Livetrack Interactive Technology – Only at Livestrong
A USB device is included with the LS10.0T treadmill that you can plug in to the console and connect to Livestrong.com for free download new programs designed by Peter Park, who is Lance Armstrong’s personal strength and conditioning coach. This Livetrack Interactive Technology is similar with iFit Live technology introduce by IconFitness and have been start begin a fairly common features. But it still surprise as you are find this at Livestrong LS10.0T for free at a $999 price point.
Console – Well Designed, Clean and Easy to Read
The Livestrong LS13.0T treadmill has a well designed and easy to use console. There are an LED window showing time, distance, speed, calories burned, incline, and heart rate. Added, the center LCD window displays LIVETRACK Fitness Journal information when activated. The display has nice with aesthetic lines and all this makes the entire treadmill look good.
The incline and speed controls is on the side handrails in addition to the front console. This is very convenient when you want to change your speed and incline without throw off your stride.
Extra Accessory – Fairly Standard
The MP3 and iPod Compatible Speaker System is build-in for Livestrong LS13.0T treadmill. The sound system works well at LS13.0T treadmill. I enjoy enabling my favorite music during workout for more exciting experiences. The volume can be controlled from the audio device.
The High Quality Blower Fan is incorporated into the console which delivers a stream of cooling air to help you stay cool and fresh during your workout and reach your goals faster. It does help cooling my core with breezing air blowing toward during workout.
Warranty – Good Coverage
Livestrong LS13.0T is boasting by lifetime warranty on the Frame and Motor, plus 5 yrs on Parts and 2 yrs In-Home labor. All this meaning that Livestrong is very confident on their treadmill and this prove that Livestrong LS13.0T is a very low maintenance machine.
Price – New Lower Price At Amazing $999
Considering $1,299 price point, this is a very nice price for a good runner’s treadmill that keeps operating beautifully. What makes the LS13.0T appealing is that you are getting a running machine for a reasonable price. Not only this, Livestrong have been lower down the selling price of LS13.0T to $999 only. This make it even worth the value.
A good point to mention about Livestrong treadmill is a portion of their sales go to help Lance Armstrong’s Cancer foundation which is nice.
Wrap-up – Promising model With Good Features
Livestrong LS13.0T is a promising model and the warranty guarantees its features. Livestrong(Johnson) is very good in manufactured well build and great construction treadmill. We recommend this treadmill just for a few basic and simple reasons: strong motor, longer treadbelt, exciting workout programs (with the target heart rate workouts added) and excellent warranty. Livestrong LS13.0T treadmill rated as good buy for this price point with all the features included.
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