Livestrong LS15.0T Treadmill Review (Discontinued)
The 2013 newly designed treadmill targeted for runners, Livestrong LS15.0T treadmill is one of the most premium treadmill offer by Livestrong among the line-up. It is the next level of technology-driven treadmill with stronger frame and extra long treadbelt for heavy duty training and very suitable for runner with longer strides. The 10-inch touchscreen and integrated fitness journal keeps precise information while you put in a challenging and intense workout.
Livestrong puts 15.0T treadmill into middle to higher end treadmill with overpriced price tag at MSPR of $2400. But the online sales make it worth the money after the price reduction at below $1500 price range.
Is LS15.0T a good buy for you? Read below for more detail about LS15.0T.
- Motor : 3.0 HP Continuous Duty Motor
- Belt : 20″ x 60″ Treadbelt
- Speed : 0-12 MPH Speed
- Incline : 0-15% Incline
- Foldingg : Yes
- Display : 10-inch Touchscreen Display
- User Weight Capacity : 350lbs
- Warranty : Lifetime Frame and Motor Warranty, 5-Years Parts and 2- Year Labor
- MSPR : $2,399
- Sale Price : $1,499
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 – Impressed By The Quality
Driven by 3.0 CHP motor, Livestrong LS15.0T is one of the most powerful motor among all the line-up. Runners can easily increase the speed up to 12 mph and incline up to 15% smoothly without stressing on the motor. You can feel the motor is well-balanced and it do comparable to 3.5HP motor from others brands. We are impressed with how quiet the motor was during tested. Added, lifetime warranty coverage is included for the motor.
Frame – Rock-solid Folding Frame
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. The frame is build by a durable heavy duty frame and can be support up to 350lbs. The rock-solid folding frame can be folded when you are not using then occupy a lot smaller floor area.
Running Surface – Patented MaxComfort System
Longer running surface is very important for longer strides. The Livestrong LS15.0T supported by roomy 20” x 60” running surface which is wide and long enough to move or run on it. The new patented MaxComfort System which consists of different cushioning allowed minimized of stress on knees and joints. The track is firmer at the point of push-off and is more cushioned where you land.
Workout Programs & Heart Rate Monitor – Impressive LiveTrack Fitness Journal
There are up to 11 advanced workout programs including manual, rolling hills, fat burn, target heart rate, fitness tests (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, PED, Gerkin) and 5K run. Added, The Livestrong Integrated Fitness journal delivers workout recaps which make the workout more motivated. It allow user conveniently track the workout progress toward short-term and long-term fitness goals with the Livetrack Fitness Journal charts. You can log and journal your workouts over time and monitor your progress over the past day, week, or month directly on your treadmill. You get a workout recap each time and you can view your progress over time using the simple, push-button controls.
Additional, you can easily push yourself by up to 15% incline and track your heart rate with the wireless polar heart rate monitor. It precisely keeps track of your cardio level and progress. Added, the new patented ErgoFit contact HR grips works together with integrated toggles and polar HR receiver pair with polar chest strap for new experience of heart rate monitoring system.
Livetrack Interactive Technology – Only at Livestrong
The Livetrack Interactive Technology is similar with iFit Live technology introduce by IconFitness and both have fairly common features. You can connect to Livestrong.com for free download new programs designed by Peter Park, who is Lance Armstrong’s personal strength and conditioning coach just by using a USB device.
Console – 10-inch HD TouchScreen Console
Livestrong have moving forward to the higher advanced technology treadmill by including a generous 10″ HD touchscreen LCD console which displaying time, speed, incline, distance traveled, calories burned and heart rate at Livestrong 15.0T treadmill. The wide 10-inch touchscreen LCD display allow on the fly adjust the workout setting easily. An integrated LIVETRACK Fitness Journal keeps precise information while you put in a challenging and intense workout.
Extra Accessory – Energy Saver Feature
The little extras are there too at Livestrong 15.0T treadmill to keep your belongings with a bottle holder, an exercise fan, and storage for a tablet such as iPad, smart phone. It also includes an iPod and MP3 compatible port to reduce treadmill boredom with Sonic Surround Speakers build-in. The adjustable COOLfit fan delivers a stream of cooling air during intense training sessions for cooling purpose.
Added, Livestrong has integrated the Energy Saver feature to cut back on power and saves on energy.
Warranty – Good Coverage
Boasting by lifetime warranty on the frame and motor, plus 5 yrs on parts and 2 yrs in-home labor prove that Livestrong LS15.0T is a very low maintenance machine. This is fairly standard for the higher end treadmill and also one the best coverage so far on this price range.
Price – Affordable During Online Sales
Always remember to grab treadmill during promotional period. Considering the MSPR price point places this excellent treadmill in the middle to higher price range. And what makes the LS15.0T appealing is that you are getting a running machine for a reasonable price if you manage to get it during online sales. This makes it even worth the value.
Wrap-up – Traditional and Technology-driven Quality Treadmill
The stability of Livestrong LS15.0T treadmill makes it very suitable for serious athletes training for marathons. The heavy duty motor and frame, longer treadbelt, exciting workout programs with wireless heart rate system by topping it off with a 10” touchscreen and many more little extra make it a good buy at this price range. But only remember grab it when there is on sales unless you’re rolling in cash. A good point to mention is the Energy Saver feature to cut back on power and saves on energy on LS15.0T treadmill.
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