Proform Premier 900 Treadmill With Touchscreen Display Review
Proform Premier 900 Treadmill is Proform newly model released for 2016, targeting for the popular price range under $1,000. Proform is getting better and popular in fitness market especially in upgrading their premium rich treadmill with lower price.
Premier 900 treadmill is a great example by packing with excellent features with 3.0 CHP motor, SpaceSaver Design with EasyLift Assist technology, premium design of tablet holder, iFit technology and extra challenging workout program. One of the surprise from Premier 900 treadmill is it comes with web-enabled full color touchscreen where you hardly can find for a treadmill under $1,000.
It’s a great value when priced at $999 and definitely worth a look.
- Motor : 3.0 CHP Mach Z Motor
- Belt : 20” x 55” Tread Belt
- Speed : 0 – 12 MPH QuickSpeed Control
- Incline : 0 – 12% Quick Incline Contro
- Folding : Yes
- Display : 7” Full-Color Touchscreen
- User Weight Capacity : 325lbs
- Warranty : Lifetime Frame Warranty, Lifetime Motor Warranty, 2-Year Parts and 1- Year Labor
MSRP : $1,999
- Sale Price : $1,299
Motor – Adequate For Jogger And Walker
3 CHP motor might not the most powerful horsepower offering at the price below thousand, but it is adequate and just nice to handle variety of workouts for jogger or walker. Powering by 3.0 CHP Mach Z powerful motor, Proform Premier 900 treadmill run extremely quiet and able to give you more than enough power for superior workout experience.
The cooling design is able to cools down internal components to increase the life of your drive system. Added, lifetime coverage is provided for this commercial grade motor.
Frame – Easy Lift Assist Space Saver Design
The frame is solid and sturdy to handle up to 325lbs user. The Easy Lift Assist Space Saver Design include powerful shock that will help lift the deck with easy push. By just one push, Premier 900 can be lift up easily by using Proform unique hydraulics system for easy storage and pull down if you want to enjoy your workout. It is really handy and nice feature especially for those have space limitation.
Running Surface – Patented ProShox Cushioning
Industry’s standard size 20” x 55” tread belt works fine for most user and taller user might feel the length is too short. Proform is added with their patented cushioning system, ProShox Cushioning to reduce joint impact and protect your joint. This air based cushioning system will response on your movement for more comfortable workout experience.
Workout Programs and Heart Rate Monitor
An attractive of Proform Premier 900 treadmill is that generous selection of workout program up to 30 are installed. All workouts are designed by professional personal trainer for efficient exercise. If these are still not satisfied, there are iFit enabled feature where you can connect your tablet computer to the treadmill and download customized personal trainer workouts.
Some may even create your workout with the workout builder program, or follow realistic routes powered by Google Map. But this feature does not comes with free with annual membership subscription sold separately. iFit is really pretty cool workout feature!
Additional, Proform Premier 900 treadmill is equipped with dual-grip hand sensors located on the handlebars to monitor your heart rate for optimal workout. The Bluetooth compatible EKG heart rate monitor feature also available for wireless heart rate monitoring but the chest strap received is sold separately.
Console – 7” Full-Color Touch screen
Another attractive feature for Proform Premier 900 treadmill is its 7” Full-Color Touch screen with Android web browser. You hardly can find a treadmill carry with touch screen console with this price point. You can surf net, browse email while tracking your workout statistic while exercise which make your workout even more enjoyable.
Extra Accessory – Fully Loaded
Proform Premier 900 treadmill comes with lots of convenience features including adjustable tablet holder to store your device for different angle and height, two-speed CoolAire workout fan to cool down your body, audio system features Intermix Acoustics 2.0 Sound System which is iPod compatible and dual water bottle holders. I am really impressed by the fully leaded extra accessories for Premier 900 treadmill.
Warranty – Standard
The warranty is not too bad with standard lifetime frame and motor, 2 years Parts, 1 year Labor which is pretty normal.
Price – Hardly Believe
It is really hard to believe that Proform Premier 900 treadmill is sold at $999 after sale. This is really a challenging price point that every fitness brand target for. With the MSPR with $1,999, you might need to other better choice. Proform Premier 900 stand ahead by full touch screen web enabled machine for under $1000! Added, free shipping is included if you get it directly from manufacturer where you can save around $200.
Wrap-up – Touch Screen Treadmill
Premier series treadmills are targeting to offer premium fitness technology which promising for smarter, more effective workouts. Proform Premier 900 treadmill is a great option for budget range treadmill that comes with attractive feature but less price. It seem to be cheapest model with full touch screen web enabled in fitness market but yet still comes with promising features and specification.