NordicTrack Elite 9500 PRO Treadmill Review
NordicTrack Elite 9500 PRO Treadmill
The Nordic Track Elite 9500 treadmill is the ultimate luxury treadmill – with all the bells and whistles plus something completely different:
A built-in web browser. You can read your emails, surf the Internet and watch your favorite TV shows while you workout.
Another luxury touch is the 22″ x 60″ extra wide belt which gives you more room to move.
The 3% decline can help to better simulate the trails you can run using iFit LIVE built-in. And the iPod dock lets you play your favorite workout music through the console speakers.
- Price: $1999
- Motor: 3.8 HP Commercial HP
- Speed: 0 -12 MPH
- Incline: 0-15%
- Treadbelt: 22 x 60″
- iFit LIVE Built In
- Folding: Yes
- 350 lb Weight Capacity Deck
- Lifetime Frame and Motor Warranty,
- 5 year parts & 2 year labor.
Verdict: Highly Recommended
The Nordic Track Elite 9500 PRO treadmill is hands-down one of the best treadmills in the Nordic Track lineup. You can do so much with this treadmill – surf the net, read your emails, run famous trails all over the world, listen to your iPod, get personal coaching with Jillian Michaels, on and on. It’s like having your own personal entertainment station in your home.
The treadmill itself is also well-constructed with a super strong deck, high powered motor, huge walking belt and extra long warranty. If you want a treadmill with the works, this is it.
Product Pros And Cons
NordicTrack Elite 9500 PRO Treadmill
1) 10″ Built In Web Browser
The Elite 9500 Pro comes with a 10″ built-in web browser. This uses the wireless internet in your home to go onilne. You can read emails, watch your favorite TV shows, catch up on the business news or even login to Facebook. This alone will make your workouts a lot more enjoyable and productive.
2) Extra Wide 22″ Belt
Most treadbelts these days run from 18″ – 20″ wide. The extra wide 22″ belt gives you some extra luxury space. Plus the belt is one of the longest you can get – 60″. So you can easily pick up your pace without feeling like you’re falling off the treadmill.
3) iFit LIVE Built-In
You can get iFit LIVE already built in with this treadmill (you don’t need the extra iFit LIVE module which you have to pay for this their lower end models). With iFit LIVE you can get workouts powered by Googlemaps that simulate trails all over the world. You can also map out your own trails that you want to run.
You can also get workouts where Jillian Michaels coaches you through your workouts. You can download new workouts to your treadmill and even track your workout stats online. Basically, there’s so much to do, you won’t get bored with this treadmill.
4) 3% Decline
In addition to up to 15% incline, you also have the option to decline with this treadmill.
This can give you a better crosstraining workout, more variety and also, as stated above, it lends a more realistic feel to when you’re walking a trail using the iFit LIVE.
5) Super Powered 3.8 HP Motor
This is one of the highest motor powers at this price point. It easily powers the extra large 22 x 60″ belt. You don’t have to worry that your motor has to struggle to keep up when you’re running or doing fast intervals
6) iPod Port With Speakers Built Into the Console
So you don’t want to surf the net or run a marathon using Googlemaps? You can take it easy and listen to your favorite tunes using the iPod dock. Sit back and relax while your favorite music plays out of the console speakers.
7) Lengthy Warranty with 2 Years On Service
The warranty on the Nordic Track Elite 9500 is one of the best in the industry. You get lifetime coverage on frame and motor and 5 years on parts. Of special note is the 2 years on service. This can end up saving you a lot of money should something go wrong with your treadmill.