The Life Fitness Club Series Treadmill is a commercial-quality trainer built for home gyms.
Equipped with a 60″ track and 4.0 HP motor (8.0 HP peak), it has the ideal size and power for serious runners.
It also has high-end shock absorption, lots of workout programming and an incline to help you get more effective workouts.
See below for a full review of the Club Series home treadmill.
|Model||Life Fitness Club Series|
|Speed||.5 - 12 mph|
|Incline||.5 - 12%|
|Motor||4.0 HP AC motor|
|Deck||22" x 60"|
|Belt||Flexdeck Shock Absorption System|
|Max. Weight||300 lbs|
|Heart Rate||Handle grips|
|Dimensions||83" x 37" x 63.5"|
|Warranty||Parts: 10 Years|
Labor: 1 Years
Rating: 90.2/100. The Life Fitness Club Series Treadmill is the home version of a popular health club cardio trainer. From its deck to its console, This 4.0 HP treadmill is top-of-the-line. The FlexDeck is virtually indestructible, the thick track is maintenance-free, and dozens of preset workouts are provided. Other highlights of the Club Series Treadmill are wireless heart rate monitoring, a power incline and an iPod port.
The full price for this luxury treadmill is $5499. That includes delivery, a wireless chest strap and a 10-year parts warranty plus other buyer protections.
- Commercial quality with home warranty
- Large running surface (60″ x 20″)
- 4.0 HP motor
- Top speed 12 mph
- Power incline
- FlexDeck cushioning
- iPod compatible
- Many preset workout programs
- Heart rate zone training
- Fitness tests
- Quick start mode uses your preferred incline and speed
- Wireless heart rate receiver
- Contact heart rate receiver
- Manager mode
- Reading rack
- Cup holder
- Accessory tray
- High user weight capacity (400 pounds)
- High price
- Large size (83″ L x 37″ wide, 436 pounds)
The Life Fitness Club Series Treadmill is a high-end home treadmill priced at $5,499. It has the same design as a popular Life Fitness commercial treadmill, truly bringing the quality of health club training to home gyms. It even has Manager Mode for controlling various options and for diagnostics/maintenance. Some key specs are a 60” track, a power incline and a 4.0 HP motor (8.0 peak HP). This trainer is also loaded with fitness programs to fit every cardio workout goal and ability level. Below are details about the Club treadmill’s programming, other features and warranty.
The Club Series Treadmill shows workouts on an LED with yellow-orange lighting. One fast option to start training is Quick Start, which recalls your preferred settings. You can save your favorite speeds and inclines for three Quick Start workouts: walking, jogging and running.
Another menu shows programs named Manual, Fat Burn, Cardio, Zone Training +, Random, Hill, Personal Trainer, Fit Test, Speed Interval and Cool Down. The Cardio program works with a Polar telemetry chest strap (included) or with continuous grasping of sensors. It adjusts the treadmill’s challenge to help you train at 80% of your theoretical max heart rate.
Also included are a variety of fitness tests. Life Fitness advises using its cardio fitness test every 4 – 6 weeks to monitor your improvement in endurance. Some of the other fitness tests provided are Army Physical Fitness Test, Navy Physical Readiness Test, and the Physical Efficiency Battery for US Federal Law Enforcement.
The Club Series Treadmill can also store up to six custom workouts.
Life Fitness Club Series Features
The treadmill displays step-by-step instructions for setting up your workout. As you exercise it shows calories, calories per hour, distance, time, incline, speed, METS, Watts, pace in minutes per mile or kilometer, distance climbed, and heart rate.
This treadmill is iPod compatible. It has a 30-pin port and a headphone jack at the lower center of the console.
FlexDeck cushioning significantly reduces the impact of exercise on your joints. Compared with asphalt surfaces, this treadmill is up to 30% gentler.
To simulate uphill routes, the track can incline if half-degree increments up to 12 degrees.
The Club can track your heart rate with a wireless chest strap (included) or with touch sensors. Two sensors are located on each of the handlebars, and the console displays a reading within 20 to 30 seconds of contact.
This treadmill can run constantly at 4.0 HP but has peak energy of 8.0 HP.
For safety there’s a stop button and a lanyard clip.
Warranty & Guarantee
The Life Fitness Club Series Treadmill warranty includes:
– Frame: Lifetime
– Deck: Lifetime
– Motor: Lifetime
– Parts: 10 Years
– Labor: 1 year
The Club Series Treadmill is a truly commercial unit sold for home use. It’s extremely low maintenance — designed to last for a decade or more with regular home use — and its console with iPod integration and extensive programming can help make treadmill training a habit throughout the years. If luxury’s your style, this treadmill is a top option! The only upgrade is the Platinum Club Treadmill, which is a big step up in price.