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NordicTrack Commercial 1750 Review

Quick Summary

The Commercial 1750 Treadmill with touchscreen, web browser and iFit Coach is one of the highest-rated treadmills by NordicTrack. Frequently on sale, it’s a best buy for shoppers with budgets around $1,500.

The 1750 is entry-level for NordicTrack’s Commercial Series. Higher models (the 2450 and 2950) have bigger motors and wider touchscreens. Even so, this popular treadmill can satisfy most runners and is an especially great value for walkers and joggers.


Model NordicTrack
Commercial 1750

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Treadmill Speed is measured in Miles Per Hour (mph). Average running speed is 5-9 mph.

0 - 12 mph

Treadmill Incline measures the angle of the deck, and how steep it is relative to the floor (0% is flat, and 15% is like a steep hill).

-3 - 15%

The Treadmill Motor is what turns the belt as you run. We recommend at least 2 HP (Horsepower) motors, 2.5+ HP for jogging, and 3.0+ HP for running.

3.6 CHP

Treadmill Deck dimensions are measured in inches: Width x Length. The wider and longer the deck, the safer it is (55-60 inches long recommended for running).

22" x 60"

The Treadmill Belt is the surface you run on. The thicker the belt, the less impact on your joints. At least 2-ply (1 inch) recommended.

Runner's Flex Cushioning

Some treadmills are designed to conserve space by folding up. This is a convenient option, but some features might be reduced.


Treadmill Programs allow you to complete a workout with changing speeds and inclines, without changing anything manually.

Max. Weight

Treadmill Max User Weight is the amount of weight, in pounds (lbs), that it can safely support, which can represent durability.

300 lbs
Heart Rate

Heart Rate programs allow you to track how many times your heart is beating per minute (bpm), and some control the workout for you.

CardioGrip™ Heart Rate Monitor w/ Polar® Wireless

Dimensions are included to help you figure out if this treadmill will fit properly (Length x Width x Height and Height x Depth).

72.25" x 38" x 61"
Weight: 315 lbs
Rollers: 2.5"

Treadmill Display refers to the screen you'll look at to monitor workouts. LED and LCD displays are similar to TV screens.

7" HD Color Touch Screen
Cooling Fans

Treadmill Cooling Fans are designed to help keep you cool during an intense workout.

Accessory Tray

Some treadmills include an accessory tray for holding items such as water bottles, wallets, keys, or MP3 players like iPods.


Treadmills that include a sound system allow you to listen to your MP3 player/iPod through built-in speakers (no headphones).

Quick Controls

Quick Controls allow you to select speed, incline and even workout programs with the touch of a button (usually on the handles).


The warranty is a very important part of your investment. The longer the warranty, the longer you can get free/discounted repairs by the manufacturer.

Frame: Lifetime
Motor: Lifetime
Parts: 5 Years
Electronics: 5 Years
Labor: 2 Years

Rating: 98%

Our Rating

Rating: 98/100. The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 is a top-rated folding treadmill each year. Its strengths span from a WhisperQuiet™ deck to a feature-rich console with 7” touchscreen, the iFit Coach app, Internet access and a Bluetooth speaker connection. Also built with power incline/decline, the Commercial 1750 is among the best treadmills for iFit Coach workouts with simulated outdoor routes.

This cardio trainer is entry-level in its series, yet it’s powerful enough for runners and durable enough for shared use. Performance specs include a high quality 3.6 CHP motor; a spacious workout area with two-ply tread belt; power incline/decline; and deck suspension with two firmness settings. The factory warranty helps make this iFit treadmill a best buy for in-home exercise.


  • Large running surface (22″ x 60″)
  • SpaceSaver frame; foldable and has wheels
  • 3.6 CHP motor
  • Power incline and decline (-3% to +15%)
  • 7” HD touch screen
  • Tablet holder
  • 38 built-in workout apps
  • iFit Coach enabled for unlimited workouts
  • Built in web browser
  • Bluetooth for heart rate monitoring
  • On/off cushioning
  • WhisperQuiet™ deck
  • Competitive warranty


  • Foldable and has wheels, but not so portable at 315 lbs.
  • If problems arise, manufacturer’s support could be slow due to large customer base


The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 has industry-standard performance specs across the board. Dressed up with a 7” touchscreen and other bells and whistles, it’s one of the most popular home treadmills on the market. The Commercial 1750 can support just about anyone’s home fitness goals with its 3.6 CHP motor, roomy workout surface, durable components and ample workout library. It has 38 on-board workout apps and is also equipped with iFit Coach for unlimited customized programming and immersive virtual outdoor training routes.

New for 2018, Commercial Series treadmills have Bluetooth connections instead of plug-in ports for MP3 players. This adds a bit of convenience and higher fidelity sound to the 1750, but basically these trainers are the same top-rated trainers as before. Read on for details about the Commercial 1750’s workout programs, WhisperQuiet™ deck and other features.

Workout Programs

Treadmill workout programs for the 1750 include dozens of built-in routines and unlimited iFit Coach programs, which are available by download. Both types of workout programs direct the treadmill’s speed and slope to help you reach specific goals like “burn 200 calories” or “run three miles.”
The 38 built-in programs were designed by a certified personal trainer. Choose from four categories: interval training, speed training, calorie burn and heart rate control. These preset programs take the guess work out of exercise. Add your iPod or tablet computer and let time fly by!

But most exciting are iFit Coach workouts, as they let you virtually tour the world. Experience a new destination every time you train, or repeat a favorite and try to outperform your old stats. You can train solo along Google Maps routes or work with celebrity coaches like Jillian Michaels.
iFit Coach lets you sort treadmill programs by difficulty level, so finding a just-right challenge is easy. The app also makes exercise recommendations based on your recent activity and fitness goals.

NordicTrack Commercial 1750 Features

The workout surface is oversized at 22″ x 60″, so there’s plenty of room to take full strides. The tread belt is high quality, being two-ply and resistant to stretching. Its maximum speed is 12 mph, and the incline range is -3 to 15 percent.

Commercial-grade Runner’s Flex suspension allows much less impact to your joints compared with an outdoor track. This feature helps you train for longer and with less chance of injury. It can be deactivated though to help you prepare for outdoor competition.

A 7” HD display shows exercise programs and the web. Additionally the 1750 has space for your tablet computer so you can use other apps during exercise.

New for 2018 the NordicTrack 1750 has a Bluetooth connection instead of a plug-in port for MP3 players. You can stream your music to the treadmill’s 3” speakers.

Accurate heart rate monitoring helps you train at the ideal effort level. A Bluetooth chest strap is included with each NordicTrack Commercial treadmill, plus you can get a grip pulse reading with sensors on the console. The chest strap also works with an iFit wearable data tracker, which is free with iFit Coach signup.

Three workout fans, all with adjustable speed, can cool your face and body.

Two storage trays and two beverage holders are included.

For safety each Commercial Series treadmill has a magnetic safety key. When the key is pulled away, the tread belt stops moving.

This folding treadmill has patented Space-Saver technology. With help from hydraulics, the deck gently lifts to save floor space after workouts. When unlocked it drops softly back to the floor.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Commercial Series treadmill warranty includes:

– Frame: Lifetime
– Deck: Lifetime
– Motor: Lifetime
– Parts & Electronics: 5 Years
– Labor: 2 years

Additionally the manufacturer provides a 30-day money back guarantee.


The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 is one of the best home treadmill values for 2018 and beyond. It has impressive performance specs, potentially unlimited workout programming, and amenities for comfort and ongoing motivation. Customer service can be slow, but Commercial Series treadmills are backed by great warranties and generally deliver enjoyable, effective training sessions for many years.