The TRM 223 is the second of three high-end home treadmills in the Precor Energy Series.
It’s adapted from Precor’s world famous health club treadmills and costs $2,699 on sale.
To deliver club-quality workouts it features a maintenance-free 57″ track, a 3.0 CHP commercial motor, wireless heart rate monitoring and a power incline.
Nine workout programs are included and two users can save profiles.
Get details from our full Precor TRM 223 review below.
|Model||Precor TRM 223|
|Speed||0.5 - 12 mph|
|Incline||0 - 15%|
|Deck||22" x 57"|
|Belt||Multi-ply polyester satin weave with a PVC non-slip surface|
|Heart Rate||Pulse Grips|
|Dimensions||81" x 33" x 59"|
|Display||High contrast blue-white LCD|
Parts and Wear: 5 Years
Console: 3 Years
Labor: 1 Year
Rating: 82.8/100. The TRM 223 is the middle treadmill in Precor’s Energy Series, and it’s moderately priced for a luxury treadmill. It offers the high quality workouts of health club treadmills but carries a warranty for home use. Key points are a maintenance-free track, a power incline range up to 15%, two user profiles, a workout computer with nine training programs, and wireless heart rate monitoring. The running surface measures 57″ x 20″. Extras include a secure holder for your tablet computer and on-screen volume control for your Apple or Android device. Is it your best buy treadmill for $2,699? Read on for pros and cons about choosing the Precor TRM 223.
- Welded steel frame with powder coating
- Maintenance-free track
- Multi-ply track (Thick, durable and quiet)
- 57″ x 20″ workout surface
- Nine preset workouts
- Two user profiles
- Tablet computer holder
- Volume control for mobile devices
- Incline 0% to 15%
- Wireless heart rate monitoring
- 3.0 CHP commercial motor
- Top speed 12 mph
- Long handrails
- Not foldable, has a large footprint (81″ x 33″)
- Not portable (238 pounds)
The Precor TRM 223 Treadmill is designed to last for many years and keep you engaged with healthy cardio training. It provides the high quality associated with Precor’s health club treadmills, but it’s priced lower and carries a residential-only warranty. One big attraction is its virtually no-maintenance design. Precor treadmill tracks are infused with silicone, so no lubrication is required, and the motors are commercial quality too. Here the electronics are under warranty for three years (that’s above average) and provide nine workout programs. The TRM 223 also has wireless and touch heart rate monitoring, onboard volume controls for your smartphone or iPod, and a SmartGrip™ tablet computer holder. Full price is $2,999 and the web sale price is $2,699.
Precor’s sale price includes a five-year parts warranty and other buyer protections.
The Precor TRM 223 has nine workout programs to help you train efficiently: Manual (Quick Start), Cross Country, 1-1 Interval, 1-2 Interval, Random, Weight Loss, Hill Climb, Walk, and Aerobic.
As for exercise feedback there are 13 data fields. Metric and US Standard formats can be used. During each workout the console shows Calories, Calories per Minute, Distance, Time Elapsed, Time Remaining, Incline, Pace, Speed, Average Speed, Heart Rate, Target Heart Rate and SmartRate® Zone. (SmartRate® Zone helps you see in a quick glance whether you’re exercising in the category of Fat Burn, Cardio or Peak.) After each workout a summary with four session statistics is displayed.
Two user profiles are supported. Advantages of using a profile are getting more accurate data about your calorie burn and heart rate zone.
Precor TRM 223 Features
The workout programs and exercise data described above are shown on a blue and white LCD. The screen has acrylic overlay for durability and the console uses soft dome-style buttons.
For entertainment or multitasking during workouts you can attach your tablet computer to the console. The console also has volume controls for your connected smartphone or iPod.
The Precor TRM 223 treadmill has a 57″ x 20″ track. Its deck has a low step-on height and provides a comfortable combination of flex and support for your strides.
Treadmills in the Precor Energy Series have power inclines with 0% to 15% range. Use the incline to simulate outdoor routes, to shift weight off your knees, to speed up calorie burn and isolate different muscles. You can control the incline yourself or let preset programs do the work.
Long handrails are included for support. They have touch sensors for convenient heart rate monitoring. The TRM 223 is also compatible with Polar wireless chest straps.
Warranty & Guarantee
The Precor TRM 223’s competitive warranty includes:
– Frame: Lifetime
– Parts & Wear Items: 5 years
– Console: 3 years
– Labor: 1 year
The Precor TRM 223 is a top value for shoppers seeking health club quality treadmill workouts at home. It’s comfortable to use, has a power incline, provides diverse workout programs and lets you securely dock a tablet computer. Like all Precor treadmills, this model is long-lasting and backed by high quality customer service too. This model is Precor’s best home treadmill under $3,000.