Proform 860 Competitor Treadmill Review

The ProForm 860 Competitor Electronic 2.5HP treadmill features a Protech cushion deck and a “Competition Training Center” that displays your personal best, an age demo and an “iFit” trainer. The treadmill provides a combination of 20 preset workouts and two customized workouts. The machine is equipped with an illuminated, blue “ClearView” display on which to view your progress.


The ProForm 860 is equipped with a Mach Z 2.5 HP electric motor, a quiet, 20-inch by 60-inch Protech cushioned deck with precision “QuickSpeed” to 12 mph and a fast, digital incline to 12 percent. The “Competition Training Center” features the “iFit” program that allows you to train against different virtual athletes on 20 preset courses. The treadmill is compact to fold away after use.


The blue, illuminated “ClearView” display guides you through your workout while monitoring your heart, pulse rate and EKG vitals.


The ProForm 860 treadmill has a weight capacity of 300 pounds.


As of 2010, the cost of the ProForm 860 Competitor treadmill is $949, available from at least two websites, TreadmillShoppe.com and EllipticalTrainerShoppe.com. The item is not available for purchase on ProForm’s website.


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Originally from England, Bryony Rowling has been an avid writer since 1980. Her travel articles have appeared in various English newspapers. She has also been published on eHow and Trails.com. Rowling was the recipient of the King's College Poetry Writing Award in 1986. She studied business administration and computer science at Kings College.