One of the top manufacturers of great treadmills is ICON health and Fitness and they are indeed known to be the largest retailers of budget machines with amazing prices that will encourage everyone who desires to workout and keep fit. With the high number of programs available for users, the durability and build of their models and other great features that make your exercise effective, buying any of their models will be a great choice.


Proform 505 CST treadmill


Features of ProForm 505 CST Treadmill

One of the most interesting feature of the treadmill is the number of programs that has been pre-set on the machine to give you a variety of workout options, other features can be found below;

  • It has a great space saver design and this feature allows the treadmill to be folded away for proper storage and to create more room
  • The ProShox Lite 3 cushioning helps in maximizing the joint protection and also render sufficient comfort for the user
  • It has a IFit technology compatibility which gives you access to workouts packaged by Jillian Michaels or you can also customize a program that suits you
  • The speed range of the treadmill is between 0-10 miles per hour and it has a 2.5 CHP Mach Z motor
  • You can enjoy the incline between 0-10% by simply pressing the button
  • You also get to enjoy music with a compatible music port for MP3 player and iPod
  • It has a maximum user weight capacity of 300 lbs
  • There are 15 profile programs and a 6” backlit LED display
  • When you buy a ProForm 505 CST Treadmill, you will get a lifetime warranty on the frame, 25 years warranty on motor and 1 year for labour and parts
  • The treadmill has a running surface of 20”x55”, a length of 70”, height is 59.5” and width 34”. It also has it weighs 186 lbs which enables it accommodate heavier users

 Workout Data

The work out data that is displayed includes:

  • Incline
  • Distance
  • The heart rate
  • The speed
  • Time of race or walk
  • Quarter mile track
  • The amount of calories burned


The IFit gives you access to compete with other members globally or make use of the programs to train for races and it is powered by Google maps. You can upgrade to get more features from the IFit but you will need to buy the adapter which is not included in the treadmill.

Benefits of using the Treadmill

Most benefits that you get from the use of the treadmill are health benefits although there are other great benefits that you can enjoy.

  • Some of the health benefits of using the treadmill is that it can help to reduce the risk of diseases like type 2 diabetes, insomnia and breast and colon cancer. It also helps to maintain the flexibility of the joints which is very effective for people with arthritis and maintain the musculoskeletal system which includes the bones, ligaments and other parts of the body
  • Using the treadmill is a good way of burning calories with less stress, with the calorie counter, you will be able to know the progress made and the level that you can attain

One of the advantages of buying a ProForm 505 CST Treadmill is that it is not expensive when compared to other brands with similar functions.