FreeMotion treadmills are manufactured by Icon Health and Fitness, the world’s largest equipment supplier. The company also makes ProForm, NordicTrack, Reebok, Weider, Weslo, Gold’s Gym and the iFIT workout technology. They recently acquired Smooth Fitness as well.
FreeMotion offers a variety of exercise equipment for commercial and residential use, such as treadmills, incliners, striders, bikes, ellipticals and strength machines. The company is no for high quality and durability, and remains the high-end brand of Icon Health.
People know and like the home treadmill series for the advanced entertainment options such as TV consoles, iPOD docks, sound systems, the motors, various cushioning and advanced preset workouts.
The light commercial and commercial series are also well known, but they’re quite expensive. FreeMotion builds very sturdy machines, similar to those offered by Life Fitness, Precor and Matrix, all of which you’ll find at the gym.
FreeMotion Incline Trainers have an exceptionally favorable reputation. The challenge to work out at high incline (up to 40%) makes exercise more efficient and fun. If you are not a big fan of running, this treadmill is a viable option to consider. Only ICON has incline trainers and you can buy them branded as NordicTrack or FreeMotion.
For the commercial line, the warranty includes lifetime for motor and frame, 3 years for parts and 3 years for labor.
The light commercial series warranty includes lifetime frame, 3 years for parts and motor and 3 years for labor.
The home treadmills series comes with a lifetime warranty for motor and frame, 5 years for parts and 2 years for labor.
All of the FreeMotion treadmills are iFit ready which means you get access to unlimited workouts, to Google Maps routes and other fun features, all for a small price.
The cheapest home treadmill costs around $2,700, while the most expensive is around $3,800. Light commercial models have a start-up price of $4,000 and can go up to $8,000.
FreeMotion Treadmill Buying Tips
FreeMotion is one of the top brands Icon Fitness puts out and the price reflects this. Still, if you have the money and want a top of the line, commercial-grade machine with all of the bells and whistles, this is a great choice.
Definitely check out the official FreeMotion site for the most up to date model choices and special deals.