iFit-Powered NordicTrack Treadmill Wins Runner’s World 2020 Fitness Award
September 8, 2020
iFit’s trainer-led, interactive workouts are a standout feature of the NordicTrack Commercial 2950 treadmill
(LOGAN, Utah, September 8, 2020) — iFit, the interactive, connected fitness technology, is the key feature that won the NordicTrack Commercial 2950 treadmill a spot in Runner’s World’s highly sought-after 2020 Fitness and Nutrition Awards, the only piece of cardio equipment recognized.
“Connected fitness is one of the hottest trends in home gym equipment, and of all the treadmills we tested this year, this NordicTrack [Commercial 2950] has some of the nicest features,” Runner’s World said.
iFit’s automatic, hands-free adjustments are a proprietary feature to iFit-enabled NordicTrack treadmills allowing:
- For a more realistic outdoor experience because iFit technology adjusts the treadmill’s incline and decline to match the natural terrain of the trail during Global Workouts
- The iFit trainer to adjust the the incline, decline and speed during Studio Workouts, so members experience a well-designed workout that safely and effectively pushes them towards their goals
iFit Global Workouts are shot and produced on location around the globe, allowing for breathtaking scenery and a realistic outdoor running, walking or hiking experience. iFit Studio Workouts provide a boutique workout experience, often combining running with bodyweight and hand weight exercises off the machine. Classes vary in length from 15-120 minutes, and range from beginner to advanced.
iFit’s premier trainers were highlighted by Runner’s World testers in the review.Unlike other connected fitness classes on the market, iFit’s elite trainers include professional marathoners and trail runners — including elite ultra runner Tommy Rivers Puzey and Olympic Marathon qualifier Ashley Paulson— who share their expertise with iFit members throughout the workouts.
Runner’s World also highlighted the “enormous 22-inch touchscreen display” on the NordicTrack Commercial 2950, crediting it for “helping you forget that you’re in your basement.” The display enhances the iFit interactivity features, creating a dynamic experience that allows exercisers to become fully immersed in the workout.
About NordicTrack and iFit
iFit, the connected fitness technology that powers NordicTrack equipment, pioneered interactive connected fitness and was issued its first of many patents in 1999. Founded with the belief that the majority of consumers would benefit from an interactive personal training experience at home, iFit’s trainer-led streaming workouts are now trusted by millions of consumers around the globe.
iFit offers workout options for every fitness level and interest, from bodyweight training, HIIT cardio workouts and yoga, to connected fitness workouts on NordicTrack home equipment. Patented interactive technology allows iFit Trainers to create highly personalized workouts for iFit members and Live Adjust™ the user’s incline, speed and resistance instantly during the workout to create the perfect workout for every fitness level. iFit interactive workouts are available on NordicTrack treadmills, stationary bikes, ellipticals, rowers, strength machines, and the iFit app for a range of exercise accessories.
NordicTrack and iFit are owned by ICON Health & Fitness, the global leader in home, commercial and connected fitness which holds more than 275 fitness patents, with 138 pending. iFit workouts are available in English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German with more languages planned for 2020.