The ProForm Pro 2000 is a high quality, value-for-money folding treadmill that has some very desirable functions and features. The recipient of numerous “best buy” awards, this exceptionally robust and durable machine is suitable for walking or running sessions.
It has a longer tread belt and a higher user-weight capacity than most treadmills in its price bracket. This makes it suitable for just about anyone to use.
Built-in transport wheels will facilitate moving the treadmill, should the need arise. However, with it weighing 230lbs, it’s best to decide upon a permanent location and assemble it there.
Equipped with 32 programs/workout apps and iFit Live compatibility, this user-friendly model will enable you to diversify your workouts.
Its powerful 3.5 HP motor, and incline and decline capability, have made it popular with dedicated exercisers. Add to this, a host of features people want in a treadmill, and it’s easy to see why it has such positive purchaser feedback.
In this ProForm Pro 2000 review, we will look at an overview and to find out its key features, pros, and cons.
ProForm Pro 2000 Treadmill Specs
Dimensions – The ProForm Pro 2000 measures approximately 72″ (L) x 34″ (W) x 57″ (H)
Treadbelt – It’s treadbelt measures 22″ x 60″.
Weight – This model weighs 230lbs.
User weight – Its upper user weight limit for this model is 350 pounds.
*When considering where to house this, or any other treadmill, remember to take into account that you will need room on either side or at least one side, to mount and dismount.
ProForm Pro 2000 Overview
The ProForm 2000 is especially suited to taller people with a long stride, and anyone who wants a treadmill for running. Soft cushioning makes it ideal for anyone with joint issues who is seeking a lower impact workout. Able to comfortably support up to 350 pounds of weight, it would also be an excellent choice for heavy people.
Coming with iFit Live capability, this breakthrough technology uses Google Maps which enables the exerciser to experience a totally new and unique course, every single workout session. Courtesy of this cool feature, you will be able to “virtually” walk, jog or run the contours and inclines of your favorite routes. With so many countries and locales available at the press of a button, working out on a treadmill has never been so exotic!
Another great option this technology provides is voice coaching from well-known celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels, one of the best motivational fitness coaches in the business. Bringing an exciting element to treadmill workouts, iFit Live will even let you compete against other iFit Live members, and you can watch your progress on a map which has options for either a street or satellite view.
ProForm Pro 2000 Key Features at a Glance
• Gym-quality build
• Capable of supporting users of up to 350 pounds
• 3.5 continuous-duty horsepower Mach Z Commercial Plus motor
• Over-sized 22″ x 60″ tread belt
• ProShox Elite 2 cushioning reduces impact
• Equipped with 32 built-in training programs, all of the workouts automatically adjust your speed, incline and decline level to give you the best results.
• iFit Live compatible
• A 7″ backlit display monitor relays your workout stats including your speed, time, distance and number of calories burned
• QuickSpeed control has a range of between 0 to 12 mph
• Quick Incline and Decline control, enables a 0 to 15% incline and a decline of -3%.
• Dual-Grip EKG™ Heart Rate Monitor with Polar® Wireless Chest Strap provides two means of measuring your pulse
• Space-saving design
• Easy Assist Folding
• Transport wheels
• Comes with an iPod/iPad/mobile phone port, a conveniently located, integrated accessory tray, audio input that enables you to listen to audio without needing to use headphones, two speakers and an efficient 2-speed cooling fan
ProForm Treadmill Pro 2000 Video Review
ProForm Pro 2000 Pros
The design and features of the ProForm Pro 2000 are up there with the best. While roomy, it in no way feels bulky or clumsy to use. Quite the contrary. It is, in fact, one of the best ergonomic treadmills you will find for the price.
Easy to operate, with the ProForm Treadmill Pr0 2000 you can be up and underway right away. Its LCD screen is large and very easy to read, and the controls are easy to navigate.
- Extra large belt
A treadmill with a small belt is restrictive. You will have no such issue with the ProForm Pro 2000 Treadmill. Its belt is one of the largest in its class, and certainly bigger than the belts on most treadmills made for home-use.
Supported by the ProShox Elite 2 cushioning system, this provides an exceptionally comfortable and smooth workout experience, even for very tall people who like to stride out and run at high speed.
The cushioning makes the treadmill ideal for anyone who wants a lower-impact workout. Being strong and durable, the treadmill’s belt will support heavy users, giving a smooth workout free of jarring or jolting movements.
- iFit Live compatible
iFit Live will enable you to select an entirely new virtual location, every time you workout. Along with providing infinite variety, this feature vastly decreases the likelihood of you becoming bored with your workouts. It will also enable you to compete against other iFit Live members, tracking your progress on a map with a street or satellite view.
And, for those needing a little extra motivation, there’s no better in the business than Jillian Michaels, who coaches and encourages users throughout their selected training program.
- Efficient fan
Unlike is the case with some treadmills, the fan on the Proform Pro 2000 is very effective at cooling. This will be really appreciated on hot days and during long, hard workout sessions.
- Easy assembly
According to most purchasers, assembling the machine is a little time-consuming, but not difficult.
This model folds for storage. Folding it is effortless thanks to its EasyLift assist function, which pretty much does all of the work for you.
- Transport Wheels
If you wish to relocate your ProForm treadmill, built-in transport wheels make the task easier.
- Great warranty
The warranty for this model covers a Lifetime for the frame and motor, 5 years on parts and 2 years on labor.
Proform Pro 2000 Cons
- iFit Live costs extra
iFit Live is a major plus with this treadmill. However, what may not be clear to the potential purchaser is that it does not come standard and is, in fact, an optional extra. Along with paying extra for a wireless adapter, a subscription is required to access the service.
While the technology is worth the moderate additional cost considering all it provides, this is, nevertheless, something to keep in mind.
- Electronics Warranty
The ProForm Treadmill Pro 2000 warranty, does not cover electronic components
ProForm Pro 2000 Summary
The ProForm Pro 2000 Treadmill has a lot of positives. It is durable, strong and roomy; it comes with incline and decline capability and a range of workout programs that will help you achieve your fitness goals. Comfortable and user-friendly, its console is easy to operate and read. The treadmill folds for storage, and its fan is more efficient than most.
For me, the addition of iFitlive turns an excellent treadmill into a truly outstanding one that constantly offers new challenges and training programs you should never outgrow. If you don’t plan on availing yourself of iFitlive, you will still be getting a superior quality treadmill that is worth the slightly higher asking price.