The ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer Treadmill with Joint Protective Technology

There’s a lot to get excited about regarding the ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer treadmill. It’s as if ICON Fitness said, let’s do this one special, sensible, and make it look sleek and elegant so that it reminds people of a high end club model at first glance. Is this the best-looking budget treadmill we’ve ever seen? We’d have to go back and review dozens of models to find one better.

The Machine

The ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer treadmill has Grafixx™ Display for information such as your calories burned, distance, time, heart rate, calories burned and so on. It has an animated man who walks, jogs, and runs your workout with you (You’ll never workout alone again!), and it’s got the iFIT® Challenge Training Center which records calendar month and statistical info, and offers nutrition and exercise plans based on your individual needs. The full list of the specs includes:

ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer
  • 2.25 CHP Commercial motor
  • 0-10 mph Precision QuickSpeed™
  • 0-10% QuickIncline™ Control
  • 20" x 55" Quiet tread belt
  • 9 Personal Trainer Workouts; 24 Cross Trainer Workouts
  • ProTech 3™ Adjustable Cushioning
  • Dual-Grip EKG™ Heart Rate Monitor
  • CoolAire™ Workout Fan
  • 300 lbs. max. user weight
  • SpaceSaver Folding design
  • 12 year motor warranty; lifetime frame; 1 year parts and labor

ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer Console

The Buzz

UPDATE:  The 7.0 CrossTrainer is no longer available for sale.  To find a comparable treadmill check out the new full lineup from ProForm on the company site to see which model appeals to you.

Experts point out that the ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer offers advanced joint protective technology with the presence of the ProTech 3™ adjustable cushioning, it comes with a powerful 2.25 CHP commercial treadmill motor, and the 1-touch controls for speed and power incline. You should probably opt to extend the parts and labor warranty at checkout, but otherwise, the 12-year motor warranty is exceptional.

In most ProForm treadmill reviews you are bound to come across mention of the iFit® Challenge Log and Training Center, including cool features like 3 separate meal plans (1400, 1800, 2200 calories). Also, on the treadmill dash, you’ll find weight-loss workouts, cross-training workouts, and 24 separate cross-training workouts. Cross training is a new fitness approach that is all the rage with customers who are learning how to incorporate weight training into their cardio-only treadmill workouts.

What We Say

The ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer effectively delivers one of the better concepts in a cardio and muscle building treadmill. From the extensive workouts to the high standard motor and the very attractive design, there’s not much to dislike about this machine.

Probably not a good fit for a serious runner, but a good machine for a serious walker. The ProForm 7.0 CrossTrainer treadmill rates a good buy, especially at the sale price. The MSRP is $1299, but you can find this baby selling for around $699.


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