The Quantum Fitness Q-3.2 EX Treadmill – Heavy-Duty Workout Machine

The extra-wide Quantum Fitness Q-3.2 EX treadmill is a well-designed model for beginners who need to start a walking without leaving their TV den, or even conditioned athletes who want a heavy-duty workout machine. This treadmill is ideally crafted and cushioned to be sensitive on the knees whether you need low-impact rehab, or just a morning indoor run on a rainy day.

The Machine

The Quantum Fitness Q-3.2 EX treadmill comes with 16 pre-set workouts allowing you to select from Cardio Heart Rate Control, Weight Loss, Calorie goal, Distance goal, Intervals, Hills, Summit, 5K, 9 Holes, 18 Holes, Fitness test and more. On the easy-to-read console you get readouts for your heart rate, speed, incline, time, calorie, distance, pace, calories burned per hour, and laps.

The other features and specs on the Quantum Q-3.2 EX treadmill include:

Quantum Q-3.2 EX Treadmill
  • 3.0 HP Continuous Duty Motor
  • Incline motor – 1100 lb Thrust Actuator
  • 0.5-12 mph
  • 0-15% Incline
  • 22" x 60" Ortho Belt
  • 30 Programs (16 Workouts; 12 custom; quick start)
  • Polar Telemetric System (Strap included)/Contact Heart Rate
  • 450 lbs. max. user weight
  • Dual zone suspension system
  • Available with or without handrails
  • Warranty – Lifetime frame, 10 yrs motor, 3 yrs parts, 1 yr labor

The Buzz

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The Quantum Fitness Q-3.2 EX has a 1" dual-sided phenolic belt, impact absorbing cushioned deck, precision machined and balanced 2.5" OD Rollers, and industrial sealed bearings. The treadmill is powered by a low rpm industrial 3.0 CHP drive motor — which is ideal for slow walkers who would otherwise burn out a weaker motor.

The Q-3.2 EX is a large treadmill (80"W 33.5"H 56"D) that weighs 325 pounds. With its solid frame, this is a sound rehab machine that offers an extra wide 22" belt, low entry height, and large 2-inch handrails for safety.

It also has an easy-to-read display with great programs, and users who have commented on it in treadmill reviews all say they would definitely recommend it to others.

The Quantum Q-3.2 EX is one of the few treadmills priced under $3,000 to have a max user of weight of 450 lbs. There aren’t many light commercial/residential models in any price range that can operate at an optimum level and support large users like the Quantum does.

What We Say

Treadmills today need a niche or special feature to separate them from the pack. The advantages of the Quantum Fitness Q-3.2 EX treadmill is that it is based on a medical rehab machine, so it accommodates larger users or those with special ambulatory needs.

This 325-lb machine is rock solid and has an elegant fit-and-finish. Its MSRP is $3,099 but you can usually find it on sale online for about $300 less than that. The Quantum Q-3.2 EX rates a Good Buy.

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