NordicTrack X22i Incline Trainer Review
X22i Incline Trainer Treadmill
Overall Score 9.8
The NordicTrack X22i is a calorie burning machine, a perfect fitness experience, an incline trainer treadmill. It has a 22-inch Smart HD touchscreen and with iFit Coach Plus included you have access to follow daily live classes specifically designed for the X22i. Walking inclines will burn up to five times the calories in the same amount of time. This machine has an incline range of 40% to -6% for really challenging work outs.
The 22Xi delivers an effective workout without excessive joint stress and strain as you can walk and still burn significant calories. The heavy duty 4.25 hp motor easily handles running with a top speed of 12 mph for more intense training.
With the inclusion of iFit Coach Plus the HD 22-inch display provides a totally immersive experience. You can view landscapes around the world while you work-out or draw your own Google Maps™ route allowing you to visualize the street view as you train. The X22i syncs to your route’s terrain with automatic inclines and declines to further enhance your workout.
WHAT WE LOVE
Live Classes • 22” Smart HD touchscreen • 40% Incline Training
A Real Calorie Burner. The X22i incline trainer has up to a 40% incline that will help you burn more calories while just walking. You add strength-building by walking or running inclines. The more you raise the incline, the more the session is focused on strength building not just a cardio work out. The -6% decline will strengthen the muscles and joints that are not used when you’re running or walking on flat or incline options. - watch video clip below
The inclusion of iFit Coach Plus with live streaming HD video classes brings the excitement and motivation of a personal coach to your home. Live studio classes are specifically designed and available for the X22i.
This machine is built solid & sturdy with WhisperQuiet™ noise reduction for the deck.
Additionally you get an iFit Vue wearable to track your steps, activity, sleep and calories (plus it offers bonus tips, recipes, recommendations and more workouts).
WHAT TO KNOW
You can target a specific heart rate zone using the built-in sensor grips or the included iFit® Bluetooth® wireless chest strap.
The X22i comes with two adjustable dumbbells that can be easily switched from 2.5 lbs. to 12.5 lbs. The X22i specific classes incorporate dumbbell workouts into your work out, both on and off the machine. iFit Coach Plus live classes have dedicated sessions for just using the weights for cross-fit training.
The deck is 22″ x 60″ is extra wide for a spacious feel. The 60” length accommodates short to long strides. There is Reflex™ cushioning on the deck to comfort your knees and back.
The X22i comes with a 4.25 HP Motor. It will easily handle intense daily work outs for multiple people using the machine. Designed to run longer and stronger, the 4.25 CHP Commercial Pro Motor is self-cooling and has reduced vibration.
The X22i’s top speed is 12 mph and the machine is rated safe for user weights up to 300 pounds.
The x22i goes from -6% all the way up to 40% incline. The decline feature lets you better simulate both up and down hills while you work out on virtual courses ─ Plus, the decline helps you target additional muscles in your lower body. Quick and easy speed or incline changes with a touch of a button.
You get a free iFit Vue wearable to track your sleep, steps, calories and more. The iFit Coach app provides access to over 800 cross-fit workouts to choose from so you never get bored.
Two AutoBreeze fans are integrated into the console. These fans can adjust their output according to your workout intensity or you can manually adjust fan speed.
This machine is solid, built sturdy and as previously mentioned has WhisperQuiet™ noise reduction for the deck.
The X22i has a lifetime warranty on the frame, six years on the motor and deck, six years parts & electronics, and three years labor.
The Footprint is 70.2" L x 39.6" W x 71.6" H.
GOOD TO KNOW
You get personal training with the iFit Coach Plus. Easily make speed and incline changes with a touch of a button. The live and on-demand video workouts can automatically adjust the inclines/declines throughout the work out.
The X22i provides two options for pulse monitoring. It has grip sensors on the handlebars and arrives with a Bluetooth® chest strap for wireless monitoring.
You can purchase in-home assembly for $249. This is handled by in-house technicians (no third parties) and includes delivery in the room of choice, assembly of the machine, and making sure the machine is 100% functional. If you want to assemble the X22i yourself, (estimated time 30-60 minutes) shipping is free.
POINTS OF DESTINCTION
- The X22i takes you through fast, high-powered cardio workouts while adding 40% to -6% degrees of incline/decline so you build strength at the same time. Better results in shorter time. You burn up to 5 times the calories with incline training.
- The 22" LED display shows live X22i specific classes led by professional trainers and other HD on-demand or video workouts in the comfort of your home with the iFit Coach Plus.
- This machine is built sturdy and has WhisperQuiet™ noise reduction for the deck.
- The Autobreeze fans automatically adjust based on your work out.
Who Should buy a NordicTrack X22i incline trainer?
- People looking for low-impact intense workouts
- Those who want to work out on their own schedule but still have some professional coaching
- Folks who want to lose weight
- People who want to add cross fit training into their workouts
The Introductory price of the X22i is competitively priced
X22i $2,999 Regularly $3,999
iFit Coach Plus 1 year subscription $39/month billed annually
Shipping FREE to door
Room delivery and Assembly $249
Extended warranty available
SO IN THE END ── Final thoughts
─ Want to get fit? Need Low Impact? Want to build strength?
Get the X22i
This machine combines strength building with the adjustable weights and the 40% incline/-6 decline ─ Awesome for a treadmill.
If you are looking to lose weight or get fit, you cannot go wrong with the X22i ─ just looking at it makes you want to work out. Besides being cool looking, it provides access to exciting live studio classes from your home. You get personal training with iFit Coach Plus ─ And you can burn up to 5 times the calories walking the incline watching beautiful scenes from around the world.
It is pricey but adds enough benefits to make it a buy. The savings on gym membership and classes alone makes it more doable and if you are committed to results this definitely is an exercise machine to seriously consider.
Finally, you do get the iFit Vue wearable and iFit Coach Plus. You'll have access to a hub of information, tips and professionals to assist reaching your goals in nutrition, sleep and exercise.
|HD 22" Smart Touchscreen||9.9|
|Professional Live Coaching||9.9|