NordicTrack EXP1000

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  • Fitness With Your TV Remote Control My Kind Of Workout

    Oct 23, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Current preowned prices, features, tread size, iFIT cards, style
    Cons: Warranty, weight limit, loud at higher speeds, heart rate monitor

    Summary: The NordicTrack EXP 1000 is a good home use treadmill for walkers. Good preowned examples are available for 1 3 the original retail price.But Baby It's Cold Outside!< b>Moving back to snow country after well over a decade in the deep ... read more

  • Seriously, just fix it already.

    May 27, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Seemed like a good buy at the time. Sturdy and easy to use.
    Cons: Read the review, certainly not recommended to anyone.

    Summary: At first I thought this treadmill was great. Cheaper than joining (and paying monthly dues) into a gym and I could work out whenever I felt like it. The machine was purchased in early 2004 and it was not quite a year into owning it is when I started ... read more

  • Some neat things...

    Jan 8, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Soft, large running platform; ifit.com controls; laptop program can control treadmill
    Cons: Noisy and shakes a little while running; but with headphones, not an issue.

    Summary: Folks - If you hold the stop button while inserting the blue key, the display will show hours used and miles run since day 1. I have 162 hrs & 694 miles on mine as of today (1/8/08). I do intervals at 7 - 8 mph for a few minutes, then back to 4 mph for ... read more

  • ~~ A Home Treadmill For Walking: The Nordic Track EXP1000 ~~

    Dec 4, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cushioning system, easy to use, large display on console, gradual speed changes
    Cons: Treadmill gets shaky and loud with running

    Summary: I've been using the Nordic Track EXP1000 off and on for quite a few years. My parents invested in a Nordic Track EXP1000 and whenever I am visiting them, I use it for a quick workout. The Product The NordicTrack EXP1000 is a home treadmill ... read more

  • You get what you pay for

    Feb 6, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Over all a good machine. nicely designed, and the control panel is user friendly
    Cons: the motor and belt keep breaking down. To repair my machine takes along time.

    Summary: I decided I would like a treadmill. After looking around on the Internet I decided that a treadmill would just be too expensive with prices ranging from 900 to 1800 dollars. Just as I was about to give up hope I found one I thought would work. I went ... read more

  • Excellent Treadmill!!

    Jul 10, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Price and quality, easy to use
    Cons: In my case, when very overweight, it oftentimes would stop abruptly

    Summary: I've had the NordicTrack EXP1000 treadmill for many years now, having bought it from Sears. It has been very reliable. I only walk on it so I cannot comment on how it performs when running on it. When I was in good shape, I would walk at a 3.0 speed ... read more

  • Doesn't Last - Poor Quality

    Sep 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Large belt surface for the price.
    Cons: Major design flaw and poor construction.

    Summary: This was the first treadmill that I ever bought and I thought I was buying decent quality at the time. I read about the recommendations for a minimum 1.5 continuous HP, which the EXP1000 has, and the EXP1000 did superficially compare well to the Proform ... read more

  • Back on the Fast Track

    Apr 21, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: minimal stress impact on your legs
    Cons: no cons yet

    Summary: My life was interrupted from its regular routine. I was attacked by a dog while running outside. I purchased my NordicTrack Treadmill 2 weeks after that. I love it. Now I find that I have to time my workouts because I don't want to stop. This incredible ... read more

  • Good Buy for the $

    Jan 18, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Cost, padded deck, reliability
    Cons: Custom programs, vibration @ med-high speed

    Summary: After burning up my Pro Form in Jan '02 I decided to spend a little more and upgrade. The Sears salesperson convinced me to buy a demo unit of the EXP1000S and I have been very pleased with it to date. I used it sporadically the first 1 1/2 years but ... read more

  • Its heavy, heavy, heavy.

    Sep 19, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Hopefully the weight alone will indicate the quality of the machine.
    Cons: The treadmill is extremely heavy. Assembly instructions are vague.

    Summary: I bought the treadmill from Sears. The NordicTrack EXP1000 model that I purchased has only a 1.5 horsepower motor. Yesterday, my boyfriend, who may no longer desire the role, was kind enough to assist me in picking up the treadmill from the Sears load ... read more

  • Very Good Treadmill for the Price.

    May 2, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Toughness. Good motor. Nice features. Pretty quiet. Name brand.
    Cons: Much noisier at higher speeds. Belt curls a bit. Needs room.

    Summary: There are better treadmills out there and there are worse. So where does that leave the EXP1000? Right in the middle where you can feel good about your purchase while getting a very good workout. The EXP1000 can take a beating. I have run on ... read more

  • My Norditrack exp1000x

    Dec 24, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy set-up, fold away feature, quality support
    Cons: not as quite as would like

    Summary: Well after saying I would never purchase another piece of excersize equipment again I went out and bought this treadmill. It was purchased originally for my wife who despirately wanted it, thought she has said that before with other clothes hangers ...I ... read more

  • Nice Treadmill for the price

    Jul 20, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice treadmill for the price, sturdy, comfortable for jogging
    Cons: Phone support sucks!

    Summary: Nice Treadmill for the price. I bought mine at Sears. It arrived in a large upright wooden crate. Unboxing and assembly was fairly smooth. It's a heavy unit some have someone help you. When I powered mine up, it had a strange whirring noise. I ... read more

  • This is a great treadmill!

    Apr 3, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Large running area, big console, fairly quiet
    Cons: Nothing I can think of.

    Summary: Three girls later, and 100lbs heavier, I decided enough is enough and went in search of a treadmill. I did not want to spend too much money incase I get tired of it and it ends up in the garage like my other exercise gadgets. I went to several places ... read more

  • A good treadmill for the price

    Feb 13, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good quality for price. Longer warranty than most. Good Customer service
    Cons: Not true gym quality (but not bad either.) Screen display seems bit off.

    Summary: After hearing my wife constantly complaining about needing a treadmill so she could walk inside during the winter and hot summer months I finally gave in. For Christmas of 2001 I went to Sears and looked at treadmills. Like a lot of people I was in for ... read more

  • - KEEPS ME BOOTYLICIOUS! -

    Oct 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Have had it for 2 years, I run every day...not one single problem!
    Cons: Only one MINOR con, the cup holder isn't level.

    Summary: I swear, this treadmill is one of, if not THE BEST investments I have ever made! Why I Chose The NordicTrack EXP1000: As our first anniversary drew near, my husband and I decided that since we had both gotten a bit "comfortable" ... read more

  • Lousy Customer Service

    Jul 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 1.5 years of flawless service.
    Cons: Customer service. Questionable control panel quality

    Summary: After 1.5 years of reliable performance, the electronics went south on my EXP3000. I called one of the three different customer service numbers supplied with the paperwork that came with the treadmill. I was put on hold for 20 minutes and was finally met ... read more

  • Generally Pleasing

    Jun 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Reasonably stable, Works well, decent price, more than fast enough for me.
    Cons: Terrible for moving, rattles somewhere when I'm walking.

    Summary: Overall I am pleased with this treadmill. Mind you, I don't really do anything fancy with it. I go through my routine and except for the mechanical buzz coming from somewhere it works well. When I get off the treadmill the buzz stops so I am not sure ... read more

  • Look no Further - Good Treadmill at Good Price

    Apr 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Tread Size, Features, Ease of Use
    Cons: Broken when delivered

    Summary: Based on opinions given by many, I initially went looking for a treadmill at Sam's Club. After spending 45 minutes waiting for them to pull down their best treadmill, I waited another 45 minutes while they wrestled with what the exact length of the ... read more

  • The goods and bads of the Nordic Track EXP 1000

    Apr 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good cushioning, nice running surface, nice features
    Cons: Heavy, doesn't roll well, and has some internal vibrations that are noisy

    Summary: Okay, so the treadmill is heavy and assembly was a bit difficult. We were missing a few screws, but things were not so bad. After the first week of use, we started hearing rattling in the motor area that made the treadmill sound significantly louder ... read more

  • It's hard to go wrong with this treadmill.

    Apr 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fairly quiet, wide belt, cushion track
    Cons: overall size of unit

    Summary: I have used the Nordic Track EXP 1000i quite a bit. There are many features that I like. First, the unit is rather quiet. Many of the treadmills I had tried contained quite a bit of motor hum along with rubbing sounds from the belt. The NordicTrack ... read more

  • Two Broken within Two Weeks

    Mar 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: value, comfort, warranty
    Cons: reliability, poor quality systems across manufacturer and retailer

    Summary: After reading many of the opinions here, my wife and I purchased a NordicTrack EXP1000i from Sears. Although my wife is used to commercial-grade units, she found the NordicTrack to be quite comfortable. Unfortunately, the rear end ... read more

  • $720 - cheapest I can found for this quality

    Mar 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good Value and Quality, excellent delivery & setup service by Sears
    Cons: Cannot store multi-user setting, hard to move even with wheels, boring owner manual

    Summary: I ordered the Nordic Track EXP 1000i treadmill from Sears. It was listed for $999, and on sales for $799.99. After I talked to the salesperson, he gave me a 10% discount. which bring the price down to $720. So, make sure you ask for the ... read more

  • It's Cheap Plastic!

    Mar 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very quiet, lots of extra features
    Cons: CHEAP plastic end cover that will break

    Summary: I went shopping for a treadmill before Christmas.I researched what I wanted in a treadmill on the internet and then headed to my local Sears store. I was told all the Nordic Tracks had sturdy 2 hp motors. So I decided to go with the big name and ... read more

  • I love this treadmill

    Feb 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wide belt, fairly quiet motor, folds up
    Cons: Weird sound from console, water bottle doesn't fit

    Summary: (Updated January 15, 2002) I love the convenience of working out at home. I already had weights and a collection of workout tapes that I enjoy using, so I was already used to working out at home. The next step was to buy a treadmill. ... read more

  • Looks good but it 'aint

    Feb 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of features
    Cons: Poor frame quality

    Summary: I bought this treadmill based upon the reputation of Nordictrack. I also went to the store and ran on it and was pretty happy with it's performance. At home I plugged it into the IFit program and was happy as can be...at least for three weeks. After ... read more

  • Provides an ultra stable run, but short of "value"!

    Feb 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Programmable, Ultra stable, speed and incline instant select.
    Cons: expensive, low value, heavy, questionable quality.

    Summary: I ran on a wide variety of low end treadmills ($500 to $1300) at Sears (wide selection). In the end, I bought the Nordic Track EXP 2000, but the EXP3000 is very similar -and I did run quite a bit on the EXP1000,2000,3000. RUNNING ON THE ... read more

  • Not bad but some problems

    Dec 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Price, compatibility with computer, versatility
    Cons: drive belt problem, ifit.com customer service

    Summary: I purchased the NordicTrack EXP 1000 a year ago and was quite pleased with it up until a month ago. At that time, the track started slipping even at slow speeds. I tightened the adjustment screws as noted in the instruction manual but the slippage ... read more

  • Slips and breaks -- avoid this one

    Nov 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: ifit compatibility, large belt, works well at first
    Cons: poor durability, a little noisy, speed surge, belt slippage

    Summary: The NordicTrack EXP1000 is a snazzy, but cheaply made, treadmill. The end rail (made out of plastic!) broke after 2 months. After 4 months of daily use, the belt started slipping (it can't be tightened any more) and the speed surged constantly. The belt ... read more

  • Multi-Role Fitness Machine

    Oct 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: comfortable, wide belt, entertaining, multi-media training with "ifit" technology on-board
    Cons: slippery side rails, useless book rack

    Summary: The Nordic Track 3000 is the middle of a nice family of 6 treadmills from Nordic Track ranging from $1000 to $2500. Each family member has a modern, clean look, unlike most of the industrial treadmills on the market from both the department stores and ... read more

  • Provides "gym quality" treadmill feel!

    Sep 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Provide "gym quality" treadmill feel....
    Cons: Pad under the belt "compresses" over time -giving a harder feel.

    Summary: UPDATE: EXP1000i has come out and now provides "instant speed select" AND programability of custom speed/incline workouts! --but it still "may be" underpowered. ALSO, IMPORTANT: Seems to have a shorter warranty. It had been a solid 3 year ... read more

  • All Around Good Treadmill

    Aug 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Solid feel, many options
    Cons: Haven't found any

    Summary: The Nordic Track EXP1000 is a great treadmill for a reasonable price. I originally bought a Proform 725EX treadmill from Sears and didn't have it for two weeks before the thing started breaking down. After numerous service calls and many, many parts ... read more

  • problems...problems...problems...

    Jul 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: none
    Cons: bad customer service, bad quality product

    Summary: I bought this treadmill directly from the NordicTrack store and it has haunted me ever since. I paid for extended warranty that included delivery and setup. When I got the treadmill delivered, the two delivery people dropped it while trying ... read more

  • a test of customer service

    Jun 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: wide and long belt
    Cons: electronics

    Summary: I thought that the Nordic trak was the best buy for the money. It has a long and wide belt with a continuous 1.5 hp motor. It is a heavy machine and not the easiest thing to move. I was very frustrated by this machine! it would stop operating frequently. ... read more

  • EXP 3000: Whole lotta Treadmill

    Jun 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Super Heavy duty and feature laden
    Cons: Super heavy and not easy to move.

    Summary: Looking for health club quality in a treadmill? Not interested in those cheap, low level rickety looking models? Let me tell you why you need to look no further than this machine. The first thing you see when approaching this ... read more

  • Won't Turn in to Sculpture or a Clothes Rack

    Apr 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good speed/incline, folding option, heart monitor- still working after years of use.
    Cons: initial sticker shock, space needed for unit, not easy to disassemble for repair

    Summary: I have refined the art of whining my way out of exercise. Anything outside is met with the too hot/too cold/too buggy/too windy excuse. I don't like being seen without makeup, and sweating in public is simply unthinkable ;) Therefore I have ... read more

  • Quiet yet strong. This one's a keeper.

    Feb 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quiet, strong and wide enough
    Cons: Assembly process has an "achille's heel"

    Summary: ---SUMMARY--- If you've got under $1,000 to spend, as my wife and I did, save yourself some time and buy this treadmill now. But humor me and read on anyway. ---HOW WE BOUGHT--- We researched treadmills on the 'net for about four ... read more

  • NordicTrack scores quality

    Jan 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: size of belt, programs, sturdy
    Cons: weight and difficulty to move

    Summary: The NordicTrack Exp 1000 is the premier of NordicTrack's tradition of quality, but without the hype up of price. For a retail price of $999 (which generally goes on sale for $799), the NordicTrack is THE most quality and features for the money. ... read more

  • Good Value for Health Club Durability

    Jan 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: grat features, good for fast running
    Cons: poor reliability

    Summary: If you want health club durability and strength, This is one of the few places you'll find it for under 1000 dollars. With the twenty inch wide walking belt you'll be less likely to stumble if you like to run fast. The motor is strong, and the ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Norditrack EXP 1000 Stopping on it's own.

    Mar 24, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Looks like a sturdy machine.
    Cons: Shuts down after a few minutes of exercise.

    Summary: I bought my Norditrack EXP 1000 X and the first night I used it after running for about 8 minutes I increased the speed to around level 6 and about 11 minutes into the run it overheated or something because it just stopped. It was still powered on, but ... read more

  • very experienced and avid treadmill user review

    Mar 1, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: it's a good machine for the starter because it is affordable.
    Cons: too fragile, too loud, incline stops working for no reason.

    Summary: I have owned my Nordic Track 1000 for about 2 1/2 years and initially it was perfect for me, but as my stamina increased , the treadmill belt began to slip and suddenly the incline stopped working. I think the machine should be more reliable considering ... read more

  • Nordictrack EXP 1000X

    Apr 12, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Have good basic features
    Cons: Incline motor was a problem for us.

    Summary: We've had this treadmill for approx 2.5 years. For the first year, we hardly touched it. Last year, my wife started using it on daily basis and the incline stopped working. It appears the incline motor wears out prematurely. I have also noticed belt ... read more

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