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Bowflex BXT116 Folding Home Treadmill | Review 2020

February 23, 2020 by  
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Bowflex BXT116 Folding Home Treadmill

Bowflex BXT116 Folding Home Treadmill (2020 Model)

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The Bowflex BXT116 Folding Treadmill is a heavy duty treadmill. It is ideal for walking, jogging, and running for weight loss or cardio workouts. Built in heart monitor program, allows you keep your heart rate constant as the treadmill adjusts the speed and incline for you. This treadmill is ideal for runners. Features include an extra strong 3.75 horsepower (hp) motor (continuous duty) , which can reach speeds up to 12 miles per hour (in increments of 0.5 mph). The treadmill can incline between 0 (flat) to a 15 percent grade.

The large deck is a 20″ x 60″ area for walking, jogging, and running. Ideal for toning up, managing your weight, and improving your cardiovascular health. The deck suspension system supports people up to 375 pounds in weight. The BXT116 treadmill includes a folding frame with SoftDrop™ folding technology. You can also charge your devices with the USB port. Bluetooth® connectivity allows you to connect to the Bowflex JRNY the personalized coaching technology and other popular fitness apps. This connects to your phone or ipad/android tablet.

Bowflex BXT116 Console

Bowflex BXT116 Console

Bowflex BXT116 Advanced Features: Features include a 7.5-inch backlit color LCD screen (tracks your time, calories, distance, heart rate, steps, speed, and incline). Pulse grip & wireless telemetric heart rate monitoring (Bluetooth® chest strap included). 9 push and go workout programs, plus you can create and save workouts ‘on the fly’ with real-time custom programming. Built in 3-speed Workout fan to cool you off. Quick-start speed and incline buttons. Built-in speakers to listen to your music. The Exclusive Rebound™ Cushioning System will soften your landing and propel your kick-off while minimizing impact on your knees and joints.

Explore the World App

Explore the World App

*Access the Explore the World APP: and immerse yourself in a world of virtual courses, exotic locales, and stunning trails from around the globe, 3 free courses available; Unlock more with Explore the World app subscription.

The APP will stream to your iPad or other tablet computer, and even Smart TVs that have this APP. Both the BXT116 and BXT216 treadmills can communicate to these apps via Bluetooth. You can also access other fitness Apps.

Maximum User Weight Capacity: Up to 375 pounds.
Treadmill Warranty: Frame & Motor – 15 years; Parts/Electronics – 5 years; Labor – 2 years.
Safety Features: Large red emergency stop button, and a tether that stops the treadmill when the tether key pops out.
Unfolded Dimensions: 84.6″ long x 36.3″ wide x 55.2″ tall (280 lbs.)

Best of 2020 Award Smart-Review Commentary: The Folding Bowflex BXT116 is a highly rated heavy duty home treadmill (Both professional and owner reviews). Its Soft Drop™ system makes it easy to fold up when not in use. This treadmill is ideal for runners, as it has a large 20 x 60″ running area, has an extra strong 3.75 HP motor, 15% incline, Built-in 3-speed Cooling Fan, and the Comfort Tech™ Cushioning System. You can set the treadmill to keep your heart rate constant (treadmill will adjust to keep it in the zone). Its color 7.5-inch back-lit LCD display is clear and easy to read. The built in speakers allow you to plug in your mp3 player or Smartphone and listen to music as you exercise. The Built-in Bluetooth® allows you to sync up with Bowflex & other Apps on your phone or tablet.

The Bowflex BXT116 has a Powerful 3.75 HP motor which means it won’t be straining to keep up with you (Straining motors burn out quicker). The Handlebars are over-sized and easy to grip, and include buttons to safely and conveniently adjust your speed and incline. Reviewers report that this treadmill runs quiet and smooth. This is one of our top models in this price range. The T618 is a great value with a 15 year motor & frame warranty This model is not only a Smart-Review Top Pick, but also received our Best of 2020 award for treadmills in the under $1600 category.

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    Treadmill Features

  • 3.75 hp motor
  • 0-12 miles per hour
  • Incline grade 0-15
  • Power Incline
  • Soft Drop™ folding system
  • 20 x 60 inch running area
  • Maximum user weight limit: 375 lbs.
  • 9 workout programs, and create & save custom programs.
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Built-in Workout Fan
  • **Best of 2020 **
  • 15 year Motor and Frame Warranty
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Connect to Explore the World App
  • Grip and Telemetric Heart Monitors
  • Wireless chest strap (included)
  • Comfort Tech™ Cushioning

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3.75 HP Motor
9 workout programs
7.5-inch Display
20″ x 60″ Deck
375 lb. Weight Limit

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4.00 HP Motor
11 workout programs
9-inch Display
22″ x 60″ Deck
400 lb. Weight Limit

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