ProForm 205 CST Treadmill Review

ProForm 205 CST Treadmill

Summary: The ProForm 205 CST is a solid and stylish home treadmill. Compared to other models in the ProForm range – the 205 CST has a low price too. With speeds up to 16km/h and a 2-position adjustable incline, you’ll get those calories burned and those muscles toned in no time. The free years iFit subscription gives you training sessions from pro trainers, as well as scenic map-based runs. It’s foldable too, allowing you to place it in the corner when you’ve finished.

This is an excellent value treadmill. You get ProForm service and quality (and the free iFit) for a price point that will surprise you!

See the impressive picture gallery of the 205 CST treadmill now over on this page on the ProForm UK official website.

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Detailed Review of the ProForm 205 CST Treadmill

The 205 CST is the lowest priced home treadmill from ProForm. It has a length of 165cm, width of 74 cm and is 142cm tall. This treadmill is foldable, which reduces the length to just 89cm.

Built with patented ‘SpaceSaver’ design, there is a powerful hydraulic lever built into the unit used for lifting the deck with an easy push. The total weight of the CST 205 Treadmill when assembled is 56kg (the package weight when delivered is 66kg).

This ProForm home treadmill is for anyone of 115kg or under (18 stone). The frame has a lifetime guarantee, and the unit comes with 2-year parts and labour warranty and a 5-year motor warranty (parts only).

ProForm CST 205 with iFit

iFit Membership, Display and Sound

The big selling point for this mid-priced treadmill is that it is iFit enabled. This allows the iFit software to interact with the equipment. Your trainer will adjust your speed in real time, at the same time as others in the class. You need to use your own tablet or iPad to enjoy iFit – connecting via Bluetooth.

Those routes take you to some of the most exotic locations around the world (all powered by Google earth). You will be in your living room, but you will feel like you are running through the streets of Beijing, Milan, or Paris.

There are trainer-led live workouts, a video library for different fitness levels, advanced stats tracking, and social-media elements all included in the popular iFit app.

What’s better is the fact that the iFit membership is completely free for a year.

Regular LCD Monitor on the 205 CST Treadmill

A 5-inch backlit LCD window display allows you to track all of your workouts without iFit. You can use the 205 perfectly with this console, the iFit is extra!

An integrated tablet holder ensures your tablet is secure as you are running, gproviding access your coaching tools, as well as enjoy other multimedia as you run. The equipment also comes with MP3 technology – train to the sound of your favourite beats.

Training on the ProForm 205 CST Home Treadmill

As well as the iFit membership, the 205 CST comes already loaded with 16 pre-recorded training programs. This ensures there is a schedule for all fitness levels. The running surface itself has a length of 127cm and a width of 41cm, giving you ample room as you train.

This treadmill features a 2-position adjustable incline, and you can set the speed of the run to any number between 0 and 16kph (making the equipment suitable for walking, jogging, and running).

The ProForm 205 CST comes with Rebound Pro Cushioning, ensuring comfort as you run. Every treadmill in the ProForm range also comes with patented shock absorbers, which means less stress on your feet, ankles, knees, and hips. This treadmill is powered by a 1.75 CHP (Continuous Horse Power) motor and uses 1.6” precision-balanced rollers.

Feedback: What Owners of the ProForm 205 CST Treadmill Said?

Reviews for the 205 CST are positive, with the majority of reviewers rewarding the maximum five stars on multiple outlets. The durability and solidity of the equipment is praised widely (this is true for the rest of the ProForm range) and it is said to be ‘easy to assemble.’

One reviewer who only uses treadmills for walking suggested it was a good fit.Minor reliability issues have been highlighted in a limited number of cases. Although the warranty that comes with the equipment covers that (as with all fitness equipment, ensure you register, so you are fully covered). The iFit technology is praised, making it a fantastic addition with the purchase.

Wrapping Up – Is the ProForm 205 CST Right For You?

If you want a high quality without spending top dollar (well, pound!), this ProForm treadmill is the perfect purchase. Designed for anyone under 18 stone, the equipment is great for walkers and runners alike. The ‘killer app’ is the combination of pre-set programs and the iFit-enabled technology. With dual incline settings and a variety of speeds, all easily controlled at the touch of a button – you will enjoy the workout that’s best for you.

Check out the impressive gallery, technology, and latest pricing now, over on the 205 CST page of

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