TreadmillReviews

LiveStrong 9.9T

Editor's Rating: 7.0/10
This model has been discontinued.

LiveStrong treadmills are manufactured by Johnston Health Technology and are endorsed by cyclist Lance Armstrong. A percentage of profits are donated to LiveStrong’s Lance Armstrong Foundation, a non-profit that advocates for cancer survivors. All LiveStrong treadmills have lifetime warranties on the frame and motor.

The LS 9.9 Treadmill is a step above the brand’s entry-level 7.9 T. It retails for $999 while the 7.9 T sells for $799.

What We Like

  • Console: LiveStrong consoles are simple but sleek with easy-to-read LCD displays, built-in cup holders, and reading racks.
  • Motor: With a 2.75 HP motor, this home treadmill can support daily training.
  • Audio: LiveStrong treadmills come with speakers and an audio port that’s compatible with iPods and other MP3 players.
  • Fitness Journal and exercise programs: With LiveStrong’s Fitness Journal system and 12 built-in exercise programs, you can compare workout results with your personal best and with five previous workouts.
  • User capacity: The treadmill’s user capacity of 325 pounds can accommodate most exercisers.
  • Warranty: The LS 9.9 comes with a lifetime warranty on the motor and frame, a 3-year warranty on parts, and one year of in-home labor.

What We Don’t Like

  • Track length: The LS 9.9 T’s 55” track is about average. Some runners would prefer the 60” track of the LS 12.9 T or 16.9 T.

 

Our Verdict

The LiveStrong 9.9 treadmill gets consistently strong reviews for great basics such as a strong motor and a user-friendly console. Added value comes from the iPod-compatible dock and a Fitness Journal system. Topped off with a generous warranty package, the 9.9 looks like a great investment. For a bit more money, some users would prefer the 12.9T or 16.9 LifeStrong treadmills. These include extra horsepower, steeper inclines, and longer tracks.






2 Comments

  • Nancy NealSeptember 12, 2019 at 2:12 pm
    Can you tell me how to get in touch with someone to get parts for mine. I need 2 new wheels, but I can't find out how to order them. If you can find me a Parts Departments Number to call or order from, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you, Nancy Neal. I know this is not what you want to get in your email. Sorry....but can you help me get my parts.
    • Amanda BSeptember 25, 2019 at 3:26 pm
      Hi Nancy, LiveStrong is part of the Johnson Fitness brand. You can contact Johnson Fitness to inquire about getting those parts through email or phone 888.993.3199 / [email protected] Hope this helps!

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