NordicTrack C-1650 Treadmill Review

About NordicTrack C-1650

The C-1650 has a ton of modish features. It has a very strong foundation which contributes to its leading name in the fitness industry. The C-1650 has a very powerfulDurX motor that provides an uninterrupted workout session. The 60 inch full length deck is spacious. The track combined with the motor and rollers produces an impressive top speed of 12 mph. the deck can also be folded and tucked away after the user is done with their workout. The C-1650 has built-in workout programs. It also gives users access to the iFit coach application after a subscription. iFit coach offers you workouts designed by experts. In the limelight is the 10 inch web-enabled touchscreen.

Quick Review

NordicTrack treadmills have a lot to offer to its users hence the C-1650 has athletic as well as access to entertainment. With the C-1650 users can make a choice between hardcore workout sessions and light hearted exercises every day. This model bridges the gap between high end and budget friendly treadmills andserves users with an enjoyable exercising experience. This treadmill builds up your stamina, your lung capacity, improve your cardio health, defines your muscles and helps usersbecome better exerciser by improvingtheir concentration skills.

NordicTrack C-1650 is convenient and easily operable for users to the highest extent because it has up to the minute facilities installed in it. The C-1650 brings you features similar to reliable treadmills. These features raise awareness in usersabout underlying capabilities and benefits of a treadmills motivating them to work out. The NordicTrack C-1650has one touch easy access that makes the operations very responsive. The exercise that this treadmill offers is ample for customers. With this treadmill you have complete control over your environment making it easier for you to adjust it and stay motivated in your own house avoiding all negative externalities that accompany outdoor running.

Workout Variety

Beginners can avail the opportunity given to them by Nordic C-1650.By following a gradual procedure and a workout plan the user will promote joint flexibility, and agility in their bodyallowing them to upgrade their exercises later. The treadmill gives you 4 different workout options. You can stay on Low speed for walking. Walking on the treadmill will help users loosen up their stiff muscles over time. You can also jog and run on this machine. With FlexSelect cushioning on the machine the exerciser can further relax and not worry about putting stress on their joints. The C-1650 has an extensive content of 34 pre-installed workouts. These workouts can help users focus on training various body parts, work on your pace, persistence, weight loss, fat burning, calorie burning, etc.

Alongside the pre-installed workout plans, the user use the internet and visit he iFit coach application. It gives themaccess to a variety of exercises, designed by experts, from the abundant menu of workouts or users can create a customized workout plan if they want. The application also helps in tracking the progress made, performance statistics and even allows you to compete in online races against your friends. iFit has a Google Maps program that enables users to use any terrain from around the world, providing an interesting virtual real life experience. With iFit coach you also have access to a 24/7 workout buddy.


The C-1650 has a powerful 3.5 Continuous Horsepower commercial grade motor encouraging users to run long distances on different speeds and incline levels. This motor will easily support any workout program you choose. Due to its silent operation the buyer can work out in a serene environment. NordicTrack complimented the motor with a lifetime warrantyC-1650has atop speed of 12 mph (19 km/h)so runners can consider this when planning on buying a treadmill. It also has a 12% incline limit. Inclined workouts are known to speed up the calorie burning process and tone up distinct muscles in the body. Users can manually switch speed and incline levels and set them according to an appropriate preference. Although, a workout program will adjust the speed and inclination automatically.

C-1650 has a 60 inch long and 20 inch wide track. The full length provides ample space for customers to run, even if they are tall heighted. It has a 1.9 inch high quality roller, with aircraft-spec bearings giving the roller high tolerance. The roller gives users a smooth and quiet performance when the machine is operational. The deck is equipped with a high quality tread belt that gives a firm grip while running, increasing the track’s durability. Shock absorbers come in the form of FlexSelect cushioning on the track and provide excellent joint comfort while exercising. The cushioning can also be switched off on command by users if they want a rigid area to work out, mimicking an outdoor experience. Like most NordicTrack treadmills this one also has SpaceSaver technology. So, despite the treadmill being heavy and having a large footprint the user can still save room because this feature restricts the machine from securing too much space. The treadmill can easily fold the deck up in a vertical position with the help of EasyLift Assist’shydraulic functionality.

The 10 inch color touchscreen appeals most to customers. It displays speed, time, distance covered, calories burnt and heartrate. Besides data tracking, the console is also web-enabled allowing users to use the internet to read up on news, watch videos and go read mail through theandroid browser. Heartrate sensors are embedded in the handle bars to help users keep track of your heartrate and stay within your target heartrate limits. C-1650 is also compatible with a wireless chest strap heartrate monitor that connects to the console via Bluetooth, promoting an efficient and hassle free workout.

An adjustable tablet holder is also part of the deal where you can place your tablet at the desired angle and use social media, read news and watch online videos while working out or even use an outsider application for workouts. However, all this can be done with the help of the 10 inch console if u don’t have a tablet for the holder.

The C-1650 has a sound system installed. It has dual 3 inch speakers that are compatible with an iPod, so users can adjust their environment to stay motivated with their choice of music AutoBreezeis acooling fan.

An additional facility with the machine. It helps with regulating the body temperature. It is programmed to adjust its speed automatically to align with the intensity of the workout keeping the components safe and cool. The weight capacity is 300 poundswith a very strongframe that can tolerate the pressure on the treadmill. C-1650 also has a lifetime warranty on the frame, 2 year warranty on labor and 5 year warranty for part.


C-1650 still isn’t the grandest of treadmill by NordicTrack. It has some drawbacks that may cause customers to be hesitant during purchase. Even though, it has a high quality belt and motor, the rollers are small sized which may lead to maintenance issues in the future. On the other hand, the C-1650doesn’t have a decline option and the extensive assembly process can become very tiresome.

Final Pitch 

Taking the drawbacks of C-1650’s purchase into account, it can still be confidently said that this machine is an all-rounder when it comes to working out. It has great training features such as the iFit coach application, 34 pre-installed workout programs, durable and spacious track, high top speed and incline levels, etc. All these features combined provide customers a very convenient workout. The C-1650 is an exceptional in-house exercising machine equipped an abundance of resources.

Workout Variety 
Motor:3.5 HP
Incline:0 to 12%
Running Area:20" x 60"
Top Speed:12 MPH
Weight Capacity:300 LBS
Dimensions:78.3"L x 35"W x 56.4" H
Built-In Programs:34

NordicTrack C-1650 Treadmill Review






      Ease of use


        Tread belt





            • Long Track Takes up space (large footprint)
            • Adjustable FlexSelect cushioning Complex assemblys
            • iPod friendly port and speakers
            • Internet Access
            • iFit compatible


            • Takes up space (large footprint)
            • Complex assembly
            • No wireless heartrate monitor
            • poorly written manual
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