ProForm Pro 9.9 Elliptical

With a low sale price of $999 (full price $1,699) the new ProForm Pro 9.9 elliptical for 2017 stands out as a top value for shared home gyms. The Pro 9.9 elliptical is a member of ProForm’s premier class of cardio trainers, the Pro Series, which also features the 12.9 and 16.9 models. Although the…

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Matrix E50 Elliptical

The Matrix E50 elliptical is a high quality low-impact trainer for home use. Key points are a customized console (choose from three), a heavy yet very compact frame, an ergonomic 20” stride, and 30 levels of resistance for a just-right challenge. This elliptical has moving handlebars with multiple grip positions as well. It can be…

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Matrix E30 Elliptical

The Matrix E30 is a high-end residential elliptical from a brand that previously was devoted just to commercial fitness machinery. Main points to consider are the customized console (choose from simple to advanced), a heavy yet ultra-compact frame, the industry’s standard 20” stride, and 20 levels of resistance with easy digital control. The E30 elliptical…

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Matrix A30 Elliptical

Matrix Ascent Trainers are designed for low-impact elliptical exercise with steep inclines. The A30 is the lowest-priced version of this innovative trainer, and it provides a very efficient way for intermediate and advanced exercisers to sculpt the whole body, burn calories and keep energy levels high throughout the day. Key points are incline settings from…

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Matrix A50 Elliptical

The A50 Ascent Trainer supports low-impact elliptical striding along extra-steep inclines. It’s an excellent tool for quickly burning calories and sculpting the whole body. The A50 is the top model in a small series, and it’s the only Matrix home Ascent Trainer to use cutting-edge induction braking instead of slower and less precise magnetic braking….

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Schwinn A40 Elliptical

The Schwinn A40 Elliptical Trainer is an easy-to-use, basic machine intended for beginners. Touted as a “no-nonsense” trainer by the manufacturer, it’s reasonably well-built and quiet as well as very affordable. Designed with a quiet magnetic ECB (Eddy Current Brake) resistance system and a perimeter weighted flywheel, the A40 is smooth and discreet as it offers…

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ProForm Pro 12.9 Elliptical

This brand new model for 2016 outshines many other models in the front-drive series by ProForm. As a mid-range trainer, it’s both affordable and fully loaded with tons of adjustable features and high-performance options. The Pro 12.9 has a powerful drive system with a 32 pound inertia-enhanced flywheel, and 375 pound weight capacity. Combined with…

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NordicTrack C 12.9 Elliptical

As a mid-range model in this front-drive series by NordicTrack, the C 12.9 is equipped with a heavy 32 pound flywheel, designed with Silent Magnetic Resistance (SMR), and can withstand user weights of up to 350 pounds. All of this means that the C 12.9 is durable, smooth, and almost noiseless (a major consideration for…

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NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical

It’s all in the name. The new NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 elliptical trainer is built with commercial-grade parts, while offering advanced options that are typically only found on workout equipment at the gym. But for just under $2,000, it’s also fairly affordable. Equipped with one of the heaviest flywheels on the market, the Commercial 14.9 is…

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ProForm Pro 16.9 Trainer Elliptical

The Pro 16.9 is the top of the line trainer in the front-drive Pro Series by ProForm. This model blends performance and technology with one of the heaviest flywheel weights ProForm offers, and some of the best technology too. It’s a fairly compact model with a smaller footprint of 80.3 x 25.7 x 64.4, and…

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