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Horizon EX-79 Elliptical Review (Discontinued)

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Horizon EX-79 Elliptical Detailed Overview (Discontinued)

The Horizon EX-79 is an elite trainer with a SixStar ™ Certified platform, 20-level power incline, and an extra-long 20-inch stride length for a wider range of motion. The oversized foot pedals are MaxTone ™ Gel-cushioned with arch support for even great comfort and ease of joints. When it comes to the console features and extras, this trainer comes with 12 workout programs , MP3-Compatible speakers, GoalCenter ™ Performance Tracking, and a fan, water bottle holder and reading rack built in. As with other trainers in this series, the EX-79 also comes with an ECB Magnetic Brake resistance system for a smooth and quiet workout experience ideal for in-home use. With a weight capacity of 326 pounds and a flywheel weight of 17.6 pounds, overall this trainer is built with a strong motor and durable, reliable frame.

Our Favorite Features

  • GoalCenter ™ Performance Tracking
  • 20-level power incline
  • Blue backlit display LCD with 12 workout programs
  • MP3 compatible sound system
  • Extra-long stride
  • Cushioned, oversized pedals

Our Least Favorite Features

  • Front drive design not ideal for all users
  • No heart rate strap
  • Two year warranty on parts and labor/ no lifetime warranty on the frame
  • Poorly placed cup holder
  • Cannot be folded up for easy storage

The Bottom Line

As the top of the line trainer in the EX Series, the EX-79 is a trainer built for daily use for a variety of users. With the customizable comfort features, high weight capacity and extra-long stride, this trainer can really be used by most people of all shapes and sizes. What this trainer lacks is an impressive warranty and the ability fold up for storage, not so ideal for those working in smaller spaces.

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