Precor EFX 225 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer Review 4

Precor EFX 225 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer Rating

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Pros The EFX 25 provides you with a fitness center-caliber elliptical experience in the comfort of your own home. Enjoy a motorized ramp that allows for the target of specific muscle groups, as well as moving handlebars to challenge your body further.
Cons The EFX 225 can be yours for a bit over $3000, which is on the pricey end for some. Also, novice elliptical users do not necessarily need to invest in a commercial-grade machine just yet.
Summary The EFX 225 contains 10 preset workouts with 16 levels of increasing resistance. This will keep you motivated and challenged, no matter how many years you spend with this durable machine. You can also focus on various parts of the body or opt for a full-body workout thanks to adjustable parts and moving handlebars.

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Precor EFX 225 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer Detailed Overview

The Precor EFX 225 features adjustable CrossRamp technology, which means you can adjust the height of the elliptical path. This allows for the very specific target of a particular muscle group, or if you prefer, the entire lower body. Adaptable handlebars also provide a total body experience, getting you fit and fabulous in the comfort of your own home, on your own time.

Our Favorite Features

Some of our favorite parts of the Precor EFX 225:

  • Moving and fixed handlebars provide for varied workout goals.
  • Magnetic resistance system with plenty of levels to keep you challenged and focused.
  • User ID system that allows for quick retrieval of the most recent workout information. Ideal for more than one user.
  • 10 preset workouts to keep your fitness routines varied and interesting.
  • Various accelerator workouts including aerobic, hill climb, cross country, gluteal, cross trainer.

Precor EFX 225 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer - Notable Specs:

Overall Rating:4-stars
Compact / Folding:No
Incline:15 - 25 degrees
Stride Length:N/A
Programs:10 preset workouts
Weight Capacity:500 LBS
Dimensions:76" " L x 29" W x 65" H

Our Least Favorite Features

 A few downsides to the Precor EFX 225:

  • Precors are expensive – but still many argue they are worth it.
  • Warranty only covers one year of labor and 3 years for the console.
  • No custom workouts available – you can only use the preset options.

The Bottom Line

The Precor EFX 225 is a great machine for those who are serious about elliptical fitness. With user IDs for two individuals, this is a great machine for a household, bringing home some fantastic commercial-grade features and durability. Choose from various preset workouts, including those focusing on weight loss, muscle build and overall physical stamina with the 225, or mix it up for a total body experience. The 225 is a like-able unit that comes with familiar elliptical creature comforts like a water bottle holder, mp3 plug-in and easy-to-use console.

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