Precor EFX 245 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer Review 4

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Pros The EFX 245 elliptical is a high-quality machine designed to give you a health club experience in the comfort of your own home. Premium controls, comprehensive heart rate monitoring and multiple preset workouts are some of the great features that come with this machine.
Cons The EFX 245 is a little on the pricey side at just over $4300. It also weighs and functions the same as a health club machine which means a lack of compact storage options and more possibly more complicated breakdowns.
Summary The EFX 245 features 25 preset workouts, along with 16 you can custom create. With a heart rate monitor, mp3 plug-in and adjustable challenge levels, you will enjoy the health club experience in your own home.

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Precor EFX 245 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer Detailed Overview

The Precor EFX 245 is ergonomically superior to other elliptical brands while also saving your workout data that’s compatible with your mobile device. Overall, it’s a likeable machine with plenty of available customizations and features.

Our Favorite Features

Some of our favorite parts of the Precor EFX 245:

  • Moving handlebars provide both a full body workout and area focuses on your core, arm or lower body.
  • CrossRamp Technology adjusts your elliptical path to the shape of your feet for further results.
  • Uploadable workout data to monitor your progress on the machine itself or on your mobile device
  • Durable frame with a lifetime warranty, plus an extended warranty on parts.

Precor EFX 245 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer - Notable Specs:

Overall Rating:4-stars
Compact / Folding:No
Incline:0 - 25 degrees
Stride Length:N/A
Programs:25 preset workouts or 16 that you can create
Weight Capacity:500 LBS
Dimensions:76" " L x 29" W x 65" " H

Our Least Favorite Features

A few downsides to the EFX 245:

  • Precors are expensive – but still many argue they are worth it.
  • Warranty only covers one year of labor and 3 years for the console.
  • Warranty only covers one-year of labor

The Bottom Line

The Precor EFX 245 is a well-regarded machine with plenty of fans. In the Precor line, it is a moderately priced elliptical machine that promises health club results with the comfort of an in-home workout routine. Take advantage of built-in workout accelerators, which suggest ways to further challenge your body. Finally, variable stride technology is incorporated into this elliptical machine to help reduce muscle strain and injury. The adjustable stride will also get you to your fitness goals more quickly, putting results into every step.

The EFX 245 is an ideal choice for those who are looking for a high-end machine that will stand the test of time and continually challenge each user individually.

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