ProForm 16.0 NE Elliptical Review

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ProForm 16.0 NE Elliptical Rating

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Pros Many elliptical machines are offering iFit compatibility these days, and it really is worth the monthly investment. The 16.0E goes above and beyond with a full-color display screen with global Google Maps routes, an unlimited workout library and fitness tracking that’s more advanced than many other machines within its price range. You will also enjoy easy assembly with the Pro-Form 16.0 NE – which means you can set up and begin working out independently on this elliptical that’s ready to take you places.
Summary As the top model in a collection of impressive elliptical machines, the Pro-Form has struck gold once again with the perfect combination of aesthetics and results in their 16.0 NE. Like earlier models in the line, the 16.0 NE is durable, heavy-duty and interactlve – making it a machine conducive to all body types and experience levels. You will quickly fall in love with the durable feel and top-notch ergonomics that provide a truly rewarding workout. Order up the iFit Live on a monthly basis, and you will be able to workout virtually with other fitness users, as well as simulate exercising outdoors and charting your progress simply and effectively.

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Detailed Overview

The Pro-Form 16.0 NE is the top of the line model in the Front Drive Line of ellipticals (520E, 720E, 9.0 NE, 12.0 NE, 16.0 NE) a serious elliptical machine that will yield equally serious results from regular users. It features a 32-lb flywheel, which is one of the heavier ones available today. The heavier the flywheel, the smoother the ride – so hop on and enjoy the feeling of realistic terrain under your feet.

To further the experience, the 16.0 NE comes with a full-color touch screen and android browser. Get some work done, catch up on the news or simply enjoy a show or one of many interactive program terrains while you exercise. The whole thing is wi-fi compatible and also includes a tablet holder for the ultimate in convenience and productivity.

This machine also comes with a huge selection of pre-installed workout programs – 40 in all, including ones that focus on various goals like weight loss or strength building. Combine this with the included multi-grip handlebars and you can adjust your upper body workout to best complement your own personal preferences.

As if these features weren’t already enough, the Pro-Form 16.0 NE comes with easy assembly – only three steps will lay between your newly opened elliptical and the first chance to test drive it.

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Our Favorite Features

Some of our favorite parts of the Pro-Form 16.0 NE elliptical:

  • 40 different workout programs already installed
  • Multi-grip handlebars
  • iPod compatibility and quality speakers
  • Easy three-step assembly
  • Heavyweight structure and flywheel
  • Adjustable, cushioned foot pedals
  • Generous warranty – lifetime on frame, 6 years on parts, 2 years on labor
  • iFit compatibility
  • 26 resistance levels
  • 20” adjustable stride
  • EKG grip pulse
  • 350 lb weight capacity – perfect for novice users
  • Tablet holder, water bottle holder
  • Cooling fan
  • Front drive design for an extra smooth ride

ProForm 16.0 NE Elliptical - Notable Specs:

Overall Rating:5-stars
Compact / Folding:No
Incline:Digital Quick Incline™
Stride Length:20 inches
Flywheel:32 LBS
Programs:40 Workout Apps
Weight Capacity:350 LBS
Dimensions:80.3" L x 25.7" W x 64.4" H

Our Least Favorite Features

A few downsides to the Pro-Form 16.0 NE elliptical machine:

  • It’s not very compact – make sure you have room at home for this machine prior to purchase.
  • It’s not the most affordable on the market – but really, the value is superb when you take into account all you receive.

The Bottom Line

The Pro-Form 16.0 NE continues in the tradition of its elliptical predecessors by providing a top-notch fitness experience without completely breaking the bank. With ergonomic considerations throughout, one of few adjustable fixed stride lengths on the market today and 40 different programs to choose from, this is an elliptical that will stick with you for the long haul.

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