When it comes to choosing an elliptical, you certainly have a ton of options. There are a number of great machines of different sizes with vary levels of technology included. The price ranges vary as well, depending on your needs. Let’s take a look at some of the more popular brands available on the market today.
Precor ellipticals are among our favorites for both home and commercial use. All of their machines are made with commercial grade parts, ensuring you have a quality product guaranteed to last you though quite a bit of wear. The ellipticals feature their patented EFX motion technology for al ow-impact stride guaranteed to target the broadest range of muscle groups. They also now have Adaptive Motion Trainers (AMT), which combine the joy of the elliptical with longer strides to simulate running, jogging, walking, lunging, and more. TreadmillDoctor.com gave Precor equipment a “Best Buy Award” in 2013, specifically for the EFX 5.31 model!
Spirit Fitness has been a big name in the fitness market since 1983 and the brand continues to grow. The company’s main focus is to continue coming up with innovative ways to keep you from becoming bored with your workouts. They were among the first in the industry to include fans on the machines and then, later, to include MP3 technology. Spirit focuses not on the flywheel but on the kinetic energy you’ll need to use at the foot pedal, ensuring a smooth glide throughout the entire motion. Both the XE195 Elliptical and the XE395 Elliptical were named BEST BUYS in the 2015 PROF Head of Class reviews.
TRUE Fitness specializes in workout equipment for both the home and commercial atmosphere and has been improving since the company’s inception in 1981. The company’s goal is to provide the most orthopedic and ergonomic fitness solution on the market, a goal they achieve by partnering with physical therapists during their creation process. The end result is high-quality equipment designed to have minimal impact on the joints. The True Fitness M30 Elliptical was the first runner up in 2014 when it came to top-rated ellipticals on Treadmill Doctor.
BH Fitness has been a name in the fitness market for over 100 years, starting in Spain and expanding globally. The company focuses on both commercial and residential and creates a wide variety of training equipment used by athletes like Ironman winner Eneko Llanos, Olympic Gold Medalist Nicola Spring, and many others. The XS8 and XS5 residential ellipticals have been Gear Award Winners!
All of our Push Pedal Pull stores carry these brands and several others. Grab your workout shoes, stop on by, and give a few a try. All of our representatives are well-versed in the differences between the brands and machines and we’re confident we’ll be able to help you find an elliptical that meets but your budget and fitness goals.