Proform Endurance 520 E Elliptical Machine via Amazon
Black Proform Endurance 520E is a modern and sturdy elliptical machine that offers pro level cardio training to work your whole body- upper, core and lower in the comfort of your home with great features and solid build quality (commercial grade solid steel) that you would expect from any Proform product: The patented Silent Magnetic Resistance- SMR and a 20 pound inertia-enhanced flyweheel for a smooth and quiet session of steady and smooth pedal strokes, 0 to 20 degree adjustable incline- quick adjustment of the ramp will feel like hiking outdoors or on a mountain and without the incline it will feel like running with zero impact, front drive design for much smoother ride and very long strides and the five pre-set positions to conveniently target specific muscle groups such as your calves, quads and glutes, EKG Grip Pulse heart rate training with the integrated double grip monitor, 5 inch backlit LCD panel that shows calories burnt, distance, time, speed and pulse rate, 20 inch adjustable stride, 18 digital resistance levels from very easy to very difficult and 18 professional workout apps / training programs and unlimited workouts designed by certified trainers that you can customise so you can choose the one you like as soon as you go on the oversized and secure pedals with many foot positions, you just need to press the Start button and you’re good to go.
Being a solidly built high quality fitness equipment Proform Endurance weighs 200 pounds, can accommodate a maximum user weight of 300 pounds, measures 67 x 30 x 18 inches (small footprint but tall), with adjustable levelling feet you can keep it stable on uneven surfaces. This being an iFit compatible unit you can create your own route or download a Google Maps route and run anywhere in the world. It has integrated sound system with two speakers that is compatible with iPod, USB charging station for charging your MP3 player or smart phone and being a quiet elliptical you can also watch TV while exercising. The main focus is on your lower body but you will also be working your core and arms with the soft-touch hand grips / upper body workout arms so it is nothing like a treadmill as you will be adding proper motion and challenging resistance to your upper body- back, shoulders, arms and abs. It includes an easy to reach water bottle holder and a built-in tablet holder, comes with an AC wall adapter (many other machines have power plug) so you can use that instead of batteries too. Setting up can be a little tricky for some people but you’ll be fine as long as you follow the manual instructions and it should take up to two to three hours to assemble it, incline can only be manually adjusted and there is no integrated fan. It is designed for home use with commercial level components, warranty is quite good- 1 year for parts and labor and lifetime for the frame, which is a proof of the high quality of the product.