We have dozens of elliptical trainers reviewed on Optimal Fitness.net
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$399 or less Elliptical Reviews
IF you are new to Ellipticals then there are entry level options fro less than £400. These are OK to start off with, but expect compromise on the smoothness of the motion and resistance settings.
- Palm Springs 2 in 1 Elliptical Cross Trainer & Exercise Bike
- Exerpeutic Magnetic Elliptical with Pulse
- Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer
- Xterra Elliptical Trainer
- Body Champ BRM2720 review Magnetic Cardio Dual Trainer
- Body Champ BRM3671 Dual Trainer review
- Body Champ BRM3689 Magnetic Cardio
- ProForm Hybrid Trainer Review
$400-$699 Range Elliptical Trainer Reviews
Moving up in price you will find larger ellipticals, more suited for slightly more experienced users or larger households. Expect to find a few more features than on the entry level options.
- Horizon Fitness EX-59 Elliptical Trainer
- Horizon Fitness EX-69-2 Elliptical Trainer
- Schwinn 450 Elliptical Trainer
- Nautilus E614 Elliptical Trainer
- ProForm 7.0RE Elliptical Trainer
- Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
- Schwinn A40 Elliptical Machine
$700-$999 Elliptical Reviews
Still under $1000 there are some good quality Ellipticals coming available, if you with larger flywheels, better stride lengths. This is the entry price range for an Elliptical for users over 250lb, or for an elliptical that will be used more than 2-3 times a week.
If you are looking for the best Elliptical Trainer under $1000 check out our pick for 2014 here
- Livestrong Fitness LS10.0E-2 Elliptical Trainer
- Livestrong® LS8.0E Elliptical
- Sole Fitness E25 Elliptical Trainer Review
- Horizon Fitness EX-79-2 Elliptical Trainer Review
- AFG 3.1AE Elliptical
- Diamondback Fitness 510Er Elliptical Trainer
- Proform ZE 6 Elliptical – 2014 edition
- Schwinn 430 Elliptical Trainer Machine Review
- Schwinn 470 Elliptical Machine
- Proform 710 E Elliptical Review
- ProForm 1110 E Elliptical Trainer – Best Buy!
$1,000 – $1,499 Elliptical Reviews
Another step up again in quality, you will start seeing more advanced features such as better heart rate programs, and again more improvements in the smoothness of the drive train.
- Sole Fitness E35 Elliptical Machine (New 2013 Model)
- Best Fitness E1 Elliptical Trainer by Body Solid
- Livestrong Fitness LS15.0E-2 Elliptical Trainer Review
- Sole Fitness E95 Elliptical Machine
- Xterra Fs5.25e Elliptical
- Livestrong Fitness LS13.0E-2 Elliptical Trainer
- Smooth Fitness CE-3.6 Elliptical Trainer
$1,500 – $1,999 Elliptical Reviews
These are the best ellipticals available for under $2000. If you are serious about your home workout then these are the ellipticals you should be considering. Great for large households, or for those carrying a few extra pounds.
- Yowza Fitness Islamorada Elliptical Trainer Machine
- Octane Fitness Q35c Elliptical Cross Trainer
- Precor EFX 5.23 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer
- Diamondback Fitness 1260Ef Elliptical Trainer
- Yowza Fitness Captiva Plus Cardio Core Elliptical Trainer Machine
- Sanibel i35 Cardio Core Elliptical by Yowza Fitness
- Sole Fitness E98 Light Commercial Elliptical Machine
$2,000 – $2,499 Elliptical Reviews
Over $2000 you will see a real step up in quality. Expect well built smooth ellipticals at this level.
- Lifecore Fitness VSTV6 Elliptical Trainer
- HCI Fitness PhysioStep RXT-1000 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
- HCI Fitness PhysioStep LTD Seated Elliptical Trainers
$2,500 – $2,999 Elliptical Reviews
If spending over $3000 on an Elliptical is a little much, don’t worry there are still some excellent choices here in the $2,500 to $2,999 range. You can still expect the best, the difference is going to be in the final finish and service you receive.
- Precor EFX 5.25 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer
- Vision Fitness XF40 Elegant Elliptical Trainer
$3,000+ Elliptical Reviews.
The following ellipticals are the Rolls Royce of the cardio world. Expect all the features packed into these trainers, backed up with top quality components. At this end you will expect years of use and reliability as standard along with a great drive quality.
- Precor Commercial Series Adaptive Motion Trainer with Open Stride Technology
- Life Fitness X5 Track Cross-Trainer
- Precor EFX 5.33 Premium Series Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer
- Precor EFX 5.37 Premium Series Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer