Crosswalk Elliptical Review

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The CrossWalk Elliptical Trainer is manufactured by ProForm. ProForm first manufactured treadmills that used a space saver design. In recent years, ProForm began manufacturing other training equipment such as ellipticals, exercise bikes, and weight benches. The CrossWalk Elliptical Trainer 8.0 is the newest elliptical trainer manufactured by ProForm. It offers an 18” to 22” adjustable stride capability and only takes up 47” of floor space. It has a built in iPod/mp3 player dock and 20 iFit workouts built in with instructions. The iFit workouts automatically adjust the difficulty level of the elliptical for each workout. It is said that this elliptical is more comfortable to use because the pedals are closer together. An elliptical is a good choice for consumers looking for a good low impact workout.

Ingredients

Not applicable. An iPod or mp3 player may be used with the CrossWalk Elliptical trainer.

Product Features

The CrossWalk Elliptical Trainer 8.0 is manufactured by ProForm, who is known for their space saver treadmills. The CrossWalk Elliptical only takes up 47” of floor space. It offers an 18” to 22” adjustable stride capability. The CrossWalk Elliptical has a center drive design and side flywheels as opposed to front or back flywheels. This puts the pedals closer together and the consumer more upright which may be more comfortable for the consumer. An iPod/mp3 player dock with speakers is on the console. Twenty iFit workouts are installed in the CrossWalk Elliptical that automatically adjust the trainer for each workout and are focused towards weight loss, aerobic conditioning or performance goals of the consumer. Heart rate sensors are installed on the handlebars. An upper body workout can be achieved with the arms that can be utilized for a more complete workout. The oversized pedals offer a stable platform and more options for foot placement. The console has buttons to adjust the resistance of the elliptical without interrupting the workout. The CrossWalk Elliptical has a 275 lb weight limit.

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Advantages

  • The CrossWalk Elliptical trainer only takes up 47” of floor space.
  • The CrossWalk Elliptical has an iPod/mp3 docking station.
  • The CrossWalk Elliptical has an adjustable stride of 18” to 22”.

Disadvantages

  • The CrossWalk Elliptical has a weight limit of 275 lb.
  • The CrossWalk Elliptical reportedly has a different elliptical feel than the standard elliptical found in health clubs.
  • The CrossWalk Elliptical console does not offer the distance and speed read out.

Conclusion

The CrossWalk Elliptical trainer is manufactured by ProForm, a known treadmill manufactured that has expanded their business into other training equipment, including ellipticals and exercise bikes. ProForm is known for their space saving designs with treadmill, and the CrossWalk Elliptical is designed to save floor space in the home. The CrossWalk Elliptical has an adjustable stride so multiple users in a household can have a custom workout. It offers 20 iFit workouts loaded into the CrossWalk Elliptical that automatically adjust the unit. The CrossWalk Elliptical does have a 275 lb weight limit, which may exclude consumers needing to lose weight or consumers that are large due to extra muscle mass. The CrossWalk Elliptical has the side flywheel design so the pedals are closer together which may be more comfortable for some consumers, but has a different feel than the standard elliptical trainer. It also does not offer the distance and speed readouts, which are offered on other ellipticals. Home fitness training equipment is a good option for those without the time or means to go to a gym. However, consumers should always seek the advice of medical and fitness professionals prior to starting a workout program to ensure the safest and most efficient fitness regimen.

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2 User Reviews about Crosswalk Elliptical

  • 1
    Tricia

    I need a manual for this elliptical

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  • 2
    Tricia

    I am looking for a manual for the cross walk 8.0

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