Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer
Price: 649.98 $|Official Website
Schwinn is one fitness equipment manufacturing company that is renowned for its high quality elliptical. Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer is a new offering from the company that is an upgrade of its earlier Schwinn 430 as it has a more programmed workouts and a heavier flywheel. This is a compact machine that has been designed to provide low impact cardio vascular workouts that are really effective and produce visible results in short time.
Description of Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer
If you hate getting up early to move out of your home to do some walking, try walking and running on Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer in the comfort of your home. This cross trainer with a front drive provides rigorous workout without tiring you too much. It comes fitted with 16 different resistance levels to suit your requirements. It is a compact machine that is packed with all the latest features to have a complete workout at home.
Key features of Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer
- Bi-directional movement of the pedals;
- BioFit design for enhanced comfort during workouts;
- Tubular steel mainframe;
- Heavy flywheels for smooth and noiseless operation;
- Large LCD display;
- Built-in cooling fan with 3 speeds;
- Ease of use;
- High weight capacity of 300 pounds.
Pros of Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer
- Solid built with a compact design
Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer makes use of heavy stainless steel for its main frame to provide a solid design that is meant to last long. It is however compact in design allowing it to be easily stored in small spaces.
- Comes with a long warranty
Schwinn is providing a long 15 year warranty on the frame of this elliptical trainer. This inspires confidence in the minds of the buyers.
- Different programmed workouts
Schwinn has made this elliptical machine to suit the fitness goals of users of all hues from beginners to the real pros. This is reflected in the manner in which one can use any of the 16 different workout levels.
- Brightly lit LCD monitor to provide you all the data about your workout
If you are curious about your speed, distance covered, calories burnt or any other information regarding your workout, all you need to do is to take a glance at the large monitor on the main frame. The backlit screen is bright enough to let you read all data with ease form a distance.
- Music port to provide entertainment
This cross trainer from the stable of Schwinn is full of high end features such as music port, cooling fan, and a water bottle holder to make it a complete workout machine. Connect your iPod to the music port to listen to your favorite music from the inbuilt speakers to make it an entertaining workout. The cooling fan fitted on the console has 3 different speeds to keep you cool when you are sweating profusely.
- Super heavy flywheel to have smooth workouts
Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer makes use of 25 pounds flywheel that generates high inertia making you spend less effort while pedaling on it. This heavy flywheel also means a noiseless performance of the machine allowing you to watch TV programs while doing your workouts.
- High weight capacity to instill confidence in obese people
This machine has a solid build and robust design with a high weight capacity of 300 pounds. This allows you to get on this machine without any worries even if you are overweight.
Cons of Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer
- Bulky elliptical trainer that takes a lot of time to be assembled;
- Tall people find handles short for their use;
- Warranty is not long enough considering its price range.
Authorized consumer reports
“This is a great elliptical that provides easy and effective workouts. It gives a solid feel to the user and I am not nervous doing workouts on this elliptical machine even though I weigh over 200 pounds. I could easily assemble the trainer because of easy to follow instructions. There is a lot of variety in terms of inbuilt workouts.”
“It is no doubt the best cross trainer in its class. It has a heavy flywheel that makes for a very smooth operation and keeps the machine stable during workouts.”
Our final thoughts on Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer
Schwinn 431 Elliptical Trainer is a decent quality elliptical machine that is solidly built and provides easy workouts to the user. It is still compact though it is bulky and takes time to assemble. It has many advanced features such as Eddy Braking System, different resistance levels, various programmed workouts, large LCD display and so on. It makes use of heavy flywheel to provide a smooth ride that is also very natural. It has a high weight capacity to allow obese people to do exercise without any worries.