Schwinn 460 Variable Stride Elliptical Trainer
Price: 1 128.97 $|Official Website
The name of Schwinn needs no introduction in the world of fitness equipment. Its products are treated with respect as they are high quality and durable. Schwinn 460 Variable Stride Elliptical Trainer is the latest offering from the house of Schwinn that aims to provide high intensity cardio workouts with the minimum of impact. This is a great elliptical that brings gym quality workouts to the confines of your home. It comes fitted with a revolutionary V-Stride technology that makes it possible for the user to change the length of the stride depending upon his requirement and comfort.
Description of Schwinn 460 Variable Stride Elliptical Trainer
Schwinn 460 is an elliptical machine that is designed to increase the efficacy of the workout. It is a solid trainer that can be used to total body workouts. You can target different muscle groups like biceps, glutes, quadriceps, triceps etc by different workouts programmed into the computer fitted on the console of the machine. If you loved an elliptical because of its efficiency but did not purchase it because of its short stride length, Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer solves the problem of comfort for you through adjustable stride.
Key features of Schwinn 460 Elliptical
- Adjustable stride length (2-26 inches);
- 16 resistance levels;
- High weight capacity of 300 pounds;
- Extremely low impact workouts;
- 16 different workouts;
- Eddy Current Braking system;
- Handle bars that can be fixed as well as moving;
- Bright display.
Pros of Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer
- Variable stride length for enhanced comfort
This is a revolutionary feature of this elliptical trainer that is designed to enhance the comfort of the user. Whether you have a frail figure or have a huge built, you can always have a high level of comfort with the help of automatic adjustment of the length of the stride.
- Footplates that allow the user to concentrate on different muscle groups
Schwinn has introduced a wonderful feature of independent footplates in this elliptical machine that means the user has the option to concentrate on a particular group of muscles such as thighs, shoulders, arms, chest, legs etc.
- 16 levels of resistance and workouts
Schwinn has provided the feature of 16 different levels of electrical resistance to sit the intensity of workouts required by the user. Eddy Braking system has been used to allow for automatic changing of resistance while doing workouts. There s also a provision of 16 different workouts to suit the requirements of the user.
- Handle bars with sensors
The handle bars of this elliptical machine are fitted with sensors to allow the user to monitor his heart rate to enhance the efficacy of his workouts.
- Heavy flywheel to provide smooth and noiseless workouts
This elliptical trainer is fitted with a 25 pound heavy flywheel that ensures enhanced inertia. This allows for smooth operation of the pedals. It also ensures that there are no noises while working out on this machine.
- Large reading platform and water bottle holder
These are features that are normally found only in very expensive elliptical machines. But Schwinn has introduced a large reading platform and a large oversized bottle holder to enhance the leisurely feeling during workouts.
Cons of Schwinn 460 Variable Stride Elliptical
- No fixed stride length can be awkward for some users as this length changes with the effort one puts in;
- Does not have a music port and speakers;
- Warranty on frame and parts is not sufficient.
Authorized consumer reports
“This is a great elliptical trainer in its price range. It is well built and provides good quality workouts. It has a solid construction and is surprisingly smooth in operation. The concept of variable stride length is good in theory but doesn’t work out that well in reality.”
“I have a small built but found this elliptical trainer to be excellent for my built. Assembling the entire machine together was easy with the instruction manual. I have used the machine for almost a month and I am happy to tell that I am now seeing results. The trainer is super quiet and smooth.
Our final thoughts on Schwinn 460 Variable Stride Elliptical Trainer
Schwinn 460 is a high quality elliptical machine that has been designed for comfort and smooth operation. It is build solidly and is extremely durable. The unique selling point of this machine is its variable stride length to enhance the comfort levels of all sorts of users. It is also a machine that allows the user to concentrate on different muscle groups of his body. However, there is one drawback that there is no music port to entertain the user while he is doing workouts. This elliptical machine is a good value for money as it produces visible results with its workouts that are smooth and quiet.