Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
Price: 549.00 $|Official Website
Schwinn is a fitness equipment manufacturer that has been making exercise bikes for quite some time now. It has a reputation for making solid machines that are easy to use and are known for their efficacy. It has come up with Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer provide a workout solution to those who have some problem with their backs and cannot do exercises standing all the time. This is a recumbent elliptical machine that appeals to such people as they get a comfortable workout without taxing their backs and knees.
Description of Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
This is an elliptical machine that provides maximum comfort to the user. However, it is not found wanting when it comes to satisfying the fitness requirements of all sorts of users from beginners to the real pros. It is able to provide high intensity workouts with the help of its patented AirDyne technology that can offer an infinite range of resistances. This is why this machine is suitable for all users and can help people to attain their desired fitness levels.
Key features of Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
- Ventilated back seat;
- Contoured backseat for maximum comfort;
- AirDyne technology for thousands of resistance levels;
- Handlebars that are adjustable;
- Articulating foot pedals;
- Surprisingly lightweight 120 pounds machine;
- Hear rate monitoring through grip sensors;
- 14” elliptical foot path;
- Belt drive with high torque designed for long use;
- Compact and portable.
Pros of Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
- Easy monitoring of progress with large LCD display
This elliptical trainer from Schwinn is fitted with a large backlit LCD monitor that allows the user to read all the information at a quick glance and keep track of his fitness levels.
- Especially designed seat to take care of back
The back seat is not only contoured to have the same shape as your back but is also ventilated to provide as much comfort as possible while doing workouts.
- Reclined seat
The reclined seat of this elliptical trainer provides maximum comfort to your back and maintains good posture so that you can do workouts for a long time without any distress and harm to your back.
- Foot path is designed to engage more muscles
14 inch elliptical footpath of this trainer is designed to provide workout to a larger number of muscles thereby increasing the efficacy of this machine. This is possible because of the fact that the foot path simulates natural walking motion of the user.
- Fan belt made of rubber
This elliptical trainer has a fan belt made of rubber to provide noiseless workouts.
- Smooth resistance system
This machine makes use of the revolutionary AirDyne technology that allows the user to set the resistance to any level he wants and there is no fixed numbers of resistance levels.
- Cooling fan to provide comfort
There is a cooling fan to provide relief and comfort from sweating while you are doing high intensity workouts.
Cons of Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
- Seats made of plastic do not instill confidence though they are very functional.
- Monitor is not very large making it difficult to read the data while doing workouts.
Authorized consumer reports
“This is a great exercise machine that can be used by all sorts of people. This is a machine with a solid build and provides complete workouts to different muscle groups with a kind of ease that makes exercise time almost fun time. It is a silent machine literally which means I can watch my favorite TV programs while exercising. The only drawback according to me is the display that is hard to read.”
“This is an elliptical trainer well worth its price. Once it was delivered, I could easily assemble it in less than 2 hours. I am happy with the performance as I could do exercise on the machine despite being more in weight than the weight capacity mentioned. Though the back seat is not cushioned, it is comfortable as it has body contours. The machine does not make noise and I find myself exercising on this machine for longer durations than I have in mind.”
Our final thoughts on Schwinn 520 Recumbent Elliptical Trainer
This elliptical machine is designed for comfort and efficacy. It has a reclining seat that is ventilated to create maximum comfort for the user, especially for people who have been facing issues with their backs, hips, and knees. Scientifically designed foot path of the elliptical creates a natural movement of the body to prevent any stress on the body and also to target a larger muscle group. The use of AirDyne technology allows the user to change the intensity of workout by changing the resistance level easily. The machine is lightweight and portable but has a high weight capacity. All in all, a good investment on your health and fitness.