To successfully lose weight and get fit at home a fitness routine requires dedication and self discipline.
It makes sense therefore to invest in the right home exercise equipment to help you get the results you want that much sooner. It is also a convenient and cost effective way of keeping fit.
Pro-Form 480 | A Space Saving Folding Cross Trainer
Some exercise machines can be bulky and take up a lot of room so it is important to take this into consideration beforehand. However with more home exercise equipment on offer there are now folding and compact machines like the Pro-Form 480 folding elliptical available.
Ellipticals or cross trainers are designed to give a low impact exercise with less strain on the joints. You can work your upper and lower body together or concentrate on any aspect you want to improve on. They also burn more calories in less time and offer total body conditioning.
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To save on space the introduction of folding ellipticals have made it easier for storage. The ProForm 480 folding elliptical cross trainer with its space saving design provides great functionality and features that you would normally expect from higher priced models.
There are 6 pre-programmed workouts; these include 4 preset that vary resistance and pace plus 2 heart rate programmes. The ergonomic design with total body workout levers ensures a total body workout, improved circulation and more calories burnt for optimum fitness levels.
iFIT® SD Workout Card Technology
In addition to these key features the Proform also incorporates iFIT® SD workout card technology. This unique feature allows extra programmes to be added enabling you to find the right level and customize the workouts geared towards your fitness goals and requirements.
iFIT interactive workout card technology helps you to lose weight and improve performance. It is designed by a certified personal trainer and plugs directly into the console, automatically adjusting your resistance, while the voice of a personal trainer takes you through each workout.
For fitness fans who like a little music to workout to there is an iPod compatible audio dock with 2 built-in speakers.
The 480 elliptical cross trainer has a smooth frictionless resistance system allowing you to adjust the intensity of our workout for increased calorie burn. You can also monitor your heart rate with the sensors built into the handlebars and check you at the right level for your goals.
Features and Specifications of the ProForm 480
- Console Display- 30 x 64 graphic backlit with digital encoder
- Bluetint LCD display tracks speed, time, distance, resistance, pulse and calories
- Pulse measurement – EKGTM Grip Pulse Heart Rate Monitor
- 4 Quick select Smart programs (resistance/time)
- Oversized and non-slip pedals
- I-Pod/MP3 compatible audio dock with 2 built in speakers
- Dual hand grip pulse sensors
- Interactive workout with iFIT® SD card technology
- 2 Built-in speakers
- Listen to your favourite music whilst you workout.
- Silent Magnetic Resistance
- 16 levels of resistance
- 6 Pre-Programmed workouts
- Ergonomic design
- Built in wheels
- Flywheel Weight 8 kg
- Weight 70kg
- Max user weight 125kg/19stone
- Footprint – W x L x H 67 x 135 x 156 cm
- Folded Footprint – W x L x H 67 x 78 x 156 cm
- One Step Space Saver: Allows machine to be folded away in one easy step
- Total body workout levers: to maximise the calories burnt, tone the muscles of the upper
– and lower part of the body and improve coordination.
“One Step Space Saver Feature”
The ProForm 480 folding elliptical is ideal for home use. The “one step space saver feature” is a great folding mechanism that is designed to be folded way with one easy step. There are transport wheels as well which means you can wheel the cross trainer out of the way when not in use.
This dual action magnetic elliptical provides a low impact full body workout with variation to keep the motivation going for longer. The heavy 8kg flywheel also produces a smooth and silent operation making it ideal for home fitness routines that won’t disturb anyone.
480 SpaceSaver® Elliptical -featured here
Other ProForm Elliptical models
- 450 HR Elliptical
- 470 HR Elliptical
- 695 Elliptical
- 280 Razor Elliptical
- 380 Razor Elliptical
- 795 Compact Trainer
- 900 StrideClimber Elliptical