Buying a Cross Trainer – How much to spend?

Buying a cross trainer for the first time takes a little thought and consideration. Apart from the usual dilemma of where to store it you also have to think about what you want from an exercise machine. Exercising at home can be fun and need not be an expensive business. Well-known brands are always going to be pricey so depending on the seriousness of your home workout it’s worth looking at all options. The more you pay for an elliptical cross trainer the more you will get; it’s as simple as that. A compact elliptical is great where space is limited and there are also folding elliptical cross trainers which can be easily stored away.

Up to £200

Low Price Elliptical Cross Trainers

HORIZON Fitness Training Software Passport Virtual Active Package, Trainingssoftware Passport Virtual Active Package A
HORIZON Fitness Training Software Passport Virtual Active Package, Trainingssoftware Passport Virtual Active Package A
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£143.92

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Y & Z Electric Pedal Exerciser, Exercise Pedals for Seated Leg And Arm Workout, Exercise Bicycles Indoors, Portable Home Pedal Exercisers
Y & Z Electric Pedal Exerciser, Exercise Pedals for Seated Leg And Arm Workout, Exercise Bicycles Indoors, Portable Home Pedal Exercisers
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£137.55

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Body Sculpture BE1660 Magnetic Elliptical Cross-Trainer | 12 Months Warranty | Adjustable Magnetic Resistance | Hand Pulse Sensors | Smartphone/Tablet Dock | Track Your Progress | More
Body Sculpture BE1660 Magnetic Elliptical Cross-Trainer | 12 Months Warranty | Adjustable Magnetic Resistance | Hand Pulse Sensors | Smartphone/Tablet Dock | Track Your Progress | More
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£129.99

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Elliptical Trainer with Air Resistance System, Adjustable Levels and Easy
Elliptical Trainer with Air Resistance System, Adjustable Levels and Easy
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£129.00

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NOBUNO 24V Percussion Therapy Massage Gun Deep Muscle Relaxation Physiotherapy Fascial Massage Gun Fascia Fascia
NOBUNO 24V Percussion Therapy Massage Gun Deep Muscle Relaxation Physiotherapy Fascial Massage Gun Fascia Fascia
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£127.35

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Body Sculpture BE5916 Dual-Action Air Elliptical Cross-Trainer | 12 Months Warranty | Adjustable Air Resistance | Track Your Progress | More
Body Sculpture BE5916 Dual-Action Air Elliptical Cross-Trainer | 12 Months Warranty | Adjustable Air Resistance | Track Your Progress | More
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RRP: £149.99

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ODDINER Aerobic Fitness Stepper Non-Slip Surface 3 Level Adjustable Gym Fitness Aerobic Exercise Step Board Height Adjustable 10 16 21cm Green Yoga Stepper Board (Color : Green, Size : 90cm)
ODDINER Aerobic Fitness Stepper Non-Slip Surface 3 Level Adjustable Gym Fitness Aerobic Exercise Step Board Height Adjustable 10 16 21cm Green Yoga Stepper Board (Color : Green, Size : 90cm)
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£120.70

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Aerial Yoga Set 4D PRO Reaction Trainer
Aerial Yoga Set 4D PRO Reaction Trainer
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£116.00

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SXHASMZYXY Exercise Bike Arm And Leg Exerciser, Folding Exercise Bike,Portable Pedal Exerciser,Arm & Leg Exercise Peddler Machine Suitable for Elderly Fitness
SXHASMZYXY Exercise Bike Arm And Leg Exerciser, Folding Exercise Bike,Portable Pedal Exerciser,Arm & Leg Exercise Peddler Machine Suitable for Elderly Fitness
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£113.99

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Elliptical cross trainers provide a low impact exercise and are ideal for beginners and anyone new to home fitness. Models in this price bracket give you a basic workout and feedback on your progress and offer good value exercise machines to get started on your fitness regime. Cheap elliptical cross trainers are widely available and although may not be a top brand name can be well made and stand up to a fair amount of usage. Popular names at the lower end of the market include Carl Lewis, V-Fit, Body Sculpture and Weslo. The Carl Lewis ELP30X is a good budget cross-trainer with 8 adjustable resistance levels, heart rate monitor and extra wide stride.

Cross Trainers for around £200

ODDINER Aerobic Fitness Stepper Height Adjustable Exercise Stepper 3x Height Level Steps Raise Platform Steppers Board Block Yoga Stepper Board (Color : Dark Green, Size : 110cm)
ODDINER Aerobic Fitness Stepper Height Adjustable Exercise Stepper 3x Height Level Steps Raise Platform Steppers Board Block Yoga Stepper Board (Color : Dark Green, Size : 110cm)
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£222.81

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ODDINER Aerobic Fitness Stepper Pilates Aerobic Step 3 Levels Height Adjustable Non Slip Fitness Stepper Board Yoga Balance Platform Excercise Black Yoga Stepper Board (Color : Black, Size : 86cm)
ODDINER Aerobic Fitness Stepper Pilates Aerobic Step 3 Levels Height Adjustable Non Slip Fitness Stepper Board Yoga Balance Platform Excercise Black Yoga Stepper Board (Color : Black, Size : 86cm)
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£207.69

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Elliptical Machine Eliptical Exercise Trainer Machine for Home Use Magnetic Smooth Quiet Driven, Top Levels Elliptical Trainer
Elliptical Machine Eliptical Exercise Trainer Machine for Home Use Magnetic Smooth Quiet Driven, Top Levels Elliptical Trainer
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£199.00

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V-Fit MCCT1 Magnetic 2 in 1 Cycle Elliptical Trainer
V-Fit MCCT1 Magnetic 2 in 1 Cycle Elliptical Trainer
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£184.99

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NOBUNO Massage Gun, Cordless Handheld PRO Deep Tissue Massager (Comes with Jump Robe)
NOBUNO Massage Gun, Cordless Handheld PRO Deep Tissue Massager (Comes with Jump Robe)
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£181.74

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Unisex Jumping Shoes Bounce Shoes Air Kicks Anti-Gravity Running Boots for Adults Youth,Black/Red,L
Unisex Jumping Shoes Bounce Shoes Air Kicks Anti-Gravity Running Boots for Adults Youth,Black/Red,L
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£167.66

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Generic s Trainer Anto a F into a Turbo Trainer, turn Fitness Trainer your Bike A Turbo Trainer,
Generic s Trainer Anto a F into a Turbo Trainer, turn Fitness Trainer your Bike A Turbo Trainer,
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£163.26

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GAN XIN 3-Inch LED Display Gym Timer for MMA Boxing TABATA CrossFit Timer by Remote Control Blue & Red Color
GAN XIN 3-Inch LED Display Gym Timer for MMA Boxing TABATA CrossFit Timer by Remote Control Blue & Red Color
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£156.00

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V-Fit MTE3 Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
V-Fit MTE3 Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
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£154.99

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£200- £500

York Active 120 Cross Trainer
York Active 120 Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£269.00

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Reebok One GX40 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Reebok One GX40 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£299.00

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ProForm 225 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 225 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
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£349.00

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225 CSE
225 CSE
ProForm Fitness

£349.00

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Reebok One GX50 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Reebok One GX50 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£349.99

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York Active 120 2 in 1 Cycle Cross Trainer
York Active 120 2 in 1 Cycle Cross Trainer
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£389.99

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Moving on to the next pricing level gives you a range of cross trainers that are durable and well made. There are many advantages to exercising at home firstly there is the convenience and secondly the amount of money saved on expensive gym memberships. It is important to consider how many others will be using the cross trainer too because a more expensive model will give a choice of workouts and different stride lengths to suit each individual. You can expect to find best sellers from Reebok, Kettler and Pro-Form. Popular models like Reebok I-Train are an ideal first buy and come with a choice of colours that the ladies will particularly go for.

Cross Trainers for around £500

Viavito Sina Elliptical Cross Trainer
Viavito Sina Elliptical Cross Trainer
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£399.00

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Reebok One GX60 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Reebok One GX60 Elliptical Cross Trainer
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£399.00

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Endurance 320 E
Endurance 320 E
ProForm Fitness

£399.00

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Viavito Setry 2 in 1 Elliptical Trainer & Exercise Bike
Viavito Setry 2 in 1 Elliptical Trainer & Exercise Bike
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£399.99

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325 CSE Elliptical Trainer (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
325 CSE Elliptical Trainer (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
FitnessSuperstore

£429.00

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MYCRON C170 Cross Trainer with I-Concept Technology
MYCRON C170 Cross Trainer with I-Concept Technology
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£449.00

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Reebok Jet 100 Cross Trainer In White
Reebok Jet 100 Cross Trainer In White
Very

£449.99

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ProForm 450 LE Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 450 LE Elliptical Cross Trainer
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£479.00

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450 LE
450 LE
ProForm Fitness

£479.00

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BH I.Easy Step Folding Elliptical BLACK FRIDAY OFFER
BH I.Easy Step Folding Elliptical BLACK FRIDAY OFFER
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£499.00

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Kettler Cross P Elliptical Cross Trainer
Kettler Cross P Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£499.00

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Endurance 420 E
Endurance 420 E
ProForm Fitness

£499.00

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Hybrid Trainer XT
Hybrid Trainer XT
ProForm Fitness

£499.00

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 £500-£1000

Spending up to £1000 on home exercise equipment will give you the full works and will cater for all fitness levels. The sturdy models can take the most rigorous workouts and are ideal for more than one user. Models from top names like York, Tunturi, Bremshey and Motive Fitness offer fully adjustable stride lengths and a clear and comprehensive console display. Cross trainers in this price band are more likely to feel smoother with a true elliptical motion. Quality machines from York include the X-301 Diamond Elliptical Trainer that features easy to read LED display, 16 resistance levels and 22 Workout programs.

Cross Trainers up to £1000

New Inspire CS-2 Cardio Strider Seated Elliptical Crosstrainer
New Inspire CS-2 Cardio Strider Seated Elliptical Crosstrainer
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£999.00

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NordicTrack A.C.T. Commercial Elliptical Cross Trainer
NordicTrack A.C.T. Commercial Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£999.00

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ProForm 7.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 7.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£999.00

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ProForm Cardio HIIT Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm Cardio HIIT Elliptical Cross Trainer
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£999.00

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IE 6800am Air Magnetic Elliptical Cross Trainer
IE 6800am Air Magnetic Elliptical Cross Trainer
FitnessSuperstore

£999.00

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A.C.T Commercial Elliptical Trainer (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
A.C.T Commercial Elliptical Trainer (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
FitnessSuperstore

£999.00

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Cardio HIIT Elliptical Stepper (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
Cardio HIIT Elliptical Stepper (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
FitnessSuperstore

£999.00

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570E Elliptical Cross Trainer (with Motorised Incline)
570E Elliptical Cross Trainer (with Motorised Incline)
FitnessSuperstore

£999.00

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E35 Elliptical Cross Trainer
E35 Elliptical Cross Trainer
FitnessSuperstore

£999.00

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NordicTrack SE3i Elliptical Cross Trainer
NordicTrack SE3i Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£599.00

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ProForm Smart Strider 495 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm Smart Strider 495 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£599.00

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ProForm 525 CSE+ Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 525 CSE+ Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£599.00

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ProForm SE Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm SE Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£599.00

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Smart Strider 495 CSE
Smart Strider 495 CSE
ProForm Fitness

£599.00

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Endurance 520 E
Endurance 520 E
ProForm Fitness

£599.00

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525 CSE+
525 CSE+
ProForm Fitness

£599.00

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E8.2 Elliptical (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
E8.2 Elliptical (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
FitnessSuperstore

£599.00

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SE3i Elliptical (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
SE3i Elliptical (12 Month iFIT Membership Included)
FitnessSuperstore

£599.00

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Gym Quality Ellipticals and Commercial Fitness Machines

Any cross-trainer over £1000 is going to come with a much higher spec and once you hit the £5000 mark and over you are really going to get a gym quality 5-star machine. Precor is a respected brand that covers the high end and commercial market with innovative products like the Precor 524i Cross Trainer. Key features of this model include CrossRamp Technology that allows the user to select a ramp angle throughout the workout to strengthen different muscle groups. Plus touch-sensitive controls, ergonomic handles; touch heart rate monitor, 5 programs and 20 resistance levels for the very best performance. This is also a low maintenance and space-efficient cross-trainer that’s easy to move around.

Gym Quality Cross Trainers

Results series BXE326 Elliptical
Results series BXE326 Elliptical
FitnessSuperstore

£1,999.00

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E1 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Go console
E1 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Go console
FitnessSuperstore

£1,995.00

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X1 Elliptical Trainer with Track Connect Console
X1 Elliptical Trainer with Track Connect Console
FitnessSuperstore

£1,595.00

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Q35x Elliptical Cross Trainer
Q35x Elliptical Cross Trainer
FitnessSuperstore

£1,699.00

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XE895 Elliptical
XE895 Elliptical
FitnessSuperstore

£1,899.00

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Tunturi Crosstrainer Endurance C85-F
Tunturi Crosstrainer Endurance C85-F
FitnessOptions

£1,599.00

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E1 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Track Connect console
E1 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Track Connect console
FitnessSuperstore

£2,195.00

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E3 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Go console
E3 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Go console
FitnessSuperstore

£2,695.00

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E3 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Track Connect console
E3 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Track Connect console
FitnessSuperstore

£2,095.00

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E5 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Track Connect console
E5 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Track Connect console
FitnessSuperstore

£2,895.00

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E30 Elliptical Trainer with XER Console
E30 Elliptical Trainer with XER Console
FitnessSuperstore

£2,699.00

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E30 Elliptical Trainer with XIR Console
E30 Elliptical Trainer with XIR Console
FitnessSuperstore

£3,299.00

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Activate Series Elliptical Cross Trainer
Activate Series Elliptical Cross Trainer
FitnessSuperstore

£5,808.00

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Club Series + Elliptical Cross Trainer with DX Console (Titanium)
Club Series + Elliptical Cross Trainer with DX Console (Titanium)
FitnessSuperstore

£6,745.00

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E5 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Go console
E5 Elliptical Cross Trainer with Go console
FitnessSuperstore

£3,695.00

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E50 Elliptical Trainer with XIR Console
E50 Elliptical Trainer with XIR Console
FitnessSuperstore

£3,799.00

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Pro310 Elliptical
Pro310 Elliptical
FitnessSuperstore

£4,495.00

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Q47Xi Elliptical Cross Trainer with Cross Circuit Kit
Q47Xi Elliptical Cross Trainer with Cross Circuit Kit
FitnessSuperstore

£3,599.00

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If you want to create a gym experience indoors and don’t mind splashing outlook at top end ranges from Johnson, Life Fitness, Nautilus, Precor and Vision Fitness. Here you will find higher end models and commercial cross trainers with bells and whistles and plenty of quality features. Best of all are the added benefits that come with choosing a gym quality machine like the Life Fitness Total Body X7 Elliptical Cross-Trainer. You not only burn up calories and improve overall body tone you can track your progress to maintain an effective fitness routine. The WhisperStride technology is a bonus too delivering an extremely smooth and quite fluid motion.

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