Rear or Front Wheel Drive Cross Trainer

Buying a Rear or Front Wheel Drive Cross Trainer
The quality and build of both styles of cross trainer will determine how well they perform and how comfortable they are to use. For frequent use, it is best to invest in a robust high-quality model especially if you want a frequent use and heavy duty exercise machine that will last for many years. For light use, there are cheap cross trainers available for beginners that will give a low impact exercise and will tone your upper and lower body.

JTX Strider-X7: Home Cross Trainer
JTX Strider-X7: Home Cross Trainer

by JTX Fitness

JTX Fitness

was: £629.00

£399.00

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Rear Drive Elliptical Cross Trainers

 
JTX Strider-X7: Home Cross Trainer
JTX Strider-X7: Home Cross Trainer
JTX Fitness

was: £629.00

£399.00

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PowerTech EX358 Elliptical Cross Trainer
PowerTech EX358 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sport and Leisure

was: £229.99

£104.99

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Reebok Gx50 One Series Cross Trainer - Black With Red Trim
Reebok Gx50 One Series Cross Trainer - Black With Red Trim
Very

was: £449.99

£369.99

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Pro-Form Smart Strider 495 Cse Elliptical
Pro-Form Smart Strider 495 Cse Elliptical
Very

was: £799.99

£700.00

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JTX Zenith: Gym Cross Trainer
JTX Zenith: Gym Cross Trainer
JTX Fitness

£799.00

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Hammer Crosstech XTR Programmable Cross Trainer - White/Black
Hammer Crosstech XTR Programmable Cross Trainer - White/Black
Amazon

RRP: £499.99

£454.30

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

£349.99

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V-Fit MTE3 Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
V-Fit MTE3 Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
Sweatband

£154.99

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Reebok Gx40S One Series Cross Trainer
Reebok Gx40S One Series Cross Trainer
Very

was: £399.99

£329.99

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Life Fitness E1 Elliptical Crosstrainer
Life Fitness E1 Elliptical Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£2,195.00

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JLL® CT300 Home Elliptical Cross Trainer, 2019 Magnetic Cardio Workout with 8-level Magnetic Resistance, 5.5KG Two Way Flywheel, Console Display with Heart Rate Sensor and Tablet Holder. Silver
JLL® CT300 Home Elliptical Cross Trainer, 2019 Magnetic Cardio Workout with 8-level Magnetic Resistance, 5.5KG Two Way Flywheel, Console Display with Heart Rate Sensor and Tablet Holder. Silver
Amazon

RRP: £299.00

was: £249.99

£209.99

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V-fit MPTE2 Programmable Magnetic Elliptical Trainer - Silver Grey/Black
V-fit MPTE2 Programmable Magnetic Elliptical Trainer - Silver Grey/Black
Amazon

£267.39

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V-Fit Pme-1 Programmable Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
V-Fit Pme-1 Programmable Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
Very

£309.99

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Body Sculpture BE5920 Dual-Action Air Elliptical Cross Trainer | Adjustable Air Resistance | Track Your Progress | More
Body Sculpture BE5920 Dual-Action Air Elliptical Cross Trainer | Adjustable Air Resistance | Track Your Progress | More
Amazon

RRP: £249.99

£139.99

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Marcy C30 Orbit Plus Manual Cross Trainer Elliptical - 15.7 Stone Capacity
Marcy C30 Orbit Plus Manual Cross Trainer Elliptical - 15.7 Stone Capacity
Amazon

RRP: £289.99

£215.00

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Body Sculpture Fan Elliptical Trainer
Body Sculpture Fan Elliptical Trainer
Very

£149.99

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V-Fit Al-16/1Ce Mag 2-In-1 Cycle-Elliptical Trainer
V-Fit Al-16/1Ce Mag 2-In-1 Cycle-Elliptical Trainer
Very

£289.99

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JTX Strider-X7 MAGNETIC CROSS TRAINER.
JTX Strider-X7 MAGNETIC CROSS TRAINER.
Amazon

was: £629.00

£399.00

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Hammer Crosslife XTR Programmable Cross Trainer - Black/White
Hammer Crosslife XTR Programmable Cross Trainer - Black/White
Amazon

£494.18

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Finnlo Finum III Cross Trainer - Anthracite/Silver
Finnlo Finum III Cross Trainer - Anthracite/Silver
Amazon

£489.07

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

£499.00

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Viavito Sina Elliptical Cross Trainer
Viavito Sina Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£324.99

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York Active 120 2 in 1 Cycle Cross Trainer
York Active 120 2 in 1 Cycle Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£389.99

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JTX Tri-Fit: Extendable Long Stride and Incline Cross Trainer.
JTX Tri-Fit: Extendable Long Stride and Incline Cross Trainer.
Amazon

was: £899.00

£725.00

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Hammer Ellyptech CT3 Cross Trainer - Black/White
Hammer Ellyptech CT3 Cross Trainer - Black/White
Amazon

£278.04

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JTX Zenith: Elliptical Gym Cross Trainer.
JTX Zenith: Elliptical Gym Cross Trainer.
Amazon

was: £1,099.00

£799.00

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Life Fitness E5 Adjustable Stride Elliptical Crosstrainer
Life Fitness E5 Adjustable Stride Elliptical Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£3,195.00

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York Fitness Active 110 Cross Trainer
York Fitness Active 110 Cross Trainer
Amazon

RRP: £234.35

£132.24

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BH Fitness ZK200 G2340 crosstrainer elliptical trainer with xxl foot pedals
BH Fitness ZK200 G2340 crosstrainer elliptical trainer with xxl foot pedals
Amazon

£317.00

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York Fitness Active 120 2-in-1 Cycle Cross Trainer - Black
York Fitness Active 120 2-in-1 Cycle Cross Trainer - Black
Amazon

£389.99

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Impulse RE500 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Impulse RE500 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£2,496.00

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Life Fitness E3 Elliptical Crosstrainer
Life Fitness E3 Elliptical Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£2,495.00

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Impulse RE700 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Impulse RE700 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£3,299.00

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BH fitness Quick G233N. Stride 14.2
BH fitness Quick G233N. Stride 14.2". Inertial system 18 lbs. Complete workout! Elliptical cross trainer. Magnetic brake system. Distance between pedals 7.1". LCD monitor. Metallic / Black / White
Amazon

£299.00

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Viavito Sina Elliptical Cross Trainer - Black
Viavito Sina Elliptical Cross Trainer - Black
Amazon

£324.99

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Kettler P Cross Trainer - Black
Kettler P Cross Trainer - Black
Amazon

£595.62

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York Active 110 Cross Trainer
York Active 110 Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£249.99

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

£299.00

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Reebok Titanium TX1.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Reebok Titanium TX1.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£789.99

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ProForm Smart Strider 695 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm Smart Strider 695 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£799.00

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ProForm 325 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 325 CSE Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£399.00

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450 LE
450 LE
ProForm Fitness

£479.00

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BH Fitness NLS12 G2350. 22lbs inertial system. 12
BH Fitness NLS12 G2350. 22lbs inertial system. 12" stride. Get in shape and train every muscle. Elliptical crosstrainer. Magnetic brake system.
Amazon

£297.00

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Bh Fitness Athlon Run Elliptical cross trainer - Inertial system 22lbs. Complete workout! Magnetic brake system. White - G2334RF
Bh Fitness Athlon Run Elliptical cross trainer - Inertial system 22lbs. Complete workout! Magnetic brake system. White - G2334RF
Amazon

RRP: £329.00

£317.00

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Life Fitness X1 Elliptical Trainer with GO Console
Life Fitness X1 Elliptical Trainer with GO Console
Amazon

£1,300.99

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Finnlo Loxon Cross Trainer Training Exercising Home Gym Equipment
Finnlo Loxon Cross Trainer Training Exercising Home Gym Equipment
Amazon

£899.99

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Reebok One GX60 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Reebok One GX60 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£399.00

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York Active 120 Cross Trainer
York Active 120 Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£269.00

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ProForm 450 LE Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 450 LE Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£479.00

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V-Fit AL-16/1E Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
V-Fit AL-16/1E Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
Amazon

£144.99

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Reebok GX40 Cross Trainer
Reebok GX40 Cross Trainer
Amazon

£399.99

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Motive Fitness by U.N.O. CT400  Manual Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
Motive Fitness by U.N.O. CT400 Manual Magnetic Elliptical Trainer
Amazon

£274.12

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

£599.99

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Reebok GX50 Cross Trainer
Reebok GX50 Cross Trainer
Amazon

RRP: £600.00

£394.98

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2018 Flow Fitness DCT200i Elliptical Crosstrainer
2018 Flow Fitness DCT200i Elliptical Crosstrainer
Amazon

£690.73

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DKN XC-140i Elliptical Cross Trainer
DKN XC-140i Elliptical Cross Trainer
Amazon

£499.00

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Tunturi Cardio Fit C30 Cross trainer / Elliptical cross trainer - with tablet holder
Tunturi Cardio Fit C30 Cross trainer / Elliptical cross trainer - with tablet holder
Amazon

£238.23

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Tunturi Crosstrainer Performance C50-R
Tunturi Crosstrainer Performance C50-R
FitnessOptions

£899.00

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BH I.Easy Step Folding Elliptical Crosstrainer
BH I.Easy Step Folding Elliptical Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£599.00

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Tunturi C20-R Competence Cross Trainer
Tunturi C20-R Competence Cross Trainer
Amazon

£799.18

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Tunturi C50-R Performance Cross Trainer
Tunturi C50-R Performance Cross Trainer
Amazon

£898.90

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Body Sculpture BE6800G Programmable Magnetic Elliptical | 22 Smart Programmes | Adjustable Magnetic Resistance | Body Fat & Heart Pulse Sensors | Track Your Progress | More
Body Sculpture BE6800G Programmable Magnetic Elliptical | 22 Smart Programmes | Adjustable Magnetic Resistance | Body Fat & Heart Pulse Sensors | Track Your Progress | More
Amazon

£332.68

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Kettler M Cross Trainer - Black
Kettler M Cross Trainer - Black
Amazon

£510.68

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Reebok ZR8 Cross Trainer
Reebok ZR8 Cross Trainer
Amazon

£253.09

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TechFit E450 Cross Trainer, Cyclette Ellittica per la casa, la perdita di peso Macchina per Cardio ed Esercizi di Fitness, Dispositivo di Resistenza Magnetica adatta per spazi interni
TechFit E450 Cross Trainer, Cyclette Ellittica per la casa, la perdita di peso Macchina per Cardio ed Esercizi di Fitness, Dispositivo di Resistenza Magnetica adatta per spazi interni
Amazon

£237.81

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TechFit E400 Cross Trainer, Elliptical Bike Home, Weight Loss Machine Cardio Fitness Exercises, Magnetic Resistance Device Fit Indoor Spaces
TechFit E400 Cross Trainer, Elliptical Bike Home, Weight Loss Machine Cardio Fitness Exercises, Magnetic Resistance Device Fit Indoor Spaces
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£229.00

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Front Drive Elliptical Cross Trainers

 
Endurance 720 E
Endurance 720 E
ProForm Fitness

£799.00

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Reebok Titanium TXF3.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Reebok Titanium TXF3.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£1,129.00

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Sole E95 Elliptical Cross Trainer SPECIAL OFFER
Sole E95 Elliptical Cross Trainer SPECIAL OFFER
FitnessOptions

£1,299.00

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Tunturi Crosstrainer Performance C55-F
Tunturi Crosstrainer Performance C55-F
FitnessOptions

£1,059.00

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Kettler Skylon 5 Folding Elliptical Cross Trainer
Kettler Skylon 5 Folding Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£1,399.00

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DKN XC-160i Elliptical Cross Trainer - Black
DKN XC-160i Elliptical Cross Trainer - Black
Amazon

£789.00

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Sole E98 Elliptical Cross Trainer SPECIAL OFFER
Sole E98 Elliptical Cross Trainer SPECIAL OFFER
FitnessOptions

£1,799.00

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Kettler Unisex Axos P Premium Motorized Front Wheel Elliptical Cycle, Light/Dark Grey/Yellow
Kettler Unisex Axos P Premium Motorized Front Wheel Elliptical Cycle, Light/Dark Grey/Yellow
Amazon

£876.32

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Sole E35 Elliptical Crosstrainer SPECIAL OFFER
Sole E35 Elliptical Crosstrainer SPECIAL OFFER
FitnessOptions

£1,199.00

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DKN XC-160i Elliptical Cross Trainer
DKN XC-160i Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£789.00

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ProForm 7.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 7.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£899.00

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

£1,599.00

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Spirit CE800 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Spirit CE800 Elliptical Cross Trainer
FitnessOptions

£3,199.00

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Gorilla Sports 2-in-1 Elliptical Cross Trainer and Exercise Bike
Gorilla Sports 2-in-1 Elliptical Cross Trainer and Exercise Bike
Amazon

£149.99

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Tunturi Platinum Pro Crosstrainer
Tunturi Platinum Pro Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£3,199.00

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ProForm Endurance 720 E Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm Endurance 720 E Elliptical Cross Trainer
Sweatband

£799.00

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Nordictrack Unisex's C9.5 Elliptical Bike, Black, One Size
Nordictrack Unisex's C9.5 Elliptical Bike, Black, One Size
Amazon

£1,636.46

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Proform Endurance 720 E Elliptical
Proform Endurance 720 E Elliptical
Amazon

£799.00

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Tunturi Crosstrainer Competence C25-F
Tunturi Crosstrainer Competence C25-F
FitnessOptions

£959.00

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York Fitness White Perform 230 Front Drive Cross Trainer
York Fitness White Perform 230 Front Drive Cross Trainer
Amazon

RRP: £599.99

£548.88

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BH FDC20 TFT Elliptical Crosstrainer
BH FDC20 TFT Elliptical Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£1,399.00

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BH I.FDC20 Studio Elliptical Crosstrainer
BH I.FDC20 Studio Elliptical Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£1,199.00

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BH I.FDC19 Studio Elliptical Crosstrainer
BH I.FDC19 Studio Elliptical Crosstrainer
FitnessOptions

£1,099.00

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Tunturi C85-F Endurance Cross Trainer
Tunturi C85-F Endurance Cross Trainer
Amazon

£1,881.06

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Tunturi C55-F Performance Cross Trainer
Tunturi C55-F Performance Cross Trainer
Amazon

£1,222.53

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ProForm 7.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
ProForm 7.0 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Amazon

£899.00

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BH I.FDC19 Cross Trainer Telemetric 12 Workout Programmes
BH I.FDC19 Cross Trainer Telemetric 12 Workout Programmes
Amazon

was: £999.00

£899.99

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Body Sculpture BE7312G Folding Programmable Magnetic Elliptical | 17 Smart Programmes | Adjustable Magnetic Tension | App Suite | Track Your Progress | More
Body Sculpture BE7312G Folding Programmable Magnetic Elliptical | 17 Smart Programmes | Adjustable Magnetic Tension | App Suite | Track Your Progress | More
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£490.22

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Sportstech CX640 Elliptical Cross Trainer Compatible with Smartphone App, 24kg Flywheel Mass, 26 Training programs incl. HRC Function, Hometrainer, Bottle Holder
Sportstech CX640 Elliptical Cross Trainer Compatible with Smartphone App, 24kg Flywheel Mass, 26 Training programs incl. HRC Function, Hometrainer, Bottle Holder
Amazon

£579.00

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Tunturi C85-F Crosstrainer Endurance - Front Driven
Tunturi C85-F Crosstrainer Endurance - Front Driven
Amazon

£1,585.00

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BH Fitness FDH16 G840. 35 lbs. inertial system. 16
BH Fitness FDH16 G840. 35 lbs. inertial system. 16" stride. Get in shape and workout every muscle. Elliptical front-drive crosstrainer. White.
Amazon

£447.00

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Tunturi C25-F Crosstrainer Compentence - Front Driven
Tunturi C25-F Crosstrainer Compentence - Front Driven
Amazon

£945.00

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Tunturi C55-F Crosstrainer Performance - Front Driven
Tunturi C55-F Crosstrainer Performance - Front Driven
Amazon

£999.00

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2018 Flow Fitness Perform X4 Commercial Elliptical Crosstrainer
2018 Flow Fitness Perform X4 Commercial Elliptical Crosstrainer
Amazon

£1,824.00

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Rear Wheel Cross Trainers

On a rear-drive cross trainer, your body is positioned towards the centre of the machine whereas on a front-drive model you tend to lean forward. Trainers compare this action as resembling an uphill hike with legs tending to move in a steeper like fashion. The difference in style does not mean it will affect your workout in any way as both types of cross trainer provide an excellent way of keeping fit and burning calories.

Elliptical trainers continue to grow in popularity and there are many to choose from on the market. Low price rear-drive models from popular makes such as Body Sculpture, Beny Sports V-Fit, Marcy, York and Reebok start from just over £100. Higher end models from leading fitness brands such as Life Fitness and Precor offer award-winning home versions of popular health club ellipticals. Something like the Life Fitness CSX Club series (X9i) is just over £3000.

Front Wheel Cross Trainers

Front drive cross trainers were introduced more recently and due to the location and mechanics of the parts can work out more expensive. Just like the rear drive cross trainers they exercise muscle groups simultaneously. This provides an intense workout in less time for faster results. Their dual lever action is designed to provide a cardiovascular workout with minimal impact on the joints rather than build muscles.

Brands such as Horizon Fitness, Nordic Track, Fuel Fitness, Bremshey, Vision Fitness and Tunturi produce high-quality cross trainers starting from around £400 going up t0 £3000 depending on what features are available. In the end whichever cross-trainer you go for will be down to your personal preference, fitness requirements and of course budget.

Fortunately, many stockists make it easy to shop by price, brand, best selling and most popular.  John Lewis & Partners stock a good range of front and rear drive cross trainers with a full description and specification for each model. Gym World also stocks a range of high-end commercial cross trainers with installation options available. In addition, they have a good range of combat sports accessories such as boxing gloves, punchbags and martial arts equipment.

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