Enjoy a great low impact workout that builds long, lean muscle and burns excess calories with the ProForm 500F! It also features SMRTM Silent Magnetic Resistance, Target Pacer and nine pre-programmed workouts. Includes ProForm® Certificate of Authenticity. Assembled in USA.
Work your entire body and tone your muscles fast with the ProForm 500 F elliptical trainer. The ProForm 500 F is equipped with a Silent Magnetic Resistance (SMR) system, a smooth, frictionless framework that allows you to adjust your workout intensity without interrupting your workout. As a result, you can easily find the right resistance level to keep you motivated, whether you want to boost your heart rate or challenge your arm and leg muscles. In addition, the trainer offers nine preprogrammed workouts--five personal trainer workouts and four weight loss workouts--for people who are hoping to achieve specific aerobic, weight loss, and performance goals. And thanks to the 500 F's ClearView backlit display, it's a breeze to track your workout progress, with readings for speed, time, distance, resistance, pulse, and calories burned.
Other details include a built-in heart rate monitor; a weight loss interval course; a 16-inch elliptical stride length; a target pacer indicator light that tells you when it's time to work a little harder or slow down; a built-in CoolAire workout fan; and a water bottle holder. The ProForm 500 F, which supports up to 275 pounds, carries the following warranties: seven years on the frame and 90 days on parts and labor.
About Elliptical Trainers
Elliptical trainers represent the next wave of advancement in low-impact cardiovascular exercise machines and continue to grow in popularity. By simulating motions experienced through walking, stepping, cycling, and skiing, elliptical machines allow for a smooth and fluid motion while building strength in the arms and legs. Similar to the exercise position for treadmills, elliptical trainers are used by standing in an upright position while holding the handrails of the machine. With elliptical trainers, however, your feet remain in the foot pedals throughout the exercise regimen and circulate in a smooth and seamless motion, resulting in little to no impact on the knees, back, and hips.
Elliptical trainers are compatible for all ages and fitness levels and allow you to select the difficulty level through the incline and intensity settings. Additionally, elliptical trainers allow you to determine the complexity of your workout based on your needs, all while listening to music, watching television, or reading a magazine while exercising in the comfort and safety of your own home.
Although different types of elliptical trainers offer an assortment of features, many of them include an array of challenging programs, forward and reverse directional movement, EKG grip pulse handles, a lightweight portable design with easy fold-up capability, and a monitor displaying calories burned, distance, speed, time, and heart rate. Other types of exercise machines, namely treadmills and bikes, offer excellent cardiovascular exercise and muscular training for the legs in a forward-motion exercise. Elliptical trainers take this to the next level by offering an upper and lower body workout with dual motion, challenging and diverse programs, and a low-impact exercise machine that won't strain sensitive joints.