Elliptical trainers provide an effective cardiovascular workout that combines upper and lower body flexibility and coordination into one impact-free motion. By emulating the natural motion of your foot while supporting your heel throughout the stride, elliptical trainers are much easier on your knees and joints. In addition to feeling more natural while working out, regular use on ellipticals will increase heart and lung capacity while improving your health (and burning calories at the same time).
In addition to accommodating a wide variety of users with its lengthened 18 inch/46 centimeter stride, the Schwinn 418 Elliptical Trainer also incorporates an articulating footplate, which follows the natural motion of your foot and supports your heel throughout the entire stride motion. Additional features of Schwinn's 418 Elliptical Trainer include a grip heart-rate monitoring and a high-inertia drive system using an oversized flywheel and Poly V-belt. The quiet magnetic resistance Eddy Current Brake provides a smooth ride. The more than ten workout programs include: rolling, valley, fat burn, ramp, plateau, intervals, mountain, heart rate, and manual mode. An LCD display shows time, speed, distance, revolutions per minute, resistance level, calories and calories per hour, load, and heart rate and course profile.
The 418's LCD display shows time, speed, distance, revolutions per minute, resistance level, calories, calories per hour, load, heart rate, and course profile.
- Grip heart rate monitoring
- High-inertia drive system uses an oversized flywheel and Poly V-belt
- Quiet magnetic resistance Eddy Current Brake provides a smooth ride
- Twelve workout programs include: rolling, valley, fat burn, ramp, random, plateau, intervals,
- mountain, two heart rate programs, fitness test, and manual mode
- LCD display shows time, speed, distance, revolutions per minute, resistance level, calories, calories per hour, load, heart rate, and course profile
- Eight levels of resistance
- Power requirements: 4-C Batteries or 110 volt AC Adapter
- Product dimensions: 66 inches long by 25 inches wide by 66 inches tall (168 by 63.5 by 168 centimeters)
- Maximum user weight is 275 pounds (125 kilograms)
- Requires 4-C Batteries or 110v AC Adapter
- Measures 66 inches long by 25 inches wide by 66 inches tall (168 x 63.5 x 168 cm)
What's in the Box?
Schwinn 418 Elliptical Trainer, user's manual, warranty information
Frame - 15 years; parts - 2 years; electronics - 1 year; labor - 6 months; wear items - 6 months
About Elliptical Trainers
Compare these Schwinn Elliptical Trainers
| || || |
|Style ||Front Drive Dual Action ||Front Drive Dual Action ||Variable Stride Dual Action |
|Stride Length ||18 inches ||18 inches ||2 to 26 inches |
|Drive Train ||Poly V-belt ||Poly V-belt ||Poly V-belt |
|Motion ||Forward/ |
|Resistance ||Magnetic ECB ||Magnetic ECB ||Magnetic ECB |
|Resistance Levels ||16 ||16 ||16 |
|Dimensions (L x W x H) ||59" x 26" x 68" ||59" x 26" x 68" ||54" x 34" x 73" |
|Product Weight ||152 pounds ||172 pounds ||221 pounds |
|Maximum User Weight ||275 pounds ||300 pounds ||300 pounds |
|Display ||LCD ||Backlit LCD ||Touch screen, backlit LCD |
|Display Features ||Speed, time, distance, RPM, watts, pulse, calories, interval time, resistance ||Speed, time, distance, RPM, watts, pulse, calories, interval, time, resistance ||Time, interval time, RPM, watts, distance, pulse, speed, calories, resistance, course profile |
|Heart Rate ||Grip ||Grip ||Chest strap with telemetry; grip on handlebars |
|Programs ||1 manual, 6 profile, 1 calorie goal, results mode, BMI test ||1 manual, 10 profile, 2 heart rate control, 2 custom, time trial, calorie goal, fitness test, BMI test, recovery mode, results, mode ||1 manual, 11 profile, 2 custom for two users |
|Warranty ||Frame--15 years, parts--2 years, electronics--1 year, labor--90 days ||Frame--15 years, parts--2 years, electronics--1 year, labor--6 months ||Frame--10 years, parts--2 years, electronics--1 year, wear parts--90 days |
|Other Features ||Transport wheels, bottle holder ||Transport wheels, bottle holder, 3-speed fan, MP3/iPod holder ||Fixed and moving handlebars, articulating foot plates, cooling fan, transport wheels, bottle holder|
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.
Elliptical trainer with smooth and quiet magnetic resistance system
Includes 12 workout programs and 8 computer-controlled levels
LCD display tracks time, speed, distance, RPM, level, calories, and more
Oversized pedals with 18-inch stride length; 275-pound capacity
Measure 25 X 66 X 66 Inches (W X H X D), 15-Year Frame Warranty