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Proform 19.0 RE Elliptical

Proform has been one of the biggest names in home fitness equipment for decades. They make treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, and indoor cycles. As the brand is actually owned by Icon Fitness, it is manufactured by a company that is the largest in the world with a focus on home gym equipment. This size allows their brands...

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Reebok Zigtech 1910 Treadmill

The name Reebok has been synonymous with fitness for decades. Though a partnership with ICON Fitness, Reebok has created its own line of Cardio equipment. They now produce everything from treadmills, ellipticals, and bikes. The Reebok line is specifically made for home/residential use. The Reebok Zigtech 1910, in particular, is packed with features that are normally only found...

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Octane Fitness LateralX

The Octane Fitness LateralX is a unique piece of cardio equipment. While built by Octane’s genius team of Elliptical designers, it is not quite like any other machine you will find at the gym. What the design team was going for when creating the LateralX is a machine that replicates our normal activities in life. The thought is that...

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LifeSpan TR200

The LifeSpan TR200 is a unit by LifeSpan that looks to fill the niche of super small walking treadmill. Lifespan did a nice job of making a unit that feels solid under your feet but due to limitations it is strictly a low powered walker that has the convenience of being able to fold under a bed or...

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Vision Fitness T40

The new Vision Fitness T40 is the non fold up treadmill in the Vision lineup and comes with the choice of three different consoles. The Classic, Elegant, and Touch. The Classic is a traditional LED display where the the elegant is a 10 inch LCD and the Touch is a full 15.6in touch screen. I...

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TRUE Fitness PS300

A few years ago TRUE moved all of its manufacturing overseas from St Louis and for the most part have maintained a good quality across the board. The TRUE Fitness PS300 is a good example of a quality unit with a good number of features at an acceptable price. If you can get a discount from your...

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TRUE Fitness M50

This unit came out a few years ago in order to help TRUE get back some of the market share in the 2k range that Precor was starting to dominate with its lower pricing on the 9.23 and 9.27. They offer a very similar unit with a larger deck and smaller foot print that feels good underfoot and...

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Spirit XT685

The Spirit XT685 treadmill is a solid unit that sits on the line between residential and light commercial. It has a huge running deck and offers a full range of programs for a very good value. If you do not need your home unit to fold up I would suggest this as a must try in the...

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Spirit XT385

The Spirit XT385 is a very solid feeling fold up treadmill meant for running and multiple users. It has a very nice folding mechanism that also allows the unit to be moved around when folded on four wheels instead of two. It may not seem like a big deal, but only a handful of company's do it...

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ProForm 2000

The new ProForm 2000 is an American Made unit out of Utah that does a good job of showing what Proform is capable of. This unit shares most components with similar Nordic Tracks and Free Motion units made in the same plant by Icon. The difference being the name on the sides of the unit so that they can...

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