Schwinn 430 Elliptical Machine Reviews

Schwinn-430-Elliptical-machineSchwinn Fitness is a brand that is renowned for its high-quality bicycles, and their elliptical machines are made with the same precision and quality. You will never mistake the Schwinn 430 elliptical for a high-end elliptical trainer. It offers 20 resistance levels, 22 preset exercise programs and a 20-inch stride length to help you reach your fitness goals. The machine is also reported to be stable and quiet.

The Schwinn 430 elliptical trainer is ideal for your home gym and for everyone who want a low impact workout. Regular use on the elliptical trainers will increase lung capacity while improving your health. The Schwinn 430 can provide an effective cardiovascular workout by combining lower and upper body coordination into one impact-free motion. In order to ensure your comfort during workout, this trainer is built with Magnetic ECB (Eddy Current Brake) resistance. Eddy Current Brake technology has the advantages of quiet operation, little to no maintenance costs, reliability, and no friction. The technology is the best form of resistance for fitness machines and is usually only found on higher end elliptical trainers.

Schwinn 430 Elliptical Machine
MSRP $999.00
Resistance 20 Levels of Eddy Current Magnetic
Drive System High speed high inertia perimeter weighted flywheel
Incline 10 degree manual ramp range with 6 positions
Stride 20”  Precision Path™ Stride
Display Type SchwinnConnect™
Secondary: 1.0” X 5.0”
Main: 3.0” X 5.0”
2 LCD window System
Display Readouts Goal achievement/ User indicator / Intensity meter / % complete indicator / HR zone indicator / Profile / Resistance level / Calories / Speed / Pulse / Distance / RPM / Time
Users 2
Quick Keys 10 for resistance
Programs Total: 22
Other: (4 beginner + 4 advanced + Custom)
Heartrate: 8 (4 beginner + 4 advanced)
Profile: 9 preset
Maximum User Weight 300 lbs
Media Tray Yes
Water Bottle Holder Yes
USB Connection Yes – USB charging and data export to and Schwinn connect
Sound System Yes – acoustic chamber for big sound
Fan Yes – 3 speed
Handlebars Moving and static
Footplates Large articulating with cushioning
Heart Rate Monitor Grip
Performance Tracking Goal Tracker
Other Features Transport wheels / 2 integrated levelers
Power AC Adaptor (included)
Warranty Information Frame: 10 years
Labor: 90 days
Electrical: 1 year
Mechanical: 2 years


 The Advantages:

  1. Large articulating footplates with cushioning.
  2. Good warranties. 1 year on labor, 2 years on parts and 10 years on the frame.
  3. The Schwinn 430 can support up to 300 pounds.
  4. You can connect and upload your workout data to Schwinn Connect or MyFitnessPal to get more information about your workout and stay motivated.
  5. The machine comes with many useful accessories, such as: a three-speed cooling fan, a tablet or book holder, speakers and MP3 player input and a water bottle holder.
  6. Designed with eddy current resistance for your comfort.
  7. Transport wheels for easy movement from room to room.

 The Disadvantages:

  1. For most users the assembly won’t be quick.
  2. The incline level is adjustable, however you need to do it manually by lowering or raising the handle.
  3. Lacks of chest heart rate monitors but you can still monitor your heart rate by grasping the handle.

Some Real Users Reviews:

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Proform PRO 2000 Treadmill Review

proform-pro-2000-treadmillThe ProForm PRO 2000 treadmill is the least expensive member of ProForm’s new PRO lineup, which are ProForm Pro 4500 and ProForm Pro 2500. This high quality treadmill offers a lot of great features for its users. A 3.25 CHP Mach Z Commercial Pro Motor, a Dual-Grip EKG Heart Rate Monitor with Polar Wireless Chest Strap, 24 built-in workouts, QuickSpeed Control, FS2 Full Surface Suspension Cushioning, -3 percent decline and 15 percent incline for faster weight loss and more muscle activation.

These great features obviously made an impact on the users, since the reviews have been so positive, though the lack of an electronic warranty may make some people reconsider to buy it.

Full Specification of Proform PRO 2000 Treadmill

Dimensions 80" L x 40" W x 63" H
Speed 1 – 12 MPH
Product Weight 300 lbs
Materials Steel/PVC
Motor Horsepower 3.5 CHP
Max Weight Allowed 350 lbs
Incline 0-15%
Display Screen Size 7"
Display Type 8" Backlit
Decline 0 – -3%
Built-In Workouts 24
Workout Programs 6 Intensity. 6 Speed. 6 Incline. 6 Calorie Burn
Cup holder 2
Reading shelf Yes
Heart-rate control programs No
Chest strap included Yes
Quick incline controls Yes
Quick speed controls Yes
AutoBreeze Workout Fan Yes
iFit Live Yes – Compatible


Parts 5 years
Motor Lifetime
Labor 2 years
Frame Lifetime
Electronics No Warranty

 The Advantages of Proform PRO 2000

  1. The treadmill can be folded vertically to save space in your room. It is also equipped with shock assist tech to make the process simpler and easier.
  2. The console is easy to use and the display clearly shows all the information about your workout and can easily be viewed from different heights.
  3. The 24 built-in workouts are helpful in your workout and they can be personalized. You can choose to focus either on calorie-burning, incline, speed or high intensity workout. Combined with a 3% decline and a 15% incline features, make your progress even better.
  4. The incline and decline options are great to simulate outdoor running in your room and to strengthen your muscles. It can be changed easily with a convenient “One-Touch” button or automatically changes with workout programs.
  5. Compatible with iFit. With this option, each user can connect and compete with their Facebook friends, accessing additional training, and even simulate running via Google Maps.
  6. The Proform 2000 Pro support individuals weighing up to 350 pounds.
  7. The treadmill can play music from an iPod or other MP3 player.
  8. ProForm offers a lifetime warranty on this unit’s frame and motor, two years of service, and five years on parts.

The Disadvantages of Proform PRO 2000

  1. No electronics warranty available.
  2. You can not store your own workout information on an individual user ID, except if you adding iFit to this machine.

Some Real User Reviews about this machine:



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