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The NordicTrack FreeStride Trainer 2018 Review - A Runner's Elliptical

The NordicTrack FreeStride Trainer Series of ellipticals gives users the ultimate freedom of movement with up to 38" strides along with advanced programming, workout tracking, iFit Coach technology and wireless heart rate monitoring.

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ProForm SMART Pro 16.9 Elliptical Review - A Brand New Cardio Trainer

The ProForm SMART Pro 16.9 is a brand new elliptical that improves upon the previous model with a 20" stride, 10" Smart HD touch screen, iFit technology built in and loads of other great features. Assembly is easier than ever and you now have 20 degrees of incline.

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The New Life Fitness FS6 is a Compact Adjustable Stride Cross Trainer

The Life Fitness FS6 is the newest elliptical in the lineup with an adjustable stride up to 26", a unique mid-drive design that makes it the most compact machine yet, and features cross training ability with resistance band attachment points..

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Rear and Front Drive Elliptical Trainers - The Differences Explained

Are front drive elliptical trainers as stable and smooth as rear drive machines? Read about the different approaches to motion in crosstrainer design, including the newer mid-drive models that take up much less room than the other types.

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Elliptical vs. Treadmill – Which is the Better is the Better Machine?

When it comes to the elliptical vs. treadmill, which is the better cardio machine? We compare calories burned, impact on the joints, overall workout and other pros and cons of each machine.

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The TRUE M30 Elliptical Trainer Review - A Compact Gym-Quality Machine

The TRUE M30 elliptical is built for home use but incorporates the gym quality design that the company is known for. It's one of the most compact machines on the market today, making it ideal for smaller spaces, just like its M50 counterpart.

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Stride Length of Elliptical Trainers and User Height - The Ideal Fit

The stride length of elliptical trainers should be your starting point when choosing a machine. Get the best possible workout with a cross trainer that matches your height, which is important in order to ensure a smooth, natural elliptical motion.

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The ProForm SMART Pro 12.9 is All New With Touch Screen and Web Access

The ProForm SMART Pro 12.9 is one of the newer front drive ellipticals, joining the 9.9 and 16.9 as the mid-level model in the advanced series. With a bright HD touch screen display, power incline and plenty of built in workouts this one is a real winner.

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The New ProForm SMART 920E Elliptical Review - Loads of Great Features

The ProForm SMART Endurance 920E elliptical machine is the high end model in the series, with impressive incline capability, a unique Smart HD touch screen display, tons of built in workouts and challenging resistance levels along with iFit Coach built in with Google maps.

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The ProForm 720 E Review - Front Drive Elliptical Great Value Machine

The ProForm 720 E is the mid-range Endurance Series elliptical with 19" stride, incline capability and iFit technology. A step up from the popular 520E with more features, additional workouts and more resistance levels to give you more variety in your routine.

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