Everyone has a hero or two — a person we admire and respect. In the sporting world, one such hero is cycling great Lance Armstrong. An outstanding athlete, he’s also won a difficult battle with cancer, along with competitive cycling victories too numerous to list. So when Lance Armstrong put his name of a line of fitness machines, people took notice. While many of us may not be able to afford Armstrong’s products when they’re new, certainly another option is to find one selling as a piece of refurbished fitness equipment. Here’s some information about the Livestrong 12.9E incline elliptical cross trainer.
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This elliptical trainer is an exceptionally popular type of fitness equipment. It provides an efficient full body workout that also has significant cardiovascular benefits. These machines are not difficult to use, and the 12.9E is no exception. It’s packed with all the features you need to keep your workout on track. With 10 programmes, this elliptical is certain to keep pace with you as you progress toward your fitness goals. Buying the 12.9E as a piece of refurbished fitness equipment puts it in range of many people’s budgets. Just plug your in iPod, MP3 player or other audio device, and get going! There are quality audio speakers and convenient headphone jack as well. Another feature you’re sure to appreciate is the 12.9E’s power incline, which allows you to work harder, and maximise your workout for superior results in less time. A reading rack adds to the convenience.
The 12.9E features a large 20″ (51cm) stride that will accommodate virtually any user. There are 20 levels of resistance and 21 incline levels so that the trainer can be adjusted for a wide variety of fitness levels. The flywheel weighs 10kg. To change settings on the fly, the machine has 10 keys for quickly changing the resistance and incline. The programmes include the following workouts: manual, interval, weight loss, constant watts, random, reverse train, 2 incline and 2 custom. The innovative Livetrack™ fitness journal tracks your progress.
The trainer monitors heart rate by way of sensors in the hand grips. It does not fold for storage, and weighs 97.5kg (gross weight) and 89.8kg (net weight). Gross weight is the weight of the item when packed for shipping. The 12.9E will support a maximum user weight of 147kg (23st). It requires a connection to mains power, and is designed for home use. The open dimensions are 190cm x 73cm x 173cm (L x W x H). There is a lifetime warranty on the frame, along with three years on parts, and one year on labour.
For a durable, high quality piece of refurbished fitness equipment, do consider the Livestrong 12.9E incline elliptical cross trainer, You also should know that a percentage of each sale goes to Armstrong’s Livestrong Foundation, an organisation dedicated to fighting cancer.