This machine is an ultimate elliptical experience. Standout features include fingertip resistance control, preprogrammed workouts tailored to your goals (i.e. weight-loss, glutes, intervals), 20 resistance levels, wireless heart rate monitoring, and cushy pedals for a soft, silky ride. The 10-year warranty isn’t bad either.
The Steal: NordicTrack E5.5 ELLIPTICAL
This budget-conscious buy has iFit technology—a feature that gives you programmed workouts powered by Google maps and famous trainers like Jillian Michaels. A built-in heart rate monitor and iPod music port will help you melt even more pounds away. When you’re done, the space-saving design makes it easy to tuck away.
The Best Deal: Nordictrack E9.0 ELLIPTICAL
With 30 built-in workouts, a super-chic backlit data display, and a decline/incline ramp, you’re sure to blast major calories in style. Commitment-phobic? Quickly change the resistance and incline by pressing buttons on the handles. Don’t forget to rock out to your favorite jams via the MP3 music port, and blast the built-in fan to let the wind blow through your hair.