The Horizon ex-59 is the second model of Ex series of the manufacturer Horizon Fitness. The horizon cross trainer is equipped with a SixStar(TM) certified frame, and a fairly quiet, reliable motor. The horizon ex 59 elliptical trainers are engineered to include six features. These are as follows: it helps you to stay upright instead of leaning forward, has narrow pedal spacing, has optimal handlebar spacing, has a low step-on height (10 inches), supports a natural stride and offers smooth momentum.
The compact elliptical trainer of Horizon Fitness comes with a very basic entertainment features such as MP3 compatibility and 10 workout programs. The console of portable elliptical trainer features 5 inches LCD display screen to monitor time, distance, speed, calories, heart rate. This model lacks a wireless heart rate monitoring option. The horizon fitness elliptical has 10 built-in workout programs. A few noticeable programs are weight loss, rolling, reverse train, etc.
The sole elliptical trainer of Horizon fitness features 10 resistance levels, a self-propelled no-hum motor, and a 14.3-pound flywheel. The fitness apparatus is easy to assemble and quiet in use either in a home or apartment environment. But one drawback is worth mentioning in this horizon elliptical reviews is that the product is much smaller than a commercial-grade trainer making it harder for heavier people to use the machine safely and easily.
The elliptical for sale trainer is selling at a very affordable price which is $699. The trainer does have a 275-pound weight capacity and a durable tubular steel frame construction. Additional features included with the Horizon ex-59 is water bottle holder, reading rack and accessories tray. The fitness trainer offers a lifetime warranty on frame, 2-year warranty on parts and 1-year labor warranty.
- Product Dimensions: 68.2 x 22 x 646 inches ;
- Item Weight: 145 pounds
- Item model number: HEP0501-01
- Warranty: Lifetime frame
- Color: Grey
- Programs: 10 Programs
- Low price
- Good warranty
- 18 inches stride
- 10 built-in workouts
- I-pod compatible
The Horizon ex-59 comes with more workout programs and entertainment features than its preceding model. But still, it does not include any customizable options. The manufacturer did not introduce any major change in its design when it comes to the frame, motor or stride. The Horizon ex-59 offers the best value to trainees who are not too bulky and have shorter strides.
The model’s two-year parts warranty is impressive considering its selling price of $699. The Horizon ex-59 is designed in such way that its step-on height to the handles to the pedal spacing is engineered so that you feel good strides after strides. The trainer has a high popularity among consumers because it is easy to use, low impact and its quiet performance. So, if you are directing the eyes for entry to a mid-level trainer that is affordable and reliable the Horizon ex-59 is a good choice.