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Bowflex M8 Max Trainer Home Elliptical | Review 2020

February 21, 2020 by  
Filed under Elliptical Trainer, Featured Elliptical

Bowflex M8 Max Elliptical Trainer

Bowflex M8 Max Home Elliptical Trainer 2020

Rated 4.6 Stars


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The Bowflex M8 Max Elliptical Trainer is a top contender in compact cross training elliptical machines. The M8 Max model can be used in your home gym and for fitness enthusiasts of any skill level who want a low impact workout. It is a heavy duty machine, capable of handling user weight up to 300 pounds.

The Bowflex M8 Max Elliptical Trainer provides an effective cardiovascular workout by combining upper and lower body flexibility and coordination into one impact-free motion and is easier on your joints. Regular use on elliptical trainers will increase heart and lung capacity while improving your health and burning calories. Compact dimensions make it easier to fit in smaller home gyms.

The upgraded M8 Max uses 20 levels of Magnetic Brake resistance using an eddy current brake (the best type). Magnetic resistance has the advantage of no friction, reliability, little to no maintenance costs, and quiet operation. Static & moving handlebars for a full cross training workout.


Bowflex M8 Max Elliptical Trainer LCD Console

Bowflex M8 Max LCD Console (click for larger image)

Bowflex M8 Max Features: Features include Handlebar Pulse Grips & wireless telemetric heart monitoring. The wireless chest strap is included, and provides your cardio progress on the LCD display console which displays heart rate and other key workout feedback. Syncs with the Free Bowflex Max Trainer® App. Bluetooth® 4.0 Compatible.

Features 11 workout programs. Water bottle holder. Transport wheels to easily move the elliptical. Bowflex APP keeps track of workouts and progress. Contact & Telemetry Enabled (chest strap included). Stainless steel racing pedals. 4 user profiles.


Maximum User Weight Capacity: Up to 300 pounds.
Elliptical Warranty: 3 years.
Compact Dimensions: 49″ L x 30.5″ W x 65.5″ H (148 lbs.)


Bowflex Max App

Bowflex Max APP

Best of 2020 Award Smart-Review Commentary: The Bowflex M8 Max Elliptical Trainer is a well rated compact elliptical trainer. This model has a smaller footprint than most ellipticals, so can fit in smaller home gyms. It can handle up to a 300 lb. user weight. Max Trainer owners get free access to four more workouts through the Motion Traxx fitness app. Bluetooth® 4.0 and the free Bowflex Max Trainer APP allow you to keep track of your progress.

The M8 has 11 built in programs and 20 levels of magnetic resistance. Bowflex is a well known brand in fitness equipment. The Bowflex M8 Max has received favorable consumer reviews and is a Smart-Review top pick and won our BEST of 2020 award for compact elliptical machines.


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    Elliptical Features

  • 20 resistance levels
  • Magnetic Resistance
  • 11 workout programs
  • 4 user profiles
  • Compact – Small Footprint
  • Bluetooth® 4.0 Compatible
  • Bowflex Max Trainer® App
  • Grip & Telemetric Heart monitor (with Chest strap)
  • Maximum user weight limit: 300 lbs.
  • Water bottle holder
  • Stainless Steel Pedals
  • Backlit LCD Display

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Backlit Screen
Bluetooth® 4.0
20 Resistance Levels
11 Workout Programs

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Backlit Screen
Bluetooth® 4.0
16 Resistance Levels
8 Workout Programs


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