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Inspire Fitness Cardio Strider 2.5 (Cs2.5) | Recumbent Elliptical Review | 2016-2017 Model

Inspire Fitness Cardio Strider

Inspire Fitness Cardio Strider 2.5 (Cs2.5) Recumbent Elliptical Machine

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*New for 2016-2017 The Inspire Fitness Cardio Strider 2.5 is our best recumbent elliptical/strider machine in this price range. The seated Inspire Strider(Cs2.5) model can be used in your home gym and for fitness enthusiasts of any skill level who want a low impact workout. Recumbent ellipticals are ideal for those with disabilities or mobility problems as it is easier to climb into than upright ellipticals. Many are used for rehab or physical therapy. It is a medium duty machine, capable of handling user weight up to 300 pounds. The Inspire Strider(Cs2.5) 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. The Silent Poly V Belt Drive System provides quiet operation. The recumbent elliptical 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. the back pad has 3 Reclining Positions. Stride Length ranging from 12″ to 15″. A weighted flywheel provides for smoother strides. Static & moving handlebars for a full cross training workout.


Inspire Fitness LCD Console

Inspire Fitness Backlit LCD Console (click for larger image)

Inspire Fitness Cs2.5 Features: Features include Low step through to easily sit down. Handlebar Grip enabled & wireless telemetric heart monitoring (optional) provides your cardio progress on the LCD display console which displays heart rate and other key workout feedback. Features Eight (8) workout programs (6 total body programs and 2 upper body interval programs). Reading rack for book, magazine or tablet.

Maximum User Weight Capacity: Up to 300 pounds.
Warranty: Frame: 10 years; Parts: 3 years; Labor: 1 year.
Labor: 6 months
Dimensions: 59″(L) x 34″(W) (183 lbs.)


Smart-Review Commentary: The Inspire Fitness Cardio Strider 2.5 (Cs2.5) is our top recumbent elliptical in this price range. It can handle up to a 300 lb. user weight. This model is ideal for those with disabilities, as well as physical therapy since it has a low step through to get to the seat, and is easier on the knees than traditional ellipticals. The reading rack can even accommodate an ipad or tablet. Features a backlit LCD which can display progress and heart rate. Heart rate is measured by grips, or the optional chest wireless monitor. Many reviewers have commented that this model runs smooth and quiet, given its large flywheel. The Inspire Cs2 has magnetic brake resistance for smooth, reliable, and quiet operation. Inspire fitness models are a lower priced option to more expensive models such as Nustep and have received excellent consumer reviews. The Inspire Fitness Strider Cs2.5 is not only a Smart-Review Top Pick, but has won our Best of 2017 Award for Recumbent Ellipticals.


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    Elliptical Features

  • Recumbent Elliptical Strider
  • 20 resistance levels
  • 8 workout programs
  • Grip & Optional Telemetric Heart monitor
  • Maximum user weight limit: 300 lbs.
  • Low Step Through
  • 12 to 15-inch stride
  • Weighted Flywheel
  • Backlit LCD Display
  • Magnetic Resistance
  • Tablet/Book Reading Rack
  • Moving & Static Handles
  • Low impact strider

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Backlit LCD Console
Recumbent Strider
Optional
8 Workout Programs
20 Levels Resistance

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LCD Console
Recumbent Strider
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8 Workout Programs
16 Levels Resistance

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Backlit LCD Console
Recumbent Strider
Polar T31 Included
10 Workout Programs
20 Levels Resistance


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