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XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Recumbent Seated Stepper | Review

January 18, 2019 by  
Filed under Elliptical Trainer

XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Recumbent Seated Stepper

XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Recumbent Seated Stepper

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The XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Seated Stepper is one of lowest priced recumbent strider machines in this price range. The seated RSX1500 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 XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 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. Articulating hand grips can rotate 360 degrees, and the handles can be adjusted for different users. Regular use on elliptical trainers will increase heart and lung capacity while improving your health and burning calories. This recumbent stepper uses 24 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 handlebars swing out of the way for easy entry onto the stepper. Contoured mesh back support with a foam seat pad for long lasting comfort, the mesh back keeps you cool. Stride Length 13″. A weighted flywheel provides for smoother strides. Static & moving handlebars for a full cross training workout.


XTERRA Fitness LCD Console

XTERRA Fitness LCD Console (click for larger image)

XTERRA RSX1500 Features: Features include Low step through to easily sit down. The 5-inch dual color LCD display console displays key workout metrics including the program profile, time, speed (MPH or KMH), distance, calories, RPM, pulse, and magnetic resistance level.

Features 13 workout programs including 1 body fat, 1 watt, 4 custom, 1 target heart rate, 4 heart rate control (55%, 65%, 75%, 85%), and manual. Dual color 5-inch LCD screen.

Built-in speakers with audio-input port on the top of the monitor.


Maximum User Weight Capacity: Up to 300 pounds.
Warranty: Frame & Brake: Lifetime; Parts: 3 years; Labor: 1 year.
Dimensions: 52″ L x 30.25″ W x 49.5″ H (132 lbs.)


Smart-Review Commentary: The XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Seated Stepper is one of the lowest priced recumbent models. 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 elliptical machines. The handlebar flip up for easy entry on the stepper machine. Features an LCD which can display progress and key workout metrics, with 13 workout programs. The XTERRA RSX1500 has 24 levels of magnetic brake resistance for smooth, reliable, and quiet operation. XTERRA offers a lower priced option to more expensive models, that can cost thousands of dollars. The XTERRA RSX1500 is a Smart-Review Top Pick, and a great value in Recumbent elliptical stepper machines.


XTERRA RSX1500 Recumbent Stepper XTERRA RSX1500
Recumbent Stepper
Teeter FreeStep
Recumbent Elliptical
    Stepper Features

  • Recumbent Stepper/Strider
  • 24 resistance levels
  • 13 workout programs
  • upper body programs
  • Maximum user weight limit: 300 lbs.
  • Low Step Through
  • 13-inch stride
  • Weighted Flywheel
  • LCD Display
  • Magnetic Resistance
  • Padded Seat
  • Moving & Static Handles
  • Low impact strider
  • lifetime frame warranty
  • lifetime brake warranty

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LCD Console
Recumbent Strider
Heart Monitor
13 Workout Programs
24 Levels Resistance
300 lb. Capacity

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LCD Console
Recumbent Strider
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Variable Resistance
300 lb. Capacity

Demonstration of the XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Recumbent Strider | Video


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