New Balance 8000 elliptical trainer is a product of New Balance which is a company better known for shoes and fitness apparels, they are also in the marketing of elliptical trainers and exercise bikes. New Balance elliptical trainers have been around for some years and people like them for their exercise trainers.Its a good trainer at this price point and you can not go wrong with this.
The company’s fitness equipment is made in China and Taiwan is marketed through Fitness Quest of Canton Ohio, which also markets other brands like Ab Lounge, Edge and Total Gym. So a person looking forward to an elliptical trainer would be a little skeptical about buying equipment from a company which specializes in shoes and apparels.
New Balance elliptical machines are made with both front and mid drive designs. This is the New Balance 8000 elliptical trainer review as it is one of their new products that are available with a centre drive. Foot pedals are wide enough for anyone who wants to use the machine. The stride length can also be adjusted from 18 to 20 inches to match the strides of a tall person and a person with medium height. Usually the taller the user longer will be his natural stride. So this machine can be used comfortably by many people with varying requirements. At a weight of 180 lbs, the elliptical machine is quite stable during the workouts; the user weight it can handle is 300 lbs. Noise levels during the workout is average and comparable to other elliptical trainers. There are 16 resistance levels to choose from and the resistance comes from magnetic brakes.
Warranty for New balance 8000 elliptical trainer is Frame – 10 Years; Electronics – 2 Years; Parts – 1 Year. At this price it’s a machine which does its job well. If you are looking for some thing more you have other options to look for. There are elliptical trainers available to suit every requirement, if you are looking a good machine in terms of your budget or the effectiveness of your workouts. As in buying any other home gym exercise equipment, keep in mind your exercise goals before you come to a decision. For serious workouts you have to pay out more to get equipment that will take an extra handling and last for years to come.