Elliptical Cross Trainer Review: Reebok RE13103 5.1e
If you are thinking of starting a fitness program, you should know that an elliptical cross trainer is one of the best ways to exercise. Why? Because you get an effective, low-impact workout on an elliptical, which means it’s much easier on your joints than, say, jogging outside on a paved road. On an elliptical, your body maintains constant contact with the machine, so there are no jerky movements of the feet and legs up and down. In fact, fitness experts often recommend elliptical trainers for people with joint-related conditions such as arthritis. Here’s a brief review of an elliptical bike from the industry leader Reebok – the RE13103 5.1e
4.5 out of 5.0 stars
We especially like the console display on this Reebok elliptical because it is vivid and easy to read, thanks to the backlighting. This means that the screen will be clearly visible even in low light situations.
The console display is also clear and logically organized, making it easy to read with just a glance. The console displays a good variety of exercise data and the RE13103 5.1e has 10 built-in training programs. The stored profiles can contain individual training data for up to 9 different users, another useful feature.
Approximately £ 450.00
In the world of fitness equipment, it is rare to find a quality elliptical trainer priced below £ 500.00. Even if you manage to find one in this price range, it likely lacks features like a console that displays a full range of exercise and training data, resistance level, speed, time, distance, calories burned, and heart rate. The Reebok RE13103 5.1e offers all this and more.
Folds for storage: No
Steering wheel weight: 20 kg
Stride length: 40 cm (16 inches)
Open length: 136cm (53.5in)
Width: 58 cm (22.8 inches)
Height: 162 cm (58.3 inches)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Maximum user weight: 150 kg (330 lbs)
Power method: Power grid
Use Rating: Home Use
Warranty: 2 years for parts and labor
Programs 7 motivating training programs: specific time, distance and calorie programs facilitate the achievement of individual goals. 3 programs with different random profiles, fat burning and interval
Display feedback: speed, time, distance, calories, RPM, watts, random, resistance, interval, fat burning, heart rate monitoring
Heart rate measurement: grips and receiver
Electronically Adjusted Resistance Range: 25 – 400 Watts
Resilience – M-Force direct drive offering the latest in machine control technology while being powerful, easy to use and cost effective.
We like the elliptical bike because it offers a workout for the whole body. We’ve also found that Reebok ellipticals consistently provide a comfortable, smooth, low-impact workout that’s gentle on the joints. Done correctly, a workout on an elliptical can burn more calories than other types of cardio, like treadmills. The RE13103 5.1e’s good range of programs keeps the user engaged and challenged. For great overall value, take a serious look at this full-featured elliptical.