Performance and reliability are at the heart of the Free Style 5.8e elliptical cross trainer from Xterra. With a n 11.3kg (25lbs) flywheel, 20” (50.8cm) stride length and a two-inch Q-Factor (the distance between pedals) the 5.8e is ergonomically tuned to produce a biomechanically correct and ultra smooth stride which reduces the chance of injury while improving the comfort of your workout.
There are 20 levels of electronically controlled resistance and incline settings. Different levels of incline allow you to target a wider range of lower body muscle groups while the multi-grip handles allow for a variety of hand positions to target specific upper body muscle groups. The handles also have integrated controls so you can maintain make changes during your workout without having to slow down or ease off.
8 scalable preset programmes allow you to tailor the incline, resistance and duration of each workout to suit your individual needs so your favourite workout will grow with you as your fitness levels improve while 2 memory slots allow you to create and save your own custom workouts. In addition, there are two heart rate control programmes (chest belt included) to help you reach your cardio improvement or fat burning goals faster and the clever 'Fitness' interval training programme that lets you programme how many intervals you would like, the duration of each interval and the desired recovery time. The 'Fitness' programme then guides you through a series of workouts, pausing to let you dismount and carry out your on-the-point exercises, recover and then re-mount to continue your cross training.
All training data including calorie burn, time, segmented time, pulse, RPM, speed, include and distance is relayed via the user-friendly, bright 7.5" dot matrix display making tracking your progress a cinch. Oversized, padded pedals with 2-degree inversion, audio jack and speakers, cooling fan, accessories pot and tablet holder all feature to improve the comfort and safety of your workout and allow you to watch your favourite videos or shows on your tablet/smartphone while you train.
On top of all this, the Xterra Free Style 5.8e also benefits from Xterra's excellent lifetime frame, 5 years parts and 2 years on-site labour warrant.y