Schwinn A40

by A Diet Community

The Schwinn A40 is a great elliptical fitness machine. Elliptical machines are stationary and are used to stimulate walking and running without the strain and stress on your joints. You will get a full body workout with synchronized upper and lower body movements. This is ideal for ones who may be overweight, or for those who may be a little older. No need to worry about injury as your feet never leave the machine. It has extra wide foot pedals that are great for any size user. 

The Schwinn Company has provided many years of great fitness products and always come with some great features. The A40 has 8 levels of resistance that are all available at the push of a button, no need to mess with any wires or knobs. To be sure to keep you wanting more, the A40 has 7 different programs loaded for an ultimate workout. This is like having your own personal trainer in the comfort of your own home! Your heart rate is read by using the Pulse Grip handlebars. This is a great feature as keeping track of your pulse allows you to see your workout progress. The LCD monitor is very simple to read and provides information such as heart rate, time, speed, RPM, distance, resistance level and your course profile. Need to stay cooled during workouts, especially during the summer months? The Schwinn A40 has a built in cooling fan with two different speeds. Tired of noisy treadmills and other machines? Designed with a computer controlled flywheel, this machine is so quiet you will be able to read during your workout using the book rack that comes installed. Be sure to also have your water bottle filled and ready to be put in the bottle holder! Staying hydrated during workouts is one key factor in getting the best results.

If you are looking to purchase a new elliptical machine, many on the market sell for well over $500. The Schwinn A40 is a great value for about $350. The manufactures warranty is 2 years on the frame, 6 months on the parts and electronics, and a 30 day warranty on wear of parts, this is a much longer warranty than many others on the market. The assembly has been rated as very easy, and the instruction manual is fairly simple to follow. If you have any questions you can call the customer service line, who are known to be very professional and friendly to customers.

One of the cons that has been reviewed is that the power source is 4 D-cell batteries, so you may want to purchase an AC adapter. Note that the batteries are NOT included in purchase. The weight limit for the Schwinn A40 is 275lbs.¬† Handy transport wheels are on the bottom so moving is fairly simple. The Schwinn A40 is also very compact, making storing easy. Schwinn fitness machines have been improving¬† people’s lifestyles over the course of many years. Why not give the A40 a try, and you will be healthier in just a matter of time!

Comfort Rating: 3 out of 5.

Durability Rating: 3 out of 5.

Diversity Rating: 4 out of 5.

Price Rating: 4 out of 5.


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