Precor EFX 556 Elliptical with HR Version 2
It’s the most popular new form of cardiovascular exercise in fitness facilities today. Introduced by Precor, it features a no-impact, forward or reverse elliptical stride that lets your members adjust ramp and resistance for cross training benefits. On the EFX, you stride smoothly while holding the handrails or moving your arms in natural sync, with or without hand weights. Studies confirm that the EFX provides excellent aerobic conditioning, muscle involvement, and range of motion. Best of all, exercisers report lower rates of perceived exertion on the EFX than on traditional machines. This means that the EFX encourages exercisers to work out harder and more productively. Features: This is a Varsion 2 Model with Soft Touch Control Screen. Biomechanical Benefits: 40% more gluttial involvement than traditional machines, Exceptional hip flexion and extension, knee range of motion, Body position minimizes potential for aggravation of knee injuries, Reverse motion emphasizes hamstrings, forward glutes. EFX users had lower rates of perceived exertion (RPE) than with other exercise modalities EFX provides a sufficient metabolic challenge for development and maintenance of cardiovascular fitness More calories are burned with reverse motion at a given speed and resistance Precor electronic displays are well-recognized as the most straightforward and user-friendly in the industry. The EFX556 console communicates the machine’s effectiveness and range of capabilities as easily to your new members as to your EFX “veterans.” Smart Touch Key Pad Technology adds ease to controlling and monitoring your workout by incorporating soft-touch technology, 10 numeric keys, intuitive keystroke sequencing, and multiple feedback options. Large LED’s and accompanying graphics are combined for exceptional clarity and user-friendliness. Smart Rate is a color indicator which shows when the user’s heart rate is above, below, or within the user’s ideal weight loss or cardiovascular training zones. To activate the Smart Rate, the Precor heart rate chest strap must be used (installation of heart rate option kit required). Quick Start places the user in the Manual course with the push of a single key. 8 Programmed Courses make full use of the unique Cross Ramp options, helping members achieve specific conditioning goals. Courses include: Manual, Cross training 1, Cross training 2, Cross training 3, Cross Country Course, Hill Climb, Interval, and Weight Loss Course. To activate the heart rate system, the exerciser must wear a Polar or compatible heart rate chest strap transmitter (sold separately). Specifications: Length: 78.0″ (198cm) Base Width: 30.0″ (76cm) Height: 64″ (164cm) Weight: 220 lbs (100kg) Power: Cordless Ships Common Carrier curbside delivery
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