Merit Fitness Ellipticals

Merit Fitness elliptical trainers easily catch the eyes of frugal consumers. After all, these machines cost less than $400 and look prettier than other low-priced elliptical trainers. However, customer reviews indicate that buyers are often disappointed by Merit’s very lightweight products. Some reasons include the short strides, light flywheels and easily broken components. We recommend […]

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Merit 725E Elliptical

The Merit 725E elliptical is a very low-budget fitness machine for beginners. Although advertisers point out that it has pivoting pedals and a heart rate sensor, this machine is far from your best option. The Merit 725E and its cheaper cousin, the 715E, are substandard even for budget elliptical trainers. Their light resistance and short […]

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Merit 715E Elliptical

Basic & Inexpensive: The Merit 715E Elliptical Trainer The Merit 715E elliptical trainer is advertised as being “EZ” for one person to assemble. While that may be true, it’s because there’s not much involved in this entry-level trainer. Still, it’s one of the better options among very low-cost cross trainers. It might satisfy a lightweight […]

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