Epic Fitness EL2980 Elliptical
The Epic EL2980 is a significant upgrade over the E950. This elliptical has a 20” stride, 20 personal training workouts, and a
port for MP3 players.
Elliptical Hits: Best Features of the Epic EL2980 Cross Trainer
- Personal training – The Epic EL2980 includes 4 heart rate training programs and 20 personal training workouts that help users optimize their exercise time. It also has the iFit journal to automatically chart fitness progress.
- Heart rate monitor – The EL2980 has grip heart rate sensors on the handlebars. These can be used to alter four heart rate control programs.
- Upper body exercise – Movable handlebars help provide a full-body workout.
Elliptical Miss: Why to Skip the EL2980
- Poor warranty – Like other Epic ellipticals, the EL2980 cross trainer has a short warranty with just one year of parts and labor. The warranty makes this a very overpriced machine.
Overall Rating for the Epic EL2980 Elliptical Trainer
Epic EL2980 ellipticals boast 20 personal training programs in addition to heart rate programs and an iPod port. Still, these machines have short parts warranties. For better consumer protection, check out brands such as Sole Fitness and Schwinn.