ProForm 585 CSE
The ProForm 585 CSE is a rear drive machine featuring GameFit interactive workouts. It sells online for just $489.
Elliptical Hits: What You Get with the 585 CSE Elliptical
- Upper body workout – Movable handlebars help provide a more intense and full-body cardio workout.
- Workout variety – Owners get 9 cross trainer workouts plus two games that become easier as the exerciser exerts more energy. There are 12 resistance levels.
- iPod port – The 585 has an iPod-compatible music port.
- Fan – A console fan helps exercisers keep cool.
Elliptical Misses of the ProForm 585 CSE
- Short stride – This unit has a short 16” stride. It’s much steeper than more expensive ellipticals.
- Warranty – Customers get 90 days of protection on the parts. The frame has a 7-year warranty.
Overall Rating for the ProForm 585 CSE Elliptical
The 585 CSE is not a recommended purchase. Although the games are enticing, the fundamental ergonomics of this machine aren’t good enough for regular use. Some better ProForm models are the 890E and the 1100E.