ProForm 850 with GameFit Elliptical
The low-priced ProForm 850 elliptical is a feature-rich machine with 12 preset workouts plus interactive Game & Train programming.
Elliptical Hits: What You Get with the 850 GameFit Elliptical
- 18” stride – The 18” fixed stride is adequate for shorter adults. However, machines with adjustable strides are preferable because they can target more muscle groups.
- Interactive video games – Two video games become easier play as people work out harder.
- Preset workouts – Twelve personal trainer workouts help make the most of cardio workouts.
- Heart rate monitor – A pulse reader is built into the handlebars for convenience.
- Sound system – ProForm’s 850 includes an MP3 player port and speaker system.
- Warranty – ProForm offers some attractive extras, but it doesn’t back up its products with strong warranties. Parts and labor are covered for one year. The frame has a lifetime warranty.
Overall Rating for the ProForm 850 Elliptical
This is an OK purchase when found on sale. Otherwise, the sticker price is too high for this machine’s short warranty. To see better combinations of features and durability, look to ProForm’s 890E or brands such as Sole and Schwinn.