Precor EFX 5.33
If you are looking for the best of the best elliptical trainers out there, most experts might mention 2 to 3 different elliptical machines and the Precor EFX 5.33 is certainly going to be on that list every time.
It’s a residential machine that delivers the same kind of service and durability as commercial quality elliptical trainers.
The Precor EFX 5.33 has a list of features that will certainly provide a great workout for any user regardless of their fitness level.
If you are looking for an elliptical trainer that will last for a very, very long time and deliver the same service every time, you will be hard pressed finding one that is better than the Precor EFX 5.33.
For those not willing to spend this much on an elliptical machine the Precor EFX 5.23 might be a good option as the high standard set by Precor will also be found there. The excellent AFG 3.1 would also be a good option for those looking for a machine that gets high rating for workout effectiveness at a lower price.
It goes without saying that the Precor EFX 5.33 is very strong but still comfortable enough that it can be used on a regular basis and provides a great workout.
Its variable stride length makes sure that users of any height will be able to use it properly.
The number of other creature comfort that it has, from the ledge where the user can put their iPad or MP3 player to the fact that all of the workout data are displayed right in front of the user, makes the Precor EFX 5.33 a great machine to have.
Construction Quality (4.5/5)
The Precor EFX 5.33 score high on the construction quality because it has an intelligent and sturdy design that many elliptical trainers try to emulate but can’t.
The strength of this machine is something that a lot of reviews might have undermined but having used it for quite a while; I can say that it’s going to be very hard to break this machine with normal use.
Technological Features (4.5/5)
As with most, if not all, have expected from Precor elliptical trainers, these machines are technologically advanced.
The Precor EFX 5.33 is no exemption. It has variable stride length that goes from 21 to 23 inches which suits most users.
It has 10 workout program (2 weight loss, 2 heart rate, 1 manual, 1 interval, 1 hill climb, 1 gluteals, 1 cross training and 1 aerobic) which is guaranteed to make any user occupied for quite a while and couple that with the 20 magnetic resistance levels, anybody will have a great workout session on the Precor EFX 5.33.
Nut in case you want a more challenging workout, you can up the ante through the CrossRamp Technology that provides 15-to-30-degree incline.
It also allows up to 4 user profile settings to be saved.
All of the workout data can be monitored through the touchscreen LCD display that shows watts, vertical feet climbed, workout summary, time, strides, strides per minute, resistance level, program profile, heart rate, distance, and angle of incline.
It even has a locking pin that secures the pedals when not in use, perfect for people with small children around.
Workout Effectiveness (5/5)
If you haven’t guessed yet, the Precor EFX 5.33 scores perfect in workout effectiveness with all of the variations of workout that users can get from it.
It provides a great workout for upper and lower body while making sure that you are as comfortable as possible. The strength of the machine makes for a great platform allowing the user to push as hard as they want to with peace of mind.
There is not much to say about the Precor EFX 5.33 except that it might very well be the last elliptical trainer that you will need.
Size and Storage (4/5)
With all that capabilities, the Precor EFX 5.33’s only downside is that it’s not the best space-saving elliptical trainer out there.
It has a relatively large footprint with dimensions of 84 x 31 x 63 inches and weighs about 240 lbs. But as far as the great number of Precor EFX 5.33 owners out there are concerned, it is not designed to be set aside.
The Precor EFX 5.33 needs to have its own space in the house and it will show you that it deserves it.
All that bells and whistles comes at a price.
To have the Precor EFX 5.33 will cost you around $4500. It’s a bit steep for some but considering that its strength, comfort and sheer number of workout options, the Precor EFX 5.33 is worth every penny.
Well, at least it is for the people who actually own one.
The Precor EFX 5.33 comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, ten years for parts and 1 year labor for labor.
That provides peace of mind for users that they will be left in the dark if the machine breaks down.
The Precor EFX 5.33 has a shippig weight of 245 lbs and can arrive within 2 to 3 days after ordering.