ProForm 440 ES Exercise Bike: QUICK OVERVIEW
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If you do not have time to visit your local gym, do not like working out in front of other people, or just prefer working out in the comfort of your own home, then you need an excellent exercise bike – they are easy on the joints while elevating your heart rate, providing you with a great cardio workout.
Like all of ProForm’s exercise units, the 440 ES Exercise Bike is high quality and great value for your money. It has an excellent computer with 32 pre-programmed workouts that have been designed by workout trainers. It is also compatible with iFit, increasing your exercise choices. In fact, ProForm computers are very hard to beat. The best part is that this is just the start of a brilliant unit.
ProForm 440 ES Exercise Bike Review
ProForm has built a great reputation for providing users with high-quality, professional exercise equipment – the 440 ES bike is no exception to this. This recumbent bike has 25 digital resistance levels that give you smooth transitions between the intensity levels as well as a quick, smooth pedaling experience. It also has a robust 3-piece crank system, a freewheel clutch, a comfortable, oversized seat, and extra wide pedals.
Who is this product for?
This exercise bike is an affordable and practical option for anyone – whether you want to lose a few pounds, get into shape, or improve your fitness level, this bike is for you. Plus, it is very simple to use, making it ideal for beginners and advanced exercise bike users.
This exercise bike comes equipped with everything needed to assemble it. It does require some time to put it all together; depending on your skill level, it can take between one and three hours. The bike comes with all of the tools, parts, bolts, and nuts that you need for easy assembly.
Overview of features
When using a recumbent bike, having comfortable seating is not optional – it is a must. This exercise bike has an easy-to-access seat that is cushioned and soft on your body. There are no bike bars to knock your legs into – which is a big plus especially for taller users. The seat provides good lumbar support thanks to the high back that is meshed to ensure you stay cool and comfortable. You can easily reposition the seat by gliding it on a rail.
Operating the bike is quiet due to the magnetic resistance system. It has an 18-lb. flywheel that is magnetic with 25 settings that let you customize every workout. The handlebars have easy-grip sensors that monitor your heart rate, which displays on the 5” LCD screen.
The tablet holder allows you to check your emails, watch a movie, keep up with your social media, or read a book – keeping your brain entertained while you get your workout in. If you prefer working out with music, the exercise bike boasts 2” stereo speakers with an auxiliary port where you can plug in your iPhone or iPod.
The conveniently positioned water bottle holder allows you to keep hydrated throughout your workout while the two-speed fan keeps you cool and comfortable. This exercise bike is just 59” long and 22.25” wide, making it easy to find a spot for it in your home.
The 440 ES bike comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, a 2-year warranty on the parts, and a 1-year warranty on labor. Plus, it comes with a full 30-day money back guarantee.
How to use it
You can easily achieve your health and fitness goals using this exercise bike thanks to the pre-programmed workouts. This exercise bike has been designed to be as easy for you to use as possible. Simply climb on the bike, ensure that the seat is in the correct position for your height and adjust if necessary. Place your feet on the pedals. Select the workout you would like to do from the 32 options on the computer, and then start pedaling your way to your goals.
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This bike allows you to set customized exercise goals thanks to its 22 programs, including 2 heart rate control, 9 profile, 2 custom, 2 fitness tests, and one quick start. There are also 20 resistance levels that offer you a wide variety of intensity options for your workout. The LCD display is easy to read and has all the information you need, while the MP3 player input port with built-in speakers allows you to enjoy your favorite music as you pedal.
The unique blend of an excellent computer, potentially endless workout programs, a tablet holder, heart rate monitoring, and the amazing, reasonable price makes this bike an appealing option for any home. It’s an excellent choice if you want a low-intensity, high-results exercise bike. The 18-lb. flywheel may disappoint serious trainers, but is more than sufficient for the average daily workout to get your heart beating.