Schwinn 430 Elliptical Trainer Review

schwinn 430 eliptical trainerSchwinn is a name well known for its quality fitness equipment. The company has more than 100 years of experience in this industry and they make all sorts of equipment like cycles, elliptical trainers and treadmills.

Is this for you?

Schwinn 430 elliptical trainer is a reliable front wheel drive machine which enjoys a very good rating in its class. Anyone who is looking for a low impact workout can easily use this machine irrespective of the fitness level. The machine can easily give you a good cardiovascular session with a combination of upper and lower body movements. People who have bad joints should be able to use this comfortably.

One of the main features of 430 is that it has 20 levels of magnetic ECB resistance (Eddy Current Brake). The technology gives it reliability, quiet motion, no friction and no maintenance costs. This is one of the best form of resistance for such machines and is usually found on high end or premium equipment.

Features and Specifications

  • Features Precision Path™ comfortable and natural 20-inch elliptical stride.
  • Grip heart rate monitoring on handlebars provides your cardio progress on the LCD screen.
  • 22 workout programs:
    • Profile: 9 preset
    • Heart rate: 8 (4 beginner + 4 advanced),
    • Other: (4 beginner + 4 advanced + Custom).
  • Water bottle holder.
  • Transport wheels to move your Elliptical Trainer.
  • Features a 3 speed fan for cooling, and a sound system with speakers for your entertainment.
  • USB charging for your iPad, Tablet, or other device.
    2 user capability.
  • 10 degree manual ramp with 6 positions.

Another cool feature which you can use is the connectivity apps like Schwinn Connect and MyFitnessPal to help you in tracking your progress. This is good to know about your fitness goals and keep a track of them.

The trainer in itself is pretty quiet and smooth so you can enjoy your workout without much fuss. It is easy to put together and assemble as it comes almost fully assembled. You can get one running easily in under an hour.


With a good price, this gives you a very good value for your money. So if you are looking forward to buy something sturdy for your home use, this can be your best choice.

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