Schwinn 430 Elliptical Trainer Review

schwinn 430 eliptical trainer

Schwinn 430 elliptical trainer overview

Schwinn Fitness is a well-known company which gives you a range of sports and fitness products. The company has been into fitness products like bikes and trainers for years and they know what market wants. Most of the products offered by Schwinn are of good quality and built to last.

Schwinn 430 elliptical trainer is a mid-range front drive elliptical trainer which does a very good job of giving you a good workout.  The machine has a smooth and quiet movement, different levels of adjustable Schwinn 430resistance, LCD monitors to track your performance, preset exercise programs, USB connectivity, speakers and fan. All this makes a really good machine that does its job quite well.

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.

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 has both static handles as well as moving handles so you can use either of the two. Although some taller users find static handles placed too low for a comfortable grip.

Features and Specifications

  • Double LCD console – SchwinnDualTrack two LCD window system allows you to monitor up to 13 different display feedbacks. This means increased visibility to programs and goal tracking
  • SchwinnConnect goal tracking and data export – Track time, distance and calorie goals and transfer metrics via USB
  • Charging USB port to keep phones, tablets or music players at full battery life.console
  • 22 preset exercise programs; 9 profile, 8 heart rate control, 2 custom user defined, 2 fitness test, and quick start.
  • Acoustic chamber speakers for big quality sound.
  • Water bottle holder and 3-speed fan to keep you cool.
  • High speed, high inertia perimeter weighted flywheel keeps workouts smooth and quiet.
  • 20 levels of eddy current resistance.
  • 20” Precision Path stride length.
  • 10° manual ramp range with 6 positions.
  • Large cushioned foot plates contribute to comfortable, low-impact workouts.
  • Center frame support provides workout stability
  • Heart rate grip in handlebars for heart rate monitoring
  • Transport wheels included for easy relocation
  • maximum user weight – 350 lbs


  • 10 years frame.
  • 2 years mechanical.
  • 1 year electrical.
  • 90 days labor.



Is It Good For You

It is a good machine which has all the things which you will need for a nice workout session, especially at this price point. But if you are a heavy user and you want something more professional, you will have to pay more and get something heavier and more robust.

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