Not all of us have the time to attend the gym enough times a week to really get the benefit of workouts. Neither do many of us have the space for at home exercise equipment like treadmills, exercise bikes or cross trainer elliptical machines. If you can’t or don’t want to work out outside, how then do you find a compromise?
You look to ProForm and their selection of high-performance, full spec elliptical trainers like the ProForm PRO 12.0 NE. Why is this so special, when there are plenty of other machines to choose from out there? In the following review, we hope to show you by looking at some of the key features, while discussing the various pros and cons that it is an exercise machine you may be worth investing in.
Thanks to the more than 30 years they’ve been actively involved in the home exercise equipment market and their enviable reputation for designing machines with the end user firmly in mind, ProForm are one of the leading names in the industry. That’s why we’ve spent a lot of time looking at many of their top elliptical trainers and other releases in the review section of this site.
In the following review, we want to focus on some of the aspects that make this a must-buy item. Not only does it solve the issue of being easy to assemble, it also benefits like many others from the manufacturer as have a very compact design. What’s more, families have been considered in its design with the adjustable stride. Let’s looks at some of these key features in greater detail.
Leave the Sweating to the Workout Not the Assembly
ProForm exercise machines are known for being extremely easy to assemble and the PRO 12.0 NE is no different. Out of the box, it takes just three easy steps to put it together and get it up and running. What’s more, there is no complicated connections or the need for a plethora of different tools, both manual and powered. Follow the simple instructions and hey presto! It’s ready to go!
Adjustable Stride To Suit All Users
As an at-home exercise machine is a rather expensive investment for any family, you may be looking for one that can benefit all members, from the adults of the household to the kids. That is what you get with the PRO 12.0 NE, thanks to the specially designed 20-inch power adjustable stride. Rather than having all users trying to make themselves fit in with the machine, this can be adjusted to fit them.
This means when the kids want a go, you don’t have to tell them no and can give them the opportunity to enjoy a fun workout from the comfort of their own home. As kids can be quite sedentary these days thanks to so many technological advances like smartphones and tablets, this may help encourage and motivate them to be more active.
Adjustable Digital Resistance, Digital Incline and Preloaded Workouts
One of the keys to a great piece of exercise equipment is having the ability to adapt it to your needs, even when they change. With most ProForm elliptical trainers and other machines, you will notice you often get adjustable resistance settings, adjustable incline settings and preprogrammed workouts.
The great thing about the PRO 12.0 NE is that you get all of these in one compact machine. You can adjust the resistance smoothly and easily through 24 increasingly difficult settings, while also simulating those big hills with the 0 to 10-inch adjustable incline.
Sometimes, we know, when you’ve not got a lot of time in the morning to fiddle with settings or at the end of the day when you just want to unwind. With the PRO 12.0 N.E, you can by just selecting one of the 32 workout programs.
- Adjustable stride, incline, resistance and workout plans
- iFit Coach compatible
- Transport wheels make it easy to move
- Small display monitor
No, the ProForm 12.0 NE doens’t fold. It is quite compact and does not take much space. But Proform as Several ellipticals that fold.
Yes, it has transport wheels on the front
Yes, it provides the ability to pedal backward and forward
You really need to think about who will be using an exercise machine before you invest in it. If you need one that can be adapted to suit just about anyone, young or old, in your family, then the ProForm PRO 12.0 elliptical trainer is a great investment for an all around cardio machine. Some prospect buyers, on the other hand, could find it quite expensive. It is on the under 1500 dollars segment. So if you are on a budget, we recommend you to search for cheaper one
Specification: ProForm 12.0 NE Elliptical Trainer