The Horizon Fitness EX-69 has the longer stride length and the multiple-position manual incline that tops the list of desired attributes. The Advanced Goal Center allows users to track daily progress towards fitness goals and it will even play all your favorite workout tunes by way of your iPod/MP3 because it has a compatible speaker system that performs well so you can enjoy the workout.
Stylishly good looks are evident which fits well in any room décor. This is a very reasonably priced elliptical trainer that performs well and has quality parts that work smoothly together. The built-in fan works well unlike other machines, which shows that Horizon pays attention to every little detail of your workout experience. Individuals using the heart-rate monitor will find it responsive.
Setup is fairly easy with well-written directions and pictures that actually help the user to understand how to assemble it. The console gives the user the ability to select different targets such as calories burned, distance or time and adjustments made to resistance are easy to make. This machine makes it fun to workout while still being serious enough to allow you to reach fitness goals.
This is a compact fitness machine that lacks the bulk and stability of commercial machines although it still gives you the workout expected for a home elliptical trainer.
The Bottom Line:
The Horizon Fitness Ex-69 is a relatively quiet running machine that is stylish to look at and performs well so it is recommended for those looking for a compact elliptical for a home gym. This is a well-built machine that works smoothly and is relatively easy to put together in approximately 2 hours with two people working on it. It is feature-packed without busting your fitness budget.