Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer Review

Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer

Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer

 

Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer

The Schwinn 460 Variable Stride Elliptical Trainer is a powerful in-home unit featuring the one-of-a-kind V-Stride technology allowing home users to change stride lengths automatically. This elliptical allows a complete workout for both the lower and upper body.

Using the Schwinn Advantage system, this elliptical offers 2 IDs letting 2 users track and save their individual workout and setting information.

The Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer comes with an interactive display console that tracks interval time, distance, pulse and more, while keeping track of target heart rate to be sure personal fitness goals are met in record time.

 

Top Features

 

Automated Stride Adjustment

Right from its dynamic backlit LCD touchscreen console, the Schwinn 460 lets you easily change the stride length from 2 to 26 inches, without any manual adjustments

 

Forward And Reverse Directional Movement

Bi-directional pedaling ensures that specific muscle groups are targeted for maximum results.

  • Step to workout and target calves and quads
  • Walk to workout thighs and glutes
  • Run to lengthen strides and enlarge all muscles
  • Then reverse everything

 

Nautilus Institute Pre-Programming

16 total programs with 11 profiles created by the Nautilus Institute including personalized instructions that provide detailed insights on how to maximize fitness goals and benefits.

 

Schwinn Advantage Workout System

The Schwinn Advantage system provides tracking and programming results for up to two users. Also includes a dynamic touchscreen with backlighting.

 

Magnetic Eddy Current Brake Resistance

Maximizes workouts using the quiet, smooth Eddy Current Brake (ECB) resistance system with 16 different resistance levels for maximum effort and intensity.

 

Schwinn 460 – Video Review by Schwinn Fitness

 

Product Description

The Schwinn 460 Variable Stride elliptical trainer features an intense, variable workout with 16 total workout programs and options including 2 custom workout options. A touch screen console combined with V-Stride technology allows users to change stride lengths automatically without any manual modification of the elliptical, just like in club-level ellipticals

Dynamic backlit LCD console displays readouts featuring time, interval time, RPM, watts, distance, pulse, speed, calories, resistance levels, and course profile.

At 54”x34”x73” dimensions and user capacity of up to 300 lbs., the Schwinn 460 is ideal for home use.

 

Schwinn 460 vs. Top 5 Performers in “Under $1,500” Category

ELLIPTICAL TRAINERSole E35Best Fitness E1 Xterra Free Style 5.8eSole E55Schwinn 470
ELLIPTICAL TRAINERSole Fitness E35Best Fitness E1 Xterra Fitness Free Style 5.8eSole E55Schwinn 470
RATINGWinner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerCOMPARED
IMAGE”Sole”Best”Xterra”Sole”Schwinn
USD PRICE$1489$1110$1,299$1499$799
PRICE-PERFORMANCE5 stars4.5 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
EXPERT REVIEWExpert ReviewExpert ReviewExpert ReviewExpert ReviewExpert Review
VISIT SITEVISIT SITEVISIT SITEVISIT SITEVISIT SITE
GRADEHomeHomeHomeHomeHome
UPPER BODY WORKYESYESYESYESYES
FLYWHEEL25 lbs25 lbs27 lbs
RESISTANCE LEVELS1617202025
RESISTANCE TYPEMagneticMagneticMagneticMagneticMagnetic
INCLINEYES
0° - 30°
power Incline
NOYES
20 levels of power incline
YES
0° - 40°
YES
0° - 10°
Motorized
STRIDE LENGTH20-to-22-inch power adjustable 21"20"20"20"
PROGRAMS1012121029
COOLING FANYESYESYESYESYES
3 speed
FOLDINGNONONONONO
MAX. USER WEIGHT375 lbs275 lbs400 lbs375 lbs300 lbs
HEART RATE CONTROLYES
Contact HR sensor + wireless
YES
Contact HR sensor
YES
Contact HR sensor + incl. heart rate chest strap
YES
Contact HR sensor + wireless
YES
Contact HR sensor
DISPLAY TYPE AND FUNCTIONSLCD console with vibrant 7.5-inch blue LCD display that tracks time, distance, calories, and resistance, and all the other parameters for comfortably control your workout
A large and bright blue backlit LCD with white letters offers high visibility. Powers on/off automatically when you start/stop your workout. 7.5" bright widescreen blue backlit workout LCD display to keep you informed about speed, calories burned, time, distance, pulse, and and other key factorsVibrant 7.5-inch blue LCD display tracks time, distance, calories, resistance, incline, pulse, and paceSchwinnConnect™ 2 LCD window System
Main: 3.0” X 5.0” Blue backlit + Secondary: 1.0” X 5.0” Blue backlit + Quickeys 5 for incline and 5 for resistance
ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND FUNCTIONSPower incline, iPod and MP3 ready, built-in speakers, Adjustable oversize foot pedals designed with a 2 degree inward, 2 User Profiles, Chest strap for heart rate monitoring, Water bottle holderCompact footprint. Safe and stable with balanced powder-coated steel frame. Moving arms allows for a dual-action. Contact HR grips. Easy step-up height Heavy duty steel frame, Easy to use hand-grips with controls to adjust the level of incline and resistance, Front transport wheels, Multi-Grip handlebars, Display console comes with an integrated swivel fan, an MP3 player jack and speaker systemPower incline for additional resistance and variable positions
iPod and MP3 ready + speakers
Custom-designed foot pedals
2 User Defined Programs
10 degree motorized ramp range with quick keys. 4 user settings and goal tracking. Integrated transport wheels, media tray, water bottle. USB charging, Data export to Schwinn connect. Great acoustic chamber for clear sound system.
DIMENTIONS68 x 34 x 23 inches
(W x H x D)
48 x 30 x 66 inches
(L x W x H)
75.6 x 28 x 63 inches
(L x W x H)
66 x 33 x 23 inches
(W x H x D)
70 x 28 x 71 inches
(L x W x H)
UNIT WEIGHT200 lbs215 lbs243 lbs232 lbs231 lbs
WARRANTYLifetime: frame and brake
5 years on parts
2 years on labor
15 years frame
10 years motor
2 years electronics/parts
6 month wear
1 year labor
Lifetime on frame and brake
7 years on parts
1 years on labor
Parts / Electronics: 5 Years
Frame / Brake: Lifetime
Labor: 2 Years (In-Home)
10 years on the frame
2 years on mechanical parts
1 year on electrical parts
90 days on labor

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RATING
Winner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerTop 5 Performer
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The Word on the Street

The Schwinn 460 features a high tech design for demanding workouts, all from the comfort of home.

The variable stride length allows targeting muscle groups from the lower body to engage during workouts. Build-in hand pulse sensors are ideal for monitoring heart rate instantly while working out.

Here is what some users say about this elliptical”

  • “This is a great machine it’s smooth and quiet.” – Mary
  • “Innovation in exercise equipment. There is now a new successor in home fitness equipment. This is it!” – Eagle Vision
  • “I am happy and consider it comparable to $4,000 machines at a health club. Get ready to lose some weight and feel better about yourself with this affordable, stylish, and effective machine!” – David P. Thompson

 

What You’ll Like about Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer

  • Great angle-adjustable fan with 3 speeds
  • Supports two user IDs
  • Built in speakers and MP3 hook up
  • Both fixed and moving handlebars
  • Quiet, magnetic Eddy current brake system with 16 levels of resistance
  • Comparable to machines much higher in price

 

What You May Not Like about Schwinn 460 Elliptical Trainer

  • Higher off the ground than other elliptical trainers
  • Relatively heavy machine

 

Summary

The Schwinn 460 Variable Elliptical Trainer is an affordable, stylish, and very effective home training machine. Users can vary the stride length, and choose from 16 total programs including 1 manual, 11 profile, and 2 custom programs for users.

The ECB system provides a balanced, smooth, quiet workout with 16 resistance levels. 11 workout profiles provide fitness promotes that maximize fitness results in records time. At 54”x34”x73”, the Schwinn 460 is an ideal size for most users, accommodating up to 300 lbs., with a 10 year warranty on parts and 2 year warranty on electronics.

The 460 is a good home fitness machine and it does not surprise me that it has an average of over 4 stars on all the most reputable websites.

 

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