Marcy Elliptical Trainer Review – Marcy BF-1201

Marcy Elliptical Trainer - Marcy BF-1201 Elliptical Trainer

Marcy Elliptical Trainer – Marcy BF-1201 Elliptical Trainer


Marcy Elliptical Trainer Review

The Marcy Elliptical Trainer (Marcy BF-1201 Elliptical) is perfect for focusing on cardio endurance, weight loss and performance goals. Marcy elliptical comes with heart-rate sensors located on the upper support handles and allow you to adjust your target workout zone by increasing or decreasing the speed and resistance from 16 intensity levels.

Marcy BF-1201 Elliptical offers smooth, magnetic resistance allowing to adjust your workout level without workout interruptions. You can monitor your progress throughout your entire workout by using the single and easy-to-read LCD window that displays elapsed time, RPM and speed, distance, calories, target heart rate and average heart rate.

Plus, Marcy elliptical trainer’s compact design allows you to place this elliptical machine in even the most space-restrictive rooms and the roller wheels allow you to effortlessly move the machine to your desired location.


Marcy BF-1201 Elliptical – Video Review




Marcy BF-1201 vs.Top 5 Performers in “Under $500” Category

ELLIPTICAL TRAINERSchwinn 430 ProForm Hybrid TrainerBody Champ BRM3671Best Fitness BFCT1Marcy BF-1201
RATINGWinner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerCOMPARED
USD PRICE$499$377$240$397$330
PRICE-PERFORMANCE4.5 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars4.5 stars
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RESISTANCE TYPEMagneticMagneticMagneticMagneticMagnetic
0° - 10°
STRIDE LENGTH20"15"14"Large
3 speed
MAX. USER WEIGHT300 lbs350 lbs275 lbs225 lbs300 lbs
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
DISPLAY TYPE AND FUNCTIONSSchwinn DualTrack™ LCD display and goal tracking functionality to set and track 16 different workout and progress related parametersLarge, LCD window to monitor your workout. The console is adjustable, so whether you're sitting or standing, you can easily view and adjust all workout parameters.LCD console features preset workout programs, heart-rate-driven and user-customizable programsLED console provides time, distance, calories, and pulse + body fat percentage, BMI and BMREasy-to-read LCD display tracks your time, rpm, speed, distance, calories, and HR
ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND FUNCTIONSA ten degree, six position manual ramp. Great acoustic chamber for clear sound system. USB port to charge your smartphone or tablet. Large articulating footplates with cushioning. Comes with water bottle holder and media trayAn exercise bike and an elliptical trainer, with a comfortable, chair-like seat this hybrid trainer offers total-body elliptical training. Adjustable pedals to accommodate an elliptical or bike position.Both an elliptical trainer and a stationary bike
Oversized steel construction
2-way adjustable seat
Transport wheels
Synchronized arms for upper/lower body workout
Over sized flywheel for smooth, consistent stride
Large pedals keep feet secure
DIMENTIONS70 x 28 x 71 inches
(L x W x H)
44 x 24 x 18 inches
(W x H x D)
39 x 24 x 12.5 inches
(W x H x D)
45 x 26 x 66 inches
(L x W x H)
40 x 17.5 x 22 inches
(L x W x H)
UNIT WEIGHT160 lbs149 lbs90 lbs106 lbs100 lbs
WARRANTY10 years on the frame
2 years on mechanical parts
1 year on electrical parts
90 days on labor
5 years on frame
90 days on parts & labor
1- year for the frame
90 days on all parts
5 years frame
1 year parts and electronics
3 months wear and labor
2 years limited
ELLIPTICAL TRAINERSchwinn 430 ProForm Hybrid TrainerBody Champ BRM3671Best Fitness BFCT1Marcy BF-1201

COMPARE 5 Best Elliptical Trainers Under $800 in 2022

Schwinn 470 Horizon EX-59Nautilus E614Schwinn 430 Horizon EX-69-2
Winner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerTop 5 Performer
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Overall Review Summary for Marcy Elliptical

To be balanced and fair in our assessment of the Marcy Elliptical Trainer, we must make it clear that Marcy BF-1201 Elliptical is a relatively basic home grade machine, so your expectations should reflect that. Also there were a few user complaints that we would like to mention. Several users mentioned that the Marcy Elliptical Trainer wasn’t stable and smooth ride.  So you may want to consider it when making your buying decision.




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