An Elliptical Brand Unlike Any Other!
The Precor EFX 222 elliptical trainer replaces the Precor 5.23, which was one of their best selling ellipticals. And for a Precor it is reasonably priced at around $2,900. Now some of you may be suffering from sticker shock, but there are numerous individuals who are willing to pay a premium for the Precor quality. In fact, their highest priced residential elliptical triner cost over $6,000.
Why are people willing to pay an excessive amount for a Precor elliptical trainer? Why are people willing to pay tens of thousands of dollars for a premium Lexus? Because both have a feel you will not find in any of the competitor’s models.
One of the features that makes the Precor EFX 222 so exceptional is their patented CrossRamp technology, where you can adjust the incline of the ramp. By adjusting the ramp you can target different muscle groups and work the glutes, quads, hamstrings and calves. You can also kick up your cardio burn.
What makes the CrossRamp technology on the Precor ellipticals unique is that while you increase the angle you maintain a true elliptical motion — a motion that is natural to the way you move. This technology is protected by a strict patent, and consequently competitor’s must compromise in the design of their incline feature.
However, unlike the higher priced Precor models, with the EFX 222 you have to adjust the ramp manually and you only can adjust to three different positions. When I workout on my elliptical I make constant adjustment, but for others it may not be an issue.
The other feature worth noting on the EFX 222, or any Precor crosstrainer, is the smooth and natural elliptical motion. The rear drive mechanics makes this one of the smoothest machines built. It is also one of the quietest. No matter how hard I pushed the ESF 222 it was virtually silent.
Precor has over 250 patents on their fitness equipment. The company is fanatical in their research and development that is focused on building the most ergonomic crosstrainer in the industry. Furthermore, this R&D results in a crosstraining machine that gives your an efficient workout while you have a lower perceived level of exertion in comparison to other cardio machines.
There are a number of reasons to consider buying the Precor EFX 222 elliptical trainer…
You do need to consider whether the manual incline is an issue, in which case you will want to upgrade to the Precor EFX 225. Regardless which model you choose, you are getting the feel of a Precor elliptical, and that is why people are willing to pay a premium.