Horizon Fitness Evolve 5 Elliptical Review

Horizon Fitness Evolve 5 Elliptical Rating

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Detailed Overview

The Evolve 5 has a heavy flywheel, making it usable for every member of your family while providing a good level of resistance. Enjoy the diverse programming options on your large console while giving your body an advanced, results-focused workout. Best of all, this elliptical folds up small, providing a compact 41″ x 28″ x 69″ footprint in your home.

Our Favorite Features 

Some of our favorite parts of the Evolve 5:

  • Longer stride means more usability among all family members
  • Online workout tracking
  • Workout feedback through Cardio Compass™
  • One step folding frame, which makes the Evolve 5 very travel friendly.
  • Heavy flywheel for a better, more stable workout.
  • Easy three-step assembly that you can easily complete at home
  • ViaFit connectivity to track your workouts efficiently.
  • Natural motion that keeps your body healthy and safe from injury
  • Comfortable frame allows for an easier workout
  • Compact design makes elliptical fitness a reality for those with smaller homes and spaces.

Horizon Fitness Evolve 5 Elliptical - Notable Specs:

Overall Rating:5-stars
Compact / Folding:Yes, patented front drive, rear-folding
Stride Length:20 inches
Flywheel:23 LBS
Programs:37 programs
Weight Capacity:300 LBS
Dimensions:69" L x 28" W x 69" H

Our Least Favorite Features

A few downsides to the Evolve 5:

  • This is an elliptical geared toward someone ready to take steps toward a serious workout. If you are an elliptical novice, this might not be the best choice.
  • The longer stride is great for most shapes and sizes, but may prove a struggle for especially petite individuals.
  • Compact design can potentially eliminate some stability.

The Bottom Line

The Evolve 5 will certainly take the exercise world by storm with its feather light folding capabilities despite the ability to be used by a wide variety of body types. This machine is a winner for those who want the daily results of regular elliptical use but do not have a lot of room in their home – simply fold and unfold each day. The easy three-step assembly makes it a smooth process for any homeowner, saving you time and money. Best of all, the Evolve 5 comes equipped with the latest in tracking software including cardio monitoring and progress logs.

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