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Fitness deals: treadmills, ellipticals, weights on sale

If you’re starting out a whole new fitness journey, it can be hard to know where to start, especially if you prefer to workout at home. Luckily, there’s some great fitness equipment you can grab that will make your life easier, and at least get you to a point where you’re more confident to go to the more advanced stuff. That’s why we’ve collected some of our favorite deals below, although you could always check out these home gym deals, NordicTrack deals, and Bowflex deals for a few more options as well.

Adjustable Dumbbell 55-pound 5-In-1 Single — $150, was $200

A pair of the Adjustable Dumbbell 55-pound 5-In-1.
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One of the worst things about dumbbell training is having too many dumbbells. They can take over your whole gym. This deal (on a SINGLE dumbbell, so buy two!) can take the place of five dumbbells in your complete gym kit. Instead of one 55-pound dumbbell, you’re getting an 11-pound dumbbell, a 22-pound dumbbell, and so on up until the 55 pounder. This is advantageous if you’re just starting out with working out and don’t know what weight you need to start with or if you want to do different exercises with different weights. Finally, note that the design of the adjustable dumbbell is quite safe as you can only adjust the weights (via a simple handle turning mechanism) while they are laid carefully on tray. Once they’re off, the weight is “locked in” so to speak until you return them to the try. No lost toenails here!

Echelon Stride 30 — $600, was $700

Echelon Stride
Echelon

Not all treadmills have to be super expensive, and the Echelon Stride is a good budget-oriented option that still has a lot of features. It has a long but thin 16 x 47-inch belt for you to run on which is also well-suited for smaller spaces. You get a max speed of ten miles per hour, which is pretty solid if you’re just starting out, and the 15 pre-programmed modes should be more than enough, although you can set three custom workouts if you want.

ProForm Carbon EL — $700, was $800

A man is exercising on a Proform Carbon EL while gazing out the window.
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The ProForm Carbon EL is an elliptical with a 15-pound flywheel that delivers a natural striding experience. To train the way you want, it includes 18 resistance levels, which can be controlled by you or your trainer in an iFIT class, of which you’ll have 30 days of free access to with the purchase of this elliptical. The ProForm Carbon EL has a water bottle holder for your hydration needs and dual 2-inch speakers for your entertainment.

NordicTrack Commercial VU29 Exercise Bike — $911, was $1,299

A woman adjusting the settings of the NordicTrack Commercial VU 29 Exercise Bike.
NordicTrack

The NordicTrack Commercial VU29 is a quiet workout bike for low impact cardio. It is also a rather quiet machine, which is specially designed to keep your workout quiet. Alongside a free 30-day subscription to iFIT, where a trainer can automatically adjust your 24 digital resistance levels, you can also bike in a simulated area of your choosing using Google Maps. The result is a realistic workout simulation without ever having to leave the room. Its quiet nature is perfect for those looking after a baby or who are always on call from the work from home office. The NordicTrack Commercial VU29 carries cyclers up to 325 pounds.

Matrix ICR50 Indoor Cycle — $999, was $1,199

Matrix ICR50 Indoor Cycle
Matrix

If you want a more traditional cycling experience, you can check the Matrix ICR50, with a magnetic resistance wheel which will give you the feel of a regular bike. You can pick between 11 resistance levels, which is great if you’re just starting to move to the next stage of your training. That said, it’s worth noting that it doesn’t have a screen or heart rate sensor, so if you want either of those two, you’re missing out.

Schwinn 470 Elliptical Machine — $1,099, was $1,299

A woman works out on the Schwinn 470 Compact Elliptical Machine.
Schwinn

The Schwinn 470 Elliptical provides a unique elliptical workout experience. It has a 20-inch stride that uses foot motion technology to more properly simulate a natural running motion than most other ellipticals. It is able to be adjusted to 25 different resistance levels and be put on an incline of up to 10-degrees. You can challenge yourself with these settings via the 200+ virtual courses included in the “Explore the World” subscription you can add on to the machine or one of the 29 workout programs included with the machine.

NordicTrack RW900 Smart Rower — $1,169, was $1,599

NordicTrack RW900 rowing machine.
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The NordicTrack RW900 Smart Rower provides an indoor rowing environment so you can get the healthful movement of rowing no matter the weather (of if you even have a lake nearby). It has 26 levels of resistance, so you can practice the basic body movements or get a serious resistance workout. At the foot of the NordicTrack RW900 is a 22-inch HD screen which guides you through your iFIT training class. This model comes with 30 days of iFIT for free, where trainers can take over automatically, setting resistance levels and guiding your through a workout.

NordicTrack Fusion CST — $1,200, was $2,000

NordicTrack Fusion CST
NordicTrack

The NordicTrack Fusion CST provides a lot of options for how to work out in a single device. That’s due to its six cables, placed in pair at high, shoulder-height, and low positions. The low cables can be attached to your ankles to work out your legs and build muscles strength. With a device so complex, you’ll be happy to get 30 days of iFIT training for free so your can get a good idea of how to best use the device to suit your needs. You’ll be able to see your trainer on the included 10-inch Smart HD Portal 10i tablet, which lets you follow your iFIT trainer and view your stats all in one convenient place.

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Fitness trackers are a great way to start any journey into getting into shape. Fitness trackers often sync with your smartphone with a health app so you can track your steps, your mileage activities such as running, cycling, swimming, your calories burnt, and more. They are typically waterproof, dustproof, and generally durable so you can wear them no matter where you are and what you are doing.

Resistance bands are also great tools for getting into shape, no matter where you are. They are lightweight and usually come with a carrying bag for easy transport. On the other hand, there are total home gyms that bring all of your favorite machines to the comfort of your home. Total home gyms can be on the pricey side, but they are convenient and ultimately save you money in the long run when compared to gym fees. You can mix and match your pricier fitness equipment through elliptical deals and treadmill deals.

If you don’t want to buy too much equipment, yoga is a great way to get into shape and get in touch with your spiritual side. Yoga requires very little supplies since all you really need is a decent yoga mat. We’ve included a great deal on a yoga mat here, but there are hundreds to choose from out there in all different colors and sizes.

If you want to take a more old-school route, dumbbells are a fitness equipment classic. Purchasing a wide range of dumbbells weights can be expensive and take up a lot of space in your home gym. Fortunately, adjustable dumbbell sets that eliminate the space issue and can save money, too. Adjustable dumbbells use various designs that allow you to quickly add and reduce weight. You can easily add and remove weight plates for each muscle group and for your regimen of reps and sets.

Diet and exercise have an important symbiotic relationship. Your body can only work with what you give it. Meal kit deals can save you time and money on meal prep, and provide an easy structure to follow.

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