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LiveStrong LS10.0E Review


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LiveStrong LS10.0E Elliptical

NOTE: The LS10.0E has been discontinued. Compare to the Sole E25.

LiveStrong reputation may be in exercise bikes (not to mention a quality line of treadmills); however they are also a quality manufacture of ellipticals.

Case in point? The LiveStrong LS10.0E may not win any awards, but the elliptical is a quality middle-of-the-road trainer.

The LiveStrong LS10.0E features 20 levels of resistance, variable incline, rubber insert pedals, LCD & LED display and more. Read our complete review of the LiveStrong LS10.0E, below…

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Specifications

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Model LiveStrong LS10.0E
Rating

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0.0%
List Price

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$1,999.99
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Discontinued
Resistance

Resistance is what determines calories burned per stride. The more levels, the more precisely you can control the difficulty.

20 Levels
Resistance Type

The type of resistance affects the performance of your elliptical. Magnetic and Eddy-Current are the most common types.

Standard
Stride Length

Stride Length is important for comfort and smooth strides. A stride length of 18-21 inches is ideal for most heights (5'3 - 6'7).

20 inches
Pedals

Elliptical pedals can be cushioned and adjustable for maximum comfort and minimum impact on joints for injury prevention.

Oversized & Rubber Insert
Incline

Some elliptical trainers can be set at an incline to increase difficulty and burn more calories.

0-100%
(increments of 5%)
Flywheel

The flywheel controls the smoothness and resistance of your workout. In general, the higher the better.

23 lbs
Programs

Elliptical Programs allow you to complete a workout with changing speeds and inclines, without changing anything manually.

8
User Profiles

For each profile the elliptical allows, you can create a custom user account with saved programs and goal settings.

1 User
Heart Rate

Heart Rate programs allow you to track how many times your heart is beating per minute (bpm), and some control the workout for you.

Contact Grips
Display

Elliptical Display refers to the screen you'll look at to monitor workouts. LED and LCD displays are similar to TV screens.

Backlit LCD
2 LED Feedback Windows
Max. Weight

Max User Weight is the amount of weight, in pounds (lbs), that it can safely support, which can represent durability.

325 lbs
Dimensions

Dimensions are included to help you figure out if this elliptical will fit properly (Length x Width x Height and Height x Depth).

75" x 24" x 63"
Weight: 205 lbs
Upper Body

Most ellipticals have handles to hold while you're working out that provide an upper body workout.

Accessory Tray

Some ellipticals include an accessory tray for holding items such as water bottles, wallets, keys, or MP3 players like iPods.

Speakers

Ellipticals that include a sound system allow you to listen to your MP3 player/iPod through built-in speakers (without headphones).

Cooling Fans

Cooling Fans are designed to help keep you cool during an intense workout on your elliptical.

Folding?

Some ellipticals are designed to conserve space by folding up. This is a convenient option, but some features might be reduced.

Quick Controls

Quick Controls allow you to select speed, incline and even workout programs with the touch of a button (usually on the handles).

Warranty

The warranty is an important part of your investment. The longer the warranty, the longer you can get free/discounted repairs.

Frame: Lifetime
Parts: 3 Years
Labor: 1 Year

Rating: 0.0%

Full Review

Quick Summary
Rating: 83.8/100. Value trainer supports the basic motion of an elliptical with an added 0-100% incline challenge. Comfort and enjoyment is still a priority with LiveStrong as the LS10.0E features “plug and play” speakers and LiveTrack Interactive technology. Track results and monitor progress with LiveStrong.com access.

Pros:
– SIXstar certified frame delivers natural elliptical motion
– Stride length (20″) and resistance range suitable for all ages
– Track and monitor workout progress with LiveTrack
– Quick controls and quick access to LCD and LED readouts
– Music friendly (iPod input, plug and play speakers)
– Portion of purchase goes to LiveStrong Foundation

Cons:
– Non-folding elliptical not the most compact unit
– A couple customer complaints about noisy operation
– Handlebar design in proximity to console makes quick controls inconvenient

Introduction

The LiveStrong LS10.0E is an elliptical that features some notable extras as well as helps support the fight against cancer in the process.

The elliptical features a challenging 0-100% incline, adjustable at 5 percent increments.

Additionally, the LiveStrong 10.0E supports the user with 8 pre-defined workout programs, LiveTrack Interactive technology, LCD and LED readouts as well as contact grips for heart rate.

Workout Programs

The LiveStrong LS10.0E features 8 pre-defined workout programs.

Workout programs include: Weight Loss, Muscle Toner, Strength Builder, Constant Watts, Mellow Johnny’s Trail, Climb, Descent and more.

Take complete control of your routine with a built-in Custom option.

Contact grips located on the handlebars provide quick access to heart rate readouts.

Included with your purchase, a 2GB USB storage device tracks and monitors progress for a complete workout experience.

Elliptical Features

The LiveStrong LS10.0E elliptical is highlighted by a SIXSTAR Certified frame.

Derived from extensive biomechanics research, SIXstar Certification is a unique combination of the six key elements required to deliver the most natural elliptical feel available. The design focuses on all areas that impact the feel and comfort of an elliptical, including body positioning, handlebar spacing, elliptical foot path, pedal placement, elliptical access and the trainer’s drive mechanism.

Livetrack Interactive technology, exclusive to LiveStrong fitness, allows you to track your workout history on the Daily Plate feature of LIVESTRONG.com. At the website, free downloadable workouts are also available by Peter Park, personal strength and conditioning coach.

The tracking and monitoring of exercise data is made available via the 2GB USB storage device included with purchase.

Quick controls provide quick access to any of the 20 levels of power incline featured on the LiveStrong LS10.0E.

In terms of specs the LiveStrong LS10.0E features a 20 inch stride length, adequate for most shapes and sizes. Variable 100% incline (accessible in increments of 5 percent) provides an additional workout challenge.

“Plug and Play” speakers work with any audio device, including iPod players.

Additionally, as per LiveStrong’s guidelines each purchase of the LS10.0E ensures that the manufacture will donate a minimum of $4 million to the LiveStrong Foundation and the fight against cancer.

Warranty & Guarantee

The LiveStrong LS10.0E elliptical warranty and guarantee includes:

Frame: Lifetime
Parts: 3 Years
Labor: 1 Year

Dial 1-877-548-7864 for all general inquires.

Conclusion

The LiveStrong LS8.0E is a value trainer with not quite the appeal of higher rated, commercial-grade ellipticals yet still a quality piece of exercise equipment.

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