Elliptical Trainer Review

Nordic Track CX 938 Elliptical Review

Nordictrack CX 938 Elliptical Trainer
Manufacturer NordicTrack
Price Est. $599
Compare To

Reebok 525 Elliptical
Proform 1280 Elliptical
Nordictrack CX 998
Reebok 645 Elliptical

Recommended
Yes (*read review)
Reason Incline ramp, iFit, better value than Reebok 525 elliptical
Special Features iFit technology, training zone, carb counter
# of Programs Adjustable Resistance Heart Rate Monitor? Upper Body Handlebars? Warranty
10 Yes CardioGrip Yes 1 year

Nordic Track CX 938 Elliptical Review

The Nordictrack CX 938 Elliptical is the budget offering from Nordictrack and rests below the Nordictrack 998 Elliptical and the Nordictrack CX 1055 Elliptical (for a similar model to the CX 938 checkout the Reebok 525 Elliptical which is the sister model and is similar in most ways.

The CX 938 elliptical has a lot of features that are appealing, especially if you're on a limited budget. You get 10 built-in programs, 18" stride length, and iFit compatibility. That's a pretty nice package, but...

On the downside, the magnetic resistance is SMR (instead of the smoother more accurate Eddy Current) which is common in elliptical trainers in this price range...

Key Specs on the Nordictrack CX 938 Elliptical:

  • ClearView Console
  • iFIT Compatible
  • 10 Workout Programs
  • AutoBreeze Fans
  • CardioGrip Pulse Sensors
  • 18'' Stride Length
  • One Year Warranty on Motor, Parts and In-Home Labor

Like I stated earlier, the Nordictrack CX 938 is almost identical to the Reebok 525 in almost every respect, although the Nordictrack 938 includes a couple of extras like the Training Zone Indicator, Carb Counter and 2 extra built-in workout programs.

The extras you get with the CX 938 (training zone, carb counter and 2 extra workouts) that you don't get with the Reebok 525 Elliptical give the slight edge to the Nordictrack and should bump the Reebok off your shopping list.

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