Elliptical Trainer Review

Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical Review

Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical Trainer
Manufacturer Smooth Fitness
Price Est. $1299 (w/ shipping)
Compare To Smooth CE 3.2 Elliptical
Smooth CE 7.4 Elliptical
Sole E75 Elliptical
Sole E95 Elliptical
Reason Large flywheel, silent operation, good computer
Special Features patented motion, braking system, pivoting pedals
# of Programs Adjustable Resistance Heart Rate Monitor? Upper Body Handlebars? Warranty
9 Yes/Magnet Yes/Pulse Yes Lifetime

Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical Trainer Review

The Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical is the entry level Smooth elliptical machine and replaces the best selling Smooth CE and Smooth ME models that were solid, dependable ellipticals in their own right...

What sets the Smooth CE 2.1 apart from other elliptical trainers in this price range is Smooth's patented ergonomic, pivoting foot pedal that keeps your ankle, knee and hip move in a natural motion, reducing the chances of strain and injury.

The large heavy flywheel on the CE 2.1 is a 'smart' carryover from the old model CE and ME that greatly increases the liquidy smooth ride and quiet operation of the machine.

I also like the magnetic eddy-current braking system which makes the Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical one of the smoothest, quietest elliptical trainers I have ever ridden.

Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical Key Benefits and Specs:

  • Electromagnetic Braking System
  • Heavy Gauge Oval Steel Frame
  • Nine Challenging Preset Programs
  • Sixteen Resistance Levels for forward and reverse motion
  • Tilt and Go Wheels for easy mobility
  • Ergonomic, Pivoting Foot Pedals
  • 300 Pound User Weight Capacity
  • Lifetime Frame and Electromagnetic Brake warranty

You can really get a challenging workout on the Smooth CE. There are 9 preset programs (heart rate controlled if you upgrade to the Smooth CE 3.2 Elliptical) and 16 levels of resistance which will challenge even the most die hard fitness enthusiast.

To sum up my review of the Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical in laymen's terms, let me put it this way...

In every area of build quality and functional operation, Smooth has paid close attention to detail and hit the nail on the head, with another durable elliptical trainer that builds on the lineage of the venerable Smooth CE and Smooth ME models it replaces.

It looks like they have another winner on their hands with the Smooth CE 2.1 Elliptical Trainer...

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