Origin Fitness – 550Ete2 Elliptical

£9,999.00 Ex VAT

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Description

Origin Fitness – 550Ete2 Elliptical – Product Description

  • High Endurance – Engineered for longevity and durability, the 550 Series Elliptical represents one of the best builds on the market today.
  • InCare™ 2.0 – Provides proactive machine diagnostics via Wi-Fi connection, allowing real-time updates and alerts.
  • Eco-Friendly – Produced with our planet and our employees in mind, the 550 Series Elliptical meets ErP standards and gives peace of mind to end users and facilities alike.
  • Intenzacast™ – Users with Android or iOS devices can now mirror entertainment from their mobile device to the e2 Console display
  • Virtual Scenery – Take your workout to new places: explore beautiful scenery from all over the world that moves dynamically with the user.
  • Great Option For Gentler Workouts – Elliptical trainers combine the movements of running and stair climbing but without the bodily impact. This makes the Elliptical a great option for exercisers who want a gentler workout due to joint problems or pain.
  • Full Body Workout – Moving handlebars add an upper body component while adjustable resistance and incline increases effort for a full-body workout from a single machine—which makes it a feasible choice for exercisers who are pressed for time.

Why the 550ete2 Elliptical?

A good elliptical should be solid, easy to operate and feel natural to use. The 550ETe itself mimics the body’s natural movements smoothly and gracefully while keeping workouts fresh and exciting with a robust offering of custom programs. Connectivity with a variety of tablets and smartphones enables exercisers to listen to their own playlists or watch their favourite shows on the full-colour touchscreen monitor.

The only self-diagnosing machines on the market, an Intenza e Series machine reduces your workload by automatically sending alerts when service is needed so technicians get to work on the issue before you know there is one. Naturally, the 550ETe is a joy to use and own.

Design

Stability

Because of its popularity, an elliptical receives a great deal of daily use, therefore, must be superbly built. The 550ETe is built to sustain performance and appearance, day in and day out, keeping exercisers satisfied and coming back for more.

  • Meets EN957  standards for safety and testing of stationary exercise equipment bringing peace of mind in stability and performance to exercisers and facility owners alike.
  • Robust frame structure is engineered for longevity and durability
  • Belt drive delivers smooth and quiet motion to foot pedals and handlebars
  • 418 lbs (190 kg) machine weight provides foundation for stable, solid workouts

Endurance

Commercial cardio equipment faces unrelenting use, and abuse, often in circumstances that are potentially harmful to its longevity such as humidity or exposure to sweat and beverages. The 550ETe is smartly designed to maintain its appearance and performance even under less-than-ideal conditions.

  • Aluminum upright posts preserve the premium look of the equipment, and your facility, by resisting rust and corrosion even in humid environments
  • Hybrid generator delivers consistent performance and smooth, quiet workouts
  • Accommodates exercisers weighing up to 400 lbs (181kg)
  • Industrial grade 15” touchscreen monitor
  • Ample 20.4”-21.6” (52-55cm) stride length fits multiple exercisers of varying heights from 4’9” to 6’5” (147-193cm)
  • Ergonomically positioned contact heart rate sensors and incline adjustment buttons are directly at fingertips for ease-of-use
  • Extra large foot pedals with soft grip enhance stability and comfort during workouts
  • Synchronized upper body and lower body movement increases total body fitness

Intelligence

The most revered brands are those with the best customer service. Scheduled maintenance, software updates, and service needs are addressed promptly and accurately. Facilities can rest assured, servicing an Intenza product is easy, hassle-free, and wholly professional.

  • Machines automatically alert Intenza’s InCare™ Online customer care program when attention is needed and troubleshooting is performed based on the information relayed by the products.
  • Built-in self-diagnostic tool takes the guesswork out of identifying a maintenance need.

Exerciser Experience

Easy To Learn

The cardio equipment people are most likely to use is the cardio equipment they are most comfortable with – where the learning curve is low and their confidence is high. Exercisers want variety in their workouts but they also want equipment that is quickly understood and easy to use.

  • e Series treadmills, bikes, and ellipticals share the same console – eliminating the learning curve between machines and giving exercisers the confidence to explore new workout options.

Easy To Enjoy

Fitness equipment, by its very nature, can be complicated machinery. Intenza products are, indeed, precisely engineered to exacting standards but that is why they’re so logical, so understandable, so kind to your body – the most important machine of all.

  • 16 ramp angle levels (13º-40º) work multiple muscles with a simple, console-controlled, incline adjustment1
  • Facility operators can pre-set maximum usage times during peak hours – so everybody gets a chance to enjoy the Intenza machines.
  • Ergo bar control centre puts access to quick start, incline, and resistance at users’ fingertips.
  • Water bottle and accessory shelf keep personal items neatly stored within reach.
  • 15” touchscreen monitor that operates like the smartphones and tablets exercisers use every day, providing exceptional viewing quality.
  • Industrial-grade construction ensures long-term performance and function.
  • Users enjoy their own music, movies, TV or internet while working out

Easy To Personalise

Personal touches keep exercisers engaged. Intenza takes fresh approaches to communicating with club members, encouraging healthy competition, and supporting goal achievement with these E-series features:

  • Intuitive, full colour, 15” touchscreen monitor easily customisable to one of seven languages: English, Chinese, Korean, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish
  • Connectivity with a variety of tablets and smartphones so exercisers can listen to their own playlists or watch their favourite shows
  • Race programs offering fun challenges by racing against existing champions in 500M, 1K, or 2K races
  • Fitness tests determine individual’s fitness level based on VO2 max standards
  • Seven custom user programs can be saved to USB for future use on any Intenza machine anywhere in the world whether e Series or i Series.
  • Five workout programs each in Incline and Resistance
  • Three target programs: Time (10-99 minutes), Distance (1-99 km), or Calories (10-2500 cals)
  • Four heart rate control programs in constant power mode: Constant HRC, Interval HRC, Hill HRC, Cardio HRC
  • Quick-start option
  • “Polar-made” telemetry heart rate monitoring system allows exercisers using Polar or Polar-compatible chest belts to wirelessly interact with the monitor for custom workouts and readings based on age and weight.
  • For exercisers without Polar or Polar-compatible belts, handlebars equipped with contact sensors providing digital heart rate readings.

What are the benefits of an Elliptical?

Boost your stamina and cardio capacity

Aerobic exercise, also known as cardio, is a key part of a balanced exercise routine. When you do aerobic exercise, such as with this elliptical, your heart and lungs need to work harder to provide your muscles with more blood and oxygen. The elliptical machine allows you to get a good aerobic workout, which can strengthen your heart, lungs, and muscles. This, in turn, can help build your stamina and endurance. With an elliptical, you can perform both high-intensity interval training as well as steady-state cardio workouts.

Burn a lot of calories

If you’re looking for a way to crush your calorie burn in a short amount of time, jump on the elliptical. Depending on how much you weigh, this cardio machine can burn about 270 to 400 calories in 30 minutes. The lower end of the range represents a person weighing 125 pounds, while the higher end is for someone weighing 185 pounds. Burning more calories than you consume can help you lose weight. To boost your calorie burn, consider increasing the intensity of your elliptical workouts.

Put less stress on your joints

When the elliptical hit the cardio machine scene back in the 1990s, runners with achy joints and overuse injuries rejoiced at the thought of being able to train their cardiovascular system while relieving some of the pressure on their joints.

Your knees, ankles, hips, and other joints can take a beating when running or doing other high-impact cardio exercises. Since your feet never lift off the pedals with an elliptical, this machine offers a low-impact type of cardio workout.

A 2014 study showed that an elliptical workout can significantly reduce weight bearing compared to running, jogging, and similar workouts. In other words, with an elliptical, you can continue training without the wear and tear that comes with high-impact exercise.

Get both an upper and lower body workout

An elliptical machine with handles is one of the few cardio machines that can provide you with both an upper- and lower-body workout. The key to maximizing the upper-body benefits is to distribute your weight and resistance evenly. In other words, pump your arms just as fast as you’re moving your legs.

When done correctly, the elliptical can target your glutes, hamstrings, quads, chest, back, biceps, triceps, and core muscles.

Burn body fat

Due to its high calorie burn ability, an elliptical can help you lose body fat and tone up your muscles in a shorter amount of time, especially if you focus on interval work. To maximize fat burning, you’ll need to focus on the intensity of your workouts.

Consider adding interval training to your elliptical workouts with a 2 to 1 ratio: 30 seconds of high-intensity work, followed by 15 seconds of recovery, or 60 seconds of high-intensity work, followed by 30 seconds of recovery. Do not stop moving your legs during the recovery periods. Continue to move the pedals, but at a slower pace.

Target specific leg muscles

You can change both the resistance and incline of the foot pedals on a elliptical. By doing this, you can target different muscles in your lower body including your quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves.

By increasing the incline, you may feel the back side of your lower body burning. If you adjust the foot pedals lower, you may feel your quads working harder. Plus, since the foot pedals go in reverse, you can change the direction of your stride and focus more on your hamstrings and glutes.

Improve your balance

Weight-bearing exercise can help strengthen your bones. But did you know it can also improve your balance? If you stand up straight and let go of the elliptical, you can target your core muscles and work on your balance.

Just make sure the resistance and incline are set at a manageable level so you can use the elliptical machine safely without using the handles.

Maintain fitness after injury

If you’re nursing an injury and can’t participate in your regular physical activities, working out on an elliptical can be a great way to build or maintain your fitness. Since it’s a low-impact exercise, it puts a lot less stress on your joints than high-impact workouts, like running, jogging, or jumping.

Working out on an elliptical after an injury may help you regain full range of motion. It can also help strengthen your muscles and joints, while taking the stress off of the injured area.

Enjoy a variety of options

Elliptical machines usually offer a variety of pre-programed exercise routines that mimic hill climbing, internal training, and other customizable options that help you get the type of workout you want.

Learn quickly

One of the advantages of an elliptical is that it doesn’t take long to learn how to use it. Although the learning curve with this machine is fairly easy, you may want to ask a personal trainer for guidance if you haven’t used one before. They can give you tips on how to use it correctly and the type of workout that may be best for your fitness goals.

When starting out on the elliptical, you may want to only use the foot pedals. Once you get used to the movement of the machine, you can add the handles.