We do not give high importance to health as much as it requires. With the lifestyle we follow, we forget and keep our health quotient to one side at the extent of working, eating improper diet and enhancing the stress level. In order to increase your enthusiasm towards life and also to strike a balance between work and health, exercising becomes a really important factor which should not be overlooked at any cost. After all, you should not forget that health is the primary aspect that keeps you going with your other chores.
Therefore, the Fitness Reality 4000MR machine is a great investment for your health. The machine is great in terms of providing you as well as your peers with a complete body workout. If you think of it, it saves a lot of money which you might have otherwise spent in keeping up with hefty gym memberships which are certainly painful if you are not a regular there. The machine does its bit in saving the environment too as it is just one machine which you can plug and unplug accordingly. Unlike in the gym, where there are numerous machines running all day. In order to have a closer look about the machine and its benefits, let us look at the below listed specifications.
- Product Weight: 116.4 lbs
- Exercise programs: 15
- Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
- Item Measurements: 72 x 25 x 51.5 inches
- Folded measurements: 45 x 25 x 59 inches
- Display: 5 inches Backlit LCD
- Settings: 3; time, distance, calories burnt
- Tension: 16 levels (magnetic)
- Color available: Black
- Height range (user): 5’ to 6’5”
- Warranty period: frame 5 years/ parts 3 years/ electronics 2 years
- Seat Measurements: 13.5 x 10 inches
- Comfort: Seat cushioned
- Seat height: 21 to 22.5 inches
- Foot platform stabilizer: 4 (adjustable)
- Inseam length: 41 inches
- Side rail length: 38 inches
- Parameters: distance, time, calories burnt, RPM, watts, tension
- Foot platforms: skid proof
- Mechanism: Chain Driven
Some training programs are always beneficial whenever you are starting off with new exercise equipment in order to know it better and make a good use of it. The mechanism involved is chain driven which helps you intensify your level of workout with a double transmission power. There are as many as 15 programs provided to you to build your body strength out of which 10 are in built and 5 are those which you can meddle as per your need. You can choose whichever program you wish to start with and then continue with increasing your intensity levels as and when needed.
Warranty becomes a really important aspect when you are willing to purchase a product. The amount you would be investing in buying the product also comes with a backing. The backing varies as per the parts. For instance, the frame comes with a warranty period of 5 years, the parts of the machine come with a warranty of time frame of 3 years and the electronic parts involved have a warranty limited to 2 years. In order to make use of that warranty you must keep the bills intact with you and they are valid from the date of purchase. So you can use this feature and protect your investment for a longer duration without bothering yourself about spending any further amount on it.
The machine is good enough for you to operate within the house premises. Once you look at the machine you think you need enough surface area to place the machine. However, when you start using the machine you would understand how efficient it is to be folded and kept in one corner after you are done with your exercise routine. Its measurements turn to 45 x 25 x 59 inches after being folded. There comes an AC adapter included with the machine so you just have to place it near an electrical socket at your home and at your convenience.
Doing exercises for long durations is tough when it is not done using comfortable equipment. Then it might lead to other problems like back ache and ligament issues, etc. In order to address your comfort, the seat is made cushioned as well as large to support various body shapes. Further, the height of the seat is alterable to climb up or to get down. And also to help people of various stature to hop on the machine and start working out. There are also foot platform stabilizers which are 4 in number and are adjustable too. They help in preventing any kind of wobbling experience and secure your feet to prevent injury in case of rigorous workout sessions. In addition to that, the handles are extremely comfortable to grip as they are rubber coated to increase a firm grip.
The machine comes with a backlit LCD display of measurement as 5 inches. The display helps you view the parameters including: distance, time, calories burnt, RPM, watts, tension, right in front of your eyes. You can witness how your exercises have been going and how much potential you have to improve on a day to day basis. In addition to that you can set your goals as per your requirement based on three options given that are time, distance and calories burnt. You can even meddle with the console angle so as to enhance the visibility while you are exercising. This is a nice feature for anyone who uses the machine and wants to adjust the console.
In order to improve your workout level, you need to change the intensity. The mechanism installed in the machine is magnetic so that the transition from one level of tension to another is smooth. You can make your workout more and more challenging by intensifying the workout level. But it is always advisable for beginners to start off with a lower intensity level and then increase it gradually. Do not rush and challenge yourself all together to go to a higher level as that would not help you to build your strength and neither train you the right way. Therefore, go step by step with the process and slow down whenever you feel exhausted or dizzy in some cases.
Workout within the house
There are so many exercises that the machine helps you with including: arms, shoulders, chest as well as legs, and that too within the comfort of your own house. You do not need to go anywhere to get your body toned. It is right there in front of you to just hop on and start your training session. The machine while lying right there in front of your eyes would also give you the motivation to workout daily. You do not have to commute anywhere in the traffic again after long working hours. Now you can utilise the time that would have otherwise gone in commuting, in just working out and training your body for the better.
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In order to make a decision of whether or not to buy this machine you can check out all the listed features and make the right choice. The machine is available at a price around 600 dollars, which might be affordable for some customers while some might think otherwise. If you can manage that with your budget then nothing like it. The machine is really good to go when you start using it. It is not at all complex in terms of usage. You should not worry thinking that the machine would require enough room to be placed and after being bought it would lie right there in front of your eyes all day. The machine can be stored efficiently without much difficulty. It needs to be folded and stored once you are done with your work. Further, it provides exercises for your arms, legs, shoulders etc.
You can perform all exercises within your home premises. The machine is unisex, can be used by all your family members one after the other. There are programs installed in the machine as well, out of which 10 are present by default and 5 you can alter as per your requirement which is certainly a great feature. The machine in all is a good purchase for you and your family and also comes with a good warranty period to back up your investment.
Q. Does the machine work quietly?
A. Yes it does, just check that the seat does not wobble else it might produce some sound.
Q. Is the equipment suitable for people of short stature?
A. Yes, the machine is good enough for the people in the height range of 5’ to 6’5”.
Q. As a beginner, which tension level should one start from?
A. You can start from tension level 3 or 4 and test your strength and increase gradually.
Q. Is the AC adapter included with the machine?
A. Yes, it is included with the machine, do not buy it separately.
Q. Is it possible to use the machine in a poorly lit room?
A. Yes, the machine can be used in a poorly lit room because it has a Backlit LCD display.
Q. Is the rowing experience smooth?
A. Yes, it is because of the ball bearing seat rollers.
Q. Is the machine good enough for obese people?
A. Yes, it has a good enough weight capacity of 300 lbs to withstand.
Q. What is the mat size needed to keep below the machine?
A. A mat of size 3 x 5 would do leaving some extra space as well.
Q. The screen got frozen after frequent use, what needs to be done?
A. Just unplug and replug the power adapter and it would work fine.