Gold's Gym Stride Trainer 510 Elliptical Review
treadmill Doctor Note :
Gold's Gym is your best bet for an elliptical under $400 but we always recommend that you spend $500 or more.
Gold's Gym Stride Trainer 510
Stride Trainer 510 is still a budget trainer but it has a higher price tag. The company's attempt to a low-end budget-friendly trainer is not a good idea. The machine is still made of plastics that are of low quality. The elliptical motions are not to the liking of fitness experts as they are unnatural and may cause joint pain after a few minutes of using it.
It has resistance levels but they are almost non-existent. When you pedal hard at higher levels, the machine would lose its resistance. What is more is that the handles are flimsy making it impossible for you to get started. This could be really disappointing to some first-time users.
The simplicity of this machine may work well if you use it occasionally. With its built, however, this could be a very disappointing fitness investment and we advise consumer to stay away from it.
Even though it has a higher price tag of $387, it is still of poor quality. Thus it seems like all Gold's Gym units are made alike, this is not far from the truth. There is essentially no difference in the internal drive system from unit to unit. The main differences reside in the console. We have to recommend that you not buy any unit from Gold's Gym due the awful quality of construction of the machines.
Lately, the company no longer excites its customers as they offer low quality product. And this is reflected on their ratings.
We still recommend purchasing a trainer that is above $500. Its price tag is unrealistic knowing that you can buy a better trainer at a lower price. If you insist on purchasing this trainer, however, then you must try it out first before making an actual purchase. All in all, it is not a good fitness equipment.