Precor AMT 885 Adaptive Motion Trainer Elliptical Review

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How long will the Precor AMT 885 Adaptive Motion Trainer last?

The AMT 885 Adaptive Motion Trainer is covered with both commercial and residential warranties – meaning Precor has faith in the manufacturing and lasting quality of this machine. Fully assembled, the AMT 885 weighs a massive 422 lbs. when fully assembled though it holds only 350 lbs. maximum capacity. The powder-coated steel frame has a lifetime warranty in a residential setting, adding to the value of this machine. Consumers can also add an additional 3 or 5 years of warranty coverage at the purchase point. The AMT 885 is the perfect choice for anyone looking to add a stress-free, heavy-duty piece of fitness equipment to their fitness area.

Brief Overview

The Precor EFX AMT 885 Adaptive Motion Trainer is our Aspirational Elliptical – meaning if there were no budgetary limitations to hold us back – this elliptical would be the first one purchased. Not only does it adapt as you train, but no matter the fitness level, each individual user feels like the machine was tailored just for them during workout sessions. This versatile frame allows consumers to run, climb, cycle, or jog while in an upright position ergonomically supported by the innovative design of the AMT 885. Additionally, Precor has provided the global market with high-quality fitness machines for over 40 years, so you know they are built to last as well as being covered by generous commercial and residential warranties.

Overall Quality

The Precor AMT 885 Adaptive Motion Trainer is designed to offer versatility to the everyday humdrum workout period. It enables consumers to get the most out of each training session with an adaptability that is first rate – offering more individualized exercise based on each user’s fitness level. Open Stride™ proprietary technology enables an adjustable stride length from 0” to 36” and a stride height of 6.8” to 10” working alternative muscle groups for the ultimate toning experience. Add in the 20 levels of resistance for more effective workout performances.
The Precor AMT 885 Adaptive Motion Trainer features the P82 console with a 15” LCD Capacitive Touchscreen for connecting to 3rd party apps for workout training and entertainment options. The console contains 12 built in workout programs and displays 19 different electronic readouts for keeping up with exercise performance and fitness tracking. Precor also offers a Retrofit kit that enables users to connect with their Apple watch for those that enjoy syncing and tracking personal accomplishments. Other conveniences include the ability to pause for 120 seconds, a water bottle holder, integrated compatibility with both iPods and iPhones and Stride Dial™ technology.



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The Precor AMT 885 Adaptive Motion Trainer is an incredibly versatile machine that is intuitive and designed for serious training by consumers of every fitness level. It has proprietary technologies as well as a rather large and in charge frame that weighs over 400 lbs. Precor covers this superlative machine with both commercial and residential warranties, which is a testament to the lasting quality of this elliptical. Consumers looking up their fitness game will get the most out of the adaptability of the AMT 885 as the flexibility designed into this machine is unsurmountable and worth the higher costs. It is a true dream machine!