Proform CoachLink 9.0 Elliptical Review

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How long will the Proform CoachLink 9.0 last?

Manufactured from alloy steel and weighing almost 200 lbs. when fully assembled, the Proform CoachLink 9.0 is a solid contender in the lasting fitness equipment category. This sturdy machine has a lifetime warranty on the frame which is reassuring to all users weighing close to the maximum capacity of 300 lbs. or anyone else looking to up their fitness game. Proform also has a 1-year parts and labor warranty on the CoachLink 9.0 so any issues happening in under 364 days will be covered.

Brief Overview

The Proform CoachLink 9.0 is our First Place Best Buy Winner in the $400 to $699 price category. There is a 30-day free membership to the iFit platform available for all who purchase this machine opening up a world of exotic travel destinations as well as elite trainers and more personalized workout sessions. With a lifetime warranty on the frame, the CoachLink 9.0 is the perfect fit for users of all fitness levels, and it is budget-friendly to boot.

Overall Quality

Sturdily built, the Proform CoachLink 9.0 has oversized pedals for comfort and an adjustable stride to suit users of different heights and sizes. Surprisingly, there is an incline feature of 0 – 20 working in tandem with 20 resistance levels which adds in even more challenging exercise each training session. The console is large and easy to use, with incline and resistance level buttons for effortless changes along with 20 built-in workout programs for a quick start up when desired.
There are two sets of handlebars, one set is stationary and collects pulse rates and the other set is ergonomically designed for engaging upper body extremities in toning fun. Speakers are built in as well as an integrated tablet holder for streaming devices. Last but not least, a water bottle holder graces the frame which definitely comes in handy more than one thinks.

Things we like

  • Lifetime frame warranty
  • 20% incline
  • Budget-friendly

Things we dislike

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    Small LCD display screen


Assembled Dimensions 68.9” L x 28.74” W x 68.5” H
Unit Weight 200 lbs.
Maximum Weight 300 lbs.
Resistance 20 levels
Incline 0 - 20
Flywheel 15 lbs.
Adjustable Stride length 17.5” – 18.7”


We invite you to see our elliptical reviews to help you narrow your search for your next fitness machine.


When looking through the many features of budget-friendly ellipticals, the Proform CoachLink 9.0 stands out heads above the rest with a lifetime warranty on the frame and many other quality components. Not only does it have an adjustable stride, but there is an incline gradient for those wanting to climb to the stars in their search for better health. Equally important, Proform is a company that promotes focus on helping users create their own personal path and offers full motivating support with the purchase of an iFit membership.