The ProForm 740 ES Commercial Exercise Bike
The ProForm 740 ES Commercial is a recumbent exercise bike that allows the user to exercise in a lying down or “recumbent” position. The padded seat has a back support, and the user operates the pedals with their legs stretched out in front of them.
The arrangement of the seat and pedals on this type of exercise bike puts less stress on the joints compared to an upright bike. This makes it ideally suited for people who are out of condition or recovering from an injury, although all users will benefit from using it.
The bike features 34 challenging programs consisting of calorie, intensity, and performance workouts. Additionally, there are 26 digital resistance levels that can be selected from a button on the control console to help you burn more calories or tone up.
This exercise bike is iFIT enabled, allowing you to enhance your workout experience using Google Map technology. Train with Jillian Michaels and receive workout downloads. Please note that this feature requires a separate subscription to iFIT.
Other highlights include Silent Magnetic Resistance braking, a CardioGrip heart rate monitor, web-enabled touch screen display, integrated tablet holder, workout cooling fan, and a sound system with iPOD/MP3 connectivity.
The machine is covered by a comprehensive warranty, which offers a lifetime warranty on the frame, 3 years on all parts, and 1 year of labor.
It’s available at a discounted price from ProForm Fitness.
The console houses the controls necessary for the operation of the bike, including buttons to select the various workout programs (calorie, intensity, or performance), resistance level selection, switch on the workout fan, and adjust the volume of the audio system.
There is a further bank of buttons that can be used with the optional iFIT features for users who choose to subscribe to the iFIT service.
A web-enabled touch screen display at the top of the console provides the user with feedback on their workout, while a fan at the bottom generates a cooling air stream.
A 3.5 mm jack located on the control panel allows audio devices such as an iPOD or MP3 player to be connected to the built-in speakers.
The exercise bike has 34 built-in workout programs, divided into calorie, intensity, and performance workouts. Each workout has been designed by a certified personal trainer to help you get the most out of your workout session.
An important component of any exercise bike is the flywheel. This model has a 20 lbs inertia-enhanced flywheel designed to provide a silky smooth operation and a natural, fluid feel when pedaling.
This exercise bike allows you to easily burn calories and increase muscle tone by adjusting the amount of resistance applied to the bike’s motion. There are 26 digital resistance levels conveniently located on the control panel.
Silent Magnetic Resistance (SMR) braking is used on this model. This system offers frictionless resistance braking that is very smooth in operation, allowing you to adjust the intensity of your workout without interruption.
This exercise bike is equipped with large pedals to fit any foot size. The ergonomically designed pedals also feature adjustable straps to hold your foot in place.
To ensure a comfortable seating position during your workout, the bike is fitted with an oversized, padded seat with lumbar support. The seat can be slid forward or back and then locked into position to provide the optimum seating position for the user.
This exercise bike includes an integrated workout cooling fan. Pedaling hard during your workout can leave you feeling hot and uncomfortable, but the fan provides a cooling air stream. The fan has two speed settings that can be selected from a button on the control panel.
Heart Rate Monitor
The exercise bike is equipped with a dual-grip heart rate monitor, allowing you to make the most out of every workout by monitoring your heart rate with sensors built into the handlebars. This helps you ensure that you’re always in the right training zone for your goals, resulting in a more effective workout, fat burning, and improved cardiovascular health.
This equipment is iFIT enabled, allowing for a wireless connection between the internet and the exercise bike. The iFIT feature enables you to experience trails using Google Maps technology.
The iFIT feature also allows you to customize your own fitness program, receive automatic workout downloads, manage your profile online, and even work out with Jillian Michaels. Please note that this feature requires a home wireless internet connection and a separate subscription to iFIT.
The user can connect their iPOD or MP3 player to the exercise bike using the 3.5 mm jack located on the control panel. This allows you to enjoy your favorite music or audiobook through the built-in speaker, providing a more enjoyable workout experience.
Tablet Computer Holder
The bike includes a tablet computer holder attached to the control console, designed for use with most full-size tablets. The holder keeps your tablet secure and within reach, allowing you to access online training tools or entertainment during your workout.
The ProForm 740 ES Commercial exercise bike is protected by a lifetime warranty on the frame, 3 years on parts, and 1 year of labor.
- Footprint: 52″ x 22.2″ x 58.9″
- Max User Weight: 350 lbs
- Flywheel: 20 lbs
- Warranty: Frame (Lifetime), Parts (3 yrs), Labor (1 yr)