Horizon Fitness EX-68 Elliptical Trainer

8.1Expert Score
Horizon Fitness EX-68 Elliptical Trainer has been discontinued and replaced by the new and improved Horizon EX 69
Build Quality

At a Glance: Horizon Fitness EX-68
Brand Horizon Fitness
Capacity 350 lb.
Price Range Discontinued
Fly Wheel Weight 17.6 lbs
Stride length 20 Inch
Resistance 20
Dimension 73 x 22 x 65 inches (L x W x H)
Programs 11
HR Monitor Contact and Wireless

Horizon Fitness EX-68 not only shows off for solid devise, but also for everything you require for entertaining and successful elliptical workout. This incredible powerful machine maintains capacity for 300lb weight that makes it sturdy enough to handle vigorous workouts.

The people who seek reasonably priced and quality equipment for fitness this trainer certainly proved to be a perfect option to pick. The Straight Up patented design of the machine keeps your physical posture upright in order to prevent exhaustion. This offers you very comfortable workout and quicker fitness result. The “on-the-fly” changes of the machine always prevents your exercise sessions from being dull and monotonous. With a couple of custom workouts and a thirty-one day goal hitting program the machine will certainly turn your confusions into confidence.

The users of long height can move at ease with  20” FLATellipse foot path of the machine. The  ergonomically designed EX68 uses rotating foot plates that keep your ankles safe from bending in an uncomfortable point during your moving through the full elliptical motion. You will get a vigorous workout for the 11 built-in challenging programs as well as  20 levels of resistance.It helps you to adjust the intensity of your workout. The burning of extra calories along with efficient building of muscles is almost confirmed with the product. Stay highly motivated with the MP3 music player tuned to your workout temperament by  incorporating  surround speakers. It also includes a headphone that helps you to maintain “time alone.” During the most vigorous workouts the cool fit fan will keep you fresh and bright. Easy entry and exit have been made easier with the help of the back entry and low eight pedal.


Only a few weeks of gradually advancing workouts with this trainer  and you will discover yourself fully satisfied.  If you wish, you can provide the athletic facility equipped for physical training to the members of Gym for personalized fitness considering their requirements. Cardio machinery and routinely regulates resistance will keep the trainings free from worries. Training in the development of and care for the body can be assigned to this machine confidently.

The free service contract for Horizon Fitness provides long time help out for the frame brake and frame . There is a 1-year warranty for servicing of the parts. You can also buy additional warranty  for an additional cost. For customer help, there is a toll-free phone number and an email address to contact to the Headquarters of the Manufacturing Company. The company’s website also provides a FAQs section where you can get all answers to your queries. In addition, online owner manuals and  information on how to reach retailers will make you more prudent in picking the one for you or for your loved one.

Whether you are trying to shed weight, burn extra calorie or build muscle or aim at wonderful workout EX-68 is better than the best.

  • The  multiple range of programs on the machine is suitable for people belonging to different age groups and capabilities.
  • It is comprised of sonic speaker with the feature of MP3 capable of performing harmonious  sound.
  • The machine presents  striking exercise options.
  • The fly-wheel of the machine offers  smooth,powerful and consistent performance.
  • The 6 key elements of the machine give a usual and smooth feel.
  • With its multiple resistance level getting of ultimate comfort is guaranteed.
  • The heavy-duty  flywheel of the machine offers you movement fluidity.


  • Setting up of the machine is time consuming.
  • This ultra look Elliptical Trainer lacks some customized feasibility, like, inadjustability of stride length.
  • Though the flywheel makes the system of resistance  comfortable, however, its noise is a bit indecent.
  • The system of magnetic braking seems to have the buzz and also some screech.
  • The display is taken off 50 series and so it offers little over 50 series.
  • The incline of the machine cannot be  adjusted as desired.

Technical Specifications

  • 11 programming options: 3 targets, 3 workouts, 1- to 30-day goal tracking, 2 custom programs
  • 20-inch stride length FLATellipse foot path; 10-inch SUREstep easy access step-on heig
  • SixStar certified platform
  • Sonic surround speakers with MP3 compatibility, Coolfit workout fan, pulse grips heart rate monitor
  • Oversized footpad with traction ridges; overlapping pedal motion
  • Lifetime warranty on the frame and brake, 1-year parts and labor warranty; 300-pound user capacity
Stride length 20-inch
Front drive Yes
Resistance type Magnetic brake
Resistance levels 20
Upper body Yes
Handgrip pulse grips
Heart rate control pulse grips heart rate monitor
Flywheel weight 17.6-pound
Incline type NA
Display Two orange LED windows and an 8-digit alphanumeric window display heart rate and other key workout feedback
programs 11 programming options with on-the-fly changes plus Advanced Goal Center help add variety to your routine
Cooling fans Yes
Water bottle/accessory holders Yes
Capacity 300-pound
Weight 152 pounds
Frame lifetime
Parts and Electronics 1 year parts and labor
Shipping Information
Dimensions 73 by 22 by 65 inches (L x W x H)
Weight 176 pounds

Horizon Fitness EX-68 Elliptical Trainer
Horizon Fitness EX-68 Elliptical Trainer

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