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Was your fitness routine completely thrown off course this year? Many of us experienced an unexpected halt to our daily exercises all the way back in March, whether we were simply grabbing a few thousand steps on our commute to work or hitting the gym every morning. Suddenly we were working from home, our gym was closed and the stress of everything was really impacting our daily life. It was tough even finding healthy groceries in stock for a while!
Even now, many people are still working from home, and if your gym is open, it’s probably limited capacity — or you just don’t feel like renewing your membership is worth the risk. Your experience and feelings are valid, and so many are in the same boat as you. But that doesn’t change the fact that you’re ready to dive back into the health and wellness world. The thing is, if you can’t go back to your old routine, what is your new one going to look like?
The best place to start (and stay)? Horizon Fitness. It’s time to bring the gym to you. Some people have trouble finding the motivation for an at-home cardio workout, but there’s a good chance they’re only working with a yoga mat and maybe a couple of dumbbells or bands. Just imagine how much that would change if there were a gym-grade treadmill or elliptical in the picture — and how thrilled you’d be to buy one (or both) for a major sale price!
Black Friday 2020 has already begun at Horizon, and with holiday meals and desserts on our own horizon, we’re grateful to be able to go in with a plan. From now through November 29, 2020, Horizon is offering an extra $100 off its 7.8 AT Treadmill and its 7.0 AE Elliptical with code BF100! The 7.8 AT is from the new, wildly successful 2020 Studio Series treadmill lineup, while the 7.0 AE is from the brand’s Advanced series. Both have futuristic smart technology, and they’re both ready to change your life for the better. Learn more about both below — and don’t forget your discount code!
7.8 AT Treadmill
The first thing we want to point out about this treadmill (and all from the 2020 Studio Series) is that it’s designed to be used with any streaming fitness class or training app. That means you can connect to Zwift, Peloton, Studio.live and more without having to commit solely to one specific program. You can change it up without having to buy an entire new machine!
Reviewers say this treadmill is “just enjoyable to use” and that “its responsiveness is like no other.” It’s “a real workhorse” too, one shopper saying it “feels like a high end treadmill you would find in a commercial gym”!
This treadmill has basically every improvement and innovation you can think of. It claims to be 33% faster than other treadmill motors when it comes to speed and incline changes, and it has a 22×60-inch deck so you won’t have to worry about falling off. This deck also has three-zone cushioning to keep you from finishing up your workout with achy knees.
The 7.8 AT has a full color display with options for phone or tablet placement, along with Bluetooth connectivity and speakers so you can track your heart rate, play fitness classes or listen to your favorite podcast or playlist. There’s an included Bluetooth chest strap too! And as for your actual workout, you’ll be able to easily adjust your speed and incline with the QuickDial controls, or switch things up with the one-touch Interval Keys. And when you’re ready to go hard? Try the Sprint 8 HIIT program. It claims to “engage fast-twitch muscle fibers and naturally stimulate Human Growth Hormone (HGH). This triggers a response in the body that melts fat, encourages lean muscle mass and increases energy.” When you’re done, just fold the treadmill up in one step and store it away, out of sight, until your next workout!
7.0 AE Elliptical
Whether you’re more of an elliptical person or want to really go full out with your home gym, you won’t be sorry that you checked out the 7.0 AE. If you’re looking for a smooth ride and a durable machine (Who isn’t?), then you’ve found the one. Just as with the 7.8 AT Treadmill, this elliptical has Bluetooth connectivity and integrated speakers, as well as a rapid-charge USB port so your phone won’t die mid-workout!
This elliptical is specifically designed to “encourage ideal body position and movement” so your workouts are pain-free, efficient and comfortable — which means they will last longer. The more comfortable you are, the less likely you are to quit mid-push! Speaking of push, this elliptical can push data to top tracking apps, which is especially important if you’re tracking your food for the day too. More working out equals more food! Your purchase includes a free Horizon app too, letting you control your workout from your phone or tablet.
This elliptical has an advanced power incline, which basically means it’s not messing around. It has 20 levels of resistance! Your glutes, hamstrings and calves will thank you (once they’re finished feeling the burn). The transitions are smooth too, and they can be done with the touch of a button.
Reviewers say having this 7.0 AE elliptical in their life “has been wonderful,” and they’re even calling it “better than the ones [they’ve] used at gyms.” It’s super quiet too, making it perfect for a home environment. They say it’s “worth every penny” — and they said that before the Black Friday deal even started!
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