Star Trac Pro Stepper provides a unique Aero Bar above the console, which is convenient for placing hands during workout. This stepper is equipped with the patented Soft Trac shock absorbtion system that provides excellent comfort and reduces impact on joints. Stepping height can be adjusted to maximum 16 inches, and stepping speed can be set anywhere between 20 to 150 steps per minute. Eight workout programs available on this machine also includes Famous Steps program that duplicates the experience of climbing famous landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Eiffel Tower, and seven more.
Features at a Glance:
- 13″ pedals equipped with Soft Trac shock absorption system
- Maximum 350 lbs user weight capacity
- Range of stepping speed from 20 to 150 steps per minute
- 16″ maximum height of step
- 20 resistance levels
- 8 workout programs including Constant Heart Rate, Dynamic Heart Rate Control, Multi-Stage Fitness Test, Fat Burner, Thigh Toner, Glute Sculptor, Quick Start, and Famous Steps
- Contact sensor for monitoring heart rate and compatible with Polar telemetry
- Aero bar above console that extends to ergonomic handrails
- Personal cooling fan
- Option to add LCD TV
Star Trac Pro Stepper vs. Life Fitness 9500 Next Gen Stepper
Life Fitness 9500 Next Gen model provides 23 workout programs, compared to eight workout programs available on Star Trac Pro. However, 9500 does not have Famous Steps program. The maximum step height in the 9500 can be adjusted to 13.5″, whereas in Star Trac Pro you can go up to 16″. Star Trac Pro comes with its patented Soft Trac shock absorption system, whereas Life Fitness 9500 model has its own Iso Track Climbing system. Life Fitness 9500 model has separate handrails and handlebars, whereas Star Trac Pro has an aero bar that extends down to become the handrails.