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JTX Strider-X7: Home Cross Trainer | JTX Fitness

JTX Strider-X7: Home Cross Trainer

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JTX Tri-Fit: Incline Cross Trainer

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JTX Zenith: Gym Cross Trainer



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Cross Trainer Flywheel Size

The flywheel is the heaviest part of a cross trainer. It dictates the maximum resistance but equally importantly, helps create a smooth ride. It is one way to help identify the quality of a cross trainer for sale online. We would recommend 10kg as the minimum flywheel size to consider.

It is also important to take the total weight of the machine into consideration. To create a perfectly smooth and stable ride you need a decent flywheel and a solid frame. It can be hard to identify this when shopping online and looking at the weight of the overall machine and its flywheel is a good guide. If you are comparing two cross trainers and one is much lighter than another but apparently has a huge flywheel, we suggest you think twice. Compare JTX Cross Trainer flywheel sizes here.

Elliptical Cross Trainer Dimensions

When buying a cross trainer, you'll want to make sure it will fit in your home. Note the size guide, which shows the footprints of the JTX cross trainers. We recommend that you allow an extra 10cm – 15cm on to the cross trainer width. This will ensure you have enough space to get onto the cross trainer comfortably and don't feel cramped during your workout.

Strider-X7 - 130cm (l) x 70cm (w)

Tri-Fit - 153 (l) x 75cm (w)

Zenith - 190cm (l) x 87cm (w)

If you have low ceilings, it's also important that you consider the height of the machine. Add your height to the max pedal height, which can be found in the specification, to make sure you will have enough headroom.

Elliptical Cross Trainer Stride Length

You'll also want to consider stride length when browsing cross trainers for sale online. Choose a cross trainer with too short a stride length and you may experience an unnatural, jarring, movement which will prevent you from working out at your maximum intensity.

Gym quality cross trainers generally have a stride length of 20 inches or more. Larger stride lengths allow a smoother, more fluid motion and create the potential for workouts of greater intensity. We recommend a minimum stride length of 16 inches.

Generally, the larger the cross trainer, the longer the stride length. If space is limited but you don’t want to compromise on stride length, then a well designed, adjustable stride cross trainer is worth considering. Something like the JTX Tri-Fit, which has been carefully designed to achieve a 20” stride in a compact home use footprint, will suit your needs.


Cross trainers are often referred to as elliptical cross trainers. Keeping your feet on the pedals, stride forward and your feet will move in an elliptical motion. Speed up to create an intensive running motion, slow down for a walking fitness workout. As well as speed you can increase the difficulty through increasing resistance levels, much like increasing the gears on a bike. Combined with using your arm muscles to push the handles backwards and forwards you'll achieve a fantastic low impact, total body workout. Find out more about cross trainer benefits here.

An elliptical cross trainer will provide the ultimate full body workout for the long term. Designed to simultaneously strengthen and tone in a fluid, low impact motion, cross trainers provide a fantastic cardio workout. They are a great cardio workout for the heart and are a great way to help you lose weight or burn calories, fast. Cross Trainers are a great training alternative for athletes looking to improve their fitness levels whilst minimising the risk of injury. We've written a handy cross trainer buying guide to help you navigate the huge range of home cross trainers for sale online.


Working Out Your Calorie Burn

Most cross trainers have on board computers that show you how many calories you have burned during your workout. Often, these readings are not completely accurate because the amount of calories you burn depends on your weight, height, age and gender. To make the calorie reading as accurate as possible input as much data into the cross trainer computer as possible. It’s easy to skip this step as you want to get straight on with your workout. But, the more information your cross trainer has about you the more accurate the reading will be in return. If your machine does not allow you to take an accurate reading, you can use calorie burning estimates to give you a sense of how hard you are working. For example: The Mayo Clinic estimates that 1 hour spent on a cross trainer at a moderate difficulty level could help you burn 545 calories.Remember that the level of your workout intensity will dictate the number of calories you will burn.

Heart Rate Training

When you’re doing any cardiovascular exercise, a great way to track your intensity levels is to wear a heart rate monitor. Target heart rate training can be used to assist goals ranging from fat burning and weight loss to maximum aerobic capacity development. Select a target heart rate based on the goal you are working towards and input it into the computer. When you are training the cross trainer will then auto adjust the resistance and so your intensity in order to keep you in your target zone. We recommend pairing your cross trainer with the Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor for the most reliable heart rate tracking and bluetooth connectivity.


Our cross trainers prioritise superior build quality and credible specifications to enhance your home gym and guarantee results. Designed for the home, JTX cross trainers are compact, quiet and built to last.

Industry Leading Warranties

We are the sole manufacturer and retailer of JTX Fitness equipment. This means we can make sure there are no grey areas, your relationship is with us and we take responsibility for everything from sales to returns. You can relax because your warranty will be registered automatically when you buy and there are no hidden terms or conditions.All our warranties are served in the home. If you ever need assistance we will send a specialist engineer to your home, free of charge. Read more about our in-home servicing here.

Independent Cross Trainer Reviews

Our JTX cross trainer reviews are authenticated and published by TrustPilot. Giving you complete confidence in them as independent, authentic reviews from genuine customers. We are committed to ensuring the highest quality of both our equipment and our service and are very proud of our outstanding reviews as a result.

28 Day Money Back Guarantee

JTX Fitness equipment comes with a fantastic 28 day ‘no-quibble’ returns policy. We hope that you are delighted with your purchase but if you are not absolutely happy, we will collect your order and offer a full refund (minus collection costs) within 28 days of purchase. Find out more about our 28 day money back guarantee here.

Visit our Sussex Showroom

Why not come and visit us in Sussex? You can see our fully stocked show room, get to know us a bit better and put our gym equipment through its paces. Just remember to bring your trainers! We are open Monday to Friday during office hours.


FREE Next Day Delivery

We offer a FREE NEXT DAY DELIVERY service for all mainland UK customers. Order today before 3pm and your new cross trainer could be with you tomorrow! If you are ordering from outside the UK mainland, please give our customer service team a call and they'll be happy to help. Read more about our delivery service.

Achieve Your Fitness Goals Faster

Designed for results, our cross trainers take inspiration from leading commercial brands. Superior build quality, credible specifications and our unrivalled customer support will help you achieve and maintain your fitness goals for the long term. Find out more about cross trainer benefits in our buying guide.

Expert Knowledge Before and After You Buy

As well as stocking the very best cross trainers we are dedicated to helping our customers achieve their long term fitness goals. To get you off to the best possible start we offer all new customers a FREE personalised training plan from an in-house Personal Trainer. To keep you motivated beyond the initial buzz, we regularly update our workout video library and share the latest news from our growing network of health and fitness experts.

Designed to Enhance Your Home

Our cross trainers are designed to aesthetically enhance your home and improve your quality of life. They all have the specification you need to make the most of the convenience of home training. Helping you continually take steps towards a healthier, happier lifestyle.

Buy Direct for Great Prices and Support

We are the sole manufacturer and retailer of JTX cross trainers. Essentially this means we cut out the middle man enabling us to offer unrivalled value. We only sell the highest quality equipment at incredibly competitive prices.


We've teamed up with the UK’s leading independent reviews company, Trustpilot, to collect feedback from our customers following their purchase. You can be sure that all the JTX cross trainer reviews you read here are genuine and unbiased.

We send all our customers a request for a cross trainer review about two weeks after its delivered. This gives them enough time to have put the cross trainer through its paces but is soon enough to make sure they still remember the cross trainer buying experience.

When we get something wrong we always try to fix it, at no cost to the customer, conveniently and quickly. We aren't perfect. We hope you will see from our reviews that we get it right a lot and that our customer service is one of the best in the industry.

You can scroll through all our Trust Pilot cross trainer reviews and click 'read more' to see a review in detail. If you are using reviews to help you decide which cross trainer to buy you could also get some great advice from our cross trainer buying guide here.