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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: Elliptical Cross Trainer | Best Home Fitness Equipment

JTX Tri-Fit: Incline Cross Trainer

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JTX Zenith: Gym Cross Trainer

JTX Zenith: Gym Cross Trainer



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Exercising on an elliptical cross trainer will help you lose weight, get fit, tone up your muscles and improve health. These cross trainer benefits can be realised by training regularly for a short period of time. Cross trainers also provide a fantastic low impact workout, so they are kinder to your joints and muscles than other gym equipment.

Get a Full Body Workout

Cross trainers will tone and strengthen your quads, hamstrings, calves, bottom and arms, all at the same time. It will also flex your stomach and sides with gentle twisting movements. You can increase the resistance level to improve muscle tone or keep the resistance levels low to achieve cardio and weight loss goals. Select a cross trainer with an incline feature and you can target your stomach and thighs too.

Weight Loss and Calorie Burning

Cross trainers are fantastic for burning calories because they work multiple muscle groups at the same time –providing a more intense workout. The number of calories you can burn on a elliptical cross trainer will vary based on age, gender, physical fitness and the amount of effort you exert. As a rough guide, it takes an average of 30 minutes to burn off 200 calories.

Target Problem Areas and Strengthen Your Core

Change the emphasis of your workout based on the body part you want to target. For example, if you want to strengthen and tone of your arms, relax your leg muscles and let your arms pump backwards and forwards. Incline cross trainers like the JTX Tri-Fit will help you target the most common problem areas; thighs, bottom and stomach. You can also work on improving your core stability by taking your arms off the handles and solely using your legs to exercise. Cross Trainers are completely adaptable and offer something for everyone, whatever your age, sex, fitness goal or ability.

Health Benefits

Cross trainers provide a fantastic cardio workout for the heart. A few sessions a week on an elliptical cross trainer will improve your general aerobic fitness, strengthen bones and increase lung capacity.

Better For Your Joints

There is no doubt that cross trainers offer a much lower impact workout than running. Your feet don’t leave the supports on a cross trainer which creates much less impact on your knees, joints and back. This reduces the likelihood of an injury. The longer the stride length,the smoother the motion and impact on your joints.

The Perfect Training Alternative

Cross trainers are a fantastic supplementary training option if you are working towards an endurance challenge. Cross trainers make your body work harder – they are not tailored to a single goal such as gaining strength or getting faster, they do both simultaneously! This means your body and fitness levels improve at a much faster rate than if you were to stick to one type of exercise.

Cross Trainers Are Quiet

This simple fact makes cross trainers the perfect fitness solution for the home. At JTX Fitness, our cross trainers have been specifically designed to enhance your home gym with beautiful design features and credible specifications that will help you achieve your fitness goals faster.


Cross Trainer Stride Length

Cross Trainer Stride Length

Choosing the right stride length will make a big difference to the effectiveness of your workout. Too short and you may experience an unnatural, jarring, stance which prevents you from working out at your maximum intensity. We recommend a minimum stride length of 16 inches. 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. If more than one person will be using the cross trainer or you would like to vary the intensity of your workout, a cross trainer with an adjustable stride length can be very beneficial. The JTX Tri-Fit is the perfect solution for this challenge.

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. We would recommend 10kg as the minimum flywheel size to consider. It is important to also 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 on-line and looking at the weights of the overall machine and its flywheel are 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 fly wheel sizes here.

JTX Cross Trainer Size

Cross Trainer Dimensions

Cross trainer dimensions vary depending on stride length and machine design. Commercial cross trainers with a stride length of over 20” are generally at least 225cm in length. Smaller home use cross trainers, while more compact generally have smaller stride lengths as well. If space is limited but you don’t want to compromise on stride length, then a well designed, adjustable stride cross trainer is probably what you should consider. Something like the JTX Tri-Fit which has been carefully designed to achieve a 20” stride in a compact home use footprint.

TIP: Before buying a cross trainer make sure you have measured how much space you have and allow an extra 10cm – 15cm on the quoted cross trainer width. This will ensure you have enough space to get onto the cross trainer comfortably and don’t feel too cramped whilst working out.


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 machines 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. All our home cross trainers come with a FREE heart rate chest strap.


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 Reviews

Our 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.

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.

Cross Trainers

An elliptical cross trainer will provide the ultimate full body workout for the long term. Designed to simultaneously strengthen and tone multiple body parts in a fluid, low impact motion, cross trainers provide a fantastic cardio workout for the heart and are a great way to help you lose weight or burn calories, fast. Cross Trainers are also a great training alternative for athletes looking to improve their fitness levels whilst minimising the risk of injury.

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