The Life Fitness C3 Lifecycle is an enhanced version of the C1 with better features and an overall sturdier build. It's a great option for those that can afford it, offering a smooth and natural workout with less impact.
The C3 is all black with silver accents, and you have your choice of two consoles: the basic Go and the more advanced Track Connect. The LCD provides all of the important workout specs such as distance, time, program, level and more.
Let's take a look at the specs...
The upright exercise bike features:
The Life Fitness C3 upright is a top notch exercise bike and has received great reviews since it was introduced some years back. It is a nice upgrade from the C1 model, with a few enhancements that make it even more comfortable to use.
There are 20 different resistance levels to choose from, so you can make your ride as challenging as you'd like. The pedals are well-cushioned for comfort, as is the seat. You get the racing style handlebars that many riders prefer.
One of the most appealing features is the choice of two consoles, one basic and one advanced. The Go Console features a bright blue LCD screen, 12 workouts, 2 custom workouts and 2 user profiles.
The advanced Track Connect console (previously called Track +) connects to your smart phone or tablet via Bluetooth, giving you access to various fitness apps through LF Connect. You get 16 workouts plus 12 custom workouts, as well as 4 user profiles.
You don't need the step-up console, but if you are someone who likes to track and share your workout results and set goals for yourself, it's nice to have.
Some other nice features on the Life Fitness C3 include 2 cup holders, integrated accessories tray, front wheels for easy transport, pedal straps and a max user weight of 400, up from 350 on the C1 model.
The ride is smooth and natural, one of the hallmarks of Life Fitness...they are known for their ergonomic design that puts you in the ideal position on all of their cardio equipment.
We love the LifeCycles from Life Fitness, and the C3 is no exception. If you like the idea of having a gym quality bike right in your own home gym, this is definitely a great choice.
It's right under $2,500, and if you want to save a little money take a look at the C1 as well, which is around $500 or so less. For home use it will suit you just fine, and it also has the console choices.
The C3 is well-built, beautifully designed and very comfortable to ride. There are plenty of resistance levels as well as diversified workouts to choose from.
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