Nustep vs
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Taking a closer look at two popular recumbent steppers

Recumbent Steppers provide a low impact, total body workout designed to benefit users of any fitness level – and have been particularly sought after for their benefits for users with limited mobility and rehab patients recovering from an injury, joint replacement, cardiac surgery or stroke. Purchasing one of these units for your home helps maintain the fitness gains achieved in rehab, build strength, increase mobility, and improve overall health and contribute to a greater quality of life.

Total Body Experts is a Nationwide Authorized Dealer for popular commercial fitness brands such as StairMaster, Schwinn, Nautilus, Star Trac and more. Besides selling new equipment Total Body Experts also specializes in offering Certified Pre-owned and used fitness equipment as well.

In the following video Total Body Experts compares two of the most popular brands in recumbent stepper category the Nustep T4R and the Spirit CRS800S Recumbent Stepper.

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Comparison Chart


NuStep T4R

Spirit CRS800S Step Thru
Motion Linear Linear - Stepper
User Defined Stride Range
Step Length 2"-8.5" 1-12.5"
Cushioned Footpad -
Foot Straps Optional Stabilizing Foot Straps
Calf Support -
Step Through Design -
Drive Train Belt Drive Linear guide rails and bearings and belt drive
Natural Arm to Leg Movement 2:01 1:01
Resistance 0-800 watts 5-750 watts
Levels Resistance 10 20
Power Cenerator / Batteries 9VDC AC adapter (standard 120v plug)
Total Body Workout
Contact HR Monitor -
Removable Seat/Wheel Chair Access - -
Swivel Seat 360 deg., lock every 45 deg. Yes - 360 deg.lock every 45 deg.
Seat Back Adjustment (Hip angle) 4'6" to 6'4" 4'10" to 6'5"
Seat Belt Optional -
User Weight Capacity 400 lbs (181 kg) 450Lbs
Arm Rest
Telemetry (belt optional)
HR Control -
Display LCD - monochrome All new screen, USB charging. LCD, Large backlight
Data Display Information SPM, Watts, METs, Total Steps, Level Heart Rate % Profile, Muscle Activation Profile, Integrated Reading Rack
Programs 2 10
Assembled Dimensions 60"L x 27"W x 45"H 67” x 31.5” x 48”
Hand Grips Ergonomically designed hand grips
Arm Rest
Product Weight 210 lbs 258 lbs
Warranty Frame: 10 years, 5 years parts. 1 year labor Frame: Lifetime, 5 years parts, 2 year labor

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Nustep

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