Proform Studio Bike Pro Review
Overall Score 9.9
The new Studio Bike Pro from Proform is a definite buy for those looking to add the convenience of live studio classes to their home workouts. The 10” HD Screen on top of a performance driven spin cycle is great ─ it swivels 180° and tilts up and down for cross training use.
This bike comes with classes in HD high definition on a touchscreen so you can work out on your own schedule. You don’t have to go and fight for a spot in your local spin studio.
Follow professional trainers as they lead you through cycling and cross-training exercises. They keep you motivated as you work out on and off the bike You have your own space in an energetic studio right from home.
The Studio Bike Pro takes your ride up a notch with automatic incline and decline with a unique 20% incline to 20% decline capability that gives you a realistic, real-road feeling. The Studio Bike Pro automatically inclines or declines to match the grade of the terrain from your iFIt Coach Google maps workout. You will burn way more calories by cycling at an incline.
You can top off your training by adding upper-body strength moves. Two 3-pound dumbbells are included with the Studio Bike Pro. The live class incorporates full body cross fit exercises so you get an overall body workout.
Live Classes • 10” HD touchscreen • 20% Incline • Cross-fit
The Studio Bike Pro includes the iFit Coach Plus which gets you live streaming or on-demand professional led classes. The Studio Bike Pro also comes with an iFit Vue wearable to track your steps, activity, sleep and calories (plus tips, recipes, recommendations and workouts).
If you are looking to lose weight you want the iFit Coach on your side. Studies have shown that spinning as your only workout is great cardio but can lead to weight gain. iFit Coach workouts add resistance and strength building to your workout to burn those calories while adding lean muscles.
The Studio Bike Pro has a 20% incline and 20% decline capability that allows you to burn more calories in the same time. It changes up your work-out and makes it more challenging. The bike automatically adjusts to the class or workout. ─So Cool!
This machine is built to be sturdy and operates quiteley with its SMR™ Silent Magnetic Resistance technology
WHAT TO KNOW
The Studio Bike Pro is named for its integration of its iFit Coach app and live studio classes . The screen delivers a new cycling class in HD every day. From the comfort of home you can immerse yourself in a bike workout and the studio’s energy.
You get a free iFit Vue to track your sleep, steps, calories and more. The iFit Coach provides access to over 800 cross-fit workouts to choose from so you never get bored.
Custom settings for the Studio Bike Pro bike saddle, handlebars and resistance allow you to set up the ideal ergonomic ride.
Patented Silent Magnetic Resistance lets the Studio Bike Pro makes friction-less transitions quietly among resistance settings.
The Studio bike Pro saddle is padded for comfort and can be adjusted both vertically and horizontally. You can install your own bike seat if you want.
There are two pedal options. One side of each pedal has adjustable toe straps and the other side has shoe clips.
Studio Bike Pro comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, 3 years for parts, and a 1-year labor warranty.
The Studio model’s footprint is 53" H X 25" W X 64.75" L.
GOOD TO KNOW
The ProForm Studio Bike Pro screen can swivel, it doubles as a video workout monitor for your whole workout area.
You can purchase in-home assembly for $249. This is handled by in-house technicians (no third parties) and includes delivery in the room of choice, assembly of the machine, and making sure the machine is 100% functional. Two bonus 3-pound hand weights are included. If you want to assemble the bike yourself, shipping is free.
The iFit Coach and Vue are included with the Studio Bike Pro purchase adding many dimensions to your fitness program. Read our review here.
- The 10" HD touchscreen display with SmartSwivel™ design allows it to turn 180° to either side, and to tilt up or down so you can use the screen for included live cross-fit classes, upper body sessions incorporated in the spin classes and other on-demand or video workouts.
- Live HD Video Workouts from around the world, guided by professional personal trainers the Daily Live Classes offer intense Spin classes as well as cross-training classes in the comfort of your home.
- This machine is solidly built and is quiet to use with its Silent Magnetic Resistance for smooth transitions.
Who Should buy a Proform Studio Bike Pro?
- Those who want to experience the studio Spin energy at home
- People who want to workout on their own schedule but still have professional coaching
- Anyone who enjoy cycling on scenic routes
- People who want the challenge from the incline/decline range
- People who want to add cross fit training into their workouts
The Introductory price of the Studio Bike Pro is competitively priced
Studio Bike Pro $1,999
iFit Coach Plus 1 year subscription $39/month billed annually
Shipping FREE to door
Room delivery and Assembly $249
Extended warranty available
SO IN THE END ── Final thoughts
Great addition to anyone’s fitness program
The live classes are high energy and keep your motivated. The addition of other cross fit workouts are a big plus to reaching weight and fitness goals. The ability to enjoy live classes at home at any time alleviates all the negatives of going to a spin studio like fighting for position, sweaty bikes, finding time to get there and price! For $39/month you get so much more with the Studio Bike Pro, especially iFit Coach with over 800 workouts, recipes, food suggestions. You also get the iFit Vue to track your progress and monitor your sleep. You get a hub of information, tips and professionals to reach your goals – it’s not just a bike.
If you are looking to burn-up calories this bike is for you ─automatically adjusting to the class or workout selected with its ability to offer a 20% incline and decline combined with it silent magnetic resistance to build lean muscles. Definitely making this bike a more challenging experience.
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