Names Six Octane Ellipticals Best Buys has again named six Octane Fitness home elliptical machines Best Buys for the 2012-2013 season.

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – October 30, 2012 – has again named six Octane Fitness home elliptical machines Best Buys for the 2012-2013 season. Since 2003, Octane Fitness, LLC ( has earned approximately 60 Best Buy awards from a variety of publications, consumer organizations and fitness equipment retailers.

“Our goal has always been to offer the best elliptical machines, and winning awards like these is an ongoing testament to our exceptional quality and innovation,” said Tim Porth, executive vice president of product development and marketing at Octane Fitness.

For the sixth consecutive year, Octane's premium Q47ci was selected as the Best Elliptical overall, with praise for its adjustable stride, Converging Path and MultiGrip handlebars and versatile CROSS CiRCUIT cardio and strength routines.

The Best Elliptical under $4500 for the fourth year in a row is the Q47c, leading in categories including ergonomics, comfort, resistance and smoothness. The Q37ci is the Best Elliptical under $3500, and the Q35c is the Best Elliptical Under $2500 (for the third consecutive year), with accolades for their narrow pedal spacing, aesthetics, ease of use and “great interactive programs.”

In the crosstrainer category, Octane's unique xR6ce xRide seated elliptical earned the Best Crosstrainer award for the fifth consecutive year, with reviewers commenting, “Anyone from a beginner to an advanced athlete will enjoy the xRide design, and Octane has incorporated software to cover the entire range on this great piece of equipment.”

For the third year in a row, the xR6 xRide seated elliptical was designated the Best Crosstrainer under $3500. According to reviewers, “For those looking for the ultimate crosstrainer, look no further than the xR6 units.”

Octane Fitness currently makes six standing elliptical machines for home use, and five home seated ellipticals, which all are available worldwide through authorized specialty fitness retailers and online at

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Octane Fitness Background
Relentlessly fueled to reinvent low-impact cardiovascular exercise, Octane Fitness has perfected the elliptical machine, introduced a new category with the xRide seated elliptical, designed strength-infused cardio with the unique CROSS CiRCUIT and now leads exercise in an entirely new direction with the LateralX. Defined by standout innovations, and driven to deliver more effective, efficient and rewarding workouts, Octane is engineering elliptical domination.

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