The Diamondback 1260 Ef is part of the Elliptical test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Elliptical models like the 1260 Ef are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Ergonomics: Ergonomics considers how well an elliptical accommodates people of various sizes and aspects of the pedaling motion.
Exercise range: Exercise range considers aspects of exercise intensity and measures incline and the effort to pedal the machine through the resistance level settings.
Ease of use: Ease of use considers ease of use aspects of controls, display and using the programs.