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Nine Octane Fitness Products Named Best Ellipticals and Crosstrainers by

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BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – Nov. 14, 2013 – Nine Octane Fitness elliptical machines earned Best Buy awards from for the 2013-2014 season, with Octane winning the most Best Buys from this site since its inception. In fact, Octane Fitness, LLC has received approximately 70 Best Buy awards since 2003 from publications, consumer organizations and specialty fitness retailers.

“We are committed to continually innovating ellipticals that fuel people’s lives, and these awards help reinforce our performance and leadership in the industry,” said Tim Porth, executive vice president of product development and marketing at Octane Fitness.

The new LateralX was named the Best Crosstrainer overall, with reviewers noting, “The LateralX is truly a complete reinvention of the crosstrainer,” and, “With the touch of a button, the user can electronically adjust their stride from a wide skating motion to a smooth stairclimber motion, or anywhere in between.”

For the seventh consecutive year, Octane’s Q47ci was selected as the Best Elliptical overall, because, “for those looking for the ultimate standing elliptical, it is difficult to do better than an Octane.” The Best Elliptical Under $4500 for the fifth year in a row is the Q47c, with praise for its adjustable stride, Converging Path and MultiGrip handlebars and CROSS CiRCUIT combined cardio and strength routine.

Octane’s Q37ci again won the Best Elliptical Under $3500 (for the second consecutive year); the Q37c won Best Elliptical Under $3000, and the Q35c is the Best Elliptical Under $2500 for the fourth year, with high marks for ergonomics, construction and aesthetics.

In the crosstrainer category, Octane’s unique xR6ce xRide recumbent elliptical earned the Best Crosstrainer Under $4500 award for the sixth consecutive year; the xR6e won the Best Crosstrainer Under $4000, and the xR6 was selected as the Best Crosstrainer Under $3500 for the fourth year in a row. Regarding the xRide line, reviewers said, “The ingenious design allows the user to choose upper-, lower- or whole-body exercise with either a cardiovascular or strength-targeted workout – all while in a seated position.”
Octane’s elliptical machines 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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Find Octane at Images are available; contact Julie King at 847.638.1582 or For more information, contact the company at 888-OCTANE4 (888-628-2634) or Octane Fitness, CROSS CiRCUIT, LateralX and xRide are registered trademarks of Octane Fitness.