Spirit Fitness Receives Thirteen Best Buy Awards From FIT PROF

Feb 14, 2024

The 2024 FIT PROF Best Buy awards are out and for the eighth consecutive year Spirit Fitness has earned recognition in multiple categories. For 2024, Spirit Fitness received thirteen “Best Buy” awards in six different product categories. 

This year, Spirit Fitness is honored to receive Fit Professor's "Best Mid-Range Cardio" seal. This recognition reflects the exceptional quality and performance of our products. No matter which Spirit Fitness product you choose, you can feel confident in its excellence and the outstanding experience it will provide.

FIT PROF recognizes Spirit Fitness’ commitment to delivering innovative, well-constructed products at the most competitive price points. The number of products making the Best Buy classification has more than doubled since 2019. Keep reading to view the details of each award winning Spirit Fitness product. 


Featuring a sleek charcoal metallic steel frame and a spacious 22" x 60" running surface powered by a reliable 4.0 HP PowerMax™ drive motor. Elevate your workouts with the performance-oriented 15.6” ClearView+™ touchscreen, offering stat tracking, program customization, and immersive entertainment. Whether creating personalized workouts or selecting from preset options, enjoy a subscription-free experience. With built-in Bluetooth FTMS, easily connect to third-party apps, Bluetooth headphones, or a wireless heart rate monitor (sold separately).

  • Best Treadmills Under $3,000: XT485

The Spirit Fitness XT485 is the perfect choice for anyone who values convenience and performance. This premium treadmill has a fold-up frame design, 4.0 HP motor, and a spacious 22 " x 60" running surface that 's ideal for walkers and runners alike. The XT485 also features exclusive Calories and fusion programs to challenge yourself with a combination of cardio and strength training — plus an oversized 9” blue backlit LCD display for easy navigation. To top it off, this model also comes with a stabilizing crossbar with accessory storage for added convenience. 

  • Best Treadmills Under $2,500: XT385

This advanced treadmill features a powerful 3.5 HP motor, an impressive 22” x 60” running surface, and a top speed of 12 mph perfect for walkers, runners, and beginners alike. The XT385 also has 15 levels of incline for challenging workouts, two user programs, console heart rate and muscle activation profiles, aluminum side rails for extra stability, and frame stability crossbar. Plus, you can connect it to the Zwift app for even more excitement! Make every mile count with the XT385.

This treadmill offers a vibrant 7.5” backlit LCD display to keep users engaged and informed while monitoring important workout metrics. It also provides various preset programs, such as Time, Calories, and Distance Series, to maintain motivation throughout the workout. Additionally, the treadmill is equipped with handlebar pulse sensors to help users stay in their target heart rate zone.


This powerful machine features 12” arched stepping action and a narrow 2” pedal spacing (Q-Factor) to work your upper body as you climb. It has 6 programs, 20 levels of resistance, and multiple hand grip positions so you can adjust your workout to the intensity level you desire. The compact design makes it easy to fit into even the smallest spaces. Get the full body workout with the Spirit Fitness CVC800 Vertical Climber.

This climber offers an arched incline adjustment that changes not only the stepping incline but also the height, so you can customize your workouts with fine tuning of 20 incline adjustments from a 10" step height at 43° to a 14" step height at 60°. Plus, it has 20 levels of resistance for users of all fitness levels. With its narrow 2" pedal spacing (Q-Factor), large cushioned pedals, and multi-grip handlebar design, this cardio unit is incredibly comfortable and space-efficient. 


  • Best Recumbent Under $2,500: XBR95

Experience the ultimate in comfort and convenience with the Spirit Fitness XBR95 Semi-Recumbent Bike. It includes a cordless generator system which allows you to use it virtually anywhere. Features include durable construction, comfortable seating, smooth operation, easy adjustments, bright LCD screens, a cooling fan and mesh back seats all standard on all models. 

  •  Best Recumbent under $2,000: XBR55

Introducing our top-selling model, combining value and performance. Stay engaged with the vibrant 7.5” ClearView™ console, featuring a heart rate graph. Enjoy added convenience with a USB port, Bluetooth speakers, and an adjustable cooling fan. 


Get the best of both worlds with the Spirit Fitness XE395ENT Elliptical! Combining a top-of-the-line XE395 frame and advanced ENT console, this impressive machine features a large 10.1” touchscreen display that lets you easily move through 10 presets and 12 custom programs. Plus, preloaded apps like Netflix, YouTube, CNN and more, plus built-in screen mirroring capabilities and a USB charging port give you endless entertainment or motivation opportunities so you don't miss a beat. The smooth 20” stride length, 20 levels of electronic incline and 3 pedal angle settings keeps your workout challenging and effective. 

  • Best Elliptical Under $2,500: XE395

This top-of-the-line traditional elliptical offers 20 levels of electronic incline, 3 pedal angle settings and ergonomics and biomechanics for a solid and comfortable feel. Plus, it gives you important workout data feedback and effective programs that help keep you on track to reaching your long term fitness goals. The XE395 also features a power incline ramp as well as remote handlebar incline and resistance buttons allowing you to take your workout experience to the next level.


Experience the best with the Spirit Fitness XBU55ENT Upright Bike! Combining features of the XBU55 Upright Bike and an advanced ENT console, this impressive machine boasts a large 10.1” touchscreen display for easy navigation among 8 presets and 12 custom programs. Plus, enjoy preloaded apps like Netflix, YouTube, CNN and more, as well as built-in screen mirroring capabilities and USB charging port for endless entertainment and motivation to keep you motivated. With this premium upright bike, you won't miss a beat.

Get ready to workout in style and comfort with the Spirit Fitness XBU55 fitness bike. This durable machine boasts easy adjustments, a cooling fan, high density foam seat, challenging programs, 20 levels of resistance, and a bright LCD display. Plus, it connects to third party apps like Zwift and Kinomap via Bluetooth FTMS for an even more immersive exercise experience.

Indoor Cycles

  • Best Indoor Cycle Under $1,500: XIC600

Get the most out of your workout with the Spirit Fitness XIC600 fitness bike. Its heavy duty 48.5 lb precision-balanced chrome plated flywheel, belt drive system and superior cranks make it smooth, quiet, and durable. Adjust the seat and handlebar to your specific needs easily with infinite settings (fore/aft/up/down) via fast adjustment levers. Plus, you'll get all the features you need including a wireless LCD console, dual water bottle holders, comfort groove racing saddle and PVC coated multi-grip handlebars.

More About FIT PROF 

FIT PROF reviews are based on five characteristics — aesthetic, construction, ergonomics, versatility, and warranty. Spirit Fitness was rated highly for delivering on these characteristics with an impressive product range and price point.

Spirit Fitness is one of the most awarded brands featured on FITPROF across multiple categories. While FITPROF has been doing reviews since 2008, Spirit Fitness earned its first FITPROF badge in 2017. In the last seven years, the XE395 Elliptical has been listed as a Best Buy seven times. Four of Spirit’s other products have won five times or more each, demonstrating that Spirit products are consistent, reliable and well-constructed.