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Since 1986, Bowflex has been developing innovative ways to bring gym-quality results into the home. They offer two elliptical models, the Bowflex BXE116 and the Bowflex BXE216.

The Bowflex BXE116 has 25 resistance levels, 9 workout programs, 3 hand positions, a 7.5-inch color LCD screen, and a heart rate monitor.

The Bowflex BXE216 has 25 resistance levels, 11 workout programs, 4 hand positions, a 9-inch color LCD screen, and a heart rate monitor.

Data and ratings accurate as of January 2018

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Bowflex ellipticals Price
Bowflex BXE116 $1499
Bowflex BXE216 $1799

Shipping and installation

If you order a Bowflex elliptical, you have two shipping options—standard shipping and standard shipping plus assembly.

Bowflex elliptical Standard shipping price  Standard shipping + assembly price
Bowflex BXE 216



Bowflex BXE 116


  • Shipping is available within the contiguous United States (Alaska and Hawaii not included).
  • The standard shipping process includes delivery of the product through your threshold (entryway, garage, etc.).
  • With the standard shipping option, you will be contacted to schedule a delivery appointment approximately 48 hours prior to your product arriving. Appointments are scheduled in 4-hour windows between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday. A person 18 years or older must be present for the delivery.
  • The Bowflex delivery with assembly option includes delivery and full product assembly in your room of choice by a qualified technician and removal of boxes and packaging materials.
  • You will be contacted within 1–3 business days after your product ships to schedule a set-up appointment. Appointments are scheduled in 4-hour windows between 8 am and 10 pm, Monday through Friday. A person 18 years or older must be present for the assembly service.


  • If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase, contact the Bowflex Customer Service department at (800) 605-3369 within six weeks of delivery for a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number.
  • Bowflex will refund the cost of your order less shipping, handling, and assembly fees.

Bowflex elliptical warranty

Bowflex offers a 15/5/5/2 (Frame/Mechanical Parts/Electronics/Labor) year warranty for both of their ellipticals.

Additionally, Bowflex offers three different protection plans for their products.

Bowflex protection plan Price
One-year warranty Free
Three-year warranty $159
Five-year warranty $219

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