The Life Fitness 9500HR Next Generation Elliptical is a premium commercial grade, health club model, found in top fitness facilities across the globe. The 9500 HR combines the cardiovascular/muscular benefits of running and the low impact of walking. Users can alternate between forward and backward motions exercising large groups of upper and lower body muscles for total body results. The Life Fitness 9500HR is an award winning machine. It features Life Fitness' exclusive Lifepulse digital heart rate monitoring system, the most accurate way to calculate individual heartbeats.