There aren’t a whole lot of choices on the market today if you’re looking for a center drive elliptical and in terms of overall features and quality, the Nordictrack Commercial A.C.T is arguably one of the top center-drive units anywhere Comes equipped with a spacious 10″ display console. Most ellipticals are equipped with 7″ or smaller so 10″ screens are still considered as somewhat as a rarity The 10″ console makes surfing the web or using the iFit live programs much more enjoyable Stride lengths from 18″ to 22″ would mean that the elliptical can accommodate users of pretty much any height Center-drive design takes up less space than a front-drive or rear-drive elliptical Not many manufacturers can claim their ellipticals support users up to 400 lbs but the A.C.T Commercial 10 is one of few that can Nordictrack started putting 6-year parts and 3-year labor warranties on some of their products and we’re disappointed the Nordictrack A.C.T 10 wasn’t one of them considering it’s one of their top of the line model with a 400 lb weight capacity Elliptical is missing some features found on rear and front drive models like adjustable foot pedals, incline/decline ramps and in-handle ramp & resistance controls iFit.com subscription likely requires separate purchase (Review based on a sale price of) The A.C.T Commercial series of ellipticals have been a consistent best seller for Nordictrack over the past few years and the A.C.T Commercial 10 is currently the top of the line center-drive elliptical offering from Nordictrack in July of 2013.
A top of the line model usually comes with a top of the line price tag and the Commercial 10 indeed retails at a whopping. But if you’ve read our other reviews, you know that almost all Nordictrack ellipticals become discounted at some point in the year and the current sale price of is more accurate. For, you’re getting pretty much all of the top features and functions that Nordictrack has come out with in the past few years. Features like their android powered web browser didn’t even exist a few years back for example. But the question you are probably asking right now is whether the Nordictrack A.C.T Commercial is worth the? It’s hard to give a definitive answer but here’s our take. First of all, ask yourself whether you prefer a front-drive, center-drive or rear-drive elliptical. If you’re not inclined on any particular style, we would say that some of the rear-drive ellipticals may offer slightly better value for money. If you’re insistent on the center drive design, the A.C.T Commercial 7 might be a better choice because it’s less than the Commercial 10 and the only real downgrades are a smaller 7″ screen and a slight drop in reliability. If money is really a concern, you might consider downgrading another level from the A.C.T Commercial 7 to just the A.C.T Commercial which is under less, all you’re really losing is the ability to surf the web and not really much else. The A.C.T. Commercial 10 is truly set apart from other elliptical models present today. Compared to other models this model is almost half the length and has a compact design. Enjoy your favorite websites, enjoy HD video workouts, or keep yourself aware of your workout stats through its integrated 10” touch screen full color tablet employing the Android web browser. NordicTrack have carefully designed the A.C.T. Commercial 10 to keep users entertained while getting the best out of their workout. No matter what your fitness goals the iFit training technology can help you achieve it through a more personalized program. The 38 workout apps that comes with the A.C.T. Commercial 10 is what makes this machine a must have for those aspiring to be fit or lose weight. Whether your preferred stride is 18, 20 or 22 inches one can adjust it so easily for your utmost comfort while training. Achieving weight loss does not have to be uncomfortable this is why the pedals are lined with gel pads, wide enough for multiple foot positions. The CardioGrip have built-in sensors on the handle bars providing you with accurate reading when it comes to your heart rate. Hydration is also important while working out this is why the NordicTrack made sure that the A.C.T. Commercial 10 has a water bottle holder within your reach. The transport wheels can easily be moved from one place to the next with its built-in wheels. Built for heavy duty workout, the A.C.T. Commercial 10 is made to handle up to 400 lbs in weight.