The “7” in the A.C.T Commercial 7 likely refers to the 7″ console This 7″ console differs from lesser models in that you are able to surf the web or watch iFit HD videos on it Center-drive design ellipticals like this one generally take up significantly less space than traditional front or rear drive designs For a elliptical trainer, the 375 lb weight capacity and 5-year parts/2-year labor warranty is considered above average Lots of nice extras like wireless chest strap, mp3 audio player, and adjustable stride lengths from 18″ to 22″ It’s probable that despite the A.C.T Commercial 7 being more than the A.C.T Commercial (at the time of review), the construction quality may more or less be the same and the only real noticeable upgrade is the improved console The iFit wireless module is included but does it include the iFit.com membership? Center-drive designs have a shorter history than traditional rear or front-drive elliptical so there is a chance that they’re more prone to breakdowns (Based on a review price of) Capitalizing on the success of the A.C.T lineup, Nordictrack decided to release two new versions for 2013, one with a 7″ console and another with a 10″ console. The Nordictrack A.C.T Commercial 7 is the 7″ console version as you might have guessed and retails for.
So the question you’re probably asking yourself now is “Should I buy?” First of all, you have to determine the type of elliptical you want. Center drive ellipticals like this one are relatively new and though the product name has the word “Commercial” in it, we recommend you keep your expectations in check. More traditional front and rear designs have been around for longer but they take up more space. At the time of review, we also feel that front and rear ellipticals offer slightly more value for money but only by a slim margin. Having said that, the Nordictrack A.C.T Commercial 7 at is still well within the reach of many buyers and it is equipped with most of Nordictrack’s most recent technological advances. If you’re interested in something less pricier, the Nordictract A.C.T Commercial is also worth taking a look at. It’s less but the main sacrifice you’re making is the console screen. If you want the best, the A.C.T Commercial 10 is the obvious choice but it’s more expensive and all you’re really getting is a larger 10″ console and a slight quality upgrade. The A.C.T. Commercial 7 is a consumer favorite especially that it is just half the size of other elliptical. What is great about this machine is it has a very stable design. Working out with the A.C.T. Commercial will surely burn more calories and get you closer to your fitness goals because of its iFit Technology. What is amazing about iFit is that it allows users to map out a route through Google Maps, have a tailored workout that fits your goals, and many more. Be entertained while working out through the A.C.T. Commercial 7’s touch tablet. This 7” full color and Android powered browser. While working out go online, be inspired from a video workout, and go beyond than just counting calories or monitoring your heart rate. The stride preference of each individual is important so for best fit one can adjust it from 18, 20 or 22. The wireless chest strap of the A.C.T. Commercial 7 will help one become more aware if their heart rate while on training. Never forget to include the use of the upper body grips for maximum results. Your water bottle should be within your reach for hydration while working out so when NordicTrack designed this elliptical they made sure that the aspect of hydration is given due attention. For this reason that the water bottle holder is just a reach away.