NordicTrack Elite 12.7 Elliptical Trainer Review

PROS

  • 7″ HD touchscreen
  • Enabled for iFit Coach workouts
  • Has 35 preset workout programs designed by certified personal trainers
  • Allows web browsing experience
  • Drive holder with adjustable angle
  • Power-adjustable stride, 18″ to 20″
  • 32-pound flywheel
  • 26 resistance levels
  • Automated incline, zero to 20 degrees
  • Resistance and incline controls on handlebars
  • Moving armbars with soft multi-grips
  • Handlebar heart rate sensors
  • Wireless heart rate monitor (Chest strap included)
  • Water bottle holder
  • Workout fan that adjusts to user workout pace
  • Transport wheels
  • Five-year parts warranty
  • Two-year labor warranty

CONS

  • Not compact or foldable for storage
  • iFit Coach membership sold separately
  • The stride is too long for shorter trainees

VERDICT

What We Think About the NordicTrack Elite 12.7 Elliptical Trainer

First and foremost, the 7" touchscreen is a great feature to the machine. Overall, this elliptical machine is perfect for home workouts at all ability levels. However, the unit is not compact or foldable, and its stride might be too long for shorter trainees. Considering its heavy flywheel, power incline, and workout apps with the additional android web browser and wireless heart rate monitor, it would be great to give it a try.

NordicTrack Elite 12.7 Elliptical Trainer Review

Product Overview

If you want to have the best training at home, then be ready to step up with NordicTrack Elite 12.7 Elliptical Trainer. This machine is the best buy for home use with iFit Coach membership, ergonomics, power, and workout programs anyone would surely love. It supports an ultra-smooth stride and a front-drive design that allows you to control cost and size.

Among the key performance features of the trainer include its adjustable footpath, incline settings up to 20%, a 32 lb Flywheel with 26 resistance settings, and moving arm bars for multiple grip positions. The iFit technology has a vast library of workouts where you can choose to recreate your favorite outdoor trail using Google Maps. For adaptive personal training, the machine’s 7” touchscreen lets you connect to your iFit Coach.

Specifications

  • Weight Capacity: 375 LBS
  • Dimensions: 80.25″ L x 25.7″ W x 64.43″ H
  • Flywheel: 32 LBS
  • Programs: 35 preset workout programs designed by certified personal trainers
  • Fan: Yes
  • Compact / Folding: No
  • Incline: 0-20% Power Ramp
  • Stride Length: 20″ Adjustable
  • Screen: 7″ HD touchscreen

Features

The elliptical trainer lets you adjust the stride up to 20”. Its flywheel can provide up to 32 lb of resistance, and its 26 resistance levels can help anyone achieve their specific fitness goal. The power incline settings can reach 20 degrees and the incline training would the anyone’s favorite cross-training option as it allows to target a particular muscle group while quickly burning more calories.

Its moving handlebars are cushioned and allow multiple grip positions which can be comfortable for the user. Handlebars are also designed to move to support low impact exercise and let you workout with different poses in different ways.

Its console has a 7” high definition touchscreen and has a web browsing capability. With its speaker system and iPod jack, you can keep yourself entertained while working out. The device holder is adjustable at any angle you want.

The Elite 12.7 also include a wireless chest strap for heart rate monitoring and the handlebars also have heart rate sensors on the grip. This feature allows the user to keep track of his/her heart rate which is essential in attaining desired fitness results.

The easy to reach water holder and its built-in fan will surely keep you cool and hydrated during your workout.

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