By Abad98eb (Pacifica, CA) on Sep 30, 2010
I'm fairly new to to elliptical exercising. I have tried the ones at my local gym & now I own this machine. There is a definite difference in how the two machines feel. At the gym I was able to complete 30 mins on the "weight loss" track. On this A.C.T. machine I'm struggling to stay on for 10 m... (Read more)
By Dr. Ron (Naranja, Florida) on Oct 22, 2010
Had this machine for 3 months. It offers great workouts that will test even the best-fit person. It had clunk problems due to a part missing during manufacture. Nordictrack fixed this but clunking still comes back when it wants to. Had to replace the console also. Adjustable stride is a plus onc... (Read more)
I've Shed 26 lbs and 2 Inches off my Waist
By MichaelE (Columbus, OH) on Oct 18, 2010
I have been working on it 6 days per week. have lost 26 lbs and two inches on my waist since working on the machine, in combination with maintaining a better diet. love the variations of the programmed workouts.
Better than a Treadmill!
By ToddH (Houlton, WI) on Oct 28, 2010
Didn't know how I'd like the center drive but we love it!! The unit is very well built and sturdy. My wife was totally a treadmill user but now loves getting on the elliptical instead. She said it's a much better workout than a treadmill and it takes less time to burn more calories, plus it's mor... (Read more)
I've Lost Weight and Feel Much Better!
By RonW (Roanoke, VA) on Oct 29, 2010
I wanted a good quality elliptical with pre-programmed workouts, ipod connection, and that didn't require a large foot print. This elliptical meets all those expectations. My only concern with the product is that the heart rate monitor is inconsistent and inaccurate.
When I first started using th... (Read more)
Not bad for the price...
By Craig (Virginia) on Nov 17, 2010
I have had my NordicTrack A.C.T. elliptical for 5 months now so feel comfortable in giving a fair review.
I paid extra to have the machine assembled. The people who delivered and assembled the machine were nice enough but had never done the job before clearly. To top that off they were overbooked... (Read more)
Low Impact for our bodies!
By ChrisRay (Tucson, AZ) on Nov 27, 2010
Our experience with the NordicTrack phone order staff was exceptional! We received our ACT Elliptical and put it together in no time. The directions stated that I needed a rubber hammer, but it was not necessary. The parts were well protected and removed with just a little muscle. Once we got it... (Read more)
These People back up their product
By Chris (Las Cruces, NM) on Dec 30, 2010
Had my NoricTrack ACT for little over a year. Made a clunking noise. Left rear bearing froze and slight crack in frame below axle mount.
Called NordicTrack. People couldn't have been nicer. Had choice to have my money refunded, apply what I paid for it to another exercise machine in stock or a re... (Read more)
Had 2 years now Good and Bad
By Flame (Lawton, OK) on Jan 4, 2011
This machine works you hard. It is super smooth but wasn't always. We had the Clicking noise that others mentioned. My husband traced it down and fixed it. The fan is too tall so he put a clear piece of plastic on it to get the fan to blow lower so it will hit my face. The heart rate monitor is... (Read more)
High Quality Elliptical
By JPL007 (Salt Lake City, UT) on Jan 5, 2011
This one has all the flexibility of multiple resistant levels and workouts all in a compact yet high quality package. We put this machine together in about 3 hours and have enjoyed the high quality workouts. I would highly recommend this one for a full feature, small footprint elliptical machine.
Like it Better Than a Treadmill
By William E (Kingston, TN) on Jan 27, 2011
We like the narrow footprint between the foot pads. More natural walking gate. The wife loves it. She wore out a treadmill and likes this unit more than the treadmill.
nice very nice
By hakreck (C.B. Iowa) on Oct 26, 2011
Nice elliptical took about two hours to assemble has a little squeek which I'm working on but other wise works real well I liek it and my wife likes it.
A.C.T. deserves an encore
By Christy (Greenville, SC) on May 19, 2009
I want you and the world to know how happy my husband and I are with our new A.C.T. elliptical!! After conducting quite a bit of reasearchand reading more reviews that I would have ever imagined we decided to purchase with NordicTrack directly. Although we considered buying an elliptical in the past... (Read more)
By gatogreensleeves (Portland, OR) on Jun 27, 2009
I've had this machine for about 4 months now and it has been pretty solid so far. Please be aware that it is really REALLY heavy, and the guy that brought it to my door was alone and older than God. I gave him $5 to help me get it in the door. I was able to set it up alone, because I have it comin... (Read more)
correcting banging/clunking noise
By Ken (Charleston, SC) on Aug 10, 2009
I extensively researched the various types and brands of elliptical trainers to find one that was compact, stable, contained quality/sturdy components and would be operationally quiet. My research led me to the NordicTrack A.C.T. I was somewhat concerned when I read the various customer reviews sugg... (Read more)
Sturdy Machine, Not so Compact
By Tryinghard (Gulf Coast of Mississippi) on Dec 19, 2009
This is a nice elliptical machine, it is mostly sturdy (but not commercial grade) and definitely gives the workout that anyone would need to get in shape. The concept is great and the screen is really nice as are the ipod attachment and fan.
Be aware though that it is not compact at all. Where i... (Read more)
Great Machine and costomer service
By JD (Petersburg, VA) on Dec 28, 2009
I received my ACT today and set it up myself (not recommended) with a little help from my daughter in about 3 hours. Wasn't really complicated after laying all the parts out. Once done, I had a great 20min work out. Very smooth. As I completed my workout, the machine started making a clunking noise ... (Read more)