NordicTrack Spacesaver SE7i Elliptical Trainer

Natural striding ergonomics, adjustable incline, and immersive workout programs make this elliptical a great training workout machine.

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The NordicTrack Spacesaver SE7i Elliptical Trainer is a super compact piece of equipment. Just like the name boasts, this elliptical trainer does not take up as much storage space as the traditional elliptical trainer, and takes less than half an hour to set up. Even though its size is brought to a more comfortable proportion, this machine is still able to provide a killer workout for the user.

The NordicTrack elliptical provides you with 22 levels of resistance, so there is a variety of intensity levels for you to choose from. The machine is able to provide a smooth stride because of the wheel in the rear, oversized foot pedals, and rear motor. The elliptical offers a stride length up to 18″, so the machine is suitable for many people of various heights. As a warning, extremely tall individuals might not be happy with this stride length, but those with shorter legs are still able to experience a stable ergonomic workout.

When looking at ellipticals for your home, you should be looking for a machine that is able to provide the best value at its price range. The NordicTrack might be a good option for most users who are beginner trainees are or looking for a value workout equipment that still gets the job done. Let’s look at what this machine offers.


The NordicTrack elliptical comes at a height of 771″, width of 32″, and length of 80″. In a small apartment, this machine can take up a considerable amount of space for an elliptical, but is smaller than others in its range. The machine can only carry a user of max weight of 325 lbs.

The perks of using an elliptical machine is that you are able to keep track of your progress. In the front is a small LCD screen that comes with iFIT Coach Ready programming, so you can start right out with an intense workout. The iFIT Coach program is able to offer a large library of workouts that can be done on the elliptical. The program also offers other health tidbits such as exercise, nutrition, sleep, and tracking your daily activity.

From the display, you are given stats on your calories burned, distance, RPM, time, BPM, and speed. There are 24 preset workout programs already offered with the elliptical under the pro training option. The workout programs are led by enthusiastic coaches who will guide you through the workout. Sometimes, it is easier to workout when you have an encouraging voice there beside you to push you through your hardest times, such as hooping onto that elliptical.

In addition to the workouts provided by the certified personal trainers, there are 12 calorie workouts and 12 performance workouts, giving the user a lot of options to choose from. A lot of the reasons why people stop working out is because their workouts are starting to feel the same. Plateauing in your workout is a very real thing, and you should not feel frustrated when this happens to you. The answer could be that you need to change something in your workout regimen. Adding this elliptical machine is like joining a cycling or dance class, but in the comfort of your home.

Another neat feature of the NordicTrack elliptical is its unique power adjustable incline. The elliptical is able to sync with Google Maps to provide inclines that match with certain geographical regions. So if you want to traverse the peaks of Machu Picchu, or glide over Thailand’s beaches, the machine will adjust accordingly. Matching real world environments is very beneficial as increasing the incline increases the intensity of your workout, but the changes are more natural, something you can experience in those actual environments.

If you are the type to put on some headphones and pump through your workout to a good beat, then you will like this addition to the NordicTrack elliptical. The elliptical has dual built in speakers that allows you to plug in your desired devices to listen to your music.

Working out for an intense amount of time will cause you to sweat and your internal body temperature to raise. To combat this issue, the NordicTrack elliptical comes equipped with AutoBreeze fans that adjust accordingly to the speed that you are working at. So you can stay cool and comfortable while working out so you can put in the extra work.

The feature that makes the NordicTrack elliptical a very appealing machine is its easy foldable frame and attached wheels. When you are not using the elliptical, you are able to fold it away so that it can take up even less space in your room. This also makes it very portable. Because of the design, understand that the feeling of the elliptical stride might vary from other ellipticals that are fixed. The NordicTrack is not as heavy as other elliptical, so it might feel less stable than the ones you find at your local gyms, but rest assured that it is still fairly stable and can provide a smooth stride for your workout.

The rear drive design makes it easier on your back as it is easier to engage your core. If you are working out and there is strain in your lower back, this could mean that you are either at a resistance level that you are not fully conditioned for or you are not performing the workouts with the proper form.

For the final feature, we cannot forget the trusty water bottle holder. A machine should be able to provide the basic necessities for your workout. The NordicTrack elliptical was made to provide an interactive personal training experience in your own home. Of course, with any quality equipment, there is a warranty in place just in case something does go wrong. The frame comes with a lifetime warranty, because the company understands that when you place something away, sometimes damages do occur. Parts for the machine are under a 3 year warranty. The NordicTrack also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee if the machine does not fit your expectations.

As a portable, compact elliptical, the NordicTrack Spacesaver SE7i Elliptical Trainer is a strong competitor for its price and size. With the many features it offers, there is something in it for anyone to find the perfect workout for their life.


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