The Horizon Elite E7 elliptical offers a boost: Use its power ramp to achieve great-looking muscle tone and extra-fast calorie burn!
Workouts with the Elite E7 are efficient, feel comfortable, and can fly by quickly thanks to program variety and features for entertainment.
Learn more from our full Horizon Elite E7 review below.
|Model||Horizon Elite E7|
|Resistance Type||Electronically Adjustable|
|Heart Rate||Contact Grips and Free Polar Chest Strap|
|Display||8.5" extra-wide blue LCD|
|Max. Weight||325 lbs|
|Dimensions||75” x 24” x 66”|
|Warranty||Frame: Lifetime Parts: 5 Years Labor: 1 Year|
Rating: 86.8/100. The Elite E7 is the lighter and lower-priced elliptical in the Horizon Elite line, which also features the E9. The Elite E7 in this review can be the best value for novices and people with mid-level “elliptical skill.” Its performance basics are a 23-pound flywheel, a maximum 10% incline and an ergonomic 20″ stride. To help you train efficiently the Horizon Elite E7 arrives with 42 workout programs, plus it’s Passport Ready for use with Virtual Active workout videos. These videos (sold separately) let you virtually exercise in scenic destinations: High-definition sights and ambient audio adjust to the intensity of your workout. Other specs for the Horizon Elite E7 are iPod compatibility, a wireless connection for the ViaFit app, a rack for a tablet computer, and a water bottle holder. Here are pros and cons to consider.
- Automated incline
- Wireless heart rate monitor
- Grip pulse monitor
- Moving arm bars
- Optimal handlebar spacing
- Ergonomic pedal spacing
- 20″ stride
- 23-pound flywheel
- 42 built-in workouts
- Passport Ready (Interactive video)
- ViaFit mobile fitness tracking
- iPod-compatible (Port and speakers)
- Tablet computer rack
- Water bottle holder
- Workout fan
- High user weight capacity (325 pounds)
- Long warranty for the parts (5 years)
- Passport player with Virtual Active videos costs extra
- Not foldable for storage; footprint is 75″ x 24″
The Horizon Elite E7 is a well-built elliptical trainer with a competitive warranty. To take you past beginner status it has one of Horizon’s heavier flywheels and is loaded with pro-designed workouts. For extra engagement you can add interactive Passport workout videos. With Passport, high-definition footage of scenic destinations can adjust to match your pace. Virtually tour the Rockies, Paris and other popular tourist spots in North America and Europe. Here are more details about the E7’s workout programs and special features.
With the Horizon Elite E7 you can choose from a long menu of standard workouts or invest in high-definition video workouts that adjust to your workout pace.
For standard training 42 programs are built into the console. Each can control the elliptical’s resistance and incline. Session data are shown on an 8.5″ LCD with blue backlighting. The data fields are Heart Rate, Time, Speed, Distance, Calories, Resistance, Incline, Laps, Watts and RPM. These data can be exported for online sharing and advanced fitness tracking.
For HD video workouts the Elite E7 is Passport Ready. Passport videos show high definition footage of scenic destinations in North America and Europe. These unique videos are played on your home TV and respond to your motion on the elliptical trainer; they adjust to fit your pace. The Passport player (sold separately) has two videos for virtually experiencing Northern Italy and the American Southwest. Additional destination videos are sold separately as Travel Packs.
Horizon Fitness Elite E7 Features
The Horizon Elite E7 is an iPod-compatible elliptical. It has a dock and sound system for your iPod or other compatible MP3 player.
A tablet computer rack is also built into the machine. Play your favorite shows to help time speed by!
ViaFit connectivity makes it easy to export your fitness data to fitness apps and social media. The ViaFit app for Android and iOS not only tracks elliptical workouts, but can also include your exercise completed outdoors. With all of your activity combined on one app, you can get a great picture of your overall fitness activity.
The screen for showing built-in workouts is an 8.5″ LCD with blue backlighting. If Passport videos are used, these are shown on a home television.
For heart rate monitoring the Elite E7 arrives with a wireless chest strap. It also has grip sensors on the handlebars.
To help you stay cool this elliptical has a fan and a water bottle holder.
Warranty & Guarantee
The Horizon Elite E7 warranty includes:
– Frame: Lifetime
– Parts: 5 Years
– Labor: 1 Year
Horizon Fitness also includes a 30-day money back guarantee on its ellipticals.
The Horizon Elite E7 offers big benefits and is reasonably priced for its quality. It’s a good choice for mid-level trainees and for beginners with lofty goals. While the full price of $2,099 seems high, the online sale price of $1,399 brings good value. Still, some readers might prefer the Elite E9 with a heavier drive; it’s only priced a bit higher and includes Virtual Active videos.