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Landice E7 Review

Quick Summary

Enjoy club-quality exercise at home! The new Landice E7 Elliptical with Bluetooth is identical to the Landice E9 built for health clubs. This knee-friendly fitness machine costs more than the average home elliptical… but unlike the average model, it won’t need to be replaced. For residential use it can serve for generations.

Three factors make the Landice E7 Elliptical a leader: exceptional durability, smooth ergonomics and high quality electronics. Read on for our detailed Landice E7 review.

Specifications

FitRated
Model Landice E7
Rating

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92%
List Price

Suggested retail price, typically higher than the price you'll pay with our recommended retailers.

$3495
Best Price

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$649
Resistance

Resistance is what determines calories burned per stride. The more levels, the more precisely you can control the difficulty.

20 Levels
Resistance Type

The type of resistance affects the performance of your elliptical. Magnetic and Eddy-Current are the most common types.

Electronically Adjustable
Stride Length

Stride Length is important for comfort and smooth strides. A stride length of 18-21 inches is ideal for most heights (5'3 - 6'7).

21"
Pedals

Elliptical pedals can be cushioned and adjustable for maximum comfort and minimum impact on joints for injury prevention.

Orthopedic gel footpads
Incline

Some elliptical trainers can be set at an incline to increase difficulty and burn more calories.

Manually adjustable ramp
Flywheel

The flywheel controls the smoothness and resistance of your workout. In general, the higher the better.

11" diameter flywheel
Programs

Elliptical Programs allow you to complete a workout with changing speeds and inclines, without changing anything manually.

12
User Profiles

For each profile the elliptical allows, you can create a custom user account with saved programs and goal settings.

1
Heart Rate

Heart Rate programs allow you to track how many times your heart is beating per minute (bpm), and some control the workout for you.

Contact heart-rate monitoring system
Wireless-chest-strap heart-rate monitoring system
Display

Elliptical Display refers to the screen you'll look at to monitor workouts. LED and LCD displays are similar to TV screens.

Cardio Control Panel
Max. Weight

Max User Weight is the amount of weight, in pounds (lbs), that it can safely support, which can represent durability.

500 lbs
Dimensions

Dimensions are included to help you figure out if this elliptical will fit properly (Length x Width x Height and Height x Depth).

35”x 76”x 67”
Upper Body

Most ellipticals have handles to hold while you're working out that provide an upper body workout.

Accessory Tray

Some ellipticals include an accessory tray for holding items such as water bottles, wallets, keys, or MP3 players like iPods.

Speakers

Ellipticals that include a sound system allow you to listen to your MP3 player/iPod through built-in speakers (without headphones).

Cooling Fans

Cooling Fans are designed to help keep you cool during an intense workout on your elliptical.

Folding?

Some ellipticals are designed to conserve space by folding up. This is a convenient option, but some features might be reduced.

Quick Controls

Quick Controls allow you to select speed, incline and even workout programs with the touch of a button (usually on the handles).

Warranty

The warranty is an important part of your investment. The longer the warranty, the longer you can get free/discounted repairs.

Parts: lifetime
Labor: 1 year

Rating: 92%

Our Rating

Rating: 92/100. The new Landice E7 Elliptical for 2018 is an elite home fitness machine that exceeds club standards. It’s the only elliptical machine that Landice sells with a residential warranty, which covers the parts for a lifetime. The sale price of $3,495 includes delivery and setup.

Overall this trainer is a top FitRated recommendation for shoppers seeking long-term value, helpful exercise programming and healthy biomechanics. It’s also entertainment-friendly and a “connected” fitness machine:

  • You can add a Landice Vision monitor, your own TV or a tablet computer.
  • You can integrate the RunSocial and RunKeeper mobile apps. RunSocial features virtual outdoor workout settings, and RunKeeper can automatically log your exercise data.

For most high-end elliptical shoppers the Landice E7 feels wonderfully comfortable. The new model released in 2018 supports a typical adult stride length of 21”, has orthopedic pedals, and promotes proper posture with its center drive design. (With other elliptical machine styles, you might tend to lean forward or feel unsteady.) Medical-grade siderails are attached for safety, too.

For lower-body strength training you can choose from 20 resistance levels and pedal with zero harsh impact to your knees. Your upper body gets a workout with the E7’s moving arm bars, which have molded grips for comfort.

Beyond the ergonomics, electronics help Landice earn excellent reviews. The new E7 Elliptical is sold factory-direct with the Cardio control panel, which has a lifetime warranty. The Cardio control panel provides 10 preset workout programs (two with heart rate control) that you can customize for time, speed and resistance. Three fitness tests are also onboard, and you can add seven user-designed programs. Using the Bluetooth connection you can also access virtual outdoor exercise settings and export your workout data to a fitness tracker, as noted above.

In our review the main potential drawback of the new Landice E7 is the fixed 21” stride. Previous versions of this trainer have adjustable 17” to 23” strides. If you’re shorter than average, you’ll probably want an elliptical trainer that allows a shorter gait. Recommendations for ellipticals with adjustable strides are on our chart Best Ellipticals Over $2,500.

Here are pros and cons to consider about choosing the new Landice E7 home elliptical.

Pros:

  • Club quality
  • Lifetime warranty on parts & electronics
  • Comfortable center drive design
  • Total-body exercise
  • Zero impact to knees
  • Medical-grade safety handrails
  • Ergonomic handlebars
  • 21″ elliptical stride
  • 20 resistance levels
  • Wireless heart rate monitoring
  • Contact heart rate monitoring
  • Bluetooth for RunSocial workout programs
  • Bluetooth for data export
  • 13 customizable training programs
  • 3 fitness tests
  • Can save seven user-designed workout programs
  • Long-term workout data storage (Eight weeks)
  • Built-in reading rack
  • Optional tablet computer holder
  • USB charging port
  • Optional Landice Vision 19” TV
  • Optional bracket for adding your own TV
  • Two water bottle holders and accessory trays
  • 500-pound user weight capacity
  • Lifetime warranty on parts
  • Free labor for one year
  • Replacement guarantee if machine is faulty
  • Reasonable size for home use (35” x 68” footprint)
  • Assembly included in purchase price
  • Excellent customer service

Cons:

  • Above-average price
  • No incline for extra challenge
  • Stride is fixed at 21”

Introduction

The Landice E7 Elliptical is an exceptional cross trainer for all fitness levels. Landice builds the E7 with excellent quality control in the USA, and they back the parts and electronics for a lifetime. Below are details about the workout programs, mechanical parts, optional features and industry-leading warranty.

Workout Programs

Workout programs for the E7 Elliptical are supplied by the Cardio control panel. The Landice Cardio arrives with preset programs, can store seven user-designed routines, and has a Bluetooth connection for elliptical exercise with RunSocial.

Your 13 preset programs and fitness test choices have these titles:

  1. Fat Burn
  2. Endurance
  3. Interval
  4. Intermediate
  5. Advanced
  6. Distance
  7. Time
  8. Calories
  9. Heart Rate Control
  10. Interval Heart Rate Control
  11. Army 2 Mile Fitness Test
  12. Balke Fitness Test
  13. Firefighter (Gerkin) Fitness Test

Expanding your options, the Landice Cardio control panel for 2018 can connect with the RunSocial app for Android and iOS. RunSocial lets you virtually hike or run through beautiful real-world destinations captured in HD video. Watch on your mobile device or get immersed with a big-screen view! Select videos are produced with 360-degree footage. You can interact with other people who choose the same RunSocial exercise route, or just let their progress serve as extra motivation.

Landice E7 Features

The Landice E7 is a center drive elliptical trainer, which means its resistance system is stored beneath the pedals instead of out front or behind. This helps keep the machine’s dimensions home-friendly, especially compared with rear drive ellipticals. It’s about three feet wide and 5½ feet long. Center drive ellipticals like the Landice are also favored for being quiet, helping people stay balanced during exercise, and having fewer ways to break down compared with front drive machines.

Step-up height to access the E7 is just 7”. This is the lowest step-up height in the industry. This feature especially matters to people with sore knees.

Landice elliptical pedals are placed just 2” apart, which helps support natural motion. They’re orthopedic and cushioned with gel for comfort that encourages longer workouts.

The elliptical stride length is fixed at 21”. Previously the Landice E7 Elliptical had adjustable stride.

Resistance comes from a 20-pound magnetic flywheel. You can alternate among 20 resistance levels with digital controls.

For total-body cross training the E7 has moving arm bars. These are angled to fit trainees of different sizes, and the grips are molded for comfort.

For heart rate monitoring the E7 arrives with a wireless chest strap. It also has grip sensors.

To help you stay cool this elliptical has a fan and two water bottle holders.

The Landice Cardio control panel has a built-in ledge for holding a magazine or mobile device. This is convenient, but it means that some of the control panel will be hidden. You can order a tablet bracket to enjoy a different setup.

Television is an optional feature. You can attach your own flat-screen monitor (bracket sold separately) or order the E7 Elliptical with a 19” Landice Vision TV. The Landice elliptical TV can connect with standard cable providers and is also compatible with newfangled systems such as Amazon Roku.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Landice E7 home-use warranty includes this coverage:

– Parts: Lifetime

– Labor: 1 Year

Landice does not offer refunds on installed machinery. However, they do have a no-lemon guarantee… and unlike some lower-rated fitness brands, Landice won’t give you the run-around.

Conclusion

For most households seeking high-end elliptical trainers, the Landice E7 is an excellent choice. It lets you tone your whole body at any workout intensity without stressing your knees. The Cardio control panel delivers diverse and customizable workout routines, and unlike most elliptical computers it offers fitness tests as well. RunSocial and RunKeeper add to the appeal.

To encourage long workout sessions you can add your mobile device, attach a TV, or have the Landice E7 installed near your home entertainment system.

Remember that the stride for this new model is fixed at 21”… so about five percent of our readers would be more comfortable with shorter or longer settings. But if this fitness machine fits your height, it can help optimize your health for a lifetime. Highly recommended!