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NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro Review

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Quick Summary

The NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro is all about performance and thanks to their attention to detail, this elliptical is easily one of the highest rated on the market.

The NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro delivers in every vital category featuring Eddy Current Resistance (20 levels of resistance at the touch of a button); adjustable 18 to 22 inch stride length for comfort and maximum muscle definition; and innovative 12 inch Dual-Flywheels providing higher inertia.

If you demand only the best, this elliptical will help you reach your goals faster whether its losing weight, sculpting body definition or training for marathons.

Learn more by reading our full NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro elliptical review below…

Our Rating

Rating: 90.8/100. Premium trainer features iFit Live access and oversized display, though be weary of the lack of electronics coverage in the warranty package. Heavy-duty elliptical supports just about any body size.


  • Precision integrated Eddy Current resistance
  • Large selection of resistance levels (20 total)
  • Adjustable stride length suitable for all shapes and sizes
  • 20 pre-defined workout programs
  • Compatible with iFit Live
  • Music friendly (iPod dock, built-in speakers)


  • No warranty coverage on electronics
  • No incline available on trainer
  • iFit wireless adapter sold separately


The NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro excels in every area of performance.

Along with the exceptional operation of the A.C.T. Pro, this elliptical boasts commercial grade quality built with a heavy-duty steel frame covered by a lifetime warranty.

Not only is the A.C.T. Pro solid accommodating up to 350 pounds, the 30 inch shorter compact design saves space in your home.

Full length hand rails allow extra support and aid you in stepping on and off of the A.C.T. Pro.

Workout Programs

For starters, the A.C.T. Pro offers 26 workout apps at the touch of your fingers.

The exercises are divided into 10 Weight-Loss Workouts designed for burning maximum calories and 10 Performance Workouts including running, jumping and strengthening.

Utilize the upper body arms to increase the intensity of your cardiovascular workout. Track your heart rate automatically through Cardiogrip handlebar sensors that guarantee you stay in your target zone.

In addition to the pre-defined workouts, the NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro is also compatible with iFit Live. Endorsed by celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels, iFit promises smarter workouts and faster results.

With iFit Live you can customize your fitness programs, receive automatic workout downloads, connect with Google Maps and manage your profile online.

NOTE: In order to enjoy this new feature you’ll need to purchase the wireless adapter and have Wi-Fi capability.

NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro Elliptical Features

In addition to all the fabulous workout features, the NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro also has some really useful features:

The elliptical provides natural stance positioning pedals, closer than traditional models which NordicTrack says equates to a more comfortable workout experience.

Stay cool and fresh during your workout with a built-in CoolAire workout fan. The fan is built right into the console, just like the AC in your car, allowing you to quickly adjust the settings.

Enjoy all of your favorite tunes through the iPod/mp3 music dock and integrated 2.0 Acoustic speakers which delivers rich quality sound.

Shifting between resistance levels and pre-defined workout programs is extremely easy on the NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro courtesy of 1-Touch quick controls.

Make the most out of every workout with an accurate heart rate monitor from CardioGrip. The sensors will ensure you are in the right training zone for your goals.

Lastly, monitor all exercise data on an oversized 100 x 600 backlit display system from Grafixx.

Warranty & Guarantee

The A.C.T. Pro elliptical warranty and guarantee includes:

– Frame: Lifetime
– Parts: 2 Years
– Labor: 1 Year

NordicTrack has a 30-day money back guarantee on all exercise equipment. Dial 1-866-896-9777 for questions and concerns.


NordicTrack is committed to building trust with the consumer by extensively testing the A.C.T. Pro ensuring you obtain the highest quality fitness elliptical on the market. It’s not perfect, but very good.

Still shopping? Compare the NordicTrack A.C.T. Pro to our Top 5 Ellipticals Page.


  • alexia nogar July 14, 2020 at 8:35 pm from Tucson
    Could you please email assembly directions for ACT Commercial Pro Nordic Trac?
    • FitRated July 21, 2020 at 4:45 pm
      Hi Alexia, you can find assembly instructions here: I've also forwarded this to your email. Hope that helps!

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