NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical Review

As the name suggests, the NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical is made from high quality commercial parts. The advanced features can be found on the trainers at the gym and other fitness centers.

You can tell a lot about an elliptical machine form the fly wheel. Durability, comfort and performance are just some of them. The best elliptical trainers feature a large and heavy fly wheel for that smooth and silent operation. The NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 features a fly wheel that is among the largest for home use elliptical machines weighing in at 32 pounds.

Make progress in your training with up to 24 revels of resistance. You can keep taps on your performance and up your game when you feel you are ready for it. Coupled with the incline adjustments of between 0 –20 degrees you will be able to move forward and achieve your fitness goals.

The NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical trainer is a highly versatile equipment thanks to its stride length and stride height adjustability. It allows you to focus on specific muscle groups for an all rounded workout.

Stay up to date on your workout statistics thanks to the interactive display unit. Boasting 10 inches, this full color screen allows you to access the internet via iFit technology. Unlike other models, you can monitor your own heart rate without wires thanks to the sensors on the handles.

Users can select from 35 workout programs, helping to keep you motivated. You can place confidence in these as they are designed by certified personal trainers. Bring your music with you courtesy of the integrated Smartphone and tablet holder. You also get speakers which are iPod compatible.

Stay hydrated with the conveniently located water bottle holder. If things start to get hot, simply turn on the fan to get that gentle breeze.

You are well covered as far as the warranty is concerned. You get lifetime coverage on the frame, 3 years on the labor and up to 6 years on the parts.

Things we liked in our NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical Review

  • Heavy duty fly wheel.
  • Silent resistance technology allows a quiet, smooth operation
  • Ability to adjust the stride to up to 20 inches
  • Ability to adjust the incline to up to 20 degrees
  • Large display unit of 10 inches
  • Plenty of workout programs
  • Interactive console

Things we didn’t like in our NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical Review

  • You cannot charge your other devices due to the lack of a USB port
  • The machine comes in front drive which adds a lot of pressure on your lower back
  • The warranty does not offer lifetime coverage on the motor
  • There is little storage on the console
  • Yearly subscription on the iFit technology of $99.


One of the great features we found in our NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical Review is the customizable capacity. The user can personalize their own workout program making it easier to track their performance.

This is a well made all rounded machine. However, the price is a bit on the higher side so you will need to dig deeper if you want to take it home.

NordicTrack Commercial 14.9 Elliptical Review
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