Bowflex Max Trainer M7 Review

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As previously mentioned, the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 is the best model in the Max Trainer lineup. As such, this Bowflex Max Trainer results in having a wealth of intuitive features.

Our Rating: 8/10

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Overview & Ratings

When thinking of exercise equipment, Bowflex always seems to come to mind. That is because they have a reputation for creating some of the best exercise equipment on the market, and are known for their high-quality products. With the Bowflex Max Trainer M7, this is no different. The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 takes all the best aspects of the full body training you get from an elliptical and combines it with the calorie burning capabilities of a stepper. The Bowflex Trainer M7 is their top-of-the-line model and contains all the best features including: enhanced LCD display, commercial grade handles, aerobar grips that adjust resistance levels and burn rate, and sport racing pedals among other things that will be discussed more in depth in this Bowflex Trainer M7 review.

We came to a final score of 8/10, based on our extensive inquiry into this product.

More in-depth information will be provided in this review, but here is a short video that gives a quick glimpse of what you can do with the Bowflex Max Trainer M7:

Features and Specs



  • Assembled Size: 49" L x 30.5" W x 65.5" H
  • Assembled Weight: 148 lbs.
  • Max User Weight: 300 lbs.
  • Minimum Ceiling Height: User height + 15"


These features that are included with the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 are what make it one of the best exercise machines on the market.

  • 11 Workout Programs and 20 Levels of Resistance

    These two features combined allow you to experience the most variety in your workouts, and gain all the benefits of an elliptical and stepper in one machine.

  • Compact Design

    The average treadmill requires double the space that the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 requires. Since it takes up very little floor space, you can fit this machine in nearly any room in your home.

  • Adaptive Programming

    The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 learns and adapts to each individual’s fitness levels and creates unique programs and sets new goals. And with 4 user profiles, the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 can adapt to 4 unique fitness levels.

  • Oversized LCD Display

    This high-contrast LCD display shows every aspect of your workout clearly and intuitively to keep you focused on your workout goals.

  • Max Trainer App Compatibility

    With the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 you can sync up to the free Max Trainer app to customize and track your fitness goals. You can also stream videos from Bowflex professional trainers to instruct and motivate you in your workouts.

  • Bluetooth Compatible

    You can connect your smart phone or other devices to the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 to listen to your favorite songs via Bluetooth.

  • High Quality Components

    With the stainless-steel racing pedals and gym-quality handlebars that can also adjust resistance levels and burn rate, you can feel confident in the longevity of these components. When using the Bowflex Max Trainer M7, there are no squeaks or rattles, and every component operates smoothly to provide a low-impact experience.

  • Warranty

    The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 has a 3-year warranty on the entire machine. In addition, it contains a 90-day labor warranty.

  • Shipping

    The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 does not include free shipping around the US, and shipping rates are dependent upon your location.

  • Assembly

    We recommend having someone around to assist you in putting together the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 because there are many parts and it is quite heavy. However, the manual included for assembly contains clear instructions, and makes the process quite simple.


There are many options for developing a Bowfelx Max Trainer workout plan. You can refer to this YouTube video for a beginner’s introduction to working out with the Bowflex Max Trainer M7: In addition, the Bowflex Max Trainer App gives you instructions on how to work out and exercise with the Bowflex Trainer M7. This machine is a combination of an elliptical and a stepper, so expect to operate this machine similarly to both of those machines. With the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 results in your fitness levels will increase astronomically because of this unique combination.

Our Likes

The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 has a lot going for it that makes it one of the best fitness machines on the market. The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 is extremely easy to use and the potential for brilliant results also makes it one of the most efficient workout machines. The quality of its design and components makes it extremely reliable.

Our Dislikes

As with any product, there is bound to be a drawback. And that comes from the fact that the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 ships as a very heavy piece of equipment that might give trouble to most people to set up alone.

  • If you have trouble lifting heavy things, then our recommendation would be to have someone to assist you to at least move the product to where you want to keep it. Thankfully, assembling this Bowflex Max Trainer M7 is very simple, and the instruction manual that ships with it contains clear instructions to help you set up the bike as fast as possible.

Our Verdict

Overall, the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 is one of the best cardio machines on the market. Its high-quality parts and features make it well worth the investment. The sturdy frame feels secure in place and it has a smooth and quiet operation. All of the tech that comes with the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 just enhances the experience of using this machine. The included 11 workout programs and 20 levels of resistance, as well as the adaptive programming, allows for a truly customized workout experience to your unique fitness level. Its compact design allows for this machine to be placed in virtually any room with no problems. These features are what make this machine truly special.

To conclude, the features, quality, ease of use and unique design make this one of the best premium cardio machines on the market. We give the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 a final score of 8/10. It is a great cardio machine that will give you the results that you desire. Also check out Best Elliptical Machine Reviews 2018.

Price & Shop

$3,799.99 USD
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*The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 price is $3,799.99. You can find the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 for sale on With all this in mind, be sure to check both the Bowflex website and to see the Bowflex Max Trainer price and other information about their product.

Question & Answers

  • Q. How much does a max trainer cost?

    A. $3799.99 with free shipping.

  • Q. Where can I find a Bowflex Max Trainer for sale?

    A. Check and the Bowflex website to find and purchase this product.

  • Q. Is this machine recommended for beginners?

    A. Absolutely. Refer to the Workouts & Exercises section of this review to find a guide on how to use this machine for beginners.

  • Q. What is the weight limit for this machine?

    A. 300 lbs.

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Highly recommend this!

This is a tough machine. I myself am 6ft. 200lbs, my wife is on the smaller side, and my daughter is even a bit smaller. We have all started using this and it gets better and better every day. This machine is great for everyone who wants to exercise and stay fit. Would highly recommend if you want the top-of-the-line cardio machine.
- Gary

Extremely good!

What a great machine! It is really one of the best pieces of exercise equipment I have ever used. It feels incredibly high-quality, and using it is so simple that I am drawn to work out every day. I don’t go to a gym so exercising at home is really important for me. The technology on this machine is also extremely good.
- Chase

Burns calories very easily!

I've had the Bowflex Max Trainer M7 for over two years and it still performs the same way it did when I bought it. The machine has a good variety of workouts and it burns calories very easily. It can burn over 250 calories in 14 minutes, and with its resistance levels you can take it easy or challenge yourself. If you are used to using an elliptical, this will have a bit of a learning curve because it is also a stepper. Right now, my goal is to burn 300 calories in 15 minutes and I am almost there!
- Steve

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Last updated on December 17th, 2018

Julian Fortunato

Julian Fortunato is a writer and editor. After developing his writing skills in educational and personal settings, Julian landed his first opportunity in the professional space as a Content Writer and works on the digital marketing campaigns of different brands to help expand their reach. Julian is an advocate of personal fitness and keeps up a consistent regimen of whole unprocessed foods to stay fit.