Elliptical Exercise Machine

by Maria on November 2, 2010

The elliptical exercise machine combines running, cross-country skiing, riding a bike, and stair climbing in an oval-like motion. It has the following benefits:

Elliptical Exercise Machine

Elliptical Exercise Machine

  • You get an efficient exercise in less time (as little as 20 minutes) because the elliptical machine exercises both the upper and the lower body at the same time.
  • It is very low impact (no risk of injuring the back, knees, ankles or other joints), which is ideal for older persons and those rehabilitating from injuries.
  • Increases heart and lung capacity while burning calories at the same time.
  • Strengthens and tones muscles in your arms and legs and the back and abdominal muscles.
  • Requires little skill.
  • The elliptical exercise machine is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
  • It allows you to select the difficulty level through the incline and intensity settings and to determine the complexity of your workout according to your needs.

Tips for using the elliptical exercise machine:

  • Stand tall and keep your head up.
  • Try not to grip the handrails.
  • Adjust the cross ramp to target different leg muscles.
  • Adjust the resistance to vary the intensity.

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Yuri Stoyanov November 15, 2010 at 2:15 pm

Hi Maria,

Short and very informative post!

Can you recommend specific models of the best elliptical exercise machines, based on factors such as bestselling, high number of positive user reviews, must-have features, and decent price?

Thanks!

Yuri

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