elliptical trainer


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elliptical trainer

exercise equipment designed to simulate motions such as stair-climbing and running by using pedals that move back and forth in an oval (elliptical) pattern to minimize the impact on the hips, back and knees.
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The elliptical trainer can save you from inactivity during the really bad weather, but try to hit the roads on milder days.
A randomized cross-over study design was used in order to establish how a familiarization session affects 30-s allout test performed on an elliptical trainer compared to a cycle ergometer by using repeated-measures, and 30-s tests were carried out with one day intervals between elliptical trainer and cycle ergometer trials.
A floor of my home is fully equipped with free weights, an elliptical trainer and other equipment, as well as videos for cross-training.
The first, Warrior, features great live-action footage of ElliptiGO riders and is designed for those using an elliptical trainer, stationary elliptical bike or indoor cycling equipment.
Lower-impact sports, such as walking, swimming or using an elliptical trainer are likely more beneficial than high-impact sports, such as running or tennis," he added.
Think of it, Teal said, as exercising on an elliptical trainer, but in the great outdoors; like running nearly as fast as you can bike but without the impact that eventually does in so many lower backs and knees.
49, IKEA; Body Sculpture Elliptical trainer, pounds 199, www.
Elliptical trainer made by Omega Fitness has several workout programs.
Kanga's elliptical trainer can currently be purchased at SportMart and Sports Authority locations for $169, while its siblings are scheduled to be rolled out in the coming months.
Millions of Americans began to pig out on "guilt-free" feasts of ungarnished carbs--with perverse and often debilitating results, especially among those unable to afford health club memberships and long hours on the elliptical trainer.
The ElliptioGO combines the best of running, cycling and the elliptical trainer to deliver a fun, low-impact, high-performance outdoor workout.