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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Elliptical machines have long moving lever arms that allow you to simulate running without ever picking up your feet, which gives running benefits without impact trauma.
Over the years, I have collected both a treadmill and an elliptical machine that residents have left in their apartments and have never returned to claim.
The non-smoking hotel offers an indoor pool, whirlpool and state-of-the-art fitness centre with treadmill, elliptical machine and freedom trainer
The elliptical machine would build cardiovascular, the inversion board would help decrease back stress (a problem each of us has), and the weight-trainer would provide great overall strengthening.
Avoid impact exercises and consider low- or nonimpact exercises such as bicycling, using an elliptical machine, or swimming.
As Jackson made his comments, Gasol was chatting nearby, but out of earshot, cooling down after an intense workout on an elliptical machine.
The facility is equipped with an elliptical machine, treadmill, two stationary bikes, large flat-screen TV, yoga mats, fitness balls and free weights.
In addition, the elliptical machine allows the user to achieve repeated movement patterns of the lower limbs.
Indoor fitness enthusiasts take note: These days, you might have an easier time finding a vacant treadmill at the gym than an unoccupied elliptical machine.
CUTLINE: Catherine Andrade, a nurse case manager at Fallon Community Health Plan in Worcester, works out on an elliptical machine in the company's fitness room.
Aerobic exercises included the treadmill, stair stepper or elliptical machine.
And to get your started on your fitness journey, Reebok has opened a new breed of sports shop -- their "fitness hubs", modelled on workout studios, where it's promise the staff are more than ready to advise you on what equipment to buy and how to use it (no more "I don't workout because I don't know how to use the elliptical machine excuses, then).