Elliptical Training and Products
This entry was posted on November 26, 2013.
For people who want to start their fitness regimen, using elliptical workout machines is one of your best choices. Elliptical workout machines enable you to enjoy the benefits of walking, running, and stair climbing in a stationary position. This exercise also allows the user to do these exercises without exerting too much pressure on the joints, thus reducing the risk of injuries.
For most fitness experts, elliptical workout machines offer more health benefits than treadmills mainly because with these machines, you don’t only enjoy the benefits of working out on treadmills but also get to enjoy the benefits of stair-climbing exercise. Unlike other fitness machines like the treadmill, elliptical machines focus on both the lower and upper parts of the body. And with such machines, more calories are burned without you having to exert a lot of effort as you would with treadmills.
Choosing Elliptical Machines
There are several features to consider when choosing elliptical machines. These include:
- The length of the stride
- The weight capacity of the machine
- How it manages the resistance of the user
- The incline that adjusts the workout slope
- The footprint, which pertains to how long or wide the elliptical is
- Elliptical console: does it let you monitor your speed, distance traveled, heart rate, and calories burned?
There are plenty of elliptical workout machines available today, and among the products well known for their functionality include:
NordicTrack AudioStrider 990 PRO Elliptical Trainer
The Nordic Track Autostrider 990 has 25 installed workout programs, cooling fan, speakers/MP3 input, and oversized foot pedals. This product is foldable and is perfect for those that have limited space at home.
Sole E35 and Sole E95 Elliptical Trainers
The Sole E35, which is 81 inches long that adds to the machine stability. It has a power incline feature that targets the lower muscles, a long stride, an adjustable foot pedals, and an LCD display. Sole E95, on the other hand, has a 30-lb flywheel for a more natural stride, speakers with plug for music devices, fan, dual wheel design, 20-inch elliptical stride, 20 levels of resistance, adjustable foot pedals, and 9-inch LCD backlit display.
Smooth CE 3.6 Elliptical Trainer
Smooth CE 3.6 has an excellent electro-magnetic drive and braking system where electric currents and not moving magnets enable the resistance. It is a rear-drive type of elliptical for a quiet mechanical operation, backlit LCD display, fan and speakers, heart-rate sensors on the moveable handbars, heart-rate control, and pivotal foot pedals.
Yowza Fitness Captiva Elliptical Trainer
This cardio-core training elliptical improves not only the lower body but also the upper part. It has a high-end Eddy current braking sytem, heavy flywheel, sealed bearings, multicolored backlit LCD display, speakers and fan with adjustable speed, and surefit pedals.
Precor EFX 5.25 Elliptical
This is one of the least expensive ellipticals that gives the same best results to users. Its CrossRamp technology made it popular that gives high comfortability to the user because of the adjustable incline. It is highly durable and is perfectly made for workouts at home.
Octane Q47 Elliptical Trainer
It has adjustable stride on the moveable handbars depending on your height for a more focused training. It has an armblaster for working out the upper body, an X-mode that can be your personal trainer, and the double-rail design to be more stable.
These are just some of the elliptical workout machines, but there are still a lot of models to choose from. Want to know more? If you are living in Louisiana, visit one of our following locations:
Metairie – (504) 887-0880
Baton Rouge – (225) 928-5751
Kenner – (504) 466-3966
Shreveport – (318) 861-1107
Mandeville – (985) 624-9990
Jackson, MS – (601) 956-5681
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