elliptical trainer

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elliptical trainer

n.
A piece of stationary exercise equipment that provides resistance for aerobic exercising while limiting stress placed on the joints, typically having foot pads that move in a horizontal ellipse and upright poles that move backward and forward. Also called cross trainer.
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Participants in the exercise group chose from aerobic activities including walking on a treadmill, cycling on a stationary bike or using an elliptical machine. They ramped up their activity during the first month, then during the remainder of the six-month study they trained at 75 per cent of their maximum heart rate.
If you use exercise machines, try different ones from time to time; for example, if you've always used a treadmill, try a stationary bike or an elliptical machine.
These exercises include using a stationary bicycle or a low-impact elliptical machine. Pilates and gentle yoga can improve core muscles and help alleviate joint pain as well.
If you always tackle the elliptical machine at the gym, take on the treadmill.
A great alternative to running is using an elliptical machine: a no-impact cardio workout in which you can cover long distances using both forward and backward motion.
Mr Obama played basketball, lifted weights, worked out on an elliptical machine or treadmill and played golf.
A great way to enhance your workout considerably is buying an inclined ramp on your treadmill or elliptical machine with cross-training handlebars from Charleston Fitness Equipment, the South Carolina's Premier Retailer of Life Fitness, Octane, Precor, Matrix and many more.
"We perform most of the cardiovascular exercises on the treadmill and the elliptical machine. However, we also do squats, jumping jacks, and a series of such exercises that help us tone up," said Fathima.