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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So make sure to use the inclined ramp of the treadmill or the cross training arms of the elliptical trainer bought from Charleston Fitness Equipment Store, the next time you hit the gym or do a workout on your home gym.
This CT differs from a traditional elliptical trainer in two ways that warrant further discussion.
Therefore, the main purpose of this study was to investigate how a familiarization session affects 30-s all-out test performed on an elliptical trainer compared to a cycle ergometer.
I would suggest non-weight bearing or low impact exercise, for example, swimming, cycling, elliptical trainer, walking and low impact aerobics are perfect.
If you're thinking of purchasing home exercise equipment or adding to any you already have, an elliptical trainer is worth considering as a lower-impact alternative to the traditional treadmill.
Another source said when Byne was on the elliptical trainer, she would stop suddenly and start "laughing hysterically for no reason.
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If you're having pain/swelling with running as you seem to indicate, I would look for good deals on an elliptical trainer and/or learn to enjoy fast walking.
On two subsequent visits, subjects performed aerobic exercise on a flat track, stationary bike, elliptical trainer, and stair stepper in incremental HRR stages, ranging from 40% HRR to 85% HRR.
If you're using an elliptical trainer, vary your resistance significantly throughout.
Elliptical training has been shown to have similar peak oxygen uptake and heart rate as treadmill training, which indicates that the elliptical trainer is similar to the treadmill with respect to intensity [25].