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Published On: Wed, Aug 5th, 2015

How Elliptical Machines Help To Enjoy Full Body Workout

There are many people who depend on the use of exercise machines to get fit and healthy. Regularly exercising on their fitness machine is a norm followed by many fitness enthusiasts these days. If you are looking for a very good machine that offers you complete body workout without damage to your ankles, knees and joints even on regular exercising, then elliptical machines are the safe bet.

Why Elliptical Machines?

The elliptical machines are one of the best machines available that will offer you a complete cardiovascular workout. This machine will help increase your heart rate even more than the popular treadmills. It will help in improving your fitness levels effectively when used every day. If you are able to master the correct form of doing exercises on an elliptical machine, then you can reap unlimited benefits from the machine.

Your total body will get the workout it needs and you will never need to think of hitting the gym anymore. You should have a realistic workout goal set in your mind and have a proper plan to execute the goal before stepping on the elliptical machine. This way you will be able to achieve what you have set out to accomplish on the machine.

Target Different Muscle Groups 

  • The elliptical machine offers you the option to increase the inclination and the resistance of the machine so that you can target to give a good workout to different muscle groups. This is one of the easiest ways to burn more calories than just walking on a treadmill or walking outside in the park.
  • If you slowly increase the resistance levels of the machine, you are going to put in more effort from your side to create the momentum and hence more muscles get involved in the routine. So, you are sure to burn more calories by increasing the incline and the resistance of the machine.

But, one thing you need to be careful about is not to increase the resistance level beyond your height.

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Interval Training

You should make use of the elliptical machine’s interval feature to increase the workout intensity so that you can enjoy more calorie burnout. You are sure to enjoy a metabolic boost by utilizing the intervals offered on the elliptical trainer. Increasing the exertion rate to a level that you had never tried before will mean that your body needs to put a little bit of extra effort to cope with the intensity. This is why you will have to bump the exertion rate only for a limited period of time and use interval training to burn more calories.

It is highly important for you to buy an elliptical machine that offers both the upper body as well as the lower body workouts. This will help in giving workouts to almost all the muscle groups in your body. The workouts will have more energy expenditure rate and hence more calories will also be burnt. By opting for the suitable incline settings and resistance levels you will be able to work out your body in a perfect manner and get the desired results very soon.

Guest Author: Arya Mullen

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  1. Home Gym Equipment says:

    Couldn’t agree more with you. Though, I prefer users to start body weight training because it is more beneficial than any exercise machine and is lower in cost.

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