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Articles Tagged ‘Ellipticals’

Expert Review: Life Fitness CT 9500HR Front Drive Elliptical Review

Expert Review: Life Fitness CT 9500HR Front Drive Elliptical Review

Written by eFITology Staff on Sun, Sep 20th 2009 at 11:52 pm

The Life Fitness CT 9500HR Front Drive elliptical is not another piece of equipment that one buys more for showcasing rather than health reasons. This unique machine is not only a treadmill or an exercise bike but a unique cross trainer which encompasses more than one feature. It will not only focus on your legs [...]

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Elliptical Leg Work Guidelines

Elliptical Leg Work Guidelines

Written by eFITology Staff on Mon, Aug 31st 2009 at 8:45 am

Being a cardiovascular workout rather than toning, the elliptical trainer can work different muscles groups depending on the position of the user. The elliptical resistance can be adjusted to increase the intensity that the muscles perform and the body position can target different parts of the legs. Follow the guidelines below to target certain parts [...]

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5 FAQ About Elliptical Fitness Machines

5 FAQ About Elliptical Fitness Machines

Written by eFITology Staff on Mon, Jul 27th 2009 at 8:08 am

Elliptical fitness machines are newer on the market and many people are unsure whether this piece of equipment will reduce their waist or be a waste of time. These machines have gained popularity in recent years as more users have seen results from an increase in endurance to a decrease in circumference and the following [...]

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5 Signs that you need an Elliptical Trainer

5 Signs that you need an Elliptical Trainer

Written by eFITology Staff on Tue, May 26th 2009 at 8:54 am

The elliptical trainer is one of the newest pieces of home exercise equipment on the market and many people are unsure of the benefits of the cross trainer. It is similar to a treadmill with less impact and it uses the upper and lower body. Consider looking for an online elliptical when you are: Experiencing [...]

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Tunturi Elliptical Price Range

Tunturi Elliptical Price Range

Written by eFITology Staff on Sun, May 17th 2009 at 10:51 pm

Looking at the price of Tunturi elliptical prices range can sometimes bring a lot of questions to mind. An entry level elliptical could be purchased for under one thousand dollars, yet the most expensive ellipticals are three times that amount of money and this leaves a big gap in between. To explain the difference we [...]

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Things To Know Before Selecting Between Elliptical And Treadmill

Things To Know Before Selecting Between Elliptical And Treadmill

Written by eFITology Staff on Wed, Mar 25th 2009 at 12:00 am

Most people have a love-hate relationship with exercise and it is said to be an acquired habit that eventually becomes addictive. Many pessimists ask “why walk or run when you can drive” but they change their minds when the endorphins kick in. There are many benefits associated with cardiovascular exercise which basically involves any activity [...]

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Top Reasons Why Elliptical Cross Trainers Provide A Complete Workout

Top Reasons Why Elliptical Cross Trainers Provide A Complete Workout

Written by eFITology Staff on Sun, Mar 22nd 2009 at 10:59 pm

Another name for an elliptical is “elliptical cross trainer” and it says a lot about this piece of equipment. It is used for cross training, which describes a different type if exercise to the norm. Walking, for instance, would not be cross training as we all walk in our daily lives, but do not seldom [...]

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Is an elliptical better than a treadmill?

Is an elliptical better than a treadmill?

Written by eFITology Staff on Tue, Mar 3rd 2009 at 5:26 am

Both elliptical trainers and treadmills allow you to perform cardio vascular exercise. This type of exercise raises your heart rate and allows you to burn calories ensuring weight loss. Other advantages to exercising with an elliptical trainer are: Running and walking on a treadmill are high impact exercises, meaning they place strain on your ankles, [...]

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What is an elliptical trainer?

What is an elliptical trainer?

Written by eFITology Staff on Tue, Mar 3rd 2009 at 5:26 am

An elliptical trainer (also called a cross trainer) is a piece of exercise equipment that simulates walking and running with less impact on your ankles, knees and hips. Elliptical trainers also offer the option of a total body workout by using the handles during exercise.

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