It gives you a great cardiovascular workout, getting your heart and lungs pumping so you can burn a lot of calories in a short period of time. You'll tone your legs, thighs, and buns, and trim your waist. Use the Elliptical Trainer while standing or while seated. The detachable resistance tubes add an upper body workout for strengthening and toning arms, shoulders and chest.
The Elliptical Trainer with Upper Body Cords is the way to get a great cardio and strength workout without the complications of going to the gym. This workout is simple, safe, effective and fits easily into your daily routine.
- Adjustable tension to control workout intensity level
- Use while seated or while standing
- The foot pedals can be worked in a forward or reverse direction to target your lower body in different ways
- Electronic fitness monitor displays number of strides per minute, total number of strides, exercise time, and calories burned; or scan all stats
- Medium resistance tubes with padded, adjustable handles
- Sturdy steel construction, non-slip pedals
- Footprint: 20" x 12"
- Weight: 24 lbs.
Elliptical trainers represent the next wave of advancement in low-impact cardiovascular exercise machines and continue to grow in popularity. By simulating motions experienced through walking, stepping, cycling, and skiing, elliptical machines allow for a smooth and fluid motion while building strength in the arms and legs. Similar to the exercise position for treadmills, elliptical trainers are used by standing in an upright position while holding the handrails of the machine. With elliptical trainers, however, your feet remain in the foot pedals throughout the exercise regimen and circulate in a smooth and seamless motion, resulting in little to no impact on the knees, back, and hips.
Elliptical trainers are compatible for all ages and fitness levels and allow you to select the difficulty level through the incline and intensity settings. Additionally, elliptical trainers allow you to determine the complexity of your workout based on your needs, all while listening to music, watching television, or reading a magazine while exercising in the comfort and safety of your own home.
Although different types of elliptical trainers offer an assortment of features, many of them include an array of challenging programs, forward and reverse directional movement, EKG grip pulse handles, a lightweight portable design with easy fold-up capability, and a monitor displaying calories burned, distance, speed, time, and heart rate. Other types of exercise machines, namely treadmills and bikes, offer excellent cardiovascular exercise and muscular training for the legs in a forward-motion exercise. Elliptical trainers take this to the next level by offering an upper and lower body workout with dual motion, challenging and diverse programs, and a low-impact exercise machine that won't strain sensitive joints.