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  1. The Best Elliptical Machines of 2013

    Elliptical sales have increased with regularity over the past several years. Manufacturers, retailers and consumers have focused on the terrific health benefits provided by the elliptical machine, more so than other cardiovascular training machines such as exercise bikes, treadmills, stair climbers and rowing machines. Elliptical machines provide users a way to really push themselves without creating pressure on their knees and other joints. Treadmills are great for shedding weight and building endurance, but they do a number on our knees too and you don't want to suffering from the painful  pressure on your lower body that constant  running on a treadmill potentially causes.  Elliptical machines, also referred to as cross-trainers, line the floors of health clubs and many of us either have an elliptical at home, have had one at home, or are considering getting one. Here are the top-of-the-line cross-trainers in 2013. 1.) Precor 885® AMT Adaptive Motion

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  2. Are Elliptical Machines Better for Working Out than Treadmills?

    Elliptical or treadmill? There is a lot of literature on the comparisons between the two, but there are two things that can't be argued against. One, if you really like running on a treadmill and dislike ellipticals, you should clearly use the treadmill. Secondly, elliptical machines, also referred to as Cross-Trainers, are better for our knees, hips and ankles than treadmills are.  When I go to the gym, it seems like ellipticals are more popular than treads. The vast majority of fitness experts and athletes that we surveyed agree that elliptical machines such as the Life Fitness 95Xi and Precor AMT 100i are probably better than treadmills because Cross-Trainers elevate user heart rate and burn calories and at the same time, they do not do harm to your knees and other body parts, like regular

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