Most gyms have treadmills and elliptical machines. As much as they are classified as cardiovascular, they exhibit varying qualities that may be ideal for some exercisers and not others. This makes it necessary to find the ideal equipment that best suits your fitness level before making a purchase. Other considerations before buying include price, workout style as well as space.
Here are the elliptical vs treadmill features worth considering –
1> The elliptical machine has two pedals moving in a smooth circular motion allowing for impact free workout. It is an ideal item for people with certain illnesses like back, knee, ankle or hip injuries.
The treadmill on the other hand has a Motor which is the heart and soul of the equipment. An ideal motor has to be large enough to move the treadmill easily. In brief, the larger the treadmill surface, the larger the size of the motor. Continue reading