Elliptical Cross Trainer
Elliptical Trainer is giving good results to those having over weight, recovering from an illness or injury or completely new to exercise. Cross Trainer now comes with pre-set programmes to control the resistance on pedals or you can set the target speeds to sync your heart beat for optimum fat burning constant during the training. Elliptical Trainer and Cross Trainer are the same Trainer Exercise Equipment with different terminology like Elliptical refers to the crescent or flattened circular action of the pedals. If you use your arms to move the handles as well it becomes a cross trainer, where you use both arms and legs. Elliptical referred as oval shape. In the fitness world elliptical is a new intervened technology and innovative equipment for low impact form of weight bearing exercise is a good fun and easy to do. Elliptical cross trainer is having footpads to stand while you exercise, also having handgrips to hold and maintain balance. On standing position the exercise is similar. Various types of elliptical trainer available. Majority elliptical trainer have crank arm attached to a stable bar at one end and axis at the other end. Home use cross trainer have resistance through a band around the flywheel. There is magnetic resistance in high end commercial elliptical cross trainers.
Benefits of Elliptical Cross Trainer
Survey shown that weight bearing exercise is must for maintaining and improvement in bone density. But weight bearing exercise cause problems to your joints and muscles creating health issue. Arthritis suffering people have to take care of this kind of exercise. Exercise bikes are good fitness equipment for loosing weight. Most fitness equipment provides workout for limited body parts instead of total body workout. Cross trainer is useful for cardiovascular benefits to your body. Treadmill is useful for weight bearing exercise. There are so many good benefits of elliptical cross trainer over other gym equipments are – weight bearing exercise workout to help bone density, continuous motion of elliptical trainer creates low impact, easy to learn and handle, upper body muscle exercise providing total body workout, good for cardiovascular training workout, simple home gym equipment and few mechanical parts to replace if any damage. Thus elliptical cross trainer is really good fitness equipment for beginner and advanced user.