An elliptical trainer, known simply as an 'elliptical' or a
cross trainer, is a type of fitness equipment. It is a stationary
machine, which has been designed to simulate the movements of
walking or running with as little impact as possible. These
elliptical cross trainers are used in cardio exercises
and they are favored by many because of their low impact
Here are some of the benefits of using an elliptical trainer.
1. It Provides Low Impact Exercise
Low impact exercises are those that put little strain on the joints. Exercises like running and jogging impact the joints on the hips, the knees, and the feet, causing them to crush into one another. Over time, this repeated impact can lead to joint degradation and can worsen conditions like arthritis and gout.
Using the elliptical allows the limbs to movie in a natural motion while at the same time supporting ...