Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Elliptical V Treadmill


Elliptical v Treadmill - Said The Salesman: I Peddle Pedals

When trying to decide between elliptical v treadmill fitness equipment, the only conclusion you can draw from your research is that they are largely doing the same job, building up cardiovascular conditioning.

But there is a significant difference that makes the decision much easier, the amount of impact on a user's back, hips, knees and feet.

Both treadmills and ellipticals are the darlings of the exercise world. Treadmills have been around for quite a while and are the largest selling type of fitness equipment.

Ellipticals were introduced only a few years ago, but sales have more than tripled in the years since. Elliptical v treadmill--which is best for you?

Ellipticals Keep A Foot Up On Treadmills

Ellipticals greatly reduce the amount of impact on your back and joints because your feet ride on pedals following an elliptical reciprocating path, much the same as they would naturally.

Most ellipticals now incorporate reciprocating handlebars for a combined upper body workout. The resulting effort involved has been found to burn more calories over a shorter period.

That's good news for those trying to lose weight but a caution to those who have health concerns and should not attempt more intense workouts.

Treadmills, on the other hand, do not support the runner or walker meaning with every step the body strikes the deck with the entire force of its own weight resulting in compressive impact on the back and joints.

They are, however, more versatile, depending on the size, power and training features available on the model, and running or walking follow a more natural path for those with a wider stance or unique stride.

Prices of the two machines are pretty much in line until you get to the high-end and club-quality level of treadmills where costs can be as high as several thousand dollars.

Ellipticals do not have drive motors and that should mean fewer needs for repair and lower costs of maintenance down the road.

Steve Ecclestone is webmaster at Best Treadmill Guide


MORE RESOURCES:

Allure Magazine (blog)

How to Banish Back and Chest Acne for Good
Allure Magazine (blog)
I'm someone who loves summer and the heat. I love getting extra sweaty at SoulCycle. I love hanging out at the beach (covered in sunscreen, of course). What I don't love, however, is the back and chest acne that can come with all of that. Every summer ...



Economic Times

Ranbaxy inks pact with Cipher to sell acne drug in Brazil
Economic Times
Isotretinoin is used in the treatment of severe recalcitrant nodular acne. Under the terms of the agreement, Cipher will receive an upfront payment and is eligible for additional pre-commercial milestone payments, it added. Further, Cipher will be ...
Ranbaxy inks licensing pact with Canada's Cipher to sell acne drug in BrazilBusiness Standard
Cipher Pharmaceuticals and Ranbaxy Announce Distribution Agreement for ...MarketWatch
Ranbaxy, Cipher join hands for Brazil ventureHindu Business Line

all 10 news articles »


How Get Rid of Stubborn Acne—for Good
Shape Magazine (blog)
Sometimes, when we're glaring at an out-of-nowhere bump on our nose, we have to wonder whether anything will ever send acne packing for good. And, of the purported "cures" out there, which ones actually lead to the clear complexion we've always ...



Crist: Parent seeks 'the facts' about acne
The Coloradoan
Dear Gary: My son is 16 years old and has very bad acne. He is very self-conscious of how he looks. Kids at school have made fun of him, and I can tell it makes him feel sad. He told me that there is a girl at school he likes, but he is afraid to talk ...



Exercise and Acne
Christian Post (blog)
"Sweat in itself doesn't cause acne, but if you are prone to acne, sweat can aggravate your skin." This infographic from Clearogen offers advice for teenagers and adults that struggle with acne. One tip is to blot sweat instead of wiping it away. When ...



Acne Treatments: Banish Breakouts For Good
Hollywood Life
June was Acne Awareness Month but some of us continue to suffer with debilitating acne all year round. It's not only teens who have to deal with this problem. Adults can also get breakouts — we are recognizing this and are here to help you ditch those ...



Cynosure Receives Expanded FDA Clearance to Market PicoSure™ for ...
MarketWatch
"The clearance to treat acne scarring with PicoSure represents a significant milestone in our strategy to pursue expanded indications that demonstrate the breadth of this technology," said Cynosure President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Davin.

and more »


Cutting-Edge Microneedle Helps Treat Acne Scars, Skin Conditions In Patients
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — People suffering from skin conditions such as wrinkles, acne scars and skin discoloration are turning to the treatment of a “space age” looking Dermapen to improve their skin through natural healing. Cosmetic surgeon Alex ...



7 Home Acne Treatments Using Easy-To-Find Ingredients, So You Can Zap Zits ...
Bustle
Having genetically oily skin definitely makes it easier for acne to flare up on an otherwise healthy, clear face. I find no solace in the many sources that say oily skin ages better because the production of oil keeps skin moist and smooth, keeping ...



Fox News

7 adult acne myths, busted
Fox News
If you've ever had a pimple, you know how frustrating it can be to find a solution (and if you've never had a pimple, congratulations: you're the luckiest person alive). An overwhelming number of acne products are available (all making the same promise ...


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.