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Elliptical trainers are the younger and less common cousin of the home exercise bike, but their popularity has been growing in recent years

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Elliptical trainers are the younger and less common cousin of the home exercise bike, but their popularity has been growing in recent years

Like the exercise bike, they offer all the convenience of working out at home and break down some commonly-cited barriers to working out. Ellipticals simulate the acts of stair-climbing and hill-walking, which are some of the most potent, low-impact ways to work out. This makes ellipticals suitable for a wide range of users, from people just starting out on their fitness journey to fitness enthusiasts. That also means there is a wide range of ellipticals on the market, which can make choosing the right one tricky. In this guide, we look at what ellipticals are and how to choose a...

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