Compact Elliptical Machine FAQ

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What benefits do you get from using a compact elliptical machine?

You get the following benefits from using a compact elliptical machine?

First, these elliptical machine are good if you don’t have a lot of space for the machine.

Second, the speed is determined by how quickly you move your legs and/or arms. And, a small stride may help here.

Third, some machines let you view a iPad or tablet mounted on the machine.

Finally, compact elliptical machines take up much less space in the home than a standard elliptical machine.

How long should you use the compact elliptical machine?

Following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), use the compact elliptical machine for 30 minutes straight. And repeat this five days a week. If in the beginning you are having difficulty using it continuously for 30 minutes, break it up into smaller chunks of time. And, gradually increase the duration over days and weeks until you can use the compact elliptical machine for 30 minutes continuously.

How do you change the intensity of the compact elliptical machine workout?

You can change the compact elliptical machine's workout by turning a knob, or other appropriate method unique to the machine, to increase or decrease the resistance.

How do I pass the time while working out on the compact elliptical machine?

There are several ways to keep yourself entertained as you work out. One is to have a TV in the room. Another is to listen to music piped in from your elliptical machine or your personal mobile device. Or, you can read a book.