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If you’re in the market for the best home elliptical, it can be challenging to know which to choose. You’ll want to consider several issues even before you begin your research on products:
How much can you spend? With fitness equipment, less is definitely not more. Typically, low-cost machines do not perform well or last long, so you’re better off spending more upfront to invest in a quality elliptical that will feel good and keep you using it for years. » Read Full Story
Traditional elliptical machines are great ways to exercise, and recumbent bikes offer another popular, comfortable modality. So what’s an elliptical bike?
Better known as recumbent ellipticals, or seated elliptical machines, these unique pieces of equipment combine the best in elliptical motion and stationary biking for another effective, low-impact way to train. » Read Full Story
We love great techy gadgets here at Octane Fitness. We’re constantly looking for the latest and greatest in fitness trackers, apps and accessories to heighten our runs and workouts. But from time to time we find gadgets that are just too cool not to write about, like the QOOQ tablet by Kitchen Confidential.
When it comes to fitness accessories, quality headphones are of the upmost importance. The time spent at the exercising at the gym or running on your home elliptical is sacred. Not only are you focusing on getting the best workout you can, it’s a welcome escape from the grind of daily life. The last thing you need in the middle of interval training is to hear the chatty people across the gym going on about who-knows-what or the kids fighting over what to watch on TV. » Read Full Story
When it comes to fitness equipment for your home, you definitely get what you pay for. Inexpensive exercise equipment tends to be cheaply made, with motions that aren’t particularly smooth or comfortable, features that may break easily, overall poor performance and limited quality and durability. Let’s face it, while price may be important, if you don’t like the feel of the machine, you won’t use it, and so essentially you’ve wasted your money. » Read Full Story
When outfitting your home gym, you must consider the amount of space available, your goals, your budget and who will use the equipment. If you are able to purchase only one machine, you have to determine what works best for you, in light of these multiple considerations.
Any piece of exercise equipment, when used properly and regularly, certainly is beneficial for improving overall health and fitness. But some machines have definite advantages over others, which can make the difference between you using the product consistently and it collecting dust in the basement. » Read Full Story
With so many models of elliptical equipment available today, figuring out which is the best elliptical machine can seem overwhelming. However, it may not be as challenging as it seems, provided that you do some homework and take some test rides. And remember, “best” really is relative, according to one’s preferences. » Read Full Story