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Switch Up the Elliptical Boredom with 4 Fresh Techniques in One Workout

Apr 6, 2019
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Though it may get a bad rep for being the lazy person's gym go-to, the is actually a killer way to get a great without totally taxing your body. Real talk: As a personal trainer, I use the ellipitical almost every day for either my own workouts, or for a client’s—and I prefer it over both the treadmill and stationary bike for the vast majority of people. 

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Allow me to sing the ellipitical's praises: The very act of completing what's called a level change—lifting your knee and pressing it downward—is awesome for your hips, knees, back, and core. Plus, if you're recovering from an injury or returning to workouts after a hiatus, you can adjust the intensity level on your machine to match your needs. If you're already fit and need a challenging sesh, the elliptical allows you to go hard in a way that's easier on your body than sprinting outside—or on the 'mill. 

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The only thing wrong with the elliptical isn’t a function of the machine—but rather that users often get stuck doing the same ol' boring routine day after day. To keep your ellipti-sesh fresh, try mixing it up by adding these twists to your workout for two-minute intervals: 

1. Climb, climb, climb. 
Increase your machine's incline setting to the highest level and pedal backwards for instant booty gratification. 

2. Be brave and let go.
At any given speed or incline, release the handrails and bring your arms in towards your body, moving them like you would if you were running. 

3. Slow your roll. 
Decrease your pace and increase the incline as high as it'll go. Then, increase the resistance until you feel like you are trudging through mud. Drive into your heels.

4. Go HAM with your sprints.
Set the incline to five with no resistance. Pedal forward as fast as possible to mimic a sprinting movement.






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