Elliptical Trainer

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Elliptical Trainer

Instructions

Preparation

Step on pedal platforms and grasp handle rails. Select "quick start" or enter program.

Execution

Pedal forward by placing weight on one foot, allowing the other foot to move forward. Alternate with opposite side until momentum allows continued forward rotation.

Comments

Avoid transferring body weight onto handle bars. Pedaling backwards can be performed for variety or for active recovery. Adjustments to the incline shift emphasis to certain muscle groups displayed on console. Intensity can be altered by resistance/speed (strides per minute). Lower resistance allows for greater speed which increases exercise intensity. Also see Elliptical Glider.

Classification

 Bearing:  Weight
 Impact:  Low

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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