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Which is better, treadmill or elliptical machine?


Asked by Bubbie0809 at 5:57 PM on Mar. 9, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (10)
  • Try Zumba Fitness!!!! its Amazing ive lost 50 lbs in the past 5 months not only that is so much fun to do i LOVE it

    Answer by Kambrosino07 at 6:29 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • it may depend on you and your goals!
    if my joints could take it, i would run and run some more!
    but my joints can not, so the elliptical is what i use!

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 6:27 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Elliptical! works your legs but tummy and arms better w out the extra strain on your knees and ankles

    Answer by msboerschinger at 5:59 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • the elliptical is a better"full workout" machine

    Answer by momofone725 at 6:00 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • i need to mention that running does work your tummy, however running on an elliptical as opposed to a treadmill will allow you to run for a longer distance because the force in which your legs hit when you run is what tires you sooner.

    Answer by momofone725 at 6:02 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • i like the elliptical better but am addicted to the treadmill

    Answer by zperez0809 at 6:03 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Treadmill...
    I run for distance.

    If you're wanting to tone, elliptical. If you need to maintain...treadmill.

    Answer by Chloesmom1126 at 6:18 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • I dig'em both...I can't choose one over the other.

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 5:47 AM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • My daughter want a treadmill

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 1:05 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • Elliptical

    Answer by sstepph at 8:14 AM on Mar. 18, 2011