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Treadmill or Elliptical?

Posted by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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Question: Would you prefer a treadmill or elliptical in your home?

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Treadmill

Elliptical


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These are my two favorite machines at the gym however my gym membership is expiring :( I have decided to purchase one of these for my home instead of renewing my gym membership. I can't decide which to get. Any advice is welcomed! Do any of you have either of these at your house? Recommendations are appreciated! Also, any ideas on how to get a deal on one?
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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Gretch73
by Member on Feb. 12, 2012 at 10:51 AM

I use my elliptical every day for 40 minutes...we had a treadmill for a while as well and I HATED it.  Gave me shin splints and I felt like a hamster.

AM-BRAT
by Amber on Feb. 12, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Tough one. Do a poll.  :)

Ummmm, I don't have either but have used both. I know the elliptical is more challenging but I feel like you could never have an easy day. *I* would likely go with the treadmill, so I could JUST walk, or make it more challenging by doing more incline or run. IDK! Bump for people with more experience with them. I'm more of a weights/ home  video gal.  :)

MommaRoseT
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 10:59 AM
Good idea! Poll is on its way!
AM-BRAT
by Amber on Feb. 12, 2012 at 11:02 AM

I voted. Have you considered home videos at all? I've done quite a few, and now do rounds of P90X. Hoping to buy X2 this year...

MommaRoseT
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 11:06 AM
No but I will check those out. Thanks!
BaileynMe
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 11:11 AM
I would go elliptical, because I don't really like running... But i would want one of those expensive ones that can move a bunch of different ways to work different muscles. Our gym has one, and ive never been so exhausted in my life! It was great!
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acbbsmama
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 11:36 AM
I have both an elliptical and a treadmill. I find I get a better workout with the elliptical.
katzmeow726
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 11:48 AM

Eliptical fo rme.  Damn treadmill gave me shin splints, and they are so bulky.  If I had to choose one for my home, it would be the Eliptical.

MommaRoseT
by on Feb. 13, 2012 at 9:35 AM
Thanks for all the replies! I am going for an elliptical, I have bad knees and I think its the best choice! I started shopping for one yesterday and checked out Sears and Wal-mart. Any suggestions on finding a deal?
MommaRoseT
by on Feb. 13, 2012 at 9:36 AM

BUMP!

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