As with most gym equipment, if you’re not wearing a heart rate monitor, the exact calorie count may be a little off, so don’t read too much into them. However, you can burn as many calories on an elliptical as you do on a treadmill (and maybe even more), you just have to work harder to compensate for the fact that there’s no energy exertion from lifting your feet, Pire explains. As with most things, it all comes down to how hard you’re actually working.
20-Minute Elliptical Workout http://greatist.com/move/effective-elliptical-workout?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=onsiteshare Spoiler alert: If you can read a magazine during your cardio session, you’re probably doing it wrong.
My Favorite Things + Super Sweaty Elliptical Workout
Matt and I have been suffering from some first world problems lately. Our cable has gone kaput, so we’re waiting on a cable guy to solve all our problems in life later today…or at least fix our cable. Last night, I put off my workout until about 8pm. I changed into my workout clothes at approximately 4:30pm, but didn’t get around to actually working out until later. Realizing I could watch TV in the workout room was the extra push I needed to finally make it happen. Since I had eaten within…