Elliptical Machine VS Treadmill - Which One is Better?

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When it comes to exercise at home, most of us look at the treadmill option as it is most popular and very well marketed. We don’t even look for the other options. But now things are changed. Now in market, you can also get elliptical machine in same price which has same or more benefit. Here is small comparison done by us on treadmill vs elliptical machine, do check and know which one is better.

Elliptical Machine VS Treadmill - Which One is Better?

Elliptical Machine VS Treadmill
Calories burner: - After reading the review of elliptical machines on this blog, we come to know that elliptical machine burns more calories than treadmill in 30 mins of use. Yes, both have same moment of body but due to high stretching of hands, the elliptical burns more calories and also it even burns the calories after use as well. 

While the treadmill also burns your calories but not as much as elliptical trainer and only till you are working out. We have checked different blogs where we found that the elliptical machines burn more calories.


Target Muscles: - In Treadmill, your legs and lower body parts are more targeted. If you are working out for weight loss, you must also focus on lower body workout as well. With elliptical, you can also target your upper body parts as well,  as your upper and lower body parts, both moves simultaneously.


Joints: - With high speed usage of treadmill, you need to be careful as single miss or the unfocused workout can injured you.  You need to be careful while working out with treadmill. While with elliptical, you can use it easily. Your legs are touched with pads and hands on the handle bar. You don’t require much training as you are holding the machine with two ways.


Safety: - Though, elliptical machines are safer than treadmill but if you go little more careful about the treadmill, they are also safe to use as well. We consider both of them as safe choice of machine for exercise.


Easy to use :- If you are assembling the elliptical machine at home, you need to read the user manual, while with treadmill it is not like that. Treadmill is easy to use than elliptical, just press the program and start running. For light exercise, people prefer to have treadmill at home.
 

Different functions: - In treadmill, you can only do incline and speed change while with elliptical machine; you are allowed to have incline, intensity, forward – backward motion etc. Elliptical machines provide more variety of workouts that treadmill.
 

Noisy:- Compared to treadmill, elliptical machines are quieter. If your treadmill’s belt goes out of date, you need to change it as the old belt will create more noise. While the elliptical machine doesn’t have any belt. You can do regular oiling of the joints of elliptical machine and enjoy noise free workout at home.

This is our comparison on the some points between elliptical machine and treadmills. If you are looking forward to buy new elliptical machine or treadmill or any other exercise machine, do read the above points and then only buy new one. For more updates and reviews, keep visiting us.

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