What To Look For In An Elliptical?


Ellipticals are a fantastic option for those wanting to get fitter and lose weight. They’re cardiovascular machines and less harsh on your joints than a treadmill. There are many different types of ellipticals that have varied features and focus on different stride-like movements. For that reason, deciding on one can be stressful – we’re here to take that stress away!

Features To look Out For

There are lots of reasons to buy your exercise machinery from a store, but one of the most important ones is that you get to try the machine for yourself. Different ellipticals move in different ways so it’s crucial that you consider the movement pathway of the machine. Does it feel comfortable? Does it feel like it is aggravating ongoing issues? You could even look out for an elliptical with an adjustable stride to make sure it works for you.

If you’ve got an ongoing joint problem then you may also want to buy an elliptical that has suspension technology. A suspension is key for reducing joint stress even further and will keep you exercising in comfort.

If you’re buying an elliptical for your home an important consideration will be how noisy it is. You can get ellipticals with super-silent operation to let the rest of the family sleep while you do your workout before heading off to work.

Sometimes it can be hard to motivate ourselves to start working out; we’d much rather take it easy and watch Netflix. Some ellipticals for sale will let you do both! You can get models which have iPad connectivity, so you can exercise and keep up with your favorite series.

It’s important to look at the details within the elliptical’s workout functions. As you exercise and drop pounds you’ll need to progress your training – to do that you need progression. Find an elliptical with features such as incline increases and pre-set workouts to keep you on your toes.

Browse Our Elliptical Department

We stock a wide-range of ellipticals perfect for home workout areas and commercial gyms. Take a look at our elliptical range which boast the quality features mentioned above and get in touch if you have any further questions!