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Old 01-18-2007, 01:45 PM   #1
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Default Anyone own an Orbitrek?

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I have an Orbitrek elliptical that I've been using for awhile now. Its a cheapo elliptical. It doesn't have the techologies on it, like the heartrate monitor, or the calorie counter, or an incline. Basically it has a tension function and thats it. I'm wondering if I'm getting as good of a workout on my cheap elliptical as I could be on one at the gym, like a pre-core elliptical? Anyone who has used one please let me know.
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Old 01-19-2007, 06:26 PM   #2
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paperdollme I see you're fairly new to 3FC ...

I have no idea about the Orbitrek and haven't read about it on this site yet... But if you are working up a good sweat are enjoying your workouts then by all means it must be good for you. I would suggest that after a couple of weeks you bring up the tension a bit and do other workouts like walking and some weight training or stretch band workouts, and you will be getting as good a workout as at any gym...

Good luck and keep us posted on your progress...
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