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Old 04-10-2012, 10:48 AM   #1  
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Default Treadmill vs. Elliptical for weight loss

I have a treadmill now, but I am considering selling it to get an elliptical. Would like some opinions on which one is more helpful with weightloss. Thanks!
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Old 04-10-2012, 10:53 AM   #2  
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They both are capable of getting your heart rate up. That said, I personally prefer elliptical over treadmill. Just not a fan of running. If I'm not mistaken the elliptical is lower impact and can work out both uppar AND lower body where the treadmill is all lower body.
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I think either one is fine.

Which ever one that you will use is the one you should get.
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I have both, and use both... I do find that I'm more inclined to stay on my elliptical for longer.. it's less 'pay attention' for me.. and I can zone out and concentrate on watching TV or a movie, and then I don't realize I've been on it for 45 mins. The treadmill I have to pay attention to and time tends to drag on, lol...
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Whichever one you'll use.
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