When it comes to staying in shape, good intentions only get you so far. And when you consider the hurdles standing in the way of your workout – cold and rainy weather, the gym's location across town, lurking gym-goers, unwashed equipment – it's
Although intimidating to some amateurs, elliptical machines are actually quite simple to use. Plus, with the proper technique, they provide an effective and low-impact workout, blasting fat and calories without putting pressure on your knees. Unfortunately, ellipticals can be ineffective without the correct form and routine. To be sure that you know how to use an elliptical machine properly, use the tips below to give your workout a boost.