Unformatted text preview: you exercise, or simply listen to music. The last benefit of using a treadmill is that it is easier to set your difficulty level. You can even set your speed at the same rate every day so you will not slacken your pace unconsciously. Step Machines – How Step Machines Can Take your Fitness Goals to the Next Level: by: Melih Oztaley Step machines (like escalators), also known as “steppers,” have become very popular in gyms and health clubs. These devices are excellent tools for cardiovascular exercise. They are also great for burning off some unwanted fat. Steppers are good for building and toning the calf muscles, gluteus (buttocks), and the quadriceps too. However, like any other device, there are some downfalls of step machines. The exercise range is limited because you are only moving your legs. Another reason is because they are very rigorous. A half-hour on one of these machines can have you “sweating by the bucket”, as Oztaley said....
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- Spring '09
- Cardiovascular Endurance, Body Muscular Endurance, step machines