Elliptical trainers are a hot thing these days, and people from around the world are trying this effective new invention to exercise while they work in front of flat screens all day long. They have proved to be the most efficient way to merge your exercise routine with your work life.
But before buying an under desk elliptical trainer, you need to know some basic things on how to choose the machine that fits perfectly for you. Here are some tips to help you buy this elliptical trainer.
Is It Quiet Enough
Last thing your colleague or roommate wants is the noise of an exercise machine annoying them all day long, so make sure you choose a well built elliptical trainer which’ll keep everything quiet while you work and exercise.
Keep the machine properly cleaned to avoid any dust from entering it, this way you’ll be able to keep it in the best of its conditions.
The Height of Your Table
You must know the exact height of your work table in order to but a perfectly fitting elliptical trainer, because a train too big would cause your knees to hit against the roof of your desk and you won’t be able to exercise conveniently, so, it is better to buy a mini elliptical machine if your desk is lower.
It Should Track Your Progress
To keep track of your exercise, buy an elliptical trainer with built-in progress trackers. Progress trackers are a good way to track the amount of calories burnt and the (virtual) miles traveled by you during the exercise. This is a better way of keeping a record of the calories burnt in one day. These type of elliptical trainers might cost you a bit more, but they are worth your hard earned money.