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A 34-year-old member asked:

I can't decide whether to buy a treadmill or elliptical machine, after having a baby?

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Dr. Jeff Kindred
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
What do you enjoy?: The most important thing is to be consistent so i would go with whatever you like better- treadmill or elliptical workouts. Elliptical will be easier on the joints but both can give you a great aerobic workout.
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Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Personal choice: Unless you have a specific injury or pain that requires special attention, you should pick whichever form of exercise that you enjoy and feel safe doing. Some elliptical machines work the arms, giving more of your bofy a work out.
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