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Which exercise machine is more effective, treadmill or elliptical?!
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Dr. Hanford Brace
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Both
Depending on your reason for exercise either will provide the beneficial effect of exercise.
Your exercise prescription for cardiovascular health, if that is the reason for exercise, is calculated by giving you the maximum heart rate for specified time. So the type of exercise it takes to get the maximum heart rate is the only criteria. So both machines can do it.

In brief: Both
Depending on your reason for exercise either will provide the beneficial effect of exercise.
Your exercise prescription for cardiovascular health, if that is the reason for exercise, is calculated by giving you the maximum heart rate for specified time. So the type of exercise it takes to get the maximum heart rate is the only criteria. So both machines can do it.
Dr. Hanford Brace
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Both R good, it's the work done that's important.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Elyptical
No doubt.

In brief: Elyptical
No doubt.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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