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What is Australia’s Best Elliptical Cross Trainer & Why You Should Buy One

The elliptical trainer goes by many names—the elliptical trainer, elliptical cross trainer, cross trainer, cross trainer machine, elliptical machine, even elliptical bike—the list goes on! But if you were to type this in Google or mention it in-store, you’d be shown the same thing; elliptical trainers.   Now, because this machine isn’t as well known as its other cardio counterparts, the treadmill and spin bike—some of you might think: “why would I choose this?”. Honestly, that’s a fair question, so let’s take you through some reasons why one might purchase an elliptical machine.   Why an Elliptical What Makes it so Good Cross trainers exercise the lower and upper body. They offer a full-body workout—hello home workout with a high...

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Essential Fitness Equipment Items: What Every Home Gym Owner Should Have

Being in the fitness equipment industry, we often get people asking us in-store and online about what ‘must have’ fitness equipment items they should have in their home gym.  Now, if you’re working towards a specific fitness goal, you’ll be interested in particular fitness equipment. For instance, let’s say your goal is to improve your strength and mobility. One way is through yoga and/or pilates; with daily, practise you will improve your strength and mobility, and it can be performed in a relatively small space. Another is weight training—this will also improve your strength and mobility; however, a bigger space is required to store your equipment and perform your lifts. For a targeted approach with your training, your purpose and...

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Best Indoor Exercise Bikes for Home Workouts in Australia

There are four significant indoor bikes that you should know about: air bikes, recumbent exercise bikes, upright exercise bikes, and spin bikes. Each bike’s focus and objective are different, so we’ll go through these various types to better inform you. These are the best Indoor Exercise Bikes for Home Workouts.

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