ElliptiGO: Meb's No-Impact Workout Weapon

One of the weirdest contraptions on two wheels might be the best thing you can do for your running

06.05.14

When I first heard that running pros—the likes of Meb Keflezighi and Magdalena Lewy Boulet—were supplementing their training with elliptical-style bikes, I was skeptical. Why ellipti-cycle when you could run? Why drop 3Gs on such a funny contraption when you could buy a carbon fiber bike for less? When I heard that ElliptiGO, the leader of this low-impact revolution, holds a 100-mile world championship event in September, I rolled my eyes. "Who are these weirdos?" I wondered. What’s the deal? [...]
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-By Jimmy Buchanan

 

 

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