Alternatives to Running

Running is nirvana to the dedicated runner. So what to do when you can’t run? The second best choice is simulated running. In my experience, the two closest substitutes are the ElliptiGO machine and pool running. An ElliptiGO is similar to the bicycle-like elliptical machines commonly found in gyms— but it can actually go outside, on the road. You ride it in an upright position, like a cross-trainer. The ElliptiGO offers many of the same running physical mechanics as running, but without the impact. When it’s used to climb hills, the core and gluteal work outs of an ElliptiGO are actually better than running. Read the full article>>

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