9 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Improve Your Elliptical Bike Skills

The elliptical bike is exercise equipment and this item combines the movement of a stair stepper, and a bicycle.  This bike allows you to take the workout outside and this is more comfortable and the narrower stance of the elliptical bike reduces the stress on feet, knees and ankles. The unique designs have your legs moving in an oval pattern while your arms move handles back and forth for a full body workout and this machine is easy to use. The elliptical bikes are available in several styles and there is elliptical built to be in a gym ones from the road where you can use it like a bicycle. Elliptical exercise machine often reduces the amount of pressure that is placed on your joints, which sometimes occurs when performing an exercise such as running. The most of the elliptical machines allow you to control the intensity of your workouts by managing the resistance and incline level of the machine.


Simple way to improve your elliptical training

Always start your workout with a warm-up and grab the elliptical handlebar section of the machine and then carefully place your feet onto each pedal one foot at a time. Your feet should be parallel to the inside edges of the pedals and this will allow your hips to align properly with the elliptical machine.  When using the elliptical machine your spine must be straight to prevent your back from experiencing strain as you perfect movement and pull your muscles in and push your pelvis forward at the same time. The handlebars to help maintain your balance and grip the handlebar of the elliptical machine pull your shoulder back and down and then straight bend your elbows. And then your head should be upright and facing straight and the leg movement created by the elliptical exercise machine will result in on the oval shape.

In the elliptical machine, they have some level changing  so increase the resistance level to make the pedaling more difficult and work the muscles in your calves and legs. Also, increase the incline level to work your glut muscles and hamstring and then increase the overall the intensity level of your workout.  Your movement on the elliptical machine should be smooth and fluid to achieve an effective workout. Your body becomes more fit and acclimated to your elliptical workouts you can increase the intensity of your workout using the console.  

The benefits of the elliptical bike workout

Using the elliptical will increase your heart rate and improve stamina and cardio fitness and it is smooth working of the hip, shoulder and the knee joint makes it a preferred piece of the exercise machine. You should read unbiased reviews of elliptical bikes before buying one. In the gym or home, the elliptical machine has wonderful health benefits and overall the elliptical machine is a very low impact of cardio exercise. The benefit from the full-body aerobic exercise of the elliptical machine and burn more calories in the same period of time and it also strengthens arms, legs, and shape your abs. so this machine is very helpful for you to reduce the weight and also improve your health well. This machine can often provide you with a variety of the workouts based on the criteria you enter into the machine such as your weight and age.   


You need some impact exercise to build strong bones and it helps to prevent osteoporosis so if you want to improve your fitness for daily living. You should consider adding some more functional fitness exercise into your daily workout and before buy the equipment you will learn full details about the equipment and then you decide to buy the exercise machine.  

Ho Ho Holiday Workout!

Holidays are here and that means…time to take part of the fun Holiday Sweat Challenge with Sweat Guru and Run to the Finish! How can we not take part of a such a fun 6 week Challenge! It coincides with our 12 Days of Christmas, and that makes the Holiday Sweat Challenge EVEN BETTER! Are you ready? BE READY for this challenging Holiday Inspired Workout!

Ho HO Holiday Workout!

Set Interval Timer to :40 Work, :10 Seconds rest x 6 Cycles. Repeat the 7 different Rounds.

Total Time = 36:52.

If you have less time, set timer for :30 Work, :10 Rest x 6 Cycles for 7 Rounds.

Total Time = 29:52.

Each Round you alternate between Exercise 1 and Exercise 2 for 6 cycles = Each exercise is done 3x.

Are you excited??

Video for Part 1:

Round 1:

Exercise 1.Downhill Ski Jumps

Exercise 2: Star Jumps

Round 2:

Exercise 1: 5 Point Lunge

Exercise 2: Speed Skaters

Round 3:

Exercise 1: Shoulder Push Ups

Exercise 2: Sneaky Santa Crawl

Video for Part 2

Round 4: 

Exercise 1: Burpees to reach Star on top of Tree with Star Jacks

Exercise 2: Snow Jump Boulders with Low Elves Tuck

Round 5: 

Exercise 1:Reindeer Kicks -5 Left, 5 Right, 5 Together

Exercise 2: Jumping Jacks

Round 6:

Exercise 1: Mountain Climbers

Exercise 2: Steady Planks

Round 7:

Exercise 1: Plank with Hip Rotation

Exercise 2: Thread the Needle – repeat between 5 Left and 5 Right

Have a fun time! Grab your best friend and ask him/her to do the workout with you and make a habit to stay fit and active for a lifetime. Make sure to shift the exercises as your body deems fit. Each body is different. Challenge yourselves, but make sure you are also listening to your body and what it needs.

How are you active during the Holiday Season? What do you do, in addition to the Ho HO Holiday workout? Make sure to register for the Holiday Sweat Challenge and #HolidaySweat! 

Dig Deep. Play HARD!

xo EKS