The process of losing weight involves burning of calories. Weight loss equipment is designed in such a way that they will help you in burning fat or calories. This equipment helps people to lose weight significantly. You need to look for equipment that is easy and convenient to use. The selected equipment should also help you in meeting your long term goals of losing weight.
The following are the various types of equipment used for weight loss. They are rated according to some calories burnt on an hourly basis.
- Treadmill-Intensive-1100-Light 500
- Cross trainer-Intensive 800-Light 500
- Exercise bike-Intensive 500-Light 300
- Rowing machine-Intensive 600-Light 400
- Stepper-Intensive 650-Light 400
The following are the advantages and disadvantages associated with the different type of weight loss equipment.
This machine has the highest rate of burning calorie, and it is suited for most people. They are the most popular gym equipment. These machines are eclectically powered, and some people find hem boring due to the noise made by them. They are equipped with inbuilt music system, and you can, therefore, enjoy your music while running. This helps in alleviating boredom during the workout exercise.
Advantage of using the treadmills
They are compatible with MP3 system
They are flexible- They allow the use to either walk gently or work intensively
Disadvantages of the treadmills
The exercise is likely to get dull unless you enjoy running
Can be cumbersome and noisy
Elliptical cross trainers’
They are also known as elliptical. These machines are designed to work both the legs and the arms in a continuous circular motion. Most of the elliptical trainers also include exercise bike capabilities. The main benefit of these machines is the level of intensity involved. They help in burning calories fast.
They burn calorie/fat very fast
Will tone butt and thighs
Lack entertainment system
The workout involved is intensive, and it is extremely difficult to slow
This equipment will enable you to lose weight at any convenient time. You can even practice while you are watching TV. The level of the workout involved is not very intensive as compared to the other methods. Additionally, the exercise bikes are cheap to buy and maintain.
These machines are considered to be very impressive. The workout level has a lower impact and does not strain the user. These machines are very economical in space as they occupy a very small space. Some of the rowing machines can be folded to occupy less space during storage.
Low impact workout
Both the lower and the upper body are covered
Entertainment more difficult
More space is needed