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BEMH is a group of three powerful and dedicated teams of athletes, passionate about providing our readers with all the best and most up-to-date advice on all areas of the fitness lifestyle. Our three separate teams of Indoor Cycling Experts, Indoor Rowing Experts, and Elliptical Exercise Experts are based in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and Italy. We have decades of experience between us and a true drive to help our readers get the best quality and value from their fitness equipment. What’s more, our editor and BEMH’s founder (Sayed) is a fitness equipment expert who has been helping in designing working equipments, writing about and importing exercise equipment to many countries for years.

Our reliable expert team members often receive fitness equipment including elliptical machines, rowing machines, and spin bikes to review and evaluate their functionalities from tens of different exercise machine manufacturers. Reviews and comparisons on this website are our honest opinion based on tens of criteria including pros, cons and our own verdict. We never accept payment to write reviews of products or say positive things about products. If brands are interested to have one of our teams members to review their rowers, ellipticals, or spin bikes, they can get in touch with us via email down below and send a sample of their product.

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We make indoor exercise our business and that means we’ve learned a thing or two over the years we have been in the fitness industry. We’ve learned a lot in our field, some good and some not so good. We’d love for you to avoid making some of the same mistakes that we did while sharing some of the fitness products and exercise tips that worked for us! The purpose of our website is to help you to better understand some of these machines and show you the best exercise equipment available, helping you to get into your dream shape and improve your overall health. Our teams of indoor cycling experts, indoor rowing experts, and elliptical exercise experts aim to provide you tips that will help you ensure that you’re working out efficiently and effectively, making sure that you get the most out of every workout session, every time. You can read more about BEMH Teams here..

Frequently asked questions

The benefits of ellipticals are pretty much similar to any other form of cardio workout.
They help to improve cardiovascular health, blood circulation,  lung and heart function. Elliptical workout helps to burn calories and lose weight faster compared to some other forms of cardio training. Elliptical can also improve muscle endurance. 

It depends on what features an elliptical has. A good elliptical offers adjustable incline to target your calves, quads, and hamstrings. Moving handlebars allows you to target your shoulders and arms. Adjustable stride length allows you to target different leg muscle groups and stretch your arms more for better upper body workout. The long stride targets the gluets and hamstrings while the shorter stride targets the calves and thighs. Using the static handlebars elliptical allow you to strengthen your core and target your abs.

  • Elliptical provides lower-impact exercise and it’s easier on your joints compared to treadmill.
  • Elliptical helps to burn more calorie than treadmills because you can use your whole body.
  • Elliptical offers both endurance and cardio workout.
  • Because it’s easier on the joints everyone in a family can use it.
  • With an elliptical you can do target more muscles because it offers a whole body workout.
  • Ellipticals can be quieter and more compact 
  • It offers low-impact workout
  • Elliptical Improves Cardiovascular Health
  • They are adjustable so everyone in the family can use them
  • They workout upper and lower body
  • Elliptical allows to burn more calories
  • Owning an ellipticals helps to save money compared to gym subscription
  • An elliptical offers the exercise for treadmill, stepper, and elliptical

The stride length depends on your height and what exercise you want to do on your elliptical cross trainer. There are at least three elliptical workouts that you can do, (Walking, running and hill climbing).
With this being said, the standard stride length can be anywhere from 18 inches to 21 inches.

  • If you want to do jogging while exercising on elliptical, the 18″ stride would do it (depending on your height).
  • If you want to mimic running on elliptical, your stride needs to be longer.

Yes, elliptical workout can burn belly fat. With an elliptical you can do a full body workout rather than only your lower body. Elliptical exercise engages your arms, lats, shoulder, core/abs, and many lower body muscle groups.

They are both good…..if you can afford them and have the time for going to the gym to lift weight, build muscle strength and come home to improve your cardio fitness.
The way it works is that if you want to be physically fit, you need to have both the muscle stregth and the
cardiovascular fitness. So, we wouldn’t recommend you to chose one over the other unless you can’t do one of them.
However, you need to keep in mind that not always you can go to gym. Sometimes The weather gets rough, you need to work extra hours at office, ran errands around house, wait for delivery to arrive or you might expect a guest and can’t leave the house. Buying an elliptical for home is a good investment specially with these Elliptical best buys.


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