Fitness Buying Guide

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Fitness Buying Guide

The first thing to think about when you’re buying fitness equipment is what goals you want to reach. Do you want to improve your general fitness or focus on a specific part of your body?

Fitness Buying Guide

Now take a look at the advice below. It’ll help you to find your way through some typical fitness product features… so you can work out what’s going to be the best piece of equipment for you.

Programmes

Generally pre-set and designed with specific exercises or goals in mind. Some are more challenging than others with varying times, speeds and incline levels. The more programmes, the more variety and motivation.

Resistance

Bikes and ellipticals have flywheels that provide different levels of resistance. These levels can be changed manually or directly from the console. On treadmills, resistance is determined by the incline - running uphill provides more resistance!

Console

The display helps you to track your speed, distance, time, calories burnt and heart rate.

Heart Rate Sensors

Hand pulse sensors that allow you to monitor your heart rate during each workout. These are used as a guide only.