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The Best Elliptical Machines for Your Home Gym

Men's Health Logo By Emily Shiffer of Men's Health | Slide 1 of 9: When you're putting your home gym space together, you likely have clear priorities for what gear to get first. Adjustable dumbbells are a must, along with resistance bands for a well-balanced, space-saving setup. If you have some more square footage, a good power rack and adjustable bench take your home experience closer to that of your fitness club. But to really take your at-home training to the next level, you'll need a rig for dedicated cardio. That's why you should get an elliptical machine. Before you scoff, hear us out: When you're at home, you can take a run or hop on the bike by stepping outside your door. Using an elliptical, you can still get your heart rate pumping with less stress on your joints than a treadmill. And if you already have a treadmill or stationary bike and have room for even more gear, you have an opportunity to switch up your method for getting sweaty. Don't think you can make the machine worth your while? Just up the resistance, and see how long you can keep up the pace. These 8 elliptical machines are great choices to bolster your home gym space.

When you're putting your home gym space together, you likely have clear priorities for what gear to get first. Adjustable dumbbells are a must, along with resistance bands for a well-balanced, space-saving setup. If you have some more square footage, a good power rack and adjustable bench take your home experience closer to that of your fitness club. But to really take your at-home training to the next level, you'll need a rig for dedicated cardio. That's why you should get an elliptical machine.

Before you scoff, hear us out: When you're at home, you can take a run or hop on the bike by stepping outside your door. Using an elliptical, you can still get your heart rate pumping with less stress on your joints than a treadmill. And if you already have a treadmill or stationary bike and have room for even more gear, you have an opportunity to switch up your method for getting sweaty.

Don't think you can make the machine worth your while? Just up the resistance, and see how long you can keep up the pace. These 8 elliptical machines are great choices to bolster your home gym space.

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