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Exercise Cycles Vs. Treadmills

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You may notice if you've ever had a membership at a gym that two of the most popular machines are the exercise cycles and the treadmills. No matter when you go these are the most used machines and you will probably end up having to wait to use one, the other, or both. You could save yourself the hassle and purchase one for your private residence, which then leads to the question, "Which one do I choose and why is it better?"

Well, first of all, one is not necessarily “better” than the other—just different. In terms of exercise equipment, treadmills are the most popular cardio and aerobic machines for home fitness. It is designed to help you build bone density in the lower body and promoters overall muscle tone through weight-bearing exercise. They are great for running, cross training, and physical therapy, as well as their cardiovascular benefits.

Exercise cycles too are great for aerobics. They tend to be less expensive than treadmills and provide a gentle low-to-non-impact workout. They are great for those with prior injuries or those currently recovering from one. They also offer an opportunity for better increased heart rate exercise without straining the knees, hips, or feet.

Either of these two exercise machines are worth your investment, it’s a matter of preference—do you prefer higher or lower impact exercise and what is your current physical status? Those should dictate the decision.

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Stay Healthy and Productive With A Treadmill Desk

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We live in a very tech savvy world. It seems like practically everyone has a computer, or a smartphone, or both. But with all this technology making life easy and sedentary, people fear that the level of physical activity decreases as a result. There are easy ways to combat this, for example treadmill exercise equipment that has a folding desk. This is one way to keep exercising and still get your work done.

Sitting at a computer is tiring and it's not necessarily healthy if you do it for hours at a time. With a treadmill desk you get a little bit of exercise. The fold-out component can hold a laptop, printer, and display panel, among other electronic things. Not only that but it comes equipped with everything you'd expect from quality treadmill exercise equipment. It has a display that shows you your distance traveled, the calories you burned, the time you spent exercising, and a pedometer to track the amount of steps.

By investing in this equipment for your home you are promoting a healthier way to live. All you need is a small session each day to boost your fitness, and with a product like this you aren't losing any time doing important work, checking your email, or anything else computer related.

 

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Welcome to Better Health Fitness.com!

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playgroudn equipmentWe at Better Health Fitness & Recreation would like to welcome you to our blog and website!  Since 1977 we have been offering a comprehensive line of fitness and exercise equipment that will get you on the road to a fitter, healthier lifestyle.  We count amongst our products exercise cycles, weight training equipment, inversion products, and more.  Our staff has over 80 years of expertise in our products and services and will provide professional advice that is second to none.

Besides fitness equipment we also offer playground equipment for use in parks and other public areas.  We provide a way for children to not only have good fun with others, but also give them an avenue with which to become active and healthier.  We offer full swing sets, play systems and components, free-standing equipment, as well as playground motion equipment like see saws and merry-go-rounds.  Our equipment is ASTM and IPEMA certified and our staff includes certified playground inspectors; this allows you to purchase our equipment with peace of mind and confidence.

Besides selling equipment we offer CAD design, assembly, and installation as well as moving and preventative maintenance.  All of this is done by our own team of professionals.

This blog will showcase our products, provide usage and fitness tips, and other associated topics.  Thank you for visiting Better Health Fitness & Recreation and be sure to check out our products!

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