View Full Version : what is your prefered machine for cardio?

08-28-2002, 04:13 PM
with a bit more than 2 months till summer officially starts down here in Aust, i've kind of gotten fed up with the mix of whether we've been receiving, i can barely do outdoor AM cardio (never really could start), and treadmil's sell for anywhere from
800-1000$, so buying some cardio requipment is out of the question, BUT ive seen of a place that lets you hire out gym equipment for a certain amount of time, so i was thinking of hiring out some equipment for cardio for 3 months.. im looking to do low intencity/long duration cardio, but im not 100% sure on what equipment to hire out.. here are my alternatives:
-exercise bike

and i duno what these two are but they offer them also
-air walker
-inversion table

for those who have done AM cardio b4, or those who have any suggestions, which would you recomend?

08-28-2002, 04:16 PM
bicycle with arms and feet pedals or some kinda movement for both, resistance cranked up

08-28-2002, 04:44 PM
The street.

08-28-2002, 05:06 PM
I like those eliptical things:) I always feel I get a better workout (and easier on joints) than on a treadmill, bike, rower, or stepper

08-28-2002, 05:47 PM
hrrm, they have one of them things also, i might have a look through the net to see how half of these things work, you dont get to see the equipment b4 u hire it..

08-28-2002, 06:11 PM
i just did a search and the eliptical thing was a machine i used once when i did cardio at the gym, it felt ace.. if its available to get and doesnt cost to much, ill hire that :)

08-28-2002, 06:18 PM
If you have to use some damn machine, I'd say just use a regular treadmill. New treadmills arent so hard on the knees, they give a lot when you run so its not like hitting concrete(fags). The only machine I use is the treadmill and my knees are fine.

08-28-2002, 06:22 PM
boxing and SEX !!!

beastin v6
08-28-2002, 06:47 PM

08-28-2002, 06:58 PM

08-28-2002, 08:18 PM
When I have to start doing cardio to cut for the contest I want to do.....I'm going to jump rope. Those machines bore me.

08-28-2002, 08:35 PM
Jump rope.

08-29-2002, 01:47 AM
yeah jump rope for me too!
you dont need to spend all that money

08-29-2002, 01:48 AM
oh and yeah, start cutting sick son!
I can feel the summer coming on - !

08-29-2002, 02:15 AM
at the gym the treadmill at home the jump rope...

08-29-2002, 02:22 AM
My hand and a good magazine?

Err...treadmill at home.

08-29-2002, 09:20 AM
Originally posted by Shocker

you dont need to spend all that money

the whether down here is gay, one day its nice n sunny, the next day its pissin down rain, hard to get outside n do cardio consistently over a week, let alone 2 months, and with 2 months left till summer, i wana get serious about cuting, so cardio is a must

anyhow, i hired out a eliptical runner for 2 months, thanks geoffgarcia for reminding me what it was :thumbup:

08-29-2002, 11:04 AM