Stabilizing an elliptical machine is a relatively simple process that can be completed in a few minutes depending on the origin of the problem. To stabilize your elliptical machine, you need access to the machine, the ability to move it and a wrench.Continue Reading
Examine the frame and design of your elliptical machine. In some inexpensive models, the design is very flimsy. This may be the cause of your problem. If your machine has built-in inadequacies, you may need to consider purchasing a different, more stable elliptical machine.
Check the floor underneath your elliptical machine. Oftentimes, elliptical machines are unstable because they are not on a sufficiently rigid surface. Make sure the floor underneath the machine is hard and flat. If there is carpet underneath your elliptical, try to find an area with a hard non-carpeted surface to move it to.
Look at all of the connections and bolts in the frame of your elliptical machine. Depending on the model of machine, these bolts may be in different locations. If you find any frame bolts that are loose, tighten them with your wrench and re-assess the stabilization problem.
To find Eclipse elliptical trainer parts, search the FitnessRepairParts.com website for the part in question. FitnessRepairParts.com lists parts in a database that is searchable by mode or part number. If the Eclipse elliptical trainer is still under warranty when a part fails, contact the company at the number listed in your owner's manual, and file a claim. If damage was the result of normal wear or manufacturer's error, the warranty claim will be honored.Full Answer >
Researchers at the Biomechanics Laboratory at San Diego University tested abdominal exercises and machines to see which ones worked the best, reports Nicole Nichols on Sparkpeople. The best abdominal-specific exercise machine among those tested was the Torso Track, and the second-best was the Ab Roller.Full Answer >
To use a SoloFlex exercise machine, position the stabilizer pins and the load pins in the appropriate holes along the mainframe following the product instructions, which are available for the classic SoloFlex exercise machine on SoloFlex.com under "Assembly." The site also offers examples of beginner, intermediate and advanced workouts. Be sure to load the desired resistance straps and retainer pins before performing any exercises.Full Answer >
Air rowing machines offer a more realistic rowing experience and are excellent for building strength. Magnetic rowing machines make no noise at all and can be used to get a good overall workout. Air rowing machines do, however, burn more calories per hour.Full Answer >