The Best Home Gym Equipment for Any Budget
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- Cardio Tools: Pedometer vs. Elliptical Cross-Trainer
- Sculpting Tools: Contour Weights vs. Bench
- Cross-Training Tools: Balance Trainer vs. Reebok Deck
- Flexibility Tools: Self-Massage vs. Pro-Massage
Cardio Tools: Pedometer vs. Elliptical Cross-Trainer
Steal: Walking Fit Kit by Gaiam
This easy-to-use pedometer and motivating instructional CD is your best bet for walking off the weight quickly and effectively. On the CD, veteran walking instructor Madeleine Lewis offers technique tips on maximizing your calorie burn, from taking smaller strides to pumping your arms at your sides. She'll keep you motivated as you log in steps.
Cost: $15 from gaiam.com
Splurge: EFX5.23 Precor Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer
It doesn't come cheap, but diehard elliptical devotees will love that the butt-sculpting backward motion on this superior home version runs just as smoothly as the forward movement. You'd be hard-pressed to find a better at-home sweatfest.
Cost: $4,199 at precor.com
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