The elliptical is an exerciser that develops cardiovascular capacity by involving the lower and upper limbs. One of its advantages is the fact that it represents the work of the race well but by reducing the impacts of the feet on the ground. It also allows more increased work of the upper limbs than many other cardiovascular devices. It helps to lose calories.

Body Parts

  • Legs
  • Shoulders
  • Biceps
  • Triceps
  • Chest
  • Gluteus maximus
  • Quadriceps Femoris
  • Hamstrings
  • Pectoralis Major


  • Get positioned on the elliptical trainer.


  • Configure the settings of the machine and begin exercising.


Always wear good shoes that fit well. Keep the middle of the kneecap aligned with the 2nd toe. Keep the back straight. Keep the head aligned with the torso. Never lean on the machine.