PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – If you’ve made your New Year’s resolution to get in shape, you’re in luck.
Consumer Reports put exercise machines to the test to help you find the right one.READ MORE: Gateway Athletic Director And Head Football Coach Tells Coaches Not To Apply For Pine Richland Job
Consumer Reports says treadmills are a great choice to help with weight loss.
They named the Proform Pro 2000 a Best Buy for around $1,200. It folds and is easy to store.
If you’re just starting out or you have back, hip or knee problems an elliptical is a great alternative to a treadmill.
It creates less impact on your joints and can still give you a great cardio workout. Consumer Reports says AFG 3.1AE for $1,100 is a great choice.READ MORE: Newly Remodeled Downtown Carnegie Library Reopens
Spin bikes provide a good interval workout Consumer Reports recommends the Diamondback 510ic for $800.
It has a built in work-out program that keeps you moving.
Another option is a rowing machine. Rowing machines provide a full body workout for both upper and lower body.
It’s non-weight bearing but it’s still very strenuous so it can burn a lot of calories. You do want to make sure it fits.
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