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mizsassy mizsassy
Wed, Feb 10, 2010 19:02
Using resistance with elliptical machine
I use the weight loss setting on the elliptical machine and usually I vary the resistance with it from a 2-3. Will this help me lose weight or bulk up with muscle? Should I stop the resistance or continue with it? Thanks for your help.

FitClick FitClick
Vienna VA
Thu, Feb 11, 2010 11:02
Using resistance with elliptical machine
It won't bulk up muscle. The best way to lose weight on an elliptical is actually a lower pace for a longer period of time. I expect that your machine makes it harder, which makes you go slower, which lowers your heart rate into an optimal fat burning zone. But it also means you need to keep adding time to the workout to increase fat burn.

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