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Choosing Fitness Equipment

Fitness equipment selection can be a minefield - especially if you're
new to "getting fit", "working out", etc.

A healthy lifestyle includes plenty of exercise, and a great way to get
that exercise is with appropriate fitness equipment.

But there's just so many different types, styles, and price ranges to
choose from.

How do you find a piece of fitness equipment which will suit your own
individual fitness program?

by James Watts

Finding the perfect piece of fitness equipment can be a little
confusing with so many different types on the market these days.
Every other infomercial on television is advertising some sort
of fitness equipment. You need to have a good idea of your
target area, or areas, the space you have available to use and
to store your equipment, and how much money you are willing to
spend to get yourself in shape. Once you have the basics in mind
then you can narrow it down a little.

One consideration if you are on a budget with limited space is
Tony Littles Gazelle. You can get the basic model for less than
$100 and it folds down to store in a tight space. The workout is
a total body workout and you can do a variety of exercises to
target specific parts of the body.

Treadmills are a very popular option for cardio and they are
simple to use as well. You will be looking at a heftier price
tag but you are more likely to stick with a piece of fitness
equipment like a treadmill that mimics your natural movements of
walking and running.

Of course there are plenty of other options but you might want
to start small before you invest in a total home gym or
something of the like. As with any new fitness program, you will
need to check with your doctor to make sure that the fitness
equipment that you decide on is going to be a healthy choice for

James is a published author at>Fitness Freaks, a site dedicted to bringing you
up to date information on Health and Fitness related topics. For
more great articles, visit our Fitness Articles page.

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