Cardio Equipment

While strength training and mobility exercises are important, cardio is considered the core of all exercise. The obvious and immediate benefits are that you burn many more calories with cardio equipment, making it crucial in weight control. However, cardio also builds endurance, provides many beginners with an adjustable entry point to exercise, improves heart health, and has huge distressing benefits. The Fitness Shop provides a wide variety of different kinds of cardio equipment to help fit the individual’s needs and goals, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.

Treadmills

The traditional choice of a cardio machine, treadmills are used most often because running is a very natural exercise and one of the most effective weight loss methods available. Read More…

Rowing machines

As the name suggests, rowing machines simulate the movement of rowing a boat. You sit back on them and pull a handle connected to a flywheel or another dampener that provides resistance as you pull back on it. Read More…

Elliptical cross trainers

Cross trainers are a great option for beginners, especially those approaching exercise with existing muscle or joint pain as they are almost impact-free. Read More…

Upright bikes

There are a variety of different exercise bikes, all of them providing the calorie-burning, heart health-building cardio with an extra focus on giving you a lower body workout targeting the glutes, calves, and thighs. Read More…

Recumbent bikes

Unlike upright bikes, the recumbent variety offers a more comfortable experience, raising the pedals so they’re almost level with the seat and providing you with a back to rest against. Read More…

Spin bikes

These bikes have become much more popular of late and emphasis intensity more than the other options. When you pedal, you work against a flywheel in the front which tends to offer more resistance making for a great cardio workout. Read More…