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Home Exercise Gyms Pt. 1 - The Nautilus Elliptical Trainer

Some of the best home exercise gyms available today are the Nautilus Elliptical Trainers. They are made of exceptional quality and an excellent warranty to boot!

Nautilus Elliptical Trainers are built by the same company that made the BowFlex many years ago. The company is now going into the cardio workout market with a set of four Nautilus elliptical trainers as well as several other trainers that are being sold under their other brand names, namely Stairmaster and the Schwinn Elliptical .

This company came into being in 1986, and gained a reputation for building strong, well-designed machines that would last for years. The Nautilus elliptical trainer has a 10 years warranty on parts. This is an excellent indication of the quality of the manufacturing when the warranty can last for that long.

The Nautilus elliptical trainer uses SyncLink elliptical motion. This is a patented elliptical foot pedal that gives you a more comfortable stride that is a lot easier on the ankles because it follows the natural motion of the foot.

This company also offers MyStride which is able to match the stride length to the user's height. This is one of the very best stride features available on any machine made by any company.

When it is matched against companies like Precor, Nautilus has gone great lengths with their line of in-home as well as their commercial elliptical trainers. There are only four Nautilus machines to choose from and they are all priced between $2,400-$3,800. This may seem like a very limited choice, but each of the elliptical trainers made by Nautilus is well-designed and is not only built to give you a comfortable workout, but the machine will have a long life. The Nautilus elliptical machine will be a great asset to any home exercise gyms.

The two top Nautilus elliptical trainers are the Nautilus NE 2000 and the Nautilus NE3000.

With the Nautilus NE 2000 you are able to experience a full-body, low-impact workout in the comfort of your own home. You will be able to take advantage of 2 custom programs and 7 pre-programmed workouts. Here are some benefits and features of this machine:

One thing elliptical trainers do not do is to build bone mass as well as strength. They are excellent, however, in protecting joints while you get a great aerobic workout. You should plan to devote at least 3 times a week for about a 45 minute session on your Nautilus elliptical trainer.

When you compare the Nautilus elliptical trainer to a treadmill, you will notice right away how impact free the elliptical trainer is. With this machine, there is no impact on the ground, so your joints in the lower body such as your knees and ankles do not receive any abuse. You get more of a total body workout.

One point that favors the treadmill is that it provides a better training experience for one who is dedicated to running or jogging.

Part 2 - Home Fitness Gyms: The Rowing Machine!