Cross Trainer Buyers’ Guide
If you are considering buying a cross trainer for your home you have come to the right place. There are a huge range of cross trainers out there with a baffling array of gadgets and gizmos to make them stand out. We aim to help you make the right choice for your exercise ambitions without breaking the bank.
- Before you buy
- Types of cross trainer
- Foot plate dimensions
- How will my home use cross trainer vary from the one at the gym?
- Cross trainer terminology
Cross Trainer Benefits:
Firstly we thought it was important to cover why you might buy a cross trainer for the home. Find out more here.
- All over body workout
- Weight loss benefits
- Health benefits (reduce blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart problems, reduce the risk of diabetes)
- Low impact
- Quieter than most other home gym equipment
Make sure you have enough room! Check our size guide for more information.
There can also be a large difference between home specification cross trainers and the ones you have tried in the gym.
How often should I use a cross trainer?
We suggest 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise 4 days per week but this very much depends on your fitness goals and how active you are. Check out our suggested workouts for more information.