Home » Health

Choosing The Right Exercise Equipment To Keep Fit Over 40

Feb 21, 2008
Using exercise equipment is a great way of getting fit. The equipment can come in many forms and at many different prices. In this article we will have a look at a number of different types of fitness equipment available that can be used just as successfully at home as in the gym. There are many types of exercise equipment that could fall into this category but taking into account the amount of space available in the average home and the amount of money the average person has available for exercise equipment we will focus on just 4.

Treadmills

These are becoming increasingly popular with homeowners as well as being readily available to use at your local gym. They come in a variety of different styles from the very basic to the much more advanced versions which can even be connected to your PC. It is important that the treadmill you purchase is solidly constructed as well as has a smooth walking action and comes with a wide belt for you to walk and run on as well as having an incline setting. Also the machine you purchase should also come with a safety cut off mechanism. Normally this is small key which is inserted in to the machine and then is connected to the user by a rope and as soon as it become disconnected (pulled out of the machine) the treadmill automatically stops.

Elliptical Trainer

This particular piece of fitness equipment is ideal for those people who are looking for an exercise that is low in impact and therefore will not put too much stress on the bones in their legs. Also this particular type of machine is very easy to use so even some one who is completely new to exercise will have no problems with using it. Plus as time goes by and a person's fitness levels improve they can use this machine to increase the intensity of their work out session. It also provides them with the chance to increase how much resistance they use in order to make the muscles in their legs and arms work much harder.

Exercise Bikes

For those of you who are actually looking for a more comfortable way to exercise then this piece of equipment may be just what you are looking for. Not only does it take up very little space but it allows you to do your exercise in a comfortable and relaxing way. This particular piece of fitness equipment is ideal for those who are only just starting to get back into exercising and getting healthy.

We have already looked at several different pieces of exercise equipment that we can use in the comfort of our own homes. However now we take a look at one more piece which will not only help you to get back into shape but can be used in the comfort of your own home as well as being the cheapest to purchase.

Exercise Ball

For many years this particular piece of exercise equipment has been extremely popular in gyms, but is now steadily growing popular for use in the comfort of a person's own home. Many people only think this piece of equipment has been around for a few years, but in fact it was first designed and used during the 1960's. Mainly during the 1960's this piece of equipment was used by therapists in order to help children with muscular dystrophy to improve their balance and co-ordination. But now as we know every body else has begun to realize how beneficial it can be to them as well.
About the Author
At our site Middle Age Fitness you will learn every thing about remaining fit and healthy when you reach your 40's. So to find out more more about the right kind of Exercise Equipment please click on this link.
Rating:
Please Rate:
(Average: Not rated)
Views: 131
Print Email Report Share
Article Categories
    • Artists
    • Gambling
    • Humanities
    • Humor
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Photography
    • Tattoos
    • Television
    • Classic Cars
    • Motorcycles
    • Recreational Vehicles
    • SUVs
    • Trucks
    • Vans
    • Branding
    • Business Opportunities
    • Careers and Jobs
    • Corporate
    • Customer Service
    • Direct Mail
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Ethics
    • Financing
    • Franchising
    • Home-Based Business
    • Human Resources
    • Import and Export
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Market Research
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Negotiation
    • Network Marketing
    • Networking
    • Organizational
    • Presentation
    • Project Management
    • Public Relations
    • Small Business
    • Strategic Planning
    • Team Building
    • Telemarketing
    • Training
    • Data Recovery
    • Databases
    • Games
    • Hardware
    • Networks
    • Operating Systems
    • Programming
    • Security
    • Software
    • Spyware and Viruses
    • Ask an Expert
    • College and University
    • Home Schooling
    • K-12
    • Languages
    • Online Education
    • Psychology
    • Accounting
    • Credit
    • Currency Trading
    • Debt Consolidation
    • Insurance
    • Investing
    • Leasing
    • Loans
    • Mortgage
    • Mutual Funds
    • Personal Finance
    • Stock Market
    • Structured Settlements
    • Taxes
    • Wealth Building
    • Coffee
    • Cooking
    • Gourmet
    • Recipes
    • Wine and Spirits
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Babies
    • Collecting
    • Elderly Care
    • Genealogy
    • Hobbies
    • Parenting
    • Pets
    • Pregnancy
    • Woodworking
    • Feng Shui
    • Gardening
    • Home Appliances
    • Home Security
    • Interior Design
    • Landscaping
    • Affiliate Programs
    • Article Marketing
    • Auctions
    • Audio
    • Banner Advertising
    • Blogging
    • Broadband
    • Domain Names
    • E-Books
    • E-Commerce
    • Email Marketing
    • Ezines and Newsletters
    • Forums
    • Internet Marketing
    • Link Popularity
    • Pay-Per-Click
    • Podcasting
    • RSS
    • Search Engine Marketing
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Security
    • Social Media
    • Spam
    • Video
    • Viral Marketing
    • Web Design
    • Web Development
    • Web Hosting
    • Copyright
    • Cyber Law
    • Intellectual Property
    • National, State, Local
    • Patents
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Trademarks
    • Buying
    • Selling
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Cycling
    • Extreme Sports
    • Fishing
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Hockey
    • Hunting
    • Martial Arts
    • Running
    • Scuba Diving
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Dating
    • Divorce
    • Marriage
    • Weddings
    • Astrology
    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Faith
    • Hinduism
    • Islam
    • Judaism
    • Meditation
    • Metaphysical
    • New Age
    • Cable and Satellite TV
    • Cell Phones
    • Communication
    • Gadgets and Gizmos
    • GPS
    • Satellite Radio
    • Video Conferencing
    • VoIP
    • Addictions
    • Coaching
    • Goal Setting
    • Motivational
    • Stress Management
    • Time Management
    • Clothing
    • Electronics
    • Fashion
    • Gifts
    • Jewelry
    • Causes and Organizations
    • Environment
    • History
    • Holidays
    • Men's Issues
    • Nature
    • Philosophy
    • Politics
    • Women's Issues
    • World Affairs
    • Air Travel
    • Camping
    • Cruises
    • Destinations
    • Outdoors
    • Article Writing
    • Book Reviews
    • Copywriting
    • Fiction
    • Non-Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Quotes
    • Screenplay
    • Tools and Resources