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At first glance, it would appear that Americans are sweatin’ up a storm at the local gym. In 2006, more than 41 million people spent almost $16 billion on memberships and other services, according to the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association. But dig a little deeper and a different picture emerges: Out of those 41 million, only 17.6 million logged more than 100 days a year. Hmmm.
The rest of those gym members probably signed up with the best of intentions, but we all know that intent and action aren’t always in sync. There’s the usual excuses—no time, bad weather, my favorite TV show is on, etc.—but that doesn’t stop exercise from being a health necessity.
How It Works: Cross a treadmill with a stair stepper and you get an elliptical trainer. It gets its name from the pattern in which your feet move, as opposed to a stepper’s up-and-down motion.
Workout Notes: Make sure the model you buy is matched to your stride length (some models will match it automatically). Keep your back straight and your weight evenly distributed over the heels and balls of your feet.
How It Works: These devices provide calibrated resistance via either weight stacks or plates, or bands.
How It Works: An electrically driven belt provides the walking surface; most models offer elevation as well.
How It Works: Weights lifted without mechanical assistance. Benches—either flat, inclined or seated—allow you to perform a greater range of exercises.
How It Works: This category takes in a lot of territory,...