What are recumbent steppers?
Recumbent steppers are fitness machines that allow the user to exercise in a reclined position. This provides users with an extremely comfortable, natural feeling position with very minimal impact on joints, hips, knees and ankles.
XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Recumbent Stepper is the perfect solution for those wanting a low-impact, full-body workout, while performing a functional movement with minimal stress on lower body joints.
What are the benefits of using a recumbent stepper?
There are many benefits of using a recumbent stepper, the first being the physical benefits. Even though the machine is designed with comfort in mind, users still get a highly effective cardio workout. The comfort and low impact of a recumbent stepper means many users are able to stick to their exercise routine for a longer period of time. The exercise motion of the XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 Seated Stepper utilizes a full-body dual-action design to also engage your upper body. This means users are able to gain strength and stamina through their recumbent stepper workouts.
Another benefit of a recumbent stepper is accessibility. They make home fitness accessible to many users who are unable to use other machines. They are designed to be easy to get in and out of, optimize comfort, and minimize strain on joints, hips, knees and ankles.
Who should use recumbent steppers?
Recumbent steppers are designed with elderly users or those who are recovering from injury in mind, but they are perfect for anyone needing a comfortable machine that will help them stick with a regular workout routine. Minimizing discomfort means maximizing usage for many!
What features should I look for in my recumbent stepper?
This will depend on your specific needs, but there are a few things to look for in your recumbent stepper.
- Walk through frame design with pivoting handlebars for easy entry/exit
- Adjustable handles and seat allow for users of different sizes
- Articulating hand grips rotate 360 degrees with smooth and durable bearings
- High quality seat with mesh back will keep you cool and comfortable
- Self-balancing foot pedals with easy-adjust ratcheting straps for security
- Pre-programmed workouts for variety and effectiveness
- Easy to read LCD display to track important workout metrics
- Seated handlebar with heart rate sensor
- 24 Levels of resistance for an effective cardio workout
The XTERRA Fitness RSX1500 is the perfect solution for those wanting a low-impact, full-body workout, while performing a functional movement with minimal stress on lower body joints. To learn more about the RSX1500 Seater Stepper, click here.