Stepper Step Exercise Machines
Stepper exercise machines are easy-to-use exercise machines which help in engaging core muscles and burning calories. Steppers are easy to use and can be used while watching TV or listening to music. Steppers are a source of aerobic exercise which help in enhancing lower body muscles. Stepper machines can also provide low impact workout.
How to Use Stepper Machines?
Steppers can be used on a daily basis for 40 minutes to 1 hour. The stepper machine provides the mechanics of climbing stairs and engages buttocks, calves, thighs and hips muscles. Thus, this exercise machine provides good lower body workout. It can help in burning 120-180 calories in half an hour depending on the weight of the person.
Benefits of using a Stepper Machine
If the stepper is used on high setting, it can help in burning more calories. Using it on maximum setting for 5-10 minutes, can help in providing a high impact workout to the body. However, to reap the maximum benefits of this exercise machine, ensure that you maintain a straight posture while using the stairmaster or the stepper machine.
Types of Stepper Machines
There are various types of stepper machines. These types include:
- Side Stepper: This provides stepping action side by side to engage more leg muscles
- Twist Stepper: This stepper includes a twisting motion during the step to engage abs during the workout as well.
- Elliptical Stepper: The elliptical stepper also has hand bars to engage arms and abs with the lower body during the workout.