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Is the eliptical trainer good for pregnant women and does it help tone the legs and reduce cellulite?

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2005-12-07 16:57:19
2005-12-07 16:57:19

Elliptical trainers are excellent exercise machines. They give the whole body a workout and put less pressure on your bones then running or bicycling will do. To tone the legs you will want to build muscle, For this you must take care to keep a good pace that you can keep up for 30 to 45 minutes. If you can go faster for some minutes in between this is a pro. Also mind not to workout longer than 45 minutes or your body will produce the hormone cortisol which will break off your muscles for energy. Meanwhile, if you watch what you eat you will lose fat and thus cellulite. Eat less carbohydrates and more proteins to enhance your diet. Proteins will build up muscle and are harder to burn than carbohydrates. Eat little to no carbs during the hours before the exercise to get your body to burn fat and eat some high glycemic carbs just after the exercise to stop your body from breaking off your muscle for energy by making it switch to burning carbs instead. (Dextrose or bananas are excellent for this as they absorb very quickly.) This will work.

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