(Closed) Who has an exercise machine in their home…and uses it?

posted 11 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: Do you have an exercise machine in your home, and use it?

    Yes I use it

    No, it was a waste

    I rarely use it

  • Post # 17
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I love ellipticals! I think, as other posters have mentioned, you need to set a goal for yourself for it to be worth it. Back when I lived with my parents, they had a treadmill, and I told myself that I had to keep moving on it through every episode of TV that I taped to watch, which was usually three shows a week. Now I’d up it, but then I was out of shape! 

    We actually have an exercise room in our apt, but I don’t get up there as much as I should because it’s on the 39th floor and I’m terrified of elevators. Seriously, I flip out every time one shudders. I don’t know why, but I can get on them for short trips (we live on the 7th floor) but going up (and down) 39 floors just freaks me out. 

    Post # 18
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    2457 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I would recomend a treadmill because it will allow you to build up your fitness and then maybe run outside which is heaps more enjoyable.

    Post # 19
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    114 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    I have an eliptical machine which is OK and i use sometimes. I really want a treadmill i feel like i would use it more.

    Post # 20
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    11324 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    make sure you know and like the EXACT machine you’re buying. I bought an exercise bike and didn’t realize how loud it was. I hate it, never use it. Hang laundry on it to dry. 

    Post # 21
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    Helper bee

    I don’t know if this “counts” but I have an exercise bike (I have some ankle issues so ellipticals and treadmills aren’t nice to me…lol) and I love it

    Post # 22
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    3098 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    We have an Ab Lounger that collects clothing, lol.

     

    Post # 23
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    2530 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    We had an elliptical in our old apartment and though I used it every once in a while it was NOT worth it! Unless you spend a good bit of money (around $400-500 at least) the elliptical will be wobbly and will not be a fun work out!! I would recommend a treadmill if you are going to get an exercise machine for in the home

    Post # 24
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    286 posts
    Helper bee

    I have an exercie bicycle…but I rarely use it…but I have to start…

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