Among the exercise tools, steppers and treadmills are very useful tools. Of course, the use of steppers and treadmills is also effective on our body, but there are also some particularities, but many people don’t know about steppers and treadmills. Which treadmill is better? So, which one is better, a stepper or a treadmill? Which works? Let’s find out together.
Which is better, a step machine or a treadmill?
Although the effect of the treadmill is better in terms of weight loss, it does not mean that the treadmill exercise is better than the stepper. Both have shortcomings and advantages, and it is impossible to generalize which one is better.
1. The stepper requires less space
Relatively speaking, the stepper occupies a lot less space than a treadmill. If you have troubles in this aspect, you can choose a stepper for exercise.
2. Treadmill has more functions
The stepper exercises the legs and waist more, and only has a single side-to-side swing and repeats the movement of climbing stairs. The treadmill can exercise the whole body, and the speed can be adjusted. It can display the athlete’s running speed, time, mileage, calories burned, heart rate, etc., and has more functions than steppers. If you want to better control your exercise situation, it is better to choose a treadmill.
3. It is better for the elderly to choose a stepper
Elderly people are not suitable for high-intensity exercises like treadmills, while steppers are relatively low in exercise intensity. They are leisure fitness and are more suitable for the elderly. There are also people who suffer from high blood pressure, heart disease, and dizziness. Among the two, they are also more suitable to use steppers.
Which weight loss effect is better, a stepper or a treadmill?
The weight loss effect of treadmill is better.
Although both treadmills and treadmills can help to lose weight effectively, the exercise intensity of treadmills is relatively large. It is the aerobic exercise with the highest exercise intensity per unit time and the most energy consumption; while treadmill exercises The intensity is relatively low, the energy consumption per unit time is small, it belongs to the leisure fitness exercise, and the weight loss effect is naturally not as good as the treadmill.