How does the ElliptiGO 8C compare to running, cycling and the elliptical trainer?

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Advantages over Running

  • Low impact exercise eliminates joint pain
  • Quicker recovery allows longer and more intense training with fewer days off
  • Travel over greater distances
  • Speed & high performance experience is exhilarating

Similarities to Running

  • Closest substitute for running outdoors
  • Efficient cardiovascular workout
  • Can wear running clothes and shoes
  • Conditions similar muscle groups
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Advantages over Cycling

  • Get a better workout in less time
  • More comfortable riding position – no seat, back, neck or shoulder pain
  • Weight-bearing exercise better maintains bone density
  • Upright riding position improves rider vision and visibility to motorists

Similarities to Cycling

  • Similar speeds and efficiency of travel
  • Ability to climb hills
  • Easy to balance and maneuver
  • Uses standard bicycle components
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Advantages over the Elliptical Trainer

  • Enjoy fresh air and explore the outdoors
  • Longer stride length and modified recovery angle better emulate running
  • Balancing strengthens the core muscles
  • Participate in competitive / organized events

Similarities to the Elliptical Trainer

  • Same low-impact workout
  • Similar comfortable motion
  • One size fits most people
  • Efficient, weight-bearing workout

Running Coach 1“ Whether you want to improve your running performance or reduce your risk for injury, the ElliptiGO 8S is the perfect cross-training tool for any runner.”
Coach Jenny Hadfield - Veteran running coach and co-author of Marathoning for Mortals

Running Coach 2“The ElliptiGO 8S is the most innovative cycling concept since the mountain bike. I highly recommend it for cross-training cyclists and triathletes.”
John Howard - Ironman World Champion

Running Coach 3“The ElliptiGO 8S is a phenomenal new option for outdoor exercise. I love that I can get an amazing cardio workout one day and just cruise around the next. The 8S is going to inspire a lot of people to get outside and stay active."
Jessi Stensland Movement eciency and performance expert