How to use the elliptical machine?

Update:17 Mar 2022

Training Modes for the SHARP E1 Elliptical

01 General Mode

It can be used for simple warm-up and relaxation. Hold the moving handle with both hands and start exercising in the most comfortable standing position. In this mode, the whole body is balanced and can be used to simulate walking and brisk walking. It can exercise the heart and lungs and improve the coordination of the body.

02 Quick Mode

Suitable for fat loss workouts. Hold the moving handle with both hands and step on it quickly. Based on the principle of faster speed and lower center of gravity, jogging and fast running can be imitated.

03 Reverse mode

It is suitable for relaxation exercise. The backward mode is to pedal the elliptical machine in the reverse direction, imitating the feeling of walking backwards. It helps the brain to return blood. Hold the moving handle with both hands and step on the pedal in the reverse direction (backward).

04 Mountain Bike Mode

It is suitable for shaping the buttocks, holding the fixed armrests with both hands, leaning forward and leaning the center of gravity slightly downwards, keeping the upper body stable, just like riding a mountain bike. , you can practice the buttocks.

05 Upper body confrontation training mode

It is suitable for arm strength training. Hold the moving handle with both hands. When doing this action, you should use the strength of the upper limbs and relax the lower limbs completely. Through the resistance of the arms, the elliptical machine runs at a uniform speed to achieve the effect of training the strength of the arms. During exercise, the resistance can be adjusted to quickly increase the heart rate, so as to achieve the purpose of aerobic training.


1. Core tightening

The function of the core is to stabilize and balance. If the core is not tightened during the movement, the task of maintaining the balance of the body will be compensated by the joints, such as the hip, knee and ankle joints, increasing the risk of joint injury.

2. Hip Stabilization

It is also necessary to maintain the stability of the hip during exercise to protect the joints, especially the knee joints, from injury. To put it simply, only the hips are extended and flexed during the movement, the pelvis does not sway from side to side, and the center line of the trunk remains stable.

3. Knees are slightly bent

4. Do not lock the knee joint when the leg is straight. Keep your knees slightly bent at all times when pedalling to avoid the stress on the Mini treadmill home fitness and the risk of hyperextension from locking your knees.