Choosing the Right Used Gym Equipment to Reach Your Weight Goals

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The type of gym equipment you use to work out depends largely on your overall objectives, specific goals, and personal preferences. The key is to find the fitness gear that will get you motivated to keep coming back and shed those unwanted pounds.

The global health pandemic that forced the world indoors led many to put on extra weight while waiting to return to normal times. For many people, that means getting back to working out, eating right, and losing the weight that was gained during the past year or so.  

Do Cardio Machines Burn Fat?

The best way to lose weight is to get moving and burn the fat off through cardiovascular activity. Cardio machines like treadmills and ellipticals can be effective at burning fat to help you lose weight and improve your overall health. The most important thing is to select the best used exercise equipment that works best for your physical limitations and most effective for your specific circumstances.

Each type of cardio machine has differing features and functions that cater to varying needs and preferences. If you are looking for the perfect new or used gym equipment to help work your way back into healthier lifestyle, the following cardio fitness machines are a great investment.


Treadmills are the gold standard for cardio workout equipment. They offer the safety and flexibility to customize your workout without the dangers running or walking outdoors. Start out slowly while you build up the endurance and strength needed to push yourself into steeper inclines and longer sessions.


Ellipticals offers many of the same benefits and features of treadmills but easier on injured or older joints.

Steppers and Climbers

Working out on a stepper machine is an intense, low-impact workout. Climbing stairs burns calories and targets glutes and hamstrings to build up leg muscles. A few minutes of stair climbing every day can also improve your overall cardiovascular health.

Stationary Bike

Riding a stationary bike improves muscle tone on your hips, buttocks, and thighs and offers a customizable aerobic exercise that can help you lose weight. As you get more comfortable and begin to get in shape, you can increase the intensity and duration of your workouts to shed pounds faster.

Rowing Machine

The physical act of rowing strengthens your muscles and improves your cardiovascular system in one workout. A rowing machine offers an excellent cardio workout with far less impact on your body than running or using a treadmill.

Diet Plus Exercise Equals Weight Loss

Regularly working out and being conscious about what you eat play a significant role in your ability to lose weight and keep it off. Making healthy eating choices will help further your ability and give you the strength and energy needed to take your workouts to the next level.

Contact Used Gym Equipment Today

Choosing the right used gym equipment will be an anchor in helping one get in shape and shed unwanted pounds in a cost-effective way. At Used Gym Equipment, we have a full inventory of exercise machines and gear that can make all the difference. For further information and/or to per use and shop our comprehensive online catalog please visit or contact Used Gym Equipment at 310.638.4800 with any questions.