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    treadmill or stationary bike

    i'm thinking of getting one of those...but with a little tight on budget, treadmill with adjustable angle for incline is out of an ordinary treadmill or stationary bike,which one works better?

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    The job of either one is to allow you to get your HR to a certain level and maintain it for a certain amount of time. That's it, no more no less. I am sure either of these is capable of doing that. It all comes down to preference and space.

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    you need good joints for a treadmill, if your joints are weak i recommend a stationary bike. i have both and i prefer the stationary bike, it gets my heart beat up quicker and its much easier on my joints. i get better results losing fat when i do HIIT cardio, and the bike is the best for it, for me at least!

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    I would go with a bike also, a decent treadmill costs a fortune a decent exercize bike is not so bad. A good treadmill is hard on joints a cheap on is murder. As far as a stationary bike goes make sure it has normal proportions and riding position. Some of them have things like a wider bottom bracket so that the pedals are further apart than normal so your feet are spread while riding.

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