Call me a hardened hiker or whatever you want but when it comes to getting fit I have no idea about fitness equipment.
But I received a question on what I thought of Elliptical Machines (and at the time I did not know what they were) so I did some research and via the link below you will find what Dr. Laskowski of the Mayo Clinic has to say on the pros and cons of elliptical machines and treadmills. I can’t give my opinion since I have never used them.
Here is the article on elliptical machines from the Mayo Clinic
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All the best to you,