What are the benefits of using fitness equipment to work out?

Int'l Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)
Int'l Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)
Technology has changed exercise. Fitness equipment manufacturers are constantly innovating new products, and health clubs routinely upgrade to the latest, state-of-the-art equipment that:
  • is easier to use and gentler on your body
  • can measure your heart rate on monitors built into cardiovascular machines
  • can track your workout
  • can keep track of how many calories you have burned
  • allows you to watch television shows while working out

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