What is a AMT machine?

An Adaptive Motion Trainer, or AMT, is similar to an elliptical machine. It has independent foot pedals like an elliptical machine and moving handle bars, so your arms and legs move in sync with one another.

What is an elliptical motion trainer?

An elliptical trainer or cross-trainer is a stationary exercise machine used to stair climb, walk, or run without causing excessive pressure to the joints, hence decreasing the risk of impact injuries.

What is adaptive motion training?

An adaptive motion trainer is a unique piece of equipment that allows you to change your workout by just moving naturally. With an adaptive motion trainer, you can change pace to go from walking to running. You can even change the height of your stride and go from climbing to lunging effortly and as you like.

What is the difference between an elliptical and an AMT?

Whereas a traditional elliptical keeps you in a tight range, the Adaptive Motion Trainers, especially the AMT 835 and 885 with OpenStride, allow for a complete range of motion that you can choose on the fly, varying your workouts as much as possible.

Is the AMT a good workout?

It has independent foot pedals, moving handlebars, open stride, and a console for a better workout experience. Fitness experts consider AMT as one of the best, if not the best, cardio equipment available in the market now. Whether you want to walk, run, hike, stride, or just do simple steps, AMT will not fail you.

What muscles does the AMT machine work?

The AMT allows the user to incorporate strength and aerobic exercises into his or her routine. Allows user to target specific muscle groups, such as the lower body, upper body, glutes and core.

How do I move my Precor AMT?

Stand on one side of the elliptical and have your moving assistant stand on the opposite side. Carefully, and being sure to lift with your legs, lift the elliptical simultaneously with your assistant, and slowly move it to place it on the furniture dolly.

Why are ellipticals bad for you?

Not only is it the most boring piece of equipment in the gym, it is also extremely ineffective. First off, the elliptical doesn’t use a natural body motion to work your body. Sure, the gliding motion of the elliptical burns calories, but that’s about it. It is also easy to slack off on the elliptical.

Is elliptical better than walking?

You burn more calories on an elliptical machine. An average (160 lb. person) someone exercising for an hour on an elliptical machine burns 365 calories compared to 314 calories burned while walking. An elliptical machine puts far less stress on the hips and knees joints.

How does open stride work with Adaptive Motion Trainer?

Each piece delivers the personalized exercise experience and entertainment choices their members seek. Open Stride creates a whole new feeling for an AMT workout by allowing exercisers change both the length and height of their stride.

What do you need to know about Adaptive Motion Trainer?

Optimize your AMT investment and rev-up your cardio floor with AMT Team Fit, a results-driven small group training program that will excite your personal training staff and engage your exercisers. Get more out of your equipment with training videos, fitness articles, and downloadable workouts from the Precor Coaching Center.

Is the Amt a low impact workout machine?

The AMT delivers similar workouts to all 3 of these machines. This single piece of equipment fully engages exercisers of all fitness levels with an infinite range of stride paths to create a uniquely effective low-impact workout, making every workout a personalized experience.