HealthBeat® Elliptical - Proper Use
Video features the proper use of the Health Beat outdoor exercise equipment Elliptical system.
[video: Scene fades into a man dressed in a warm up track suit standing next to a man dressed in workout clothes. They both stand next to the outdoor Elliptical system. Chris Nelson a certified fitness trainer explains the proper use of the exercise equipment.]
Chris: The Health Elliptical. This machine has adjustable resistance, you’re going to want to start the resistance all the way to its lowest setting and then gradually increase until you feel comfortable.
[video: The camera focuses on the elliptical pedals and back resistance housing unit. The man walks up to the housing unit and turns the resistance dial. The camera zooms in closer as the man rotates the dial. The camera pulls back as the man steps up onto the Elliptical system.]
Chris: Step on the Elliptical and grasp the handles. Now begin moving your feet forward in an elliptical motion.
[video: the man grabs the handles and situates his feet. He begins to pedal the forward while pushing and pulling the handles with his arms. The camera switches to a side view close-up of the man’s feet as he pedals forward.]
Chris: This machine will work out your gluts, your quads, your hamstrings, your calves. And also, with the push and pull motion of the handles we’ll also engage the lat muscles in your back your chest muscles, biceps, triceps, and shoulder muscles.
[video: the camera switches to a front view of the man as he works out. Camera switches back to a side view of the man’s feet as he pedals forward. Camera stays focused on the man’s feet but switches to a frontal view as he works out. Camera switches to a side view up to the man as he pushes and pulls the handles towards and away from himself. Camera pulls back to show Chris standing next to the man while he works out. The camera switches to a close-up of the resistances housing unit as the foot pedals rotate in their circular motion.]
Chris: This is a cardio vascular exercise, so this machine should be used twenty to forty minutes or it can be used for a ten-minute warm up for your regular circuit routine.
[video: camera switches to a front view of the man’s feet as he continues to pedal forwards. Camera switches to a full side view of the man as he works out on the Elliptical System.]
Video features the Health Beat outdoor exercise equipment Elliptical system.
[video: scene fades into a woman as she works out on an outdoor elliptical machine. The camera zooms in on the woman’s feet as she pedals the foot pedals on the system.
Camera switches to a view of the woman’s upper body as she wants smiles and pumps the hand hold bars of the machine. Scene switches to a woman as she adjusts the resistances of the elliptical machine by the dial on the back. She steps up on to the machine and begins to pedal. The camera focuses on a nearby Health Beat informational sign for the Squat Press as the woman works out on the Elliptical machine. The camera switches to a close-up of the woman’s feet as she pedals her feet on the machine. She laughs as she works out. The camera switches to a close-up of the rotating mechanism of one of the foot pedals attached to the resistance housing. Camera switches to a close-up of the woman’s face as she works out. A group of people laugh in the background. The camera pulls back for a full view of the woman as she works out on the Elliptical system. Scene switches to a back view as a man works out on the Elliptical system. The camera zooms in on the man’s upper body as she pushes and pulls the hand holds of the
machine. Scene switches to a close-up of a woman as she rotates the resistance dial. The woman pulls her hand away from the dial and the camera slightly zooms in on the top of the dial. An arrow pointing to either end of the dial points to a plus sign and a negative sign. Scene switches to a side view of a teenage boy as he works out on the Elliptical system. Children play on a playground in the background as the scene fades to black.]