Cardio Machines that Do Double Duty

Your heart rate-revving staple has more to offer.

In the world of fitness, it pays to be creative. If you can find new ways to use the same equipment over and over again, you’ll reduce boredom and keep seeing results. Start by using your go-to cardio machine for something other than cardio. The unconventional exercises below build total-body strength, improve power, and test stability.

*Warning: These exercises are challenging. For your first attempt, consult a trainer to help you execute the moves safely, using proper form.