The equipment calculates your Caloric expenditure based on equations that consider the type of motion, speed, resistance, grade, and your weight. When you lean, your legs bear less weight, so the muscles doing most of the moving find it easier to cover that virtual distance.
Go hands-free! You’ll work core stabilizers at the same time.
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