Cycle Cross Trainer

Cycle Cross Trainer


This exercise involves using a cycle cross trainer machine to simulate the motion of cycling while also incorporating upper body movements. It provides a low-impact cardiovascular workout that can help improve endurance, burn calories, and tone muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cycle Cross Trainer Instructions

  1. Step onto the cycle cross trainer and place your feet on the pedals.
  2. Adjust the seat height so that your knees are slightly bent when your feet are on the pedals.
  3. Adjust the resistance level to your desired intensity.
  4. Begin pedaling, keeping your back straight and your core engaged.
  5. Continue pedaling for your desired amount of time, aiming for at least 20-30 minutes for a good cardiovascular workout.
  6. Cool down by gradually decreasing the resistance level and slowing down your pedaling until you come to a stop.
  7. Stretch your legs and lower back to prevent any stiffness or soreness.

Cycle Cross Trainer Form & Visual

Cycle Cross Trainer

Cycle Cross Trainer Benefits

  • Low impact exercise that is easy on the joints
  • Provides a full body workout, targeting multiple muscle groups
  • Improves cardiovascular health and endurance
  • Burns calories and aids in weight loss
  • Adjustable resistance levels allow for a customized workout
  • Can be used for both high intensity interval training (HIIT) and steady state cardio
  • Can be used indoors, making it a convenient option for all weather conditions

Cycle Cross Trainer Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calf muscles
  • Abdominals
  • Back muscles
  • Shoulder muscles
  • Arm muscles

Cycle Cross Trainer Variations & Alternatives

  • Upright Cycle Cross Trainer
  • Recumbent Cycle Cross Trainer
  • Dual Action Cycle Cross Trainer
  • Elliptical Cycle Cross Trainer
  • Mini Cycle Cross Trainer