We are in need of the machine that would give you the best workout. We have a treadmill and a elliptical and just want one more item. Thanks for your help!!
Sounds like you have great cardio and lower body. What are you doing for upper body and strength? The answer to that question may guide your decision.You could think about a rowing machine, but weights, resistance might be better.
Have you thought about doing body weight exercises?
THIS workout did wonders for my upper body strength!
I love tennis as well. I've always mixed that with stretching and light weights. More recently, I started doing yoga. It is fantastic for an aging body. Although I'mm a self-graded "C" student, I feel so good afterwards. The stretching and balance poses are "just what the doctor ordered".
Try rollerblading or ice skating - both are excellent all-over workouts!
If you must have a machine how about a rower for upper body, or a pilates machine for overall flexibility and toning?
but I would recommend a set of hand weights, a step and a variety of videos -- I am still fond of "The Firm" series, but there are lots of free workouts available online. Definitely include a good stretching routine.
Coming into this thread very late (but better late than never). There is a great program on many PBS stations, and is also available in video format as well as a (paid) streaming online format: Classical Stretch. I love this workout for no-impact aerobics, stretching and strengthening of the entire body. Each workout is about 23 minutes long. In our area (San Diego) it runs at 5 am, but I just DVR the show and do the workout later. I've also purchased a couple of seasons, so that I can do those on weekends. I do this workout about 6 days a week, sometimes 7.