# How does a NordicTrack elliptical measure distance?

## How does a NordicTrack elliptical measure distance?

Measure from the farthest-back position of the pedal to the farthest-forward position of the pedal in inches. Convert that measurement into feet and divide by 5,280. That is the number of feet in one mile. The resulting number is the number of strides you must take to travel the equivalent of one mile.

## How do ellipticals measure distance?

Elliptical trainers don’t measure distance in miles; they measure distance as total revolutions. Revolutions refers to the number of turns the flywheel makes as you pedal. Your speed on an elliptical machine is measured in revolutions per minute. A revolution is equal to two strides.

**How many strides in a mile on a NordicTrack elliptical?**

It would take approximately 1008 revolutions to travel a mile on a NordicTrack Elliptical. A revolution is equal to two strides. Luckily for some the display monitor on the NordicTrack elliptical will display the number of miles travelled during your session.

**How many revolutions equal a mile on an elliptical?**

Divide 31,680 by the stride length. For example, if the stride measurement on your machine is 36 inches, divide 31,680 by 36 to get 880. This number is how many revolutions that you need for one mile.

### How long is a mile on the elliptical?

Calculate a mile traveled on an elliptical by taking the number of inches in a mile, which is 63,360 inches, and dividing it by the stride length of your elliptical. For example, an elliptical with a 20-inch stride length would travel a mile in 3,168 total strides.

### How do elliptical miles compared to treadmill miles?

You can count a treadmill mile as the same as a road mile in your log without losing sleep, but usually people tend to count somewhere from 8-10 minutes on the elliptical as a mile in their logs.

**What is 1 mile on an elliptical?**

**Is distance accurate on elliptical?**

If you’re consistently using an elliptical machine, the actual distance you’re running may not matter that much at all. The difference between how far you ran on the elliptical yesterday compared with today will be relative and can give you an idea of how much work you’re actually performing.

#### How do you convert distance on an elliptical to miles?

The EFX stride length is approximately 28 ¼ inches (2.356 feet). Therefore, it will take approximately 2241 strides to equal 1 mile. To convert the number of stride to miles, take the number of strides on the display and divide by 2241. To convert strides to kilometers, divide the stride count by 1392.5.

#### How many miles is 2000 strides on elliptical?

“The stride of most elliptical machines is less than that of a normal walking or running stride length, which is why it takes more strides on an elliptical to reach a mile. It takes about 2,000 steps to walk a mile.

**How long does it take to do 1 mile on elliptical?**

Total minutes For maximum benefit, you can use your elliptical for walking or jogging between 12–20 miles per week. If you exercise five days a week, and it takes you 15 minutes to travel one mile, you need to log between 36 and 60 minutes each session.

**Is a mile on the elliptical the same as a mile on the treadmill?**