I, too, use a gazelle. My mother gave it up and got a stationary bicycle as the gazelle was hard on her knees. When I started using it consistently (every day, at least 30 minutes a day), I began having sore knees as well. I asked my chiropractor about it. He said that the repetitive motion, while low-impact, could irritate knee joints. He suggested not a stationary bike, but a treadmill as the only way to limit that problem.
I wasn't sure who to believe, as my chiro and my mother's said different things. I experimented and found that when I did use it less, my knees hurt less. Also, I checked out the SparkTeams devoted to gazelle use and read through their suggestions and comments regarding sore knees. One suggestion they had was to bend your knees more as you use it. That helped me, so maybe it would help you as well. I would go carefully though, you wouldn't want to harm your knees even more.
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How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, his precepts! O! ‘Tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.
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