According to Made Man, a cardio glide is an exercise machine that combines muscle toning with a cardiovascular workout. AZ Central notes that the device is also known as aerobic rider or HealthRider.
Made Man states that there are several benefits to using a cardio glide, including the workout of several muscle groups simultaneously as the cardio glide provides a range of different workout options on a compact and easily stored machine. Other benefits of using a cardio glide include building and toning the muscle while providing the benefits of a cardio workout, reducing the need for additional training. Most cardio glide machines also incorporate an LCD display that aids in tracking the progress of workouts.