How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in... Read more
This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th... Read more
Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for... Read more
If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
I was wondering if there is a certain number or reps and sets that I should stick by when working out on weight machines or with similar activities? I do two sets of ten per machine typically. My other question beyond that was how do I know whether t... Read more
Today I woke up at 6:50 and 15 minutes later went with my friend Ramon on a bike ride to Flushing Meadow park in Queens. We went around a beautiful lake. It felt like a thousand miles away from the city in the middle of nowhere. One hour later after... Read more
Use a scale to determine your weight in pounds.
Multiply that number by 2.16 to determine how many calories you burn in 30 minutes of elliptical use.
Step 3 this is a good starting point :)
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This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride.
We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to... Read more
Bring a pair of longish cotton socks with you to your elliptical, treadmill or exercise bike of choice, and put the socks over whatever hand-bar you're going to grasp onto. If it's an elliptical you're using, you can slip the socks down over the arm... Read more
If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than... Read more
Name: Elizabeth Tiedemann (MOONBIRD)Weight Lost: 153 poundsHometown: Chesterfield, VAOccupation: Stay-at-home momWhat was life like before losing weight?I started to gain weight in the first grade, and I continued to gain throughout most of my... Read more
It's a 2 in one, and after searching for weeks for one a decent price we finally found one and it will be shipped free to the house which is great, cause no one here wants to carry 250 pounds up 40 stairs. Poor UPS guy, hope he has one of those thing... Read more
I was kinda naughty today and had Chinese. 4 But I planned it ahead of time so I guess that's not TOO naughty. haha I saved points all week for it. I've been wanting it for like months it feels like. I had egg drop soup, an egg roll, and honey chicke... Read more
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