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Elliptical Fitness Cross Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Fitness Cross Trainer.

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9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

How to use the Elliptical Trainer

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

Reference Guide to Cross-Training

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

Spark Your Way to a 10K

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

The Most Undervalued Piece of Equipment in the Gym

Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the...  Read more

Elliptical run, complete πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ used to hate that machine....now I use it up to four times a w
Updated 8/21/2016 10:12:39 PM

Elliptical run, complete πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ used to hate that machine....now I use it up to four times a week...  Read more

Hey friends! I ran the farthest I've ever gone today using my 13.1 trainer app..6 miles, and it wasn
Updated 8/22/2016 11:42:48 AM

Hey friends! I ran the farthest I've ever gone today using my 13.1 trainer app..6 miles, and it wasn't easy! At mile 4.40 I wanted to cave so bad! I'm glad I didn't. πŸ’†πŸ»What do you say to yourself when you're hitting that mental quit?...  Read more

I have a jawbone fitness tracker. It is driving m
Updated 8/20/2016 9:26:27 PM

I have a jawbone fitness tracker. It is driving me crazy because it keeps falling off. I hot the clip that is supposed to stop it but it doesn't. Thinking about a fitbit. I love the Jawbone UP app. It sends reminders, stats, encouragement , etc.....  Read more

#fitness does anyone workout with Wii dance? I sw
Updated 8/20/2016 5:46:00 PM

#fitness does anyone workout with Wii dance? I sweat like crazy and try to do 30 minutes. I hear it burns tons of calories, input?...  Read more

Why does my elliptical say one number of calories burned and spark says a few hundred calories less
Updated 8/20/2016 4:38:31 PM

Why does my elliptical say one number of calories burned and spark says a few hundred calories less for the same amount of time? it's confusing...  Read more

Try something new

Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whateverI try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I ca...  Read more

Intervals on the Elliptical

Try the interval program on the elliptical trainer. For 5 months I used the elliptical regularly in the 1 to 3 resistance level. I didn't think I could do more. Then I tried the interval program. I not only could I do it, but I burned far more calori...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

I know plenty of people who love their elliptical trainers—and there is plenty of reason to. The elliptical mimics the motion of walking or running but with very little impact on the joints. That means it's more comfortable for you to get y...  Read more

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more