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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

Fitness Tracker/Devices
Updated 3/25/2015 9:35:50 AM

I recently bought the Spark Tracker which has many pros and a few cons. I am interested in buying a fitness/sleep tracking device such as the FitBit Charge HR or the Microsoft Band. Will either of these sync with sparkpeople? If not, is there anyt...  Read more

a fitness plan that will be best for you. Otherwis
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a fitness plan that will be best for you. Otherwise, they should at least be able to give you some guidance on what you can do and/or should stay away from doing. Coach Denise...  Read more

Video doesn't show up in Fitness Tracker search?
Updated 3/23/2015 4:35:15 PM

I did the 9-minute arm workout with Dumbbells (coach Nicole) when I tried to enter it, it didn't show up in the search. I could enter it manually but wonder why a Sparkpeople video isnt already in the system? Unless there is a way to do it and I'...  Read more

Considering joining the local Planet Fitness. Anyo
Updated 3/24/2015 6:40:59 AM

Considering joining the local Planet Fitness. Anyone have experience with them? I know they're a chain and every chain has a reputation so I thought I'd ask :)...  Read more

Fitness Friend!
Updated 3/22/2015 8:12:03 AM

Hello, I'm Louise. I'm new to this site and was looking to see if anyone wanted to be my fitness buddy! ...  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