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Elliptical Fitness Cross Trainer Resources

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

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

Tracking fitness on SP vs RunKeeper
Updated 10/2/2015 5:45:24 AM

Hi! Until recently I have been tracking all my fitness manually through the SP app. I swim freestyle (crawl) every day for about 35 minutes and the SP tracker calculates over 400 calories, actually close to 500. I've always thought that looked...  Read more

Anybody of a good fitness tracker?
Updated 10/1/2015 12:04:37 AM

Anybody of a good fitness tracker?...  Read more

Anyone using any of the Misfit fitness trackers? t
Updated 10/1/2015 2:00:10 AM

Anyone using any of the Misfit fitness trackers? thoughts?...  Read more

October (2015) Fitness Minutes Challenge
Updated 10/6/2015 5:30:18 PM

Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for October, 2015. For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. 306 In this challenge, we simply track our fitne...  Read more

Looking for a new way to hit your fitness goals?
Updated 9/29/2015 11:41:37 AM

I can help you! I am a fitness coach and together we can set goals for yourself that you can achieve! Through group support and also through my one on one coaching you'll be inspired every step of the way, and I guarantee to change your life! M...  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