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Elliptical Trainer Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Trainer Benefits.

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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

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

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

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

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

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

Get Fit for Less Dough

Congratulations! You’ve decided that this is the perfect time to finally get in shape. Have you priced out exercise equipment or gym memberships yet? If not, brace yourself for a bit of sticker shock! Getting in shape can take a significant chu...  Read more

ugh 15 minutes left on the elliptical. Can I get a
Updated 2/24/2015 7:18:47 PM

ugh 15 minutes left on the elliptical. Can I get a little encouragement...  Read more

Experienced strength trainers HELP PLEASE!!!
Updated 2/26/2015 5:41:45 PM

Hi everyone, my name is Audrey and I am new to Spark. I am trying to develop a strength training plan, but I am not sure of which exercises to do for each day. Those that will not effect muscles I am not intending on training that day. ( At least not...  Read more

Worked out 1st time on Elliptical and done a whopp
Updated 2/20/2015 4:27:55 PM

Worked out 1st time on Elliptical and done a whopping 6 min which was about .25 of a mile..then did arms legs and abs then felt like I was gonna pass out lol I came home then. So all in all not a bad 35-40 min workout WhoooWhoop!!...  Read more

48 min on the elliptical, 18 minutes on the bike,
Updated 2/18/2015 9:07:24 PM

48 min on the elliptical, 18 minutes on the bike, 18 minutes on the treadmill. Some arm work and leg presses. First day back at the gym awesome...  Read more

60 minutes on the arc trainer at the gym.
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60 minutes on the arc trainer at the gym....  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

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  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

Renée Zellweger Gets Her Therapy at the Gym

Actress Renée Zellweger is SELF magazine’s October cover girl. In the article, she talks about facing her fears, running for breast cancer awareness, and how her own brush with breast cancer (which turned out to be nothing more than a scare) only rei...  Read more