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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

Amazing. today I did 60 mins of elliptical!!! I ha
Updated 8/30/2015 12:22:50 PM

Amazing. today I did 60 mins of elliptical!!! I haven't done that kind of focused cardio in a couple of years. I feel on top of the world...  Read more

i was on the elliptical this morning and thought "
Updated 8/28/2015 9:23:45 AM

i was on the elliptical this morning and thought "i dont want to do this" but then thought "yes i do want to do this. i am the only one telling me what to do and how hard to work. and i want this!" so i kept going for the full 30 min....  Read more

My personal trainer has suggested that I Google ca
Updated 8/24/2015 5:00:36 PM

My personal trainer has suggested that I Google carb cycling as a way to kick start my weight loss, but there's so much info on the web that I've totally confused myself. Anyone else tried it? Got any advise pls?...  Read more

I should be doing 30 min on the elliptical but ins
Updated 8/23/2015 8:35:27 PM

I should be doing 30 min on the elliptical but instead I'm laying in bed scrolling through blog posts on here. is this what rock bottom feels like?...  Read more

Strength training today with a trainer...working o
Updated 8/21/2015 6:39:35 PM

Strength training today with a trainer...working on abs and upper body...Ouch...  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