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Elliptical Trainer Machines Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Trainer Machines.

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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

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 1

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po...  Read more

Should I hire a trainer or do a boot camp?
Updated 8/28/2014 1:35:55 PM

I am not active. I do have a two year old, a three year old, and a six year old. I spend a lot of time sitting, and I know I need to make changes. I want to. I will be starting a part time job soon, that pays well, and my husband told me I coul...  Read more

Glute Machine Help
Updated 8/9/2014 12:50:35 PM

I want to add my exercise at the gym on the glute machine, but I cannot find that specific piece of equipment to add to my fitness tracker. I've searched in every way I know how; I've looked under "gym equipment, lower body" and entered "glute" and...  Read more

Drastic Cal. differences between HRM and machines
Updated 8/7/2014 8:56:05 AM

I purchased a chest strap heart rate monitor and had very drastic differences between the calories burned on the machines and the app that records my heart rate. My HRM had my calories burned much higher. The heart rate stayed consistent between the...  Read more

Ideas for vending machines
Updated 7/29/2014 11:43:26 AM

Hi, I have been "voluntold" to join the wellness committee at work. One of the projects is to provide better quality vending to the employees since the grill closes at 9pm and we have 2nd and 3rd shifts on site. Does anyone have any ideas for the...  Read more

Bodyrider trainer 3 in 1
Updated 7/26/2014 6:20:41 PM

We recently bought a bodyrider trainer 3 in 1 and I love it. Does anyone else have one? I am up to 26 minutes on it. It is a bike..a recumbent bike and an eliptical all in one. I am only to 4 minutes on the eliptical..any tips that you can give me a...  Read more

EXERCISE EVERY DAY

WALK THE TREADMILL OR DO THE ELLIPTICAL MACHINE......  Read more

KEEPING AT IT!!

GOIN TO THE Y AND DOING THE ELLIPTICAL.RIDING MY BIKE.WALK THE TREADMILL/DO THE WEIGHT MACHINES.DO MY WII PLUS..104...  Read more

Weight Training for a Healthier Life

This team is for anyone with an interest in living healthier through incorporating weight training by using free weights, weight machines, cardio techniques or other equipment such as medicine balls....  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

You Asked: ''Why Do My Feet and Toes Go Numb While Using the Elliptical Machine?''

Many people experience numbness or "pins and needles" in their feet (often in just one foot) when using an elliptical machine. For some, this sensation is a minor problem that only happens near the end of a long workout, but others may begi...  Read more