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Elliptical Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Workout.

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

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

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  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

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

Kettlebell workout scheduled today
Updated 7/9/2014 7:05:13 AM

Hello. I have a 35ish minute kettlebell workout scheduled for today. I was just wondering: I don't want to undereat today.....so can anyone tell me around how many calories I should be getting? I actually am following the Weight Watchers points s...  Read more

Seated Cardio Workout Video
Updated 7/2/2014 3:56:16 PM

I usually save my exercise for the evening, but just found out that our evening is packed with some family plans. No big deal, but I feel odd not having done "something" before I go to bed, so I decided to finally try one of the seated workouts at w...  Read more

Shop: workout music
Updated 7/1/2014 12:14:20 PM

On the SP Shopping page for Workout Music there are 2 buttons -iTunes and Amazon. How do you know which one to choose? I have a Windows operating system and I want to put the music on a SanDisk Sansa Clip mp3 player....  Read more

Anyone ever try the Insanity workout program?
Updated 6/29/2014 10:59:00 AM

I just got mine in the mail today. I've never worked out a day in my life, not really anyway, and I looked up the most effective program and this just kept coming up, and dr. Oz did it live and everything so I was sold, that day I bought it read...  Read more

Printable Workouts (vs. DVD/Video usage)
Updated 6/28/2014 3:11:59 PM

There are many workouts that I come across that are video/DVD/youtube and they are good ones. Previously we were given the option to print the workout. I have noticed here lately all the video routines I'm receiving do NOT give that option. While vid...  Read more

give the rowing machine a try

I have always avoided the rowing machine, thinking I wouldn't like it. I recommend you give it a try. Check out directions on how to do it properly. You will get a great total body workout if used properly. Try it for just 5-10 minutes. I cut my...  Read more

Make it Fun Again

Lately I have changed up my exercise routine to other things besides the regular elliptical workouts I was doing. I have tried pillates, zumba, and next i want to try group kick!This makes exercise so much more fun. I actually look forward to going t...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  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

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

Elliptical workout

Well, I worked out on my new to me elliptical today! My goal is to work up to 30 minutes by my 51st birthday this May. It was not easy. I alternated between the elliptical and walking in place for 20 minutes today. I feel great! It has been a lo...  Read more

Today 50 min elliptical workout

which felt pretty hard, in fact harder than running a 10k. Can't complain though....  Read more