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Elliptical Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Workout.

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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

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

Short, intense workouts for beginners.
Updated 8/29/2014 8:05:41 PM

After some months of trial and error and failed attempts, I realized that my body enjoys short but fast/intense workouts. I've been searching on youtube for videos but cannot find any that are for beginners. I'm currently working out to a s...  Read more

what gives?..treadmill workout
Updated 8/29/2014 1:08:50 PM

I used the treadmill today for 36 min. Spark Activity Tracker says I have no workout mins. or calories? Shouldn't some of that be counted as workout? Treadmill says 190 (regular cals.) tracker says 100?????? Advice please:)...  Read more

Does anyone workout 2x times a day?
Updated 8/31/2014 12:16:45 AM

I've been think at starting and wondering if anyone has had success with working out 2x a day....  Read more

Workout Buddy? Florida
Updated 8/25/2014 7:24:46 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a workout buddy so I can be motivated. I need that motivation. Anybody in Miami or Miami Beach? I'm 17 btw....  Read more

I Workout Hard - Help Me Get More Protein!
Updated 8/30/2014 7:29:51 PM

Hi! I'm a 45-yr-old female. In this past year I've discovered fitness, nutrition, and how to accomplish my goals. I am feeling wonderful!!! The problem is I am not meeting my protein according to the "equation". On top of that, I workout pretty hard,...  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