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Life Fitness Elliptical Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Life Fitness Elliptical Trainer.

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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

12 Ways to Bust Out of Your Comfort Zone

A comfort zone is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to work out there. Comfort is defined as, "a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or discomfort." That sounds conducive to napping in a hammock, getting a massa...  Read more

Boutique Studios: 5 Reasons to Take a Fitness Field Trip

Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan...  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

Just ran two miles for the first time in my life!
Updated 9/26/2016 11:20:42 PM

Just ran two miles for the first time in my life! 21 minutes! Yay!...  Read more

Enter walk into the Fitness Search. There is an en
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Enter walk into the Fitness Search. There is an entry there for "Walking: 6 km/h (10 minutes per km)". It doesn't matter that it is called walking instead of jogging. It is the correct speed so that's the one to use....  Read more

Hi - If you search using "pilates" in our fitness
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Hi - If you search using "pilates" in our fitness log, you will get several results. I suggest you check them out and pick one that seems close to what you are doing. You could even split your workout time between pilates and a yoga entry if you want...  Read more

If you search the word "hiking" in our fitness log
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If you search the word "hiking" in our fitness log, you'll see an entry for "Hiking: climbing hills (carrying 10-20 lb load)". I know you carried more; but, this would give you a pretty good estimate. Keep up the good work! Spark_Merle...  Read more

For the first time in my life, I ran an entire mil
Updated 9/26/2016 3:14:38 PM

For the first time in my life, I ran an entire mile without stopping or slowing down to a walking pace. I'm still in shock that i did it. The uphill half mile walk home left something to be desired though. Still ecstatic!...  Read more

Getting My Life Back

I started my journeyof a healthier life style over a year and a half ago. Before I started this journey I was basically a couch potatoe that would just eat whatever I wanted. The Doctor gave me some terrible blood test results. If I didn't change...  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

FIBROMYAGIA and CHRONIC FATIGUE WARRIORS

Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another...  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

We Tried It: A Personal Trainer in Your Pocket--for $10

If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than...  Read more