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
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
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
It’s easy to want to count the calories when beginning a workout program. But, you don’t need to run 10 miles each day to effectively burn calories! It is good to consistently engage in physical activity each and every week. This will cre... Read more
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
I've been doing about 4.5 miles in about 43 - 44 minutes a day on my elliptical. Is it the same workout as say walking fast/jogging outside on pavement? Seems whenever I tell anyone what I did, they always ask me if it was elliptical or pavement. Tha... Read more
I'm inputting elliptical exercise in my fitness tracker, and for 30 minutes, it says I burned 230 calories. I'm a bit confused about this considering a) the machine read 350 calories, and b) other websites estimate closer to the machine's read. I kno... Read more
Did the calculation for calories burned on the elliptical change recently? I have a Life Fitness elliptical and work at a pretty high intensity on it. For my weight (142), at a resistance of 13 out of 20, I will burn about 365 calories in 35 minutes,... Read more
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
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
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The Bike Month festivities continue. You were so stoked about last week's bike giveaway that we found a second bike to give away. WooHoo!
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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
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