If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha... Read more
Are you bored with your cardio workout? Do you yawn when thinking of getting on the stationary bike again? Are you already dreading the stair stepper workout that you have scheduled for tomorrow morning? If you answered "yes" to any of thes... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal... Read more
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
My default calorie range was 1500-1850 (dynamic tracking). I exercise 6 days a week and found it nearly impossible to stay in that range on my rest day. So I manually changed the range to 1800-2000, which is between as little as I can possibly eat... Read more
Any suggestions on how to meet my calorie burn goal on Fitbit on my "rest days"? Should I even be taking so many rest days (I usually take one after working out 2 days in a row)? I still walk and get my 10,000 steps on those days.... Read more
I started using the calorie tracker a few weeks ago to learn I was eating over 3k calories a day. I used the calculator to set goal of losing 150 pounds at 2 pounds a week. The first week I lost 13 pounds at 2K calories a day. Too much too fast?... Read more
I manage to make little changes to my diet and exercise habits by adding it up for the year. Taking that one little teaspoon out of my coffee every morning saves only 16 calories a day...but 5856 calories over a year...a whole pound and a half! And... Read more
Having a job that requires sitting most or all of the day doesn't mean that you can't fit in extra calorie burning activities throughout the day. For me, I work from home and am on the computer a lot of the day, however, I take breaks as ofte... Read more
We all have our own cardio personalities. Some swear by sweating in the great outdoors. Others prefer the air conditioning. You might prefer exercising solo, while your best friend lives for the contagious energy in a Spinning class.Whether you'r... Read more
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