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Stair Stepper Vs Elliptical Resources

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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

How to Use the Stair Stepper

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 in a Cardio Rut? Break Free!

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

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

Busting the Top 4 Cardio Machine Myths

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

stair climbing
Updated 7/22/2014 12:04:59 PM

I just recently moved to VA Beach. I started walking at Mount Trashmore. How would I calculate calories burned for climbing the stairs. There is about 60 to 70 steps to each of the three stairs....  Read more

Net Calories vs Caloric Intake
Updated 7/18/2014 9:17:24 PM

I just started tracking my caloric intake so I was wondering if someone could help me out with this confusion. I don't want to ruin my body to lose weight and I know that women are supposed to consume a minimum of 1200 calories to avoid starvation mo...  Read more

White rice VS brown rice??
Updated 7/15/2014 12:00:50 PM

My understanding is that it is recommended to eat brown rice rather than white rice for example at dinner if I make rice n beans I should try and use brown rice. But when I compared the Nutritional content of both I found this per cup: Cal w...  Read more

Sets vs Reps
Updated 7/5/2014 5:13:02 PM

This might be a silly question, but I'm going to ask. I did some exercise today where I did as much of [insert exercise] as I could in one minute. I'm not sure how to track it. My brain confuses reps vs sets. I did 30 wall push-ups i...  Read more

favorites on app vs site?
Updated 7/3/2014 1:09:04 PM

Why aren't my favorites on this site available on my app and vise versa?...  Read more

Take the Stairs!

When it comes to the choice of elevator vs. stairs, opt for the stairs! You'd be surprised how much exercise you can get in just by switching to the stairs!...  Read more

Change Your Routine

I was in a plateau from June 2012 till about October 2012 - stuck between a 3lbs range! I was running almost every day all summer. I then got a new workout Wii game in October and wouldn't you know, my weight started to drop again! I was so into my r...  Read more

Indiana Sparkers - The Official Indiana Team!

We are the Official Indiana Team. Anyone in Indiana is welcome. Fitness minutes logged move our ranking up on the State Vs. State Leaderboard. Thank you for logging your fitness minutes!...  Read more

Creative Cardio Workout: The Machine Mixer

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

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more