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What Is A Elliptical Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is A 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

6 ''Biggest Loser'' Lessons to Unlearn

TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa...  Read more

How SparkPeople Employees Squeeze in Quick Workouts

We all have days when finding an hour to exercise just isn't an option. That doesn't mean you should skip your workout. Instead, you just need to get creative about how you'll fit in some activity. The people behind SparkPeople.com are av...  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

Hi! I am also a 40 something mom. 3 kids with 2 in
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Hi! I am also a 40 something mom. 3 kids with 2 in college. I would love a support group of friends to help with the wellness journey. Look forward to getting to know moms like me!...  Read more

Hello, I am new to Spark People!
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Hi, Kim here, l am excited to get started. This looks like a lot of fun and encouragement. 3 years ago l lost around 50 pounds but in the last year l have gained 12 of the 50 back. I need to get back on track and this looks like a fun way to get m...  Read more

I am going to try to walk 5 miles a day and if I d
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I am going to try to walk 5 miles a day and if I do it for the month of June then at the end I am going to reward myself with some kind of non-food reward....  Read more

I just need to say how proud I am of myself for wo
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I just need to say how proud I am of myself for working out for a whole hour at the gym today. I just joined a week ago and I went 3 times. I also didn't binge eat like I usually do on Fridays. Not enough characters to express how hard it was for me....  Read more

I just got back but am planning my next one-trip h
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I just got back but am planning my next one-trip home to see family and going to go ride some rail-trails hopefully now that I have a bike again. There's one I'd like to do very near one of my grandmothers....  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

Intervals on the Elliptical

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

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  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

Two posts! Philosophy of Life & Elliptical Trainer info

The following story is one thatís been circulating for awhile. I believe it holds a very important message regarding appropriately setting priorities in our lives. A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in front of him...  Read more

Conquering that Elliptical Trainer

I've struggled with this contraption for ages. A few minutes now and then with longer sessions at times. But, as a regular cardio challenge, I've not succeeded with this. However, today was my third day in a row. The first day was just 20 minutes...  Read more