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Workout Machines Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Workout Machines.

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Exercise Gadgets

Whether it's a popular new DVD or the latest at-home workout machine, people spend lots of money on fitness gadgets each year. Which ones do the SparkPeople Experts swear by--and actually use? Read on to find out! Chris Downie, Motivation ex...  Read more

8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Free Weights or Machines?

It’s a classic question with no right or wrong answer. If you want an effective strength training workout, should you use free weights or machines? Which option will help you reach your goals? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice...  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

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

When do you workout?
Updated 4/10/2014 3:16:23 PM

Do you start your day off with your workout? or do you do it late at night? What is your favorite post workout meal?...  Read more

Workout vids without planks/push ups?
Updated 4/7/2014 8:45:43 PM

I've got a chronic strain injury in my right wrist. My doc and physio have cleared me for exercise and weight training, but I've been advised to stay away from any sort of plank exercise for the forseeable future, even with push up handles. This isn'...  Read more

What is your current favorite workout video?
Updated 4/4/2014 1:50:38 PM

Do you have a favorite on line work out video? Lately I keep going back to Jillian Michael's Fat Blaster Video http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=work
out+videos&FORM=VIRE3#view=detail&mid=
CE7B1AD5816B636B5DF9CE7B1AD5816B636B5DF9 ...  Read more

How would you track X Factor St workout dvd?
Updated 4/3/2014 7:23:03 PM

http://www.weiderfitness.com/fitness/en/We
iderFitness/XFactor/weider-x-factor-st I don't think it counts as aerobics but I was thinking circuit training since you do 3 exercises per circuit for 3 different circuits then repeat. And you might...  Read more

Getting a HRM for workout?
Updated 4/2/2014 9:30:44 AM

I use the Daily Workout App almost every day for my workout because it's the best I can use since I can't go on YouTube for the videos to load properly. I use moderate weights during these workouts but I never know how much I burn because this app do...  Read more

The "ALARM" sounds!!!

Setting my alarm 3 times a day to workout!! 128...  Read more

Personal secret of success

My workout routine at Curves.At Curves they have a computerized personal trainer called Curves Smart and you have to keep your reps on the machine consistent and steadily improve on each machine by maintaining a green light on the machine when you ch...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

Top 10 Abs Training Mistakes

Want toned abs and a flatter stomach? If all the DVDs, workout gizmos and "belly-fat-burning" pills, books, and diets out there are any indication, we're obsessed with slimming down our midsections, and for good reason. A flat stomach n...  Read more

10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym. If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al...  Read more