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Elliptical Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical.

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

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 1

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 10K

Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for...  Read more

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

6 Swaps for More Efficient Workouts

Life is busy for most of us, and finding time for a workout can be challenging. When you do find that time, you want to make sure you're getting the most ''bang for your buck,'' meaning you're being as efficient as possible wi...  Read more

Whew, tried a sort of lateral elliptical at the gy
Updated 11/28/2015 7:43:56 AM

Whew, tried a sort of lateral elliptical at the gym today. Holy thigh! Haha...  Read more

Treadmill, elliptical, spin bike, then weights.

Treadmill, elliptical, spin bike, then weights....  Read more

Didn't get to the elliptical but did 50 push-ups,
Updated 11/26/2015 4:50:56 AM

Didn't get to the elliptical but did 50 push-ups, crunches, squats, donkey kicks(each leg), triceps....  Read more

Just got my elliptical today. Wow, I didn't reali

Just got my elliptical today. Wow, I didn't realize how much it would burn. I can only do 1 minute at a time. I'll jump on it several times a day to work up to a less than shamful amount of time. Am I the only one who feels the burn so fast?...  Read more

Updated 11/28/2015 10:00:39 PM

How do you track your mileage that you do on the elliptical?...  Read more



Elliptical machine!!!

Increasing my time on the elliptical...344...  Read more

Treadmill, Runners, Walkers & Etc.

WELCOME to all who use the treadmill, elliptical machine, climb, run or walk to get your cardio done on a daily routine and love it!...  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

You Asked: ''Why Do My Feet and Toes Go Numb While Using the Elliptical Machine?''

Many people experience numbness or "pins and needles" in their feet (often in just one foot) when using an elliptical machine. For some, this sensation is a minor problem that only happens near the end of a long workout, but others may begi...  Read more

My Elliptical vs. Gym Elliptical

I went to the gym today and got on their elliptical. I had to find out how far I was was driving me crazy! (not a far trip for me Now, I'm glad I did!!! My calculations from yesterday were grossly wrong!!!! THANK GOD!! LOL ...  Read more

I'm back on the elliptical

It has been too long, but I'm back on the elliptical after ankle replacement surgery in April. I made it 15 minutes so far today, and other than some aches and twinges, I think I'm doing just fine! Go me!...  Read more