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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

I want to buy either treadmill or elliptical. And
Updated 2/6/2016 3:08:34 PM

I want to buy either treadmill or elliptical. And I'm confused wich one I need to get to burn more calories specially I cannot run. Any advice?...  Read more

1 hour elliptical, 27 mins weight training!
Updated 2/6/2016 1:25:51 PM

1 hour elliptical, 27 mins weight training!...  Read more

I burned 150 calories today on the elliptical was
Updated 2/7/2016 8:29:35 AM

I burned 150 calories today on the elliptical was that good or do I need to burn more...  Read more

I purchased an elliptical last night and can only
Updated 2/5/2016 9:49:49 AM

I purchased an elliptical last night and can only do 5 minutes before I feel like I'm going to pass out! I hate getting older and being out of shape!...  Read more

Would 60 minutes on an elliptical, keeping my hear
Updated 2/1/2016 5:19:43 PM

Would 60 minutes on an elliptical, keeping my heart rate elevated mid to upper end of target rate, 5 to 6 days a week, be considered moderate exercise?...  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


So yesterday decided to treat my self for having such a great week. I order me some wings from pizza hut. Knowing that it would put me over my calorie limit. So my co worker said he would take me home if I got to the gym with him. So I needed to go b...  Read more