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Elliptical Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical.

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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

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

My fiance bought a hybrid elliptical that's also a
Updated 12/13/2014 5:29:24 PM

My fiance bought a hybrid elliptical that's also an exercise bike but I've only used it once in 2 weeks! We also have hand weights, a weight bench and bands. I need some motivation and I know I have no excuse to not work out :( please help me...  Read more

Treadmill or Elliptical?
Updated 12/20/2014 11:05:23 PM

Part of my new year goal is to buy a piece of equipment. Any recommendations?...  Read more

I have an elliptical trainer, but if you don't hav
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I have an elliptical trainer, but if you don't have the space or finances to purchase one, I second the motion to ask your neighbors about their schedule and if there's a better time when you wouldn't disturb them....  Read more

Finally was able to go 2 miles on my elliptical.
Updated 11/23/2014 10:14:11 AM

Finally was able to go 2 miles on my elliptical. 2.5 laps at resistance level 6, 2.5 at resistance 5, 2 at level 3 and 2 at level 1. Too 51 minutes. It feels great. Didn't think I'd get this far. Lost 35 lbs now, still 25 to go....  Read more

i just burned 751 calories in the elliptical in an
Updated 11/23/2014 10:20:27 AM

i just burned 751 calories in the elliptical in an hour and 530 calories on the treadmill. Feeling great!!! 👏💪👏...  Read more

EXERCISE EVERY DAY

WALK THE TREADMILL OR DO THE ELLIPTICAL MACHINE......  Read more

Elliptical machine!!!

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

Treadmill , Elliptical , 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 going...it was driving me crazy! (not a far trip for me really...lol) Now, I'm glad I did!!! My calculations from yesterday were grossly wrong!!!! THANK GOD!! LOL ...  Read more

Strength training/elliptical intervals/FitBit fun

So, at lunch today I got in a strength workout. It consisted of the following: --Romanian Deadlifts: 1 set 5 reps 45 lbs; 1 set 5 reps 65 lbs; 1 set 5 reps 95 lbs; 3 sets 7 reps 105 lbs. --Bench presses: 1 set 8 reps 45 lbs; 1 set 8 reps 50 lbs;...  Read more