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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

So, still not losing! I'm sick of this! Elliptical
Updated 3/23/2015 11:29:30 AM

So, still not losing! I'm sick of this! Elliptical, upper body workouts with and without weights, And waking, 4 Times a week. Eating in my caloric budget. And nothing! My body feels different but same number! I want a new number!...  Read more

Elliptical and shoes
Updated 3/18/2015 7:56:45 PM

What shoes do you wear when you use the elliptical? On one site I read cross-trainers and another site I read running shoes. Thanks! Traci...  Read more

30 minutes on my elliptical and I feel so good! Ta
Updated 3/18/2015 8:54:21 PM

30 minutes on my elliptical and I feel so good! Taking 5 then going to work on my "wings". Trying to get back on track after falling off is hard. I just need to remember how good I feel after a good sweaty workout....  Read more

What elliptical should I buy?
Updated 3/11/2015 10:06:47 AM

I need to purchase a new eliptical. I've heard that a fly wheel in the front is better than the back. I would use it 3 times a week alternating between it and the treadmill. It gets at least 3 hours per week of use. I'm also on sort of a budget. I do...  Read more

Did 3 miles on the elliptical with an 11 min mile
Updated 3/5/2015 10:28:53 AM

Did 3 miles on the elliptical with an 11 min mile average on the intervals. That's a big improvement for me!...  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 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

My new elliptical machine!

I found a Weslo Momentum 7.0ex elliptical machine at a thrift store. It is like new with the user's manual. It had an adjustable resistance on it too. It is fantastic. I love it. I used it yesterday and the back of my legs are sore today!...  Read more