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Elliptical Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Workout.

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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

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

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

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

alright buddies, I have an elliptical machine tha
Updated 7/26/2015 10:25:18 AM

alright buddies, I have an elliptical machine that isn't getting used. I can barely do one straight minute b4 feeling really winded. I'm recovering from an ankle sprain, so I will have to get the ok from therapy/dr but how can I build up my time?...  Read more

I love my elliptical, too! However, the incline j
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I love my elliptical, too! However, the incline just broke, so that kinda sucks. I guess I should get the hubby to look at it....  Read more

How do you find a workout buddy? I've been trying
Updated 7/24/2015 7:33:01 PM

How do you find a workout buddy? I've been trying for years just for the challenging each other part, as well as being there for each other in person too. Every one I know that I've asked are negative or flakes. I work out alone but I'd like ......  Read more

What are some good workout apps? I like something
Updated 7/26/2015 8:46:08 PM

What are some good workout apps? I like something simple I can mark off when I get done to make me feel accomplished is there somethjng like that out there?...  Read more

whenever I am going to be doing a new workout, or
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whenever I am going to be doing a new workout, or upping the intensity, I pop a couple of ibuprofen an hour or so before I go. Really cuts down on the post workout aches....  Read more

give the rowing machine a try

I have always avoided the rowing machine, thinking I wouldn't like it. I recommend you give it a try. Check out directions on how to do it properly. You will get a great total body workout if used properly. Try it for just 5-10 minutes. I cut my...  Read more

Make it Fun Again

Lately I have changed up my exercise routine to other things besides the regular elliptical workouts I was doing. I have tried pillates, zumba, and next i want to try group kick!This makes exercise so much more fun. I actually look forward to going t...  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

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

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

Elliptical workout

Well, I worked out on my new to me elliptical today! My goal is to work up to 30 minutes by my 51st birthday this May. It was not easy. I alternated between the elliptical and walking in place for 20 minutes today. I feel great! It has been a lo...  Read more

Today 50 min elliptical workout

which felt pretty hard, in fact harder than running a 10k. Can't complain though....  Read more