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Fitness Elliptical Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fitness Elliptical Trainer.

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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

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

Get Fit for Less Dough

Congratulations! You’ve decided that this is the perfect time to finally get in shape. Have you priced out exercise equipment or gym memberships yet? If not, brace yourself for a bit of sticker shock! Getting in shape can take a significant chu...  Read more

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

how can I track my fitness without one of those he
Updated 12/12/2014 4:06:07 AM

how can I track my fitness without one of those heart rate monitors to count my calories? I wanted to do the Jillian michaels 30 day shred workout videos but I won't know how many calories burned to list it as...  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

Not getting all sparkpoints for my fitness minutes
Updated 12/12/2014 11:12:50 PM

I have noticed that I have not been getting all my sparkpoints for all my fitness minutes that I log in on the fitness tracker. For example: I logged in 60 fitness minutes today (Dec 11). I was expecting to get 12 sparkpoints (1 point for every 5 mi...  Read more

Looking for Fitness/health/Yoga buddy in Tokyo. I
Updated 12/11/2014 3:32:41 AM

Looking for Fitness/health/Yoga buddy in Tokyo. I want to be consistent in this journey of being fit, im having a lot of ups and down with my fitness and sometimes it just make me feel down...  Read more

Just completed 180 minutes on a Turbo - Trainer, s
Updated 12/10/2014 12:28:32 PM

Just completed 180 minutes on a Turbo - Trainer, so pleased with what I have achieved. Hope everybody is having a great day....  Read more

Try something new

Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whateverI try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I ca...  Read more

Intervals on the Elliptical

Try the interval program on the elliptical trainer. For 5 months I used the elliptical regularly in the 1 to 3 resistance level. I didn't think I could do more. Then I tried the interval program. I not only could I do it, but I burned far more calori...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  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

We Tried It: A Personal Trainer in Your Pocket--for $10

If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than...  Read more