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Life Fitness Elliptical Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Life Fitness Elliptical Trainer.

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

Hi, my name is CJ. I am looking for a fitness part
Updated 11/29/2015 12:57:54 AM

Hi, my name is CJ. I am looking for a fitness partner to compete with. Someone that I can track progress with and help keep each other motivated. If interested, let me know. I am 51, need to lose at least 30 lbs. and totally out of shape. :( I hav...  Read more

Whew, tried a sort of lateral elliptical at the gy
Updated 11/28/2015 7:43:56 AM

Whew, tried a sort of lateral elliptical at the gym today. Holy thigh! Haha...  Read more

Changing fitness tracker
Updated 11/27/2015 10:56:35 PM

I've had a fitbit synced to my account since day 1. I bought a new fitbit today and am trying to change them out on sparkpeople. I've changed it over to the new one on, but when I go to connect it to sparkpeople, it still connects the old...  Read more

28 minutes on max trainer and 2.4 mile walk . Bur
Updated 11/27/2015 7:23:15 PM

28 minutes on max trainer and 2.4 mile walk . Burned 640 calories...  Read more

Don't want to earn extra calories from fitness
Updated 11/27/2015 1:57:40 PM

I just got a Fitbit Flex, this is my first day using it. ANY calories I burn (which I haven't done any exercising today, just normal walking around the house) it adds to my daily calorie allowance. Is there any way to turn this off?...  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

Fibro Warriors

Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another...  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