Many of us have a great pre-workout and workout routine. We drink plenty of water before and during exercise, warm up, stretch, work the entire body, and even get in some cardio training as well. Then, after the last exercise, we promptly head back t... Read more
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
It's no secret that the modern bicycle is a versatile machine, offering options for transportation, recreation, fitness, competition and employment. Cycling provides a host of health benefits, including improved cardiovascular functioning, leg st... Read more
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
When you started a regular exercise program, whether to lose weight or improve your overall health, your enthusiasm and motivation were high. Even though exercise wasn't the most exciting activity you had experienced, you began feeling better and... Read more
I'm puzzled. When I walk outside I can do 4+ mph even with hills/inclines. When I am on my treadmill the best I can do is 3 to 3.1 mph. If I turn it up to 4 mph I have to run. This is true even without an incline but I usually set it about 5% and... Read more
The treadmill at my gym tells me I burn about 400 calories for 10 minutes of walking and 30 minutes of running. The SP tracker tells me I burn over 100 calories less than that. Which one is accurate?... Read more
Today should be awesome, because yesterday I hit the 15lbs lost mark. But, instead of being on cloud nine, I am frustrated as can be because I'm pretty positive my treadmill is done for. For six weeks, I've eaten right and walked at a 3.5 with a 1.... Read more
My upcoming race in feb next year has a downhill section of almost 26k.
(falt 10k, up 26k, turn around, down 26k, flat 10k)
Where I live there are no hills to run up or run down from. The race itself is in another state.
I tried googlin... Read more
I am preparing for a race thats on Feb 2014. Part of it is on an elevation and I would like to use the % of incline on my treadmill for training.
The course is moderately flat from 0-10km.
Then from 10.1km to 36km it... Read more
The winner is: FREDLYB!!!
May is a great month. In addition to marking the beginning of warm weather in most parts of the country, it's also my birthday month, and, more importantly to most of you, it's Bike Month!
Here in Cincinnati, the mo... Read more
Over the next several weeks, gym enrollment across the country will hit a season high as many of us prepare to follow through with our New Year’s resolutions of finally getting in shape. But before you jump into any long term contracts, review a list... Read more
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