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What Is A Elliptical Trainer Resources

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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

12 Ways to Bust Out of Your Comfort Zone

A comfort zone is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to work out there. Comfort is defined as, "a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or discomfort." That sounds conducive to napping in a hammock, getting a massa...  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

6 ''Biggest Loser'' Lessons to Unlearn

TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa...  Read more

How SparkPeople Employees Squeeze in Quick Workouts

We all have days when finding an hour to exercise just isn't an option. That doesn't mean you should skip your workout. Instead, you just need to get creative about how you'll fit in some activity. The people behind are av...  Read more

Woo Hooo!!! I am having a GREAT day already!!! T
Updated 7/23/2016 10:35:58 AM

Woo Hooo!!! I am having a GREAT day already!!! Things are definitely going in the right direction!! 😆😆😆 #greatday #saturday #hopeful...  Read more

Are there any trainers, nutritionists, etc who cou
Updated 7/25/2016 1:02:33 PM

Are there any trainers, nutritionists, etc who could tell me if protein bars are really good for you/effective? I have the Muscle Milk ones. Seem to be more natural, though still processed....  Read more

Wow! Thank you everyone who responded!! I am in

Wow! Thank you everyone who responded!! I am in shock! I thought, maybe, after awhile, one or two might post!! I am not techy-! How do I "add" all of you? Can we keep in touch here? How is your day going? I wish all of you...  Read more

Late flight. Bed at 1 am. At fitness bootcamp by 8
Updated 7/23/2016 9:12:58 AM

Late flight. Bed at 1 am. At fitness bootcamp by 8 am with BFF and her fiancé...oy...  Read more

I am writing this post at 3:30 in the morning. Qu
Updated 7/23/2016 10:18:32 AM

I am writing this post at 3:30 in the morning. Quite miffed as I haven't seen any loss for two weeks now. I am careful to track everything. Gone on challenging hikes and so on. I just feel like I can't have any kind of a life until I loose weight....  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

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  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

Two posts! Philosophy of Life & Elliptical Trainer info

The following story is one thats been circulating for awhile. I believe it holds a very important message regarding appropriately setting priorities in our lives. A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in front of him...  Read more

Conquering that Elliptical Trainer

I've struggled with this contraption for ages. A few minutes now and then with longer sessions at times. But, as a regular cardio challenge, I've not succeeded with this. However, today was my third day in a row. The first day was just 20 minutes...  Read more