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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

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 SparkPeople.com are av...  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

This is new, so it's ok to laugh, I likely am too
Updated 8/29/2014 7:04:58 AM

I have been using SP off and on for over a year and have decided to take that bold, daring leap into this generation. I am really impressed by the posts and thought provoking blogs that I have been reading for the past week. I am also glad to be h...  Read more

Hello Everyone!! I am ready to do this :)
Updated 9/2/2014 10:07:35 AM

Hello All!! My name is Donna & I am 45 years old. I want to lose at least 20 lbs (25 is even better) and get in shape. Getting rid of my yucky little belly would be nice. I get tired of changing my clothes ten times every morning before work. Does an...  Read more

I am beyond thrilled!
Updated 8/24/2014 11:15:14 AM

I have been taking long walks for cardio both in the mornings and evenings. I am also easing into a Pilates routine. I have noticed my lower belly pooch actually getting smaller! I will keep at it with the walking and Pilates! Here's to 6 p...  Read more

I am back
Updated 8/26/2014 4:11:41 PM

It has been almost one year since I damaged my old computer, so that is why I have not been online much. I now have a new iPad so I hope to be on more. It feels good to be back. I am struggling to lose last 20pounds and I need all the help I can get....  Read more

Should I hire a trainer or do a boot camp?
Updated 9/2/2014 5:16:27 PM

I am not active. I do have a two year old, a three year old, and a six year old. I spend a lot of time sitting, and I know I need to make changes. I want to. I will be starting a part time job soon, that pays well, and my husband told me I coul...  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

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

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

Two posts! Philosophy of Life & Elliptical Trainer info

The following story is one thatís 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