Yoga for Runners- Should You Strike a Pose?

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We recently did a Facebook post on 'Yoga for Runners' that got us thinking... Why do 36% of runners practice yoga? Yoga lengthens and strengthens muscles making you a better runner: Dedicated runners often suffer from tight leg muscles that in turn make their bodies unstable. Not stretching properly shortens and tightens muscles causing … [Read more...]

How a Sole Elliptical Helped Jon Take His Life Back

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  100%...Last fall, I was told by a former friend that he was, "100% certain I couldn't go on a diet and lose weight."  Over the past 11 months, that comment stayed with me. I used it as inspiration, motivating me to lose 140 pounds since January 1st. I was a 33-year-old, 400 pound, pack-a-day smoker. I was downing Chinese food, pizza, … [Read more...]

5 Perfect Post Workout Meals

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Here's to fueling the next workout! Stuck on what to eat post workout? We've compiled our top 5 post workout meals for you to replenish energy and build muscle. No matter what your goals are, chances are you're working hard to achieve them and the perfect post workout meals will help you do just that!   1. Maple Grilled Salmon  1/4 cup … [Read more...]

Treadmill Workouts: Tricks From The Experts

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There are a ton of tips and tricks out there when it comes to treadmill workouts- we've done our research and compiled some of our favorites from the experts.  "Running too close to the console changes your arm swing, and being too far from it makes you take smaller steps so you won't feel as if you're falling off the back," Blahnik says. … [Read more...]

How to Fuel Your Elliptical Workout

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Working out on an elliptical is a great way to achieve your fitness goals. Whether you want to stay in shape or get into better shape, an elliptical can help you achieve those goals. The elliptical is also a great choice for anyone who is seeking a low-impact way to increase endurance and get a solid cardio workout. At the same time, it is easy to … [Read more...]

The Biggest Benefits of Using a Recumbent Bike


When deciding on the right stationary bike for your workout, you will find that there are two main categories of bikes to choose from: upright bikes and recumbent bikes. While both styles can help you lose weight and improve cardio, there are a few benefits that recumbent bikes have to offer that make them the better choice for many people. Here is … [Read more...]

The Best Routines for Burning Fat on a Stationary Bike

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Purchasing a stationary bike is a great first step toward meeting a number of fitness goals. Whether you want to improve your cardio, increase endurance, build leg muscles or burn fat and lose weight, the stationary bike is a great option. If burning fat and calories is your number one goal, there are a few simple tips and routines that you should … [Read more...]

The Best Elliptical Workouts for Burning the Most Calories

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For many who purchase an elliptical, the main goal is to lose weight by burning calories. The elliptical is an excellent option for accomplishing this goal. In order to make sure you are burning as many calories as possible, however, it is important to choose the right workout routine. Fortunately, high-quality ellipticals such as those made by … [Read more...]

How to Get the Best Workout on Your Exercise Bike

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An exercise bike is an excellent choice for getting yourself into better shape. In order to get the most from your exercise bike, however, it is important to know how to use it to get the best workout possible. While your exact exercise routine will vary depending upon your fitness goals and your current level of fitness, there are several basics … [Read more...]

How To Decide Which Elliptical Machine Is Right For You

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Choosing an elliptical machine is a process that is worthy of a bit of time and research. After all, buying an elliptical requires making a significant financial investment, so you want to be sure your dollars are well spent. To make sure you are making the right decision for both your lifestyle and fitness goals, there are several things you … [Read more...]