Home Fitness and Health Tips from NordicTrack

NordicTrack On Track Achieving Fitness One Step At a Time
Stay on track with NordicTrack


How To Fuel Your Training At The Optimal Heart Rate

Posted on 2016-11-11

The heart is the core of the body, and it provides us with great information on how our body is doing while we exercise. It’s important to know how to calculate your optimal heart rate zones, understand the meaning of those zones, and also how to leverage that information in training to meet specific fitness goals. Calculating Your Reserve Heart Rate So You Can Determine Your Optimal Heart Rate Zones Our heart rate range can be broken into several zones. (read more)


How Biking Can Make You Run Faster

Posted on 2016-11-07

Improving your performance when you run does not necessarily mean spending more time on the road or on the treadmill. Riding a bike or using a stationary bike helps you run faster by working on your muscles in a different way. When you combine running and biking during your training routine, you will notice positive changes in the speed of your runs. Reduced Risk of Injury A key complication with any running routine is the risk of injury during your recovery. (read more)


8 Ideas to Help Your Child Eat Healthy Foods

Posted on 2016-11-04

Encouraging children to develop healthy habits begins with their eating habits. When you start encouraging healthy eating habits and proper nutrition at a young age, your children naturally develop a preference for healthy food choices. As a parent, you want to make a balanced diet a part of your lifestyle. By taking steps to improve the dietary habits of your entire family and focusing on getting your children to eat healthier food choices, you limit the risks related to nutrient deficiencies and poor diet. (read more)


10 Reasons to Start Working Out Today

Posted on 2016-10-14

We all know that exercise helps toward the goals of keeping your body fit and losing or maintaining weight. But the benefits of exercise go far beyond weight management and physical fitness. Having a regular exercise routine invites unexpected changes that will enhance your life in a variety of ways. Here are 10 reasons you should start an exercise routine ASAP and stick with it: 1. Strengthen Your Self-Confidence When you see the subtle or dramatic changes exercise makes to your body, you’re likely to feel better about the way you look than you did before. (read more)


Benefits of Adding an Exercise Bike to your Home Gym

Posted on 2016-10-04

More and more people are taking the steps to leave their sedentary lifestyles behind and lead healthier, more active lives. Building a home gym is one way people get started down the path of living a healthier lifestyle. After all, it provides quick, easy access to all the equipment you need to burn the calories you need to lose weight. If you are in the process of building a home gym or you are thinking of renovating/adding to an existing home gym, you will be faced with the task of making a tough decision regarding which pieces of equipment you will need. (read more)


Plank Your Way to Fitness

Posted on 2016-10-03

If your introduction to planking exercise was through humorous internet videos and images of people planking in strange or exotic destinations, you may be selling the benefits of these exercises short. Plank exercises are a powerful way to improve your fitness and stamina. In this plank workout for beginners, we are going to explore the benefits and the basics of plank exercises and some variations. We’ll discuss how often and how long you should plank along with common mistakes to avoid. (read more)