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Family Treadmill Training - How To Get The Whole Family Involved

Posted on 2017-04-24

Families—kids and adults alike—need exercise for physical, emotional, and mental wellness. Exercise helps us tackle mental challenges like that big math test your oldest child needs to ace on Friday and emotional matters like sensitive issues you and your partner are currently working through. The benefits of exercise make the effort worth it: Strengthen muscles and bones Develop a leaner body Decrease the likelihood of obesity (read more)


NordicTrack's Frequently Asked Questions: Mattress

Posted on 2017-04-20

Do you have any unanswered questions when it comes to purchasing a NordicTrack mattress? To make your purchasing experience easier, we have compiled a list of our customer’s most frequently asked questions: Payment Q: What payment options do you offer? A: You can purchase your NordicTrack mattress in-full with your debit or credit card. You can also pay interest free over 12 months with Fortiva Retail Credit *OAC. See terms. (read more)


Common Running Injuries And How To Avoid Them On Your Treadmill

Posted on 2017-04-17

The popularity of treadmills has grown for several reasons. A treadmill allows you to run at full speed in the comfort of a gym or your own home without having to deal with the elements. When you are running on a treadmill, you don’t have to worry about other runners, if you have enough daylight, icy roads, ​car traffic, or the occasional creepy person causing you any problems. For many people who exercise, a treadmill provides the perfect way to fit in their daily run, burn a good amount of calories, and keep their bodies moving and healthy. (read more)


Running With Your Dog - How To Keep Your Best Friend Healthy And Happy

Posted on 2017-04-10

Dogs need exercise too. And, just like many of their owners, many dogs are overweight: over 50 percent of dogs are overweight or obese. So, taking your dog running with you can be a great way to kill two birds with one stone. Plus, it’s hard to skip an exercise session when the pooch is ready to go - leash in mouth - waiting at the door. Here are a few things to consider before diving in or before giving up too soon: (read more)


Nutrition: Whole Grain vs Multi-Grain

Posted on 2017-04-07

Grains are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, which our body needs to survive. Many people get those grains in the form of bread from the bread aisle in the grocery store. That aisle can become difficult to navigate when each loaf of bread uses different healthy sounding words like, “enriched,” “multi grain,” “12-grain,” or “whole-wheat.” Many runners know their body needs quality whole grains, but the abundance of labels can stand between them and good health. (read more)


Different Breathing Techniques For Different Physical Activities

Posted on 2017-04-03

All humans breathe. But do we do it well? Since breathing is normally a subconscious activity, many people are not aware of the many different breathing techniques available for the proving. However, breathing is an important fundamental tool for any runner or athlete. Here are 8 different techniques to add to your arsenal. If you’re reading this article right now, you have probably already mastered Eupnea. Eupnea is simply normal, good, unlabored breathing. (read more)