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The Elliptical Trainer: a Must-Have for any Home Gym

Posted on 2016-09-26

These days, more people are beginning to see the benefits of setting up a home gym as opposed to spending their hard-earned money on a monthly gym membership. Not only does having a home gym save you money in the long run, but the convenience also eliminates any excuses you may have had for skipping your daily workout in the past. If you’re thinking about setting up a gym in your home, there are a few “staples” you’ll want to have access to when it comes to workout equipment. (read more)

Bedtime Routines That Will Improve Your Health

Posted on 2016-09-23

According to the National Sleep Foundation, poor quality sleep is strongly associated with poor health. In fact, as many as 67 percent of people who report that their sleep quality is low also report that their health is suffering. Although diminished quality of sleep is sometimes associated with factors out of your control, such as working the night shift or caring for a newborn baby, it is often the result of poor decision-making at bedtime. (read more)

Choosing The Best Treadmill For Running

Posted on 2016-09-15

You’ve decided to run whenever you want – rain or shine – from the comfort of your own home Great idea! Now, which treadmill is right for you? Are you a marathoner, a walker, or looking to lose weight? Here’s a quick rundown of all the specs to keep in mind for any goal: Track Size: The width of the tread is generally 18-22 inches, but the length ranges from 52 inches to more than 62. (read more)

Healthy Tips for Back to School

Posted on 2016-09-09

It’s time for the kids to go back to school. While this can be a little sad, it also means a little more time for you! But first, you have to get the kiddos back into a routine, so your family schedule can go smoothly. With an effective routine, you can help your family be healthier and focus on your own health and well-being during your well-deserved personal time. Here are some tips to help you take full advantage of back-to-school time: (read more)

Upper Body Workouts on a Treadmill

Posted on 2016-09-06

Running is an effective all-around workout, but it is important to also strengthen your upper body. Sometimes when you get into your running routine, you forget about toning your arms. Try implementing the following tips to work your upper body on the treadmill. Incline Push-ups After you’ve finished warming up with a small run, pause your treadmill and step off the belt, stepping to the sides of your treadmill. Place your hands close together on your treadmill’s handlebar and while keeping your feet flat on the sides, bring your chest all the way to the handlebar. (read more)

Adding crossfit workouts treadmill routine

Posted on 2016-09-01

Crossfit is known for its machine-less, high intensity workouts. The idea of using a treadmill may be a turnoff to some CrossFit fanatics, but that’s probably because they are thinking of the “traditional” way to use a treadmill. Forget setting the machine to a low jog and turning on the food channel; these treadmill workouts will align perfectly with your high power, high concentration CrossFit goals. Plank Walk- Core and Shoulder Workout Straight Body: Place feet on a block and hands on a 1 mph treadmill with wrists directly under shoulders. (read more)