August 14, 2014 // Category: Fitness Community
When we want to lose inches off our waist, conventional wisdom has us mounting treadmills, traversing the open roads, and whirling from station to station for high-intensity interval training. This is well and good – all of these activities are healthy ways to incinerate calories and torch excess fat. But one of the hidden keys to weight loss is the activity you engage in when you aren’t working out. That's right, we’re talking about NEAT.
January 16, 2014 // Category: Fitness Community
Every year Life Fitness accepts submissions for its Most Inspiring Story Contest through the Life Fitness Mileage Club. Each entry shares their fitness experience, how their commitment has improved their lives, and how many miles they recorded on their Life Fitness machine.
June 15, 2012 // Category: Fitness Community
Fitness never came naturally to me. Growing up I wasn't an athlete, was relatively inactive and led a sedentary lifestyle. I was nine years old when I started putting the weight on and like many children today, I spent long hours in front of screens. TV, video games, movies and the computer, coupled with sugary treats, pop, chips and other snacks, became my after school past-time. Fast forward a few years and 50 pounds later, my 5 foot 6 inch frame weighed in excess of 220 lbs with a 42 inch waist. I was now a stat - another morbidly obese teenager.