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May 23, 2013 // Category: Innovation
As an avid iPad user, I’m always looking to download an app for my favorite store, entertainment news, workout programs, magazines, pretty much everything. An app formatted for my iPad makes my experience easier for browsing, saving items and getting my information fast.
With the new Life Fitness catalog app, I can jump to the products I’m interested in, watch videos for a deeper look into each product and quickly get to the spec information for all the details.
May 21, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor
One of the easiest ways to tone your legs is to get up and use them more with consistent walking, jogging or biking routines. These cardio activities will also burn calories and help reduce overall body fat. But if you are looking for lean, strong legs, the prescription is strength training. Rely on variations of good old-fashioned squats, lunges and deadlifts to firm up the muscles in your glutes, quads, hamstrings, and calves.
Try the following leg exercises to train your muscles and get your legs ready for summer:
Take the Stairs: Choosing the stairs over the elevator is one of the easiest ways to work your legs during the day and you don’t need any extra equipment, just your body weight. Make it even more effective by taking the stairs two at a time. Push yourself up with your glutes and hamstrings to work the back of your legs.
May 15, 2013 // Category: Fitness Community
We’re excited to hear that one of the Life Fitness compatible apps, Runtastic, is rising rapidly in the fitness app world. The Austrian app developer reached 25 million total downloads this week, which surpassed popular fitness and running apps, including Nike+ and RunKeeper. The company announced it hit 10 million registered users for its website, too.
Along with the milestone, Runtastic also announced it will release its hardware in the U.S. for the first time. The developer will offer Bluetooth heart-rate monitor, sports arm bands and a cycling speed sensor on Amazon.