Treadmills, ellipticals, and bikes OH MY - Find the right cardio mix

November 18, 2015 / Category: Fun Side of Fitness

As the temperature outside gets colder and the rain turns to snow, most people head indoors to keep up with their exercise routine. What easier way to stay fit all year long than to build an awesome home gym? Options for home exercise equipment may seem limitless. Take a look at our Buyer's Guide to find out what type of exerciser you are, and what type of fitness equipment best fits you and your style.

At Life Fitness, we (of course) love running on treadmills, but sometimes braving the elements is worth it for a little fresh air and sunshine. With the right layers and accessories, there is nothing keeping you from sticking to your outdoor exercise, so we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.

Your base layer needs to keep you warm but also wick away sweat to prevent you from getting cold later.

Try this Nike long sleeve tee

Kate O'Leary

February 05, 2013 / Category: Fitness Advisor

Thinking of skipping your workout for a hot date tonight? Think again. Step outside of your sedentary dinner-and-a-movie comfort zone and go for an active date instead. Not only is it great for your health, it can be great for your relationships, too. The next time you’re making plans with your significant other, try one of these active date ideas:

Try something new. Choose an activity that is both new and physically challenging to you and your partner; the fun is often in the unknown. For example, try indoor rock climbing, ice-skating, kayaking or snowboarding. You might just discover a new workout you both enjoy. 

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