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

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September 24, 2013 / Category: Fitness Advisor

9.24.13MarathonFitTip.jpgThere’s nothing like training to become a marathon runner. Where you start and where you finish are miles apart—26.2 miles to be exact. Watching how your body can increasingly cover more miles, at a faster pace when you stick to a training schedule, is an amazing transformation to experience. Here are a few more tools to complete the picture of YOU as a serious marathon runner.

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September 16, 2013 / Category: Fitness Advisor

9.17.13CommonRunningInjuries.jpgIf you love running, you won’t be happy if you get an injury that leaves your running shoes sitting in the closet without purpose. The good news is you can prevent injury with a little bit of planning, a realistic weekly running regimen for your fitness level, and an awareness of some of the most common running injuries.  And don’t forget to cross-train. A strong overall body can prevent injuries in any sport or activity of your choice. Here’s what you can do to prevent these common injuries: 

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