October 16, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor
It’s easy to see why people enjoy working out alfresco, whether you are challenging your friends to a pick-up game of volleyball at the beach, testing the strength of a carabiner on the side of a cliff, or jogging with your dog. But, there will undoubtedly be at least a few days this winter season when Jack Frost’s arctic temperature or dangerous, icy terrain will force even the most stalwart outdoor exercise enthusiast inside. That’s no reason to hibernate. Beat the winter blues (and blahs) with these brrrrrilliant tips from Life Fitness.
Bring the Outside In: Many of your outdoor workouts can be tweaked to function inside. Try transitioning from outdoor boot camp to circuit training on the Cable Motion Dual Adjustable Pulley machine. Take advantage of Lifescape interactive courses, which will transport you to exotic locales across the globe and are available on Life Fitness Elevation Series Treadmills, Cross Trainers, and bikes.
July 31, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor
Watching great teams compete in the 2012 Olympics can be truly motivational. Although you may not qualify for any Olympic team sports in the near future, you can still use this surge of inspiration to find your own workout partners and create a winning team.
Not only will a workout partner keep you accountable, but it can add some variety to your workout. If you feel bored with your current routine, mixing it up with someone else by your side might be just what you need.
Here are some ideas on how to get moving with a friend:
June 26, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor
Fitness boot camps have become exceedingly popular in the past year thanks to the variety and effectiveness they offer participants.
In 2012, the American College of Sports Medicine listed ‘group fitness’ as a global fitness trend to watch and here we break down the benefit of giving the trend a try.