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

December 22, 2013 / Category: Innovation

ManrunningonDiscovertreadmill_mr.jpgYou love getting in a solid cardio workout, but sometimes it gets boring. Who likes staring at a wall for the duration of a 5k on the treadmill?

Anthony Morelli

December 16, 2013 / Category: Innovation

TrackPlusX1Elliptical.jpgCross-trainers, otherwise known as ellipticals, offer users a good cardio workout through a wide range of motion in the upper and lower body. Of the ellipticals in today’s market, many may look the same at a glance, but you would be surprised if you took a closer look at their differences. But given dozens of choices, how do you know which elliptical is right for you? Well, consider the following before you put your shopping shoes on…

Brooke Lucht

November 14, 2013 / Category: Fitness Advisor

ACE5.jpegShared from The American Council on Exercise

Unlike most forms of cardio, swimming makes it possible to work your body without the harsh impact to the joints. And just like land-based exercise, swimming offers a long list of benefits, including increased muscle tone and strength, improved flexibility, and reduced resting and exercise heart rates.

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