Elliptical Workouts

The elliptical is more versatile than you think. Make the elliptical a regular part of your fitness routine with these blog posts.

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Great HIIT Elliptical Workouts that Get Results!

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January 31st, 2019

When most people think about High Intensity Interval Training (or HIIT) workouts, they often associate them with the treadmill, bike or outdoor sprinting. But what about a HIIT elliptical workout? Take your elliptical workouts to the next level by including HIIT. The elliptical is a great choice when it comes to getting in your interval sessions […]

A woman is exercising and doing a HIIT elliptical workout.

The Benefits of Low Impact Elliptical Workouts

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November 2nd, 2017

Are low impact elliptical workouts a good fit for you?  Elliptical workouts are easier on the joints than treadmill walking and running and the calorie burn is very similar.  Here are the benefits of low impact elliptical workouts, with guidance on getting the best workout on your elliptical machine.   Elliptical workouts maintain and improve […]

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Building Muscle With The Elliptical

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October 17th, 2017

When most people think of working out on an elliptical machine, building muscle is rarely the first thing that comes to mind. Most immediately go to the cardio benefits of the elliptical and its role as a great calorie-burner and fat-loss activity. But if one of your goals is to add a little bit of […]

How I Learned to Love the Elliptical (Hint: it has to do with a Heart Rate Monitor)

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February 14th, 2017

As a runner, I used to dread my off-days. I know running every day isn’t good over the long term. So once or twice a week, I’ll hop on an elliptical machine to supplement my running workouts. One of the reasons running appeals to me is that it has very concrete measurements that I’m familiar […]

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How To Get The Best Workout On An Elliptical Machine

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April 28th, 2016

Get the 5 steps that will help you burn more calories, target the right muscles and maximize the benefits of your elliptical machine workouts.

6 Amazing Elliptical Benefits Every Runner Needs To Know

6 Amazing Elliptical Benefits Every Runner Needs To Know (Video)

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February 18th, 2016

The elliptical is like a little black dress, as it goes with everything, compliments your running routine, and will help you look, feel and perform at your best. It’s one of my favorite cross-training tools for runners for the following six reasons. Did you know that there are many elliptical benefits for runners? Elliptical Benefits […]

How to Improve Your Running with Elliptical Training

How to Improve Your Running with Elliptical Training

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September 27th, 2015

She couldn’t believe her eyes when she crossed the finish line nearly five and a half minutes faster than she’d ever run a 10K race. Her season started like it always did with a challenge from her running buddies to race in her town’s fall 10K. This year she wanted to focus on two goals, […]

How to Recover from an Injury and Maintain Fitness Using the Elliptical

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September 24th, 2015

When aches and pains cross our path, it’s easy to think our fitness will be lost as we heal, but in many cases, we can maintain and recover efficiently by employing a new paradigm of training called active recovery. Healing from knee pain. Take Emily, for example. She was training for her first half marathon […]

4 Fun Elliptical Workouts to Give Your Joints a Break

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August 6th, 2015

The elliptical machine is one of my favorite modes for both my personal training and as well as my training clients. It’s like the little black dress – it goes with everything and it’s multi-functional. I’ve been using my Horizon Elite Elliptical this summer to train to climb Mt. Rainier. I use the Peak Interval […]