Monthly Archives: November 2013

Top elliptical machines

Q37When researching what exercise equipment to buy for use at home, people often consider ellipticals due to their low-impact, total-body workouts. In reviewing different models, exercisers typically want to know which the top elliptical machines are. Obviously that depends on who you ask and their experience with and knowledge of various brands. » Read Full Story

Mary Ann’s Must-Have Workout Apparel

ma cover2As a National Account Sales Manager for Octane Fitness, I spend a great deal of time in workout clothes.  When I purchase workout apparel I look for high quality clothes that are comfortable, travel well and look good. I do not want to have to take special care of my workout clothes – they go from the washer to the dryer and then to either my suitcase or the gym bag. As a result, over time I have found some tried-and-true favorites that I could not live without. » Read Full Story

Do Elliptical Machines Work

DoellipticalmachinesworkWe’ve all seen ads for fitness equipment that make promises that are way too good to be true. Whether they claim to shape you up in only 8 minutes a day or give you an enviable six-pack in two weeks, these false statements reflect poorly on the fitness industry and ultimately can make consumers feel duped and distrustful regarding exercise machines. » Read Full Story

How I Became a Marathon Runner

kelly - Grandma's Marathon

Running marathons has always been a pipe dream for me. You see, I haven’t always been a runner. I just started running in my mid to late 30’s. I always hated running and did not see a reason for it. I played sports in High School and I would rather run after a ball (like on the tennis court or at the softball field), then go out and just run… » Read Full Story