We’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
With today’s nonstop demands and a 24/7/365 pace, most of us want instant responses, immediate results and faster accomplishments. Certainly this is true for weight loss – we want to shed the pounds fast and with relatively little effort. Of course, lasting weight loss comes only over time, and with considerable effort at cutting caloric intake and boosting expenditure. Sounds like a lot of work, and indeed, it is.
But it’s doable; just watch a few episodes of “The Biggest Loser” as proof. And not everything along this journey must be difficult, as multiple little efforts add up. Here are some relatively quick ways to cut calories: » Read Full Story
When it comes to cardio exercise, ellipticals are a popular choice for workouts at home and at the health club. While other equipment, such as treadmills and stationary bikes, is effective, the benefits of elliptical machines can outweigh other exercise modalities. » Read Full Story
Most of us know that eating calories is easy, but burning them all off is where the challenge comes in. When your caloric intake exceeds your output, you gain weight. And many people are trying to burn calories to shed these extra pounds.
While our bodies use calories while at rest for basic life functions, and also need calories to digest food, the best method of caloric expenditure is movement. In modern society, we sit way too much and move way too little. Incorporate more movement whenever you can: » Read Full Story
Losing weight is hard work, and apps can provide convenient, valuable guidance. With so many out there, however, it can be a challenge to know which app to use. In its research, Appitalism.com identified the top 10 free apps for weight loss and as a fitness tracker, and we’ve shared them below to get you started researching and deciding which is best for you.
There are a lot of elliptical machines out there – both at the gym and for home use. How do you figure out which to use? One way to find the best elliptical machines is not only to research the product, but also check out what others say about it – such as exercisers, health clubs, fitness professionals, athletes and media. » Read Full Story
Any golfer knows the multiple challenges of the game – the nuances of various holes, courses, clubs and skill. For all the frustrations, there’s nothing like a superb drive, a perfect putt or a birdie – which is what keeps golfers keep coming back day after day. If you’ve been doing your CROSS CiRCUIT Golf Swing workouts and your game still isn’t what you’d like it to be, these fitness trackers may help do the trick.