Author Archives: Tina Nibbe

Calorie burn on elliptical

lateralxWhen it comes to burning calories, the elliptical is an ideal tool for beginners to elite exercisers. Because they deliver a total-body workout at various resistance levels, elliptical machines work all the major muscle groups, which increases caloric expenditure. And because the workload is dispersed through the entire body, the perceived exertion is lower, so exercisers typically don’t feel that they are working as hard as they actually are. » Read Full Story

benefits of stretching

benefitsofstretchingStretching OutFlexibility is an important component of fitness, yet it seems to be the one most neglected, as people spend their limited workout minutes cramming in cardio and strength training. While any exercise certainly is better than none, a few benefits of stretching are that stretching helps improve flexibility and can help you improve range of motion, reduce the risk of injury and just plain feel better. » Read Full Story