At the Head of the Class – Looking for an award winning elliptical? Octane Fitness ellipticals have received approximately 70 Best Buy awards since 2003 from leading consumer publications and organizations, along with specialty fitness retailers. Recently, nine Octane elliptical machines earned Best Buy awards from FitnessProfessorReview.com for the 2013-2014 season, with Octane winning the most Best Buys from this site since its inception. » Read Full Story
Too cold outside – hit the elliptical trainer! In many regions in the United States, winter means frigid temperatures and harsh weather, which can definitely test the mettle of even the most dedicated outdoor exercisers. In some cases, despite the many layers of cold weather gear, icy, wet, dark or white-out conditions make outdoor workouts unsafe. » Read Full Story
Who doesn’t want to do the best workouts? But is there really such a thing? Ideally, they would include a cardiovascular portion at an ideal target heart rate range, a strength training section to work the major muscle groups and a flexibility component that incorporate multiple stretches. » Read Full Story
Elliptical equipment offers great, low-impact workouts and accommodates a variety of exercisers, from beginners to athletes. For those who tend to do the same workouts, ellipticals deliver a valuable way to cross train as well.
Maximizing the benefits of elliptical machines, it’s important to vary your routine. Although any exercise is valuable, just getting on the machine and doing the same manual routine at level 5 for 30 minutes twice each week won’t yield optimal results, because your body adjusts over time. You have to take advantage of all the elliptical offers to change your regimens so that you can get fit, stay fit and keep seeing results. » Read Full Story
The most common excuse for not working out is lack of time. Let’s face it – most everyone is busy, but we all have 24 hours in a day, and we choose how to use them. Admittedly, it can be tough to fit in workouts on some days, but if exercise is a priority, you need to schedule it like an appointment and follow through on this commitment. If you wait until you have some free time, you’ll never start or continue exercising.
The most time-efficient way to workout is at home, and home ellipticals are ideal for virtually everyone in your household. With their low-impact, smooth motion, and numerous resistance levels, ellipticals can provide a rigorous workout for everyone from beginners to athletes. » Read Full Story
We love fun facts, but then again who doesn’t? After the jump we have fun facts about New Year’s Resolutions and ways to successfully stick to your resolutions all year.
Get Fit in 2014 – Is your New Year’s Resolution this year to get fit? Go for it – and consider purchasing home exercise equipment for maximum convenience and adherence. Elliptical machines are a great way to shape up, as they are low-impact, total-body workouts that offer multiple resistance levels and a variety of programs. » Read Full Story