These days, the world of fitness apps can be overwhelming, and finding the right fit for you takes some research. After all, if you download an app and then find that it’s not helpful, you won’t use it – and then it’s just eating up valuable space on your mobile device. » Read Full Story
With all the crazy polar vortex weather we’ve experienced this winter it may be hard to believe but spring is just around the corner! While we get ready for warm weather and get care of spring cleaning, it’s a good time to do a little spring cleaning to our diets. » Read Full Story
If consistent exercise is good, then cross training is even better. At its most basic level, cross training is simply varying your workouts so that you aren’t doing the same 30-minute jog on the treadmill at 6 mph every time you exercise, month after month. » Read Full Story
Most dedicated runners prefer to spend their time getting in mileage instead of pumping iron in the weight room. For years, in fact, there was a perception that building muscle might add bulk and actually slow runners. » Read Full Story
There are so many weight loss apps available today, so how do you pick one that works for you? Certainly, you have to do your homework and decide what features you want and will use to get you to your goal. And you can’t just focus on diet for weight loss, but you must include exercise for best results. » Read Full Story
This month’s dealer rep spotlight is Jeff Hahn from Northwest Fitness! Read what Jeff has to say about Octane home elliptical machines.
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The popularity of elliptical machines, referred to as “crosstrainers” internationally, has been steadily growing in Germany. After the jump, one of our Germany distributors of Octane Fitness ellipticals discusses the growth. » Read Full Story
This week we came across a wonderful post from the blog “A Gut and a Butt: Losing My Weight… While Gaining My Insanity” about our LateralX elliptical machine. Find what was said about the elliptical machine after the jump.
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If you’re a regular exerciser, undoubtedly you’ve heard about CrossFit, which are back-to-basics, no frills, intense workouts taking place with dumbbells, barbells, racks and cages in facilities called “boxes.” Known for its WODs (Workouts of the Day) and AMRAP (as many reps as possible), CrossFit incorporates functional strength and conditioning movements to motivate people everywhere to challenge themselves and embrace achievement. » Read Full Story
If you’re looking for a little extra guidance and motivation with your elliptical exercise, the new SmartLink app from Octane Fitness is your solution. Available for free in the iTunes® app store, SmartLink works with an iPad® and is compatible with Octane’s new Q37xi and Q47xi elliptical trainers. » Read Full Story