Rising temps mean that the sleeveless look is everywhere. Too often, women hide their arms behind sleeves, feeling insecure about their appearance. The good news is that the arms respond well to training, so there is still time to break out your tank tops and sundresses, provided you commit to consistent workouts.
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At the end of 2015, we had the pleasure of meeting with Sara Welle from Minneapolis Running. Sara came out to our corporate office and sat down with members of the Octane Fitness team to discuss how the Zero Runner is helping runners of all levels, run without impact. » Read Full Story
While any exercise is better than none at all, an ideal workout routine includes cardiovascular exercise, strength training and flexibility work for overall fitness. One category of exercise isnâ€™t necessarily better, but they all play a role in making the body function best. » Read Full Story
Most of us know that exercise provides a host of benefits, including weight management and weight loss; more energy; greater confidence; decreased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease; improved stress management; and better mood, among others. Plus, regular exercise yields enhanced quality of life and overall health. » Read Full Story
World renowned endurance athlete, bestselling author andÂ ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes recently tried the Zero Runner at the New York City Marathon race expo.Â Like many runners, Dean was initially skeptical of the Zero Runner’s ability to provide aÂ naturalÂ running workout with zero-impact. See what Dean had to say… » Read Full Story
Our friends atÂ Ann Arbor Running Company recently shared this great blog about the Zero Runner and running form. After over a year of training on the Zero Runner learn how they’ve used it to improve form and become better runners. » Read Full Story
Kara Goucher is an American long-distance runner who competed in both the 2008Â Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics, as well as won the 2012 USA Half Marathon Championship. Kara also trains with the Zero Runner. » Read Full Story
Fitness expert and Education Director at Octane Fitness, Irene Lewis-McCormick,Â provides her Pro Tip of the Month.
This month’s topic: High intensity interval training (HIIT). » Read Full Story
Carrie Tollefson is an American middle-distance runner who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics. In 2004, Track and Field News ranked her #1 nationally. Carrie Tollefson is also a two-time National Champion. Now, a mother of three, Carrie Tollefson uses the Zero Runner to stay in peak running form. » Read Full Story
There are so many workout options today that it can be helpful to have several training plans to take advantage of cross training and maximize exercise effectiveness. Fitness training plans provide structure and direction, as well as balance and variety, to the same daily workouts that quickly can become monotonous. » Read Full Story