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Precor Energy Series Elliptical Machines (EFX)

Precor Energy Series Elliptical Crosstrainers

Comparing the EFX Energy Series to the Precision series When you’re buying a new elliptical trainer, there can be many different factors which have an influence on the final model you choose. These can include cost, number of preset workout programs, whether or not a machine has workout tracking, and entertainment options, such as speakers or iPad support. But one …

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Precor Precision Series Elliptical Machines (EFX)

Precor Precision Series Elliptical Crosstrainers

About the Precor Precision Series Although this particular guide has been written specifically for the Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainers (EFX), the Precision Series also includes a number of high quality treadmills. Released at the same time as the treadmills and EFX trainers in the Energy Series, these machines combine Precor’s 20+ years of experience in the fitness equipment industry to bring …

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How To Use MapMyWalk To Track Your Fitness

MapMyWalk Instructional User Guide

About MapMyFitness Although this guide has been created to walk you through the registration process and what to expect from a usability perspective for MapMyWalk, this is actually one of many fitness tracking apps that are available from MapMyFitness. As a company, MapMyFitness rapidly became one of the world’s largest open fitness tracking platforms, even before it was acquired by …

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The Complete Guide to Racewalking

Complete Guide To Racewalking

What is Racewalking? Racewalking is essentially a fast paced from of walking, whereby one foot must always be in contact with the ground. Historically, the distances covered by racewalkers have exceeded 100 miles in a single event, which spanned multiple days and, in some cases, across multiple states in the US. Recent events are much shorter in comparison, with the …

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How To Become a Teacher of Physical Education

Physical Education

With one in three U.S. children being classified as overweight or obese, it’s not surprising that physical education is being recognized as one of the most important subjects in schools across the country. In fact, a study commissioned by Harvard University’s Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement found that 91 percent of parents polled expressed a desire for Physical Education …

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Benefits of Treadmill Workouts

Benefits of Treadmill Workouts

When it comes to creating an effective and maintainable exercise routine at home, it’s important to remember that not all equipment is created equal, and you’ll need to be sure that anything you do buy is tailored towards your own goals and style of fitness. For example, although there’s no shortage of dumbbell workouts available, for the most part these …

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7 Kitchen Workout Exercises You Can Do While Cooking

15 Minute Kitchen Workout Routine

If you’re struggling to find the time to exercise on a regular basis, or are looking for some simple ways to increase your fitness from home, it’s certainly worth thinking about how much time you spend on food preparation. A recent study carried out by researchers at The Ohio State University’s College of Public Health, looked at data supplied by …

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Top 10 Cooking Blogs 2015

Top 10 Cooking Blogs 2015

It’s no secret that eating at fast food restaurants on a regular basis is bad for your long term health, with evidence from studies by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) showing that regular visits can lead to a two-fold greater increase in insulin resistance – a risk factor for Diabetes. One of the reasons fast food has …

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Top 10 Healthy Lifestyle Blogs 2015

Top 10 Healthy Lifestyle Blogs 2015

Achieving a healthy lifestyle is about much more than following a set diet and fitness plan. It’s about finding a healthy way of eating that’s also balanced enough to be achievable in the long-term, while combining the nutrition with a challenging yet enjoyable workout plan. This may sound simple, but with approximately one third of U.S. adults (33.8%) and 12.5 …

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Top 10 Fitness Company Blogs 2015

Top 10 Fitness Company Blogs 2015

Although the frequency of article posting is usually not as high as with some of our fitness and strength bloggers, there are still a number of high quality blogs maintained by some of the world’s leading fitness equipment and wearable tech companies that are certainly worth a read. Whether they’ve been in business since the early days of the fitness …

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Top 10 Strength Training Blogs 2015

Top 10 Strength Training Blogs 2015

When we mention the term ‘strength training’, many people immediately start thinking about powerlifting, World’s Strongest Man competitions, and Olympic lifts like the clean and jerk. But the fact is that strength training can be performed in a number of different ways, including body weight exercises and training specifically for functional strength, as well as using the more conventional free …

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Top 10 Workout / CrossFit Blogs 2015

Top 10 Workout and CrossFit Blogs 2015

Whether you’re looking to build strength and increase muscle tone as a hobby recreationally, or to compete in fitness events and competitions, there’s no denying that resistance exercises have a number of important benefits to your health. The consensus varies in terms of the type of the best type of exercise, as well as the number of sets, reps, and …

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Top 10 Running Blogs 2015

Top 10 Running Blogs 2015

When it comes to personal fitness, most of us already know a few of the main benefits that can come from maintaining an active lifestyle. These benefits can include everything from lowering the risk of coronary heart disease, to extending your life expectancy. The great thing is that running represents something that’s available to almost everyone, with no required budget, …

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Yowza Fitness Daytona Treadmill Review

Yowza Fitness Daytona Professional Grade Treadmill

Following on from the success of their Transformer collection, the Yowza Fitness Daytona Treadmill features a professional grade level of build quality, with a range of patented features that you won’t find on any other running machine. In this review we take a closer look at what this could mean for your own home fitness workouts, including the design features, …

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