Dick’s Sporting Goods Black Friday Elliptical Deals: Top Values Review

Our Black Friday deals section for this year has been moved. Please check out the updated Black Friday elliptical machine deals here. Black Friday now? Dick’s Sporting Goods is getting a head start on Black Friday elliptical trainer sales by offering free ground shipping to online shoppers. Starting on Thanksgiving Day, customers online and in…


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Sears Black Friday Elliptical Sales: An Honest Review of the Deals

See our latest list of Black Friday Sales and Deals. Many elliptical trainer sales are featured in Sears Black Friday ads for 2015. Are they truly great elliptical deals? Yes and no. In some cases Sears is apparently using Black Friday to unload not-so-desirable stock. In other cases you can actually get better deals on…


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Nordictrack FS7i vs. FS9i – What’s the Difference?

NordicTrack is known for their high-quality fitness equipment that includes the uniquely designed line of FreeStride Trainers. These models feature a 3-in-1 design that offer users the ability to use the machine as a stair climber, treadmill or elliptical trainer with its unique floating suspension design that can provides an extra long, adjustable 38” stride….


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Bowflex Max Trainer M5 vs. M3 – What’s the Difference?

Bowflex’s Max Trainers are designed to offer top calorie burn in the least amount of time. Bowflex even guarantees that these machines will provide the “most effective full-body workout in 14 minutes.” With their tag line “max results. max reasons,” these machines offer a highly unique design with the ability to burn up to 2.5x…


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7 Elliptical Machine Safety Tips

Elliptical machines are one of the greatest tools on the market for getting your cardio on, but using proper form is essential in reducing your risk of injury. Ellipticals use pedals to stimulate stair climbing without putting any pressure on your joints – they’re excellent for people with injuries, work wonders for burning fat, and…

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Rehab Injuries With An Elliptical Machine

While rest used to be the main prescription for knee injuries, these days, most athletes are turning to dynamic rest. Rather than going from all to nothing, a modified plan of movement is the best way to keep your emotional and physical state up. According to a recent study, “if you’re all of a sudden…


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Training For A Marathon On The Elliptical Machine

It’s Marathon Season! And, as most of you already know, prepping for a marathon can be just as difficult as actually completing one. While figuring out how (and when) to start training can be a major hurdle, it’s absolutely essential when you’re prepping for a large scale run like a marathon. While many runners build…


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Four Reasons Why An Elliptical Trainer Is The Best Winter Workout Machine

When the temperatures drop, it can be difficult to get motivated (see our motivation tips post) to go out and drive to the gym, let alone go out for a jog. But if your New Year’s resolution is to get fit in 2015, you can still achieve your fitness goals with an elliptical trainer, the…


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Endurance Training on the Elliptical Machine

Endurance training is best described as aerobic exercise that consists of low to medium intensity levels like running, biking, and any other exercise that raises your heart rate and keeps it there for long periods of time. There are lots of ways to endurance train, but we’re major advocates of training on the elliptical machine….


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8 Motivation Tips for Your Next Elliptical Workout

  The Elliptical machine is pure magic. It not only burns fat, but it also raises your heart rate, builds endurance, strengthens and tones the legs, and boots your back side. These handy machines make a great addition to your at-home gym – they last between 5-10 years (or more), and are wonderful for those…


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