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8 Elliptical Workouts: From Total Body to High Intensity

November 20, 2015

This post originally posted on self.com. To read the full article please CLICK HERE The elliptical is a mainstay in the gym for good reason: it's easy on the joints and provides a great cardio and total-body workout. But the elliptical can also get pretty boring and repetitive, too. Instead of spending a mindless 30 minutes on the elliptical machine, maximize your time by doing one of these eight workouts instead. Whether you're a beginner, looking for a high-intensity interval workout, or want to challenge different muscles groups, there's an elliptical workout for you. There's even one for those of you who love the treadmill! Booty WorkoutTarget glutes and hamstrings by playing with the incline on the elliptical. This elliptical...

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10 Treadmill Mistakes You're Making

November 20, 2015

* Sample post - could link out to other websites with attribution. This post originally posted on prevention.com. To read the full article please CLICK HERE A treadmill comes in handy for those dark, cold days when you can't gather up the motivation to walk or run outside. Using one seems simple enough, but you can still develop bad habits that can sabotage your results—and even lead to injury. Here are the 10 most common treadmill blunders and how to correct them:1. You wear the wrong shoes.This is not a good time to be vain—so when selecting your sneakers, go for function before style, says Michele Olson, PhD, CSCS, professor of exercise science at Auburn University. Look for shoes with extra padding...

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