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Elliptical vs. Treadmill

Nov 21, 2013 6:32:00 AM

There has been much discussion over whether an elliptical or a treadmill delivers a better workout. People tend to argue strongly for one or the other, but in reality, neither is really better, it is just that they are different. Which is right for you depends on your individual workout goals and preferences.

Let's take a look at...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Ryan Williams
4 Benefits of Exercise You Might Not Know About

It's pretty common for people to exercise in order to lose weight or build muscle, which are both great reasons to work out. But as science and those who exercise regularly will tell you, there are a number of additional benefits we can derive from it. It doesn't matter how old you are, how fit you are, or what type of exercise ...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Ryan Williams
It’s Time to Get in Shape – All New to Me!

When I was younger, the thought of exercising never even crossed my mind. I was one of those girls with a fast metabolism, and it seemed like no matter what I ate I never put on a pound. My friends all joked that I had a hollow leg.

Well, now I'm 35, and I think the hollow leg must be all filled up. It's not that I've packed on a...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Erik Ross
Getting Ready for the Big Day – Inexperienced Marathon Runner

Sara and I have been dating for just over one year, and in two months we'll be running in what will be my first marathon. She's been running for years and has participated in marathons all over the country, but I'm pretty new at this. Until three months ago, I don't think that I've run a step since they forced me to in high scho...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Reggie Edelman
 A Lifetime of Health

A Lifetime of Health

Oct 12, 2013 6:18:00 AM

When I was a younger woman, I never really felt the need to exercise. Life was busy enough to keep me moving, and maintaining my health wasn't ever much of a consideration.

Last year I turned seventy, and I suddenly realized that I wasn't getting around as much as I used to, and that I was starting to slow down. I decided that if...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Deborah Williams
Climbing to New Heights – Mountain Climber

When I was seventeen, I got into bouldering. My friends and I would head out to this rocky part of the beach, and we'd spend the afternoons climbing up and down big rocks, making jokes, and generally goofing off and having a good time.

Flash forward thirteen years, and climbing has become no joke. I still end up outside with my f...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Alex Meeker
Our Path to Fitness: The Adventure Nears

Rachel and I have decided to move our hike forward as the weather is supposed to be perfect next weekend; clear but not too hot. Originally we had thought that getting back into shape would take a lot longer, but with the right equipment we've been able to surpass our expectations.

At first I started getting back into running sim...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Ryan Williams
Our Path to Fitness: Enjoying the Adventure

Rachel and I are now eight weeks into training, and I speak for both of us when I say that we feel like we're ahead of our fitness goals. I think we're both more than prepared for our hike now, which is one month away.

I've been running for years, but I've never really used a treadmill. The great outdoors has always been my trai...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Ryan Williams
Our Path to Fitness: Starting the Journey

It's been six weeks since Rachel and I got a TR 6.6 treadmill and an FS5.4 elliptical, and I can happily report that we've both made leaps and bounds toward being prepared for our big hike with little Jake.

For the first few weeks, I focused primarily on getting my stamina back up by going the slow and steady route and keeping m...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Ryan Williams
Our Path to Fitness: Gearing Up

Our Path to Fitness: Gearing Up

Jul 25, 2013 3:57:10 AM

Roaming the outdoors has always been a passion for Rachel and I, and when we had our son Jake just over one year ago we made the decision to do everything within our power to raise him to enjoy the trees and the sky and to hopefully become an adventurous person in general. That’s why in three months Jake will be going on his fir...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Ryan Williams
XTERRA Fitness launches new website to promote fitness and adventure

July 7th 2013 Jonesboro, Arkansas - Following many years of dedication to fitness and sport, XTERRA Fitness is launching a new website on July 7, 2013 to promote the outstanding level of conditioning that can be achieved thanks to its rugged line of Trail Racer treadmills and Free Style ellipticals. Operating under the motto "Yo...

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Posted in Recent Posts By Ryan Williams

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