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Training Tips

New to treadmills? Here are some helpful tips and insights.


Following is a rundown one some of main muscles you work and strengthen by running or walking on a treadmill.

You may have seen treadmills and ellipticals described as having a heart rate monitor and wondered why you would want such a thing.

Have you heard you should raise the incline 1%?

Why do we like to listen to music while working out on cardio machines? Does it really do anything for us?

Getting An Effective Workout At Home

It is common for some people to join health clubs because they know they will work out once they get there. All they have to do is get there!

Ten Reasons To Work Out At Home Instead Of A Gym

Save Money. It's your favorite reason anyway, so let’s start with it. A membership at a gym costs at least a few hundred dollars a year. These days you can get a decent treadmill or home gym for around the same amount.

A Variety of Treadmill Workouts

Running on a treadmill need not be the same thing over and over again. There are many kinds of treadmill workouts. This article discusses just a few of them.

The Best Exercise for Diabetics

People with type 2 diabetes can lower their glucose levels more when they do both aerobic and weight training exercises than when they do just one or neither of these types of exercise.

Use a Treadmill to Increase Your Strength

Unless you spend a lot of time at the gym, or are a bodybuilder yourself, you probably think that bodybuilders spend their workout time just lifting heavy weights. After all, if their aim is to build their size and strength, they probably don't spend much time on the treadmill, do they?

How Fit Is Fit Enough?

Everyone knows that fitness is an important part of health. However, other than knowing that we should probably be in better shape, many of us don’t really know what that means. How fit do we really need to be? How fit is healthy enough?

Fit By Association

If you're interested in getting fit, there is probably a lot of things you've considered doing. However, there is one thing which you have almost certainly not thought of: spending time with people who are fitter than you!

Do Short People Burn More Calories?

When you run, does the amount of calories your body uses depend on your height? A recent study has answered the question and it turns out that a shorter person will burn off more calories than a tall person when running the same distance.

Aerobic Training at Health Clubs

As soon as Jim Fixx's pioneering book Aerobics was published back in 1977, group cardiovascular workouts became very popular, a phenomenon which has continued to this day. Keep reading to learn a little more about the history of group aerobics and its evolution from the seventies until the present.

Things Personal Trainers Hope You Don't Find Out

If you are considering hiring a personal trainer to help you get in shape, there area few things you should know before you make a commitment.

Gym Membership or Work Out at Home?

Can't decide whether to join a gym or buy home equipment? You probably got the pitch at the gym. Here's the other side.

How To Find A Personal Trainer Who Is Perfect For Your Needs

Tips on how to find a personal trainer who will be ideal for you. Personality, gender, experience, and professionalism are all important points to consider.

Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 7 out of every 10 deaths in the U.S. result from chronic diseases

Lower Your Incidence of Running Injuries

If you have been running for more than a few years, you have probably noticed how running outside has affected your their feet and knees. Running on a treadmill

It's My Metabolism!

Some people have difficulty losing weight due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is often misunderstood, though

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

You have probably heard how important it is to drink water during hard workouts. You probably haven’t heard why or how much water is enough.

Cardio and Weights can Mix!

Studies show that doing both on the same day does does not interfere with progress on either.

2012 study shows that being heavy does not mean that a person is more likely to get arthritis by exercising.

New study suggests why exercise works and can slow aging.


35 year study shows regular runners live longer than non-runners.


Greater results in less time.


It depends on your individual goals.


Diet and Exercise Addiction Explained.


It's different than for younger folks.


Getting them off to the right start.


Everything you need to know to get going and stay going.


Yoga is the perfect break from your aerobic workout.


Cardiovascular training is best for losing weight, while weight training is best for building muscle, right?


Get the whole family involved!


You'll be surprised what you didn't know about stretching.


The most fit men had less cancer after 20 years.

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