Treadmills are for beginners, right? After all, every serious runner goes outdoors to brave the elements, take in the scenery and train organically for race day.
But that's not really true these days. Though there have long been concerns about the effectiveness of training for a marathon on a treadmill, technology has caught up to the needs of runners who take the sport seriously. What's more is that even pro runners are using treadmills to train.. In fact, some top U.S. Olympians and trainers have publicly touted some of their treadmill workouts.
Cross-trainers, otherwise known as ellipticals, offer users a good cardio workout through a wide range of motion in the upper and lower body. Of the ellipticals in today’s market, many may look the same at a glance, but you would be surprised if you took a closer look at their differences. But given dozens of choices, how do you know which elliptical is right for you? Well, consider the following before you put your shopping shoes on…
We all know there is no shortage of fitness apps on the market, but very few successfully combine indoor and outdoor workout tracking. Today, we are happy to announce that the new Life Fitness LFconnect App, for both iOS and Android, does just that.
The app will serve as a compliment to lfconnect.com, which allows you to create custom workouts, set fitness goals and customize machine settings so that personalized options can be instantly accessed at the gym. Workouts tracked with the LFconnect app will be automatically synced to lfconnect.com, allowing you to monitor your progress over time.