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Avoid these Six Cardio Machine Mistakes

In order to get a good workout every time, steer clear of these common habits. People make all sorts of mistakes at the gym,...

Four Times When Steady-State Cardio is the Way to Go

Sometimes, slow and steady wins the fitness race. Steady-state cardio often gets a bad rap, and the reputation is understandable. There are a ton...

Three Signs you Should Increase Your Workout Intensity

Have you hit a plateau in your fitness progress? Here are three easy ways to tell when it’s time to ramp up the intensity...

Sports-Specific Training: Skiing

Get ready to shred the slopes with these skiing-focused exercises. Skiing is a physically intensive, full-body sport, which engages your quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings, calves, back,...

Fit in the City: Denver

There’s no shortage of outdoor activities in the Mile High City. There’s a good reason Denver is routinely listed among the fittest cities in the...

Sports-Specific Training: Golf

Improve your game on the green with these 14 exercises. Fall is here, bringing with it all of the outdoor sports we like to enjoy...

Sports-Specific Training: Kayaking

Hone your paddling muscles with these 11 exercises. It takes more than strong arms to navigate through rapid waters: kayaking is a full-body sport. Your...

New Fitness Rules for Pregnant Women

After more than a decade, ACOG released revised exercise guidelines for women who are expecting. Here’s what you should know … Pregnancy is an exciting...

Are Pre-Programmed Elliptical Workouts Right for You

Take the guesswork out of your gym session with preset programs. Elliptical workouts are easy to personalize: you can adjust the ramp height, resistance level...

Five Running Recovery Mistakes You Could Be Making

You buy the right shoes and create a killer training plan with plenty of built-in “days off.” But, if that’s the only way you...

Cardio or Strength First? An Expert Gives a Professional Opinion

Order matters when it comes to sequencing your workout. If you’re performing both strength training and cardio in a single workout, you need to decide...
Surfing

Sports-Specific Training: Surfing

Surfing is physically demanding and comes with a learning curve, but once you pick it up, it’s one of the best ways to spend...

Leave Your Cardio Comfort Zone

How to mix up your routine by trying a new piece of equipment.

The Truth About Women and Weightlifting

Myths about women and weightlifting abound. 24Life sets the record straight.

Should you use the handlebars?

Find out how to maximize your time on this popular piece of cardio equipment: the elliptical.

How Fitness Stars Do Earth Day

Every year, April 22 reminds us to be kind to our environment.

Meet Your Dream Machine

Find out how to choose the right cardio equipment for your fitness goals.

Technology Behind the Treadmill

Find out why a treadmill run has plenty of benefits.

Four Tips to a Perfect Bike Setup

When you feel extra pumped about your cycling workout, it can be tempting to just hop on a bike and go, but it’s worth...

Coaches’ Corner

What should I do to lose weight — strength and conditioning, or cardio? Nik Herold: That’s a very popular question, especially at the start of...

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