As with most gym equipment, if you’re not wearing a heart rate monitor, the exact calorie count may be a little off, so don’t read too much into them. However, you can burn as many calories on an elliptical as you do on a treadmill (and maybe even more), you just have to work harder to compensate for the fact that there’s no energy exertion from lifting your feet, Pire explains. As with most things, it all comes down to how hard you’re actually working.

As with most gym equipment, if you’re not wearing a heart rate monitor, the exact calorie count may be a little off, so don’t read too much into them. However, you can burn as many calories on an elliptical as you do on a treadmill (and maybe even more), you just have to work harder to compensate for the fact that there’s no energy exertion from lifting your feet, Pire explains. As with most things, it all comes down to how hard you’re actually working.

So, you’re lifting heavy, you’re loving it…and you’re not seeing these “miraculous” changes that everyone seems to be promoting.  What.is.the.deal??

So, you’re lifting heavy, you’re loving it…and you’re not seeing these “miraculous” changes that everyone seems to be promoting. What.is.the.deal??

chair workout.  The step ups are great!  The tricep kick dips didnt seem to work so much so i kept my leg out while dipping with my arms, and it worked well.  The alternating leg lifts...uhh gravity tells us if we put too much force at the edge of a chair it will flip, so use your core or skip those ;)

chair workout. The step ups are great! The tricep kick dips didnt seem to work so much so i kept my leg out while dipping with my arms, and it worked well. The alternating leg lifts...uhh gravity tells us if we put too much force at the edge of a chair it will flip, so use your core or skip those ;)

Are You Sweating Too Much?

Are You Sweating Too Much?

The Simple 3-Step Solution to Skinny Fat | If you feel you work out way too much and eat way too healthily to be skinny fat and want to know what to do about it, this infographic is for you.

The Simple 3-Step Solution to Skinny Fat | If you feel you work out way too much and eat way too healthily to be skinny fat and want to know what to do about it, this infographic is for you.

The most common mistake beginners make when trying to lose weight by running is doing too much too fast. This can lead to shin splints. And the only way to recover from this is to take time off.

The most common mistake beginners make when trying to lose weight by running is doing too much too fast. This can lead to shin splints. And the only way to recover from this is to take time off.

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