Author Archives: Andrew Clarkson

Common Running Mistakes

Pace: The key to starting a running routine is to Increase your mileage gradually, upping your mileage about 10% each week. Be sure to take rest days, they’re important to your recovery and injury prevention as your muscles build and more »

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Common Treadmill Issues: 2 of 2

Continuing on last week’s theme we will now go over a few more common treadmill issues Burning Smell If you are experiencing a burning smell from the treadmill, treadmill repairs may require minor to major fixes. Immediately turn off the more »

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Common Treadmill Issues: 1 of 2

Like any piece of machinery that is used regularly, a treadmill may occasionally run into problems. Treadmills come in a wide range of sizes, shapes, and features – but there are several key problems found on most types of treadmill machines. more »

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The Truth About Cushioned Treadmill Belts

Treadmill Suspension & Cushioning When running outside each time your foot strikes the ground energy is transmitted back up your leg whereas on a treadmill this force can be reduced by the shock absorption system often reducing joint injuries. To more »

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A Quick Buyers Guide: Ellipticals

Front or Rear Wheel Drive? The rear wheel models were once thought of to be superior to front wheel drive models then a shift occurred in high end elliptical machines when Vision Fitness and Octane chose to create a front more »

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Hoist Workout Journal

Hoist Workout Journal HOIST® Fitness Systems has released an exercise app for the iPad, complete with over1,100 High-Definition images and animations, exercise videos, and workout logs thatwill track your progress on HOIST consumer products. It works with all types of more »

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A Quick Buyers Guide: Understanding Treadmill Specifications

It is important to learn the basics about treadmills so that when you’re comparing different treadmills, you’ll know what you’re looking at. All treadmills have the same basic components: a motor, frame, deck, belt, rollers, flywheel, and display console but more »

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