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The Upside of Downhill Running

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on May 19, 2015 12:54:00 PM

It's no surprise that running up a steep incline can have toning and strengthening benefits. But downhill running also plays an important role in a runner’s training. Sure, climbing the hill builds endurance, but the descent is not to be ignored.

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Topics: Fitness and Exercise, Fitness Education, Home Fitness

Fitness Trend: CrossFit Craze

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Sep 23, 2014 4:02:25 PM

CrossFit is one of the most popular fitness trends out there right now. Even if you don’t participate in the program yourself, chances are you know someone who does. CrossFitters are easy to identify, not only because of their usually shredded physiques, but also because they tend to toss around terms like “WOD” (workout of the day),“MetCon” (metabolic conditioning) and “AMRAP” (as many rounds/reps as possible) when discussing their workouts.

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Topics: Exercise Equipment, Health and Fitness, crossfit, fitness, Fitness Education

How Stress Affects Your Ability to Lose Weight

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Mar 25, 2014 1:09:00 PM

It is fairly common knowledge that an overload of stress can lead to a whole host of debilitating health problems, including migraines, ulcers, gastrointestinal disorders, depression, anxiety, and heart disease.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, Fitness and Exercise, cortisol, stress weight, Fitness Education, Weight loss, stress

Get Your Heart Pumping: Training with a Heart Rate Monitor

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Feb 18, 2014 2:08:25 PM

Many fitness novices ‒ and perhaps even some folks at the intermediate level ‒ find it difficult to determine how intensely they should perform their cardiovascular exercises. They wonder if it's better to walk, run, or pedal as fast as they can for as long as they can (which typically results in a very short workout) or if they should go at a slower pace that can be sustained for a much longer duration. The answer often lies somewhere in the middle of the two extremes, and can be determined with the help of a heart rate monitor.

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Topics: american heart month, Health and Fitness, home fitness equipment, fitness, Fitness and Exercise, Cardio Aid, Fitness Education, Heart Health, Home Fitness, Site Blog

Fitness Trainer Goes from Skeptic to Believer on 3G Cardio AVT Vibration Machine

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Feb 14, 2014 4:01:35 PM

Terri Good was understandably skeptical about her first encounter with a 3G Cardio Accelerated Vibration Training machine.

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Topics: Exercise Equipment Demos, Vibration Training, Fitness and Exercise, Fitness Education, P3 Retail Store News, Heart Health, Home Fitness, Fitness Motivation, New Product News

Why Peyton Manning Does Vibration Training -- And You Should, Too!

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Feb 14, 2014 3:40:33 PM

Vibration training is the fastest growing segment of the specialty fitness industry since the elliptical machine emerged 15 years ago.

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Topics: Vibration Training, Fitness and Exercise, Fitness Education, Heart Health, Home Fitness, Fitness Motivation, New Product News

Why P3 Loves the Vibration Trainer

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Feb 14, 2014 3:39:18 PM

When Push Pedal Pull director of sales, Doug Corson, tells customers and even his sales associates about the many benefits of Accelerated Vibration Training (AVT), it comes from his heart and legs, chest, shoulders and arms.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, Vibration Training, Fitness and Exercise, Fitness Education, P3 Retail Store News, Home Fitness, Fitness Motivation, New Product News

Treadmill vs. Elliptical: Know the Difference

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Dec 17, 2013 10:29:39 AM

A good fitness regimen is one that incorporates 30 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous cardiovascular exercise at least three times a week. Purchasing a treadmill or elliptical for your home gym can help you reach this benchmark day or night, rain or shine.

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Topics: home fitness equipment, Fitness and Exercise, treadmill, Fitness Education, Push Pedal Pull, Home Fitness, Elliptical

November is American Diabetes Month

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Nov 22, 2013 6:53:36 AM

Did you know that recent estimates project that as many as one in three American adults will have diabetes in 2050? It is essential that we care about the issue of diabetes and do everything we can to stop it in its tracks.

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Topics: Exercise and Diabetes, Diabetes Awareness, Fitness and Exercise, Fitness Education, American Diabetes Association

Can Fitness Help Kids Focus?

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Oct 22, 2013 5:41:12 PM

We know that childhood obesity in America is a major issue these days. It is important that proper nutrition and exercise are introduced early into a child’s life, not only for their current well-being but because early habits set a child up for success or struggle as an adult. But there’s another reason why kids should get up and moving — fitness can affect mental capacity.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, Kids Fitness, Fitness and Exercise, Fitness Education, Childhood Obesity, Fitness Motivation


 

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