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.
First lady Michelle Obama has made ending childhood obesity one of her premier initiatives during her time at the White House. We’ve talked about the good coming from the Let’s Move! anti-obesity campaign. Here’s an explanation from Letsmove.gov:
Summer is in full swing and temperatures are rising. For those who love a good outdoor workout, summer can be a challenging time. We’ve already discussed how to protect yourself from the sun as you get in your exercise, but we wanted to explore another danger that athletes and fitness enthusiasts face in these months: overheating.
Multitasking can be a good thing. We know it can be hard to carve out time for your workout, so maximizing your efforts is smart. If you can work several muscle groups at once, all the better. Sometimes multitasking is a bad idea though. Today, we have a simple plea — please stop trying to read while you work out.
We are very excited to announce the winner of our Precor Open Stride AMT Demo Days. Kristi Y. was the lucky winner of a Precor 9.31 treadmill. Her selection of the Precor 9.31 was smart choice, as it was just named the best treadmill by Consumer Reports for a fourth year in a row.
We're all looking for a little extra motivation to keep our New Year's Resolution this time of year. Simply share your best "fitness tip" or the secret behind your biggest fitness accomplishment and earn a chance to win a $150 gift card from Push Pedal Pull! A panel of judges from P3 will select the top 3 winners... 1st prize: $150 Gift Card. 2nd prize: $100 Gift Card. 3rd prize: $50 Gift Card. We'll accept entries from today through Jan. 31st, so inspire others and WIN! Happy New Year from Push Pedal Pull!
Black Friday marked the official opening of the newest Push Pedal Pull store in West Des Moines, Iowa. The store is conveniently located in the Jordon Creek Plaza, just east of the Jordon Creek Mall.
We often talk about home gyms, but we haven’t discussed why a home gym can be a good option for individuals and families. Today, we’re taking a look at some of the reasons why owning your own equipment and exercising in your home can be so enjoyable.
We are celebrating the grand opening of our two new stores... Maple Grove, MN and Burnsville, MN... and we want you to share in the fun. Enter to win a variety of prizes in our Grand Opening Sweepstakes!