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Burn off Halloween Candy with the Arc Trainer

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 9:32:10 AM

It’s Halloween and you know what that means. Candy, candy everywhere. And chocolate. And candy corn. And Snickers. The list goes on and on.

With Halloween candy seemingly present every time every time you turn around, it gets even harder to say no to these delicious treats over and over again (Twix, anyone?).

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Workout Wednesday: Arc Trainer Random Interval Challenge (30 minutes)

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 7:34:00 AM

“Arctober” is coming to a close, and we hope you have enjoyed the workouts you have tried this month with your Arc Trainer. To close, we are going to have a little fun. As we mentioned previously, music makes a huge difference to your performance when you are working out, and this is certainly true on the Arc Trainer as well.

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Topics: Workout Wednesday

Machine Monday: Get the most out of your strength workouts with the Eagle NX app

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 7:24:00 AM

The Cybex Eagle NX app is designed to familiarize exercisers and trainers with each of the 15 pieces of equipment in the Eagle NX Strength line. This app provides you with all of the information you need to begin using the Eagle NX strength equipment so you can complete workouts that we post on the blog.

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Double-Dipping During a Cardio Workout

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 8:06:00 AM

Cardio and Strength Training in One.
Here's how.

Think of it as the ultimate multi-tasking coup: a cardio workout that also works on lower body strength.

Turns out the Cybex Arc Trainer delivers both - the Centers for Athletic Performance in Kansas confirms it. 

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What is a rest day? - Part 1 of 3

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 1:00:00 PM

The other day, I completed the Boston Athletic Association Half Marathon. It goes without saying that this was by far the toughest physical (and mental) challenge I have done to date. I was advised to be diligent about scheduling rest days as part of my training, and honest with myself when I needed more rest.

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Workout Wednesday: More fun with the Arc Trainer

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Today, we are kicking off “Arc-tober” with this longer cardio workout that is sure to build speed and endurance. This is a great workout for anyone, as you are able to scale it to your ability level using the guidelines below. This workout is also especially effective for runners who want to do hill training and improve speed at the same time.

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Topics: Power of the Arc, Workout Wednesday

Triceps Presses: Because biceps shouldn’t get all the credit

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 9:30:00 AM

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Topics: Machine Monday

Endless Abilities: A documentary on adaptive sport

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Recently, a friend showed me this trailer for a documentary called Endless Abilities about a young man named Zack Bastian and his 3 friends, Harvey, Will and Tripp, who traveled the country to participate in adaptive sports with athletes overcoming disabilities.

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Workout Wednesday: An introduction to strength training

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 1:30:00 AM

You know that strength training is important for many things - like maintaining muscle mass and bone density, improving body mechanics, increasing stamina, and helping us to more easily fight off infection, just to name a few.

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Topics: Eagle Strength Equipment, Workout Wednesday, Arc Trainer

How to Motivate Your Clients to Work Out (Even When They Don't Want To)

Posted on Aug 15, 2014 12:30:00 PM

In an early morning social media check, I saw that a friend had shared this particular image and quote, which resonated for me around this topic:

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Topics: Cybex Research Institute, Personal Training Success, Arc Trainer

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