Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Biggest Liar in the Fitness Industry

Liar, liar, elliptical on fire.

ABC News reports: Cardio machines OVER-estimate calorie burn, with the elliptical being the biggest offender (42% OVER-estimation!) compared to treadmills (13%) and bikes (only 7% over).

Here's the link:

I've been saying for years that the elliptical machine is the biggest liar in the fitness industry. You know it, I know it, we all know it.

But what's the #truth?

Bodyweight training.

There's no cheating, lying, or deceiving when it comes to moving your own bodyweight around.

Couple of bodyweight training articles for you:

1) 3 unique bodyweight exercises:


2) 20 bodyweight exercises for fat loss

Today's Kickbutt Mindset Tips:
The solution is WITHIN you.

"Everything we do we choose. So what is there to regret? You are the person you CHOSE to be." – Paul Arden

Love your work, work for what you love, and change the world – all at the same time. – Blake Mycoskie, "Start Something That Matters", TOMS shoes

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS
Certified Turbulence Trainer

PS - Proud of this the dream

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