How to: Should you use the elliptical?

Over the past months I have been writing a series of “How to use X’ blogs, covering everything from the treadmill, to the bike, to free weights, to my personal favourite — the foam roller.

Today, the elliptical!

But first, a critical point that I have thus far failed to hammer home — not all pieces of equipment are appropriate for all people. My mom taught me growing up that “just because a boy wants to date you, doesn’t mean you have to date him.” The same can be said for pieces of exercise equipment and workout styles; just because the product or company is trying to “court you” does not necessarily mean you want them. READ MORE