We carry all major name brands.The stunning blonde attached to these legs peers down at a dark screen.The observer smirks and chuckles, knowing well that, not so long ago, for the goal at hand, two legs and an old pair of Nikes were all that was required. After the twenty-minute segment, the body generally kicks into the fat-burning business as opposed to the muscle-consuming business.Yet, one fact remains, the same fact that has survived both the tests of time and the endless evolution of technology. Nothing will whip you into shape faster and more effectively than a good, primitive run.
However, the art of running seems a forgotten trade, not just for the random observer, but for the fitness public in general.After punching in a few keys as if it were tax time, her hips slowly begin to grind, and just like that, the fun has begun. Remaining at a steady, moderate pace (say 70 percent), and ditching any hopes of becoming the next Jesse Owens would seem the most logical approach, especially for new runners. For the mainstream crowd looking to foil the flab (and perhaps partake in the social aspects), a nice, honest jog through the park loses out to a sweat-session on the stairs any corporate day of the week. The difference in the way you feel is astounding.The machines drown out the booming disco racket from the overhead speakers. Just compare the three miles down Main Street with the same distance on the rubbery conveyor belt of a treadmill. The long row of gams seems endless. They’re shaking, they’re baking, they’re working like jackhammers – together in harmony ? as if they were all drilling for oil.
The experts say that the ideal method, however, to avoiding such a tragedy is to jog lightly for the first twenty minutes and then upgrade to a more vigorous pace thereafter.To a new patron, who just wandered through the door, it all seems a bit pretentious as he peers over the motoring array of Stairmasters, steppers, treadmills, and stationary bikes.