Category: Fitness equipment & Coaching

iFit®: All about this interactive coaching solution

iFit® brings together various high-performance, immersive and fun virtual coaching solutions, with a mobile application to accompany you everywhere, which can be easily synchronised with your NordicTrack home fitness equipment. With a personal iFit® subscription or a multi-session iFit® Family subscription, experience your workout sessions differently and follow programmes in your favourite disciplines, prepared by coaches from all over the world.

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Comparison: The best indoor and outdoor running shoes

When choosing the best running shoes for your needs, factor in your own goals, your budget, your usual stomping ground (indoor or outdoor), the level of cushioning you want, your build and your stride. Some other factors may also come into play, such as the level of ankle support they offer or how tight they are.

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Abdominal belts: A good or bad way to strengthen your abs?

The term abdominal belt refers to several types of technology: Sweating belts, electro-stimulation belts, vibrating belts, etc. Keep in mind that they are not intended to have a slimming effect on their own, but when their conditions of use are respected, they can complement a regular exercise or workout routine.

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5 advantages of owning a treadmill

A treadmill is a good option to stay motivated all year round since there are no constraints (such as weather) that could hinder your progress. With premium incline home fitness equipment that constantly adapts to your workout and selected virtual coaching sessions, plan a race wherever you want in this world and maximise the chances of achieving your sporting goals.

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10 mistakes to avoid on an elliptical bike

Elliptical cycling is an excellent idea for getting into exercise, provided you avoid certain mistakes to prevent injury and optimise the results of your training. Make sure that the whole body is put to work by adopting the right postures, changing resistance regularly and breathing deeply. You will soon enjoy these health and well-being sessions!

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Comparison: NordicTrack’s iFit® connected watches

In addition to indicating the time, connected watches are increasingly incorporating features useful to all athletes: Performance monitoring, tools for analysing body data, diet, sleep, notifications, etc. Choose a model adapted to your practice and find one with good battery life. The iFit® connected watches come in several versions, which will guide you like a real coach throughout the day.

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Top 6 of the most beautiful iFit® running courses

IFit® virtual coaching solutions feature some of the most beautiful running courses on the planet, situated on every continent. They can be tried out as if you were there by using your NordicTrack treadmill. Breathtaking views, legendary paths and unusual routes are available, so make your choice and go on an adventure with running sessions that are more exotic and immersive than ever before.

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How to choose the ideal outdoor sportswear for winter?

Comfortable sportswear that is resistant to the cold, wind and humidity allows you to continue your training routine in winter. Opt for technical clothing and adopt the three-layer method to insulate yourself from the cold. Add gloves, hats, warm socks and sports jackets and you’re ready to face the coldest days of the year, feeling motivated.

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Top 10 running applications

Depending on your level and your sporting goals, you can search for different features for your running app. If you’re a beginner and need motivation, try Couch to 5K or do split runs without looking like you’re having too much fun with Zombies, run! Paid applications with free trial versions will give you access to a complete follow-up of your progress: Formyfit and RunKeeper Go are two examples.

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Sportswear: The ideal running outfit

The ideal running outfit includes comfortable tops and bottoms for all seasons, layerable to insulate against the cold in winter, as well as ergonomic underwear. Sportswear is more resistant to perspiration when it is made of technical textiles. Wear running shoes with weight, cushioning and comfort that correspond to your fitness level and activities. Finally, useful accessories will complete your running kit: Protective equipment, water bottle, cardio belt and suchlike.

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Sport and music: The essential applications and accessories

To enjoy the benefits of music during your sports sessions, different applications or music platforms can provide you with playlists with the right rhythm for your activity. Make sure you have good-quality, waterproof, wireless equipment and accessories to preserve your range of motion and match the context in which you train.

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3 key factors to consider when choosing your running shoes

When choosing your running shoes, take into account the nature of the terrain, the distance covered and the frequency of training. Depending on your objectives, you should opt for comfort, stability and quality of cushioning. Your body type and gait are also important factors to consider. Make sure you have at least 2 pairs of shoes and do not wear new shoes for a race.

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