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How do calorie counters in fitness machines work?

How do calorie counters in fitness machines work?

Elliptical trainer or exercise cycle many of us carefully look at the digital calorie counter built into the machine to see how many calories we have burnt. Based on that we do the math about whether we have burnt enough calories to set off the calories we have consumed during the day.

Workout Clothes for Every Body

Workout Clothes for Every Body

Why hide the body you’ve worked so hard for under baggy pants and tees? Here are great ways to look slim at the gym.

1. The Best Workout Clothes for Pear Shapes


DO wear light colors on top to draw eyes up and away from your thighs. Choose flared pants to balance and lengthen your shape.

DON’T wear bottoms with stripes down the sides of the legs. They’ll make your hips seem fuller.

Recommendation: Zobha Supplex-Lycra Marilyn tank, $58; Evolve pants, $80

The best shoes built for runners

The best shoes built for runners

Found your perfect running shoes?


Asics GT 2160
These best sellers have been reinvented once again. Now in their 16th incarnation, the latest Asics GTs feature a Guidance Line system that reduces fatigue by streamlining your footfalls. They’re best for runners with mild to moderate overpronation. Price: $100