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Cardio Workouts

Here, one-stop shopping for all things cardio, including creative plans to mix it up on and off the treadmill, and challenging plans to burn more fat fast.

Burn calories and blast fat fast with the best cardio workouts on the treadmill, elliptical, or bike — or using no equipment at all!

You—and your legs—know the ins and outs of treadmill and elliptical machines. But there's another way to tap into heart-pumping cardio at the gym: the StairMaster.

Hitting the road on two wheels is a fast, fun way to get in a workout. But just because you know how to pedal without training wheels doesn't mean you're making the most of your ride.

Clip in with one of these 15 cycling shoes and really rack up the miles on your bike this year.

With warm weather comes more opportunity to play with your workout.

This just in: The new rule of riding is that there are no rules.

The feeling of golden rays of sunshine on your skin is an instant mood-booster, but there are plenty of summertime snafus that can turn a beautiful afternoon run into a hot mess.

Think outside the box and do your workout on a whole new set of gym equipment.

Boredom can squash even the best-planned fitness goals. That's why we suggest adding a little crazy to your routine now and then.

We know you love the energy of spin class—but let's face it, at $30 a pop, it can really add up if it's your everyday workout.

Some personal trainer relationships are a match made in heaven.

It's finally happening: your first SoulCycle class.

Forget the bulky, uncomfortable chest straps (because let's be honest, you weren't really using them anyway).

Is your regular ride getting you nowhere?

The hardest part of Spinning isn't the climbs. It's avoiding the many variables (seat height! resistance! posture!) that could mess with your form, efficiency, and overall workout.

Burn more than double the calories with every step you take: Hit the stairs—and steal these tips.

Maybe you never learned to ski or snowboard. Or maybe you're recovering from an injury—or you simply don't feel the need for speed. No need to miss out when friends or family plan a ski trip.