About Michael Kupfer: The CEO of a technology consulting firm Black Diamond Solutions in Chicago, Michael is always looking to running and fitness to keep his life balanced and relieve stress. He is also a big hockey guy. He coaches two youth teams in the city and never misses a chance to cheer on his Chicago Blackhawks.

Celebrity Trainer Harley Pasternak Endorses Helix Lateral Elliptical Cardio Machines

By: on July 14, 2014

Treadmill.com has been spreading the word about the Helix lateral ellipticals for some time now. Helix, which was the first lateral movement elliptical in the market, has also been described by many as “the best cardio machine on the market”. Now nutrition expert and celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak has named the Helix ellipticals as one of his favorite products on...

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“Every office should have one of these”

By: on March 31, 2014

In a recent issue of US Weekly magazine, former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham is pictured walking on a treadmill desk. She tweeted "Every office should have one of these, work out and work at the same time!! Genius!!” In the photo she is seen wearing stiletto heals. While they may be stylish, her choice of shoes may not be ideal...

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Dr. Hummel Talks to Us About the Treadmill Desk

By: on February 11, 2014

A new phenomenon that is taking the workplace by storm is the Treadmill desk. Companies like Google and Facebook, as well major universities and hospitals are installing these desks as a perk for employees as well as to get more productivity from them. Treadmill.com wanted to hear more about why treadmill desks are quickly becoming a benefit employers...

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The Mind Games of a Healthy Lunch at McDonald’s

By: on May 28, 2013

So as I have stated in other posts, even though I am trying my hardest to burn more calories in 2013, my biggest challenge is the intake of calories. The busy schedule I keep as a business owner and father of two boys, forces me to eat out a lot and not often at the most healthy restaurants. On this...

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National Anthem at TD Garden – Boston

By: on April 18, 2013

If terrorists thought that exploding a couple of bombs was going to shake Bostonians or Americans, they were sadly mistaken. When something like this happens, we are ALL Bostonians. America comes together. This video is worth ALL 2 MINUTES and 30 SECONDS of your day. Wouldn’t it be cool if we expressed our love for our country like this all the...

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Boston Marathon – Terrorists Kill 3

By: on April 15, 2013

Treadmill.com expresses our deepest condolences towards those affected by the tragic events at the Boston Marathon today. We continue to hope for the recovery of the dozens injured. An event that symbolizes strength and inspiration was struck with tragedy this afternoon when two explosions erupted at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing two people and injuring 49 (and...

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My Conversation with Laurence Reed

By: on February 15, 2013

I recently met Laurence Reed while running on the treadmill at our club in Chicago. Laurence is university hospital administrator in Iowa City. During our hour or so run (he made me look slow EVEN while recovering from an injury) and talk after he made it abundantly clear to me that he knew A LOT about running and in...

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The official first day of my resolution – January 1st, 2013

By: on January 3, 2013

While I started my New Year’s resolution last week (to get a head start) most people did not and therefore I needed to park in the secondary lot at the club today. Now, I got a late start today and so I only had about an hour to get in my run, shower, get dressed, and meet my family for...

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New Year’s resolution – Will 2013 be the year of the keeper? (Part 2)

By: on December 29, 2012

In part one of this blog, I discussed my goals for 2013. Namely that I wanted to lead a fit lifestyle and not set such specific goals that might derail me if I did not see specific results. My philosophy is going to be “take care of my days”. (see part one for more) While I did give a short...

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New Year’s Resolution – Will 2013 be the year of the keeper?

By: on December 27, 2012

Hi, my name is Mike Kupfer and I'm one of the contributors here at treadmill.com. There are just just a handful of days to go before the New Year’s resolutions start to kick in. There are so many out there who are like me that I thought I would chronicle my attempt to be more fit in...

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