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Benefits of Adding an Exercise Bike to Your Home Gym

Posted on 2016-10-04

More and more people are taking the steps to leave their sedentary lifestyles behind and lead healthier, more active lives. Building a home gym is one way people get started down the path of living a healthier lifestyle. After all, it provides quick, easy access to all the equipment you need to burn the calories you need to lose weight. If you are in the process of building a home gym or you are thinking of renovating/adding to an existing home gym, you will be faced with the task of making a tough decision regarding which pieces of equipment you will need. (read more)


Plank Your Way to Fitness

Posted on 2016-10-03

If your introduction to planking exercise was through humorous internet videos and images of people planking in strange or exotic destinations, you may be selling the benefits of these exercises short. Plank exercises are a powerful way to improve your fitness and stamina. In this plank workout for beginners, we are going to explore the benefits and the basics of plank exercises and some variations. We’ll discuss how often and how long you should plank along with common mistakes to avoid. (read more)


Runners Academy: The Do's and Don'ts of Running

Posted on 2016-09-26

Everybody knows running is good for you. It gets your heart pumping, makes your brain and body feel euphoric, strengthens your joints and core, and you can do it almost anywhere! That doesn’t stop a lot of people from making excuses not to do it; however, a little knowledge can be a great motivator. Here are five do’s and five don’ts to get you in the know and get you moving: (read more)


The Elliptical Trainer: a Must-Have for any Home Gym

Posted on 2016-09-26

These days, more people are beginning to see the benefits of setting up a home gym as opposed to spending their hard-earned money on a monthly gym membership. Not only does having a home gym save you money in the long run, but the convenience also eliminates any excuses you may have had for skipping your daily workout in the past. If you’re thinking about setting up a gym in your home, there are a few “staples” you’ll want to have access to when it comes to workout equipment. (read more)


Bedtime Routines That Will Improve Your Health

Posted on 2016-09-23

According to the National Sleep Foundation, poor quality sleep is strongly associated with poor health. In fact, as many as 67 percent of people who report that their sleep quality is low also report that their health is suffering. Although diminished quality of sleep is sometimes associated with factors out of your control, such as working the night shift or caring for a newborn baby, it is often the result of poor decision-making at bedtime. (read more)


Choosing The Best Treadmill For Running

Posted on 2016-09-15

You’ve decided to run whenever you want – rain or shine – from the comfort of your own home Great idea! Now, which treadmill is right for you? Are you a marathoner, a walker, or looking to lose weight? Here’s a quick rundown of all the specs to keep in mind for any goal: Track Size: The width of the tread is generally 18-22 inches, but the length ranges from 52 inches to more than 62. (read more)