Creating Your Home Gym

TIPS TO CREATING THE PERFECT HOME GYM How you plan and set up your workout area will play a big part in achieving your results. Here are some tips for creating a functional, motivating space in your home.   TIP #1: IT HAS TO WORK AS PART OF YOUR HOME AND PART OF YOUR LIFE  Whether you...

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Home Or Health Club?

HOME GYM OR HEALTH CLUB? Which exercise environment fits your life best?   IT COMES DOWN TO WHERE YOU ARE MOST CONFORTABLE AND FITTING YOUR WORKOUTS INTO THE REALITIES OF DAILY LIFE. One solution is to join a health club and use it regularly. But some people, who have explored that route,...

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Selecting The Right Equipment

HOW TO SELECT YOUR EQUIPMENT? So many brands… models… features! How to decide? In this section, we look at the equipment options available to you—and our Buying Guides equip you with the info you need and the questions you should ask. BEGIN WITH AN EXPERT’S GUIDANCE. A...

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Selecting A Treadmill

TREADMILL BUYING GUIDE Treadmills are the most popular pieces of exercise equipment purchased for the home. They are easy to use, and according to the American Medical Association, they are the most effective calorie burners for most people. There are many types of treadmills: fold-up models, models...

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Selecting An Elliptical

ELLIPTICAL BUYING GUIDE Ellipticals are a superb low-impact home exercise choice for virtually anyone. But, as with any investment in fitness equipment, our very best advice is “Don’t buy it until you’ve tested it the way you’ll use it.” GO TO THE STORE AND TAKE A TEST...

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Selecting A Bike

EXERCISE BIKE BUYING GUIDE Exercise bikes or stationary bikes (both terms apply) give you a great cardio and lower body workout. We’ll help you find your ideal bike from such a selection of bike types, resistance formats, performance sets and price tags? FIRST… WHAT TYPE OF EXERCISE BIKE...

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Selecting A Home Gym

HOME GYM BUYING GUIDE Home gyms are a very convenient, compact and safe way of exercising with weights. Weight training is an extremely effective method of strengthening not only muscles, but bones and joints as well. YOUR GOALS AND THE GOALS OF OTHERS IN YOUR HOME Understanding and discussing each...

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Choosing The Right Free Weights

FREE WEIGHT BUYING GUIDE Weight equipment is a great way to build strength, muscle size or even tone and firm muscles, and can be used by people of all ages and fitness levels. Using free weights and weight benches help incorporate more muscles than other types of weight training. Safety, comfort and...

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