The days of dusty exercise equipment functioning solely as expensive clothes hangers are long gone with the COVID-19 pandemic ushering in a new age of home workouts. (more…)
Gym Equipment, Like Any Appliance, Requires Regular Maintenance
5 Benefits of Working Out on Elliptical Machines
Elliptical machines are one of the most common fitness machines you can find at a gym, health club, or in a home-gym. It is a safe, low-impact machine that provides its users many health benefits. Keep reading to find out why elliptical machines are a great addition to your workout routine. (more…)
Dangers of Overheating and Exercise
Let’s face it — working out puts a lot of stress on your body’s natural cooling systems. So does warmer weather. Put those two factors together, and you run the risk of seriously overheating — which carries a number of health risks, from mild to severe. (more…)
5 Benefits of Having At Home Fitness Equipment
Whether you regularly zip out to the gym or promise yourself you’ll get to it eventually, you can greatly benefit from having at-home fitness equipment. With all the right equipment on hand, it’s possible to save more time, skip the excuses, and get to work on reaching all your fitness goals. Still on the fence? Here’s a look at the top five benefits of investing in your health with at-home fitness equipment. (more…)
Exercise Trends to Watch in 2021
The fitness industry continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with online training and outdoor activities two of the top exercise trends to watch in 2021. It is not all bad news for gyms, health clubs and other fitness facilities as Bloomberg reported that, “despite the coronavirus restricting gym capacity while shuttering some entirely, the traditional January spike in memberships has matched—and in some ways exceeded—those of years past.” (more…)
Do Not Overlook the Importance of Exercise Recovery
Fitness experts say that less can be more when it comes to exercise. Exercise recovery, ranging from rest between high-intensity training intervals to recovery days and sometimes even weeks away from core activities, plays a big role in maximizing your workout benefits. (more…)
The Benefits of Exercise: More Than Meets the Eye
When you work out on a regular basis you might think the pay off is “look good, feel good”, but many of the benefits of exercise are unseen but important.
New Trends in Home Gym Designs
The COVID-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on home gyms as Americans looked for ways to stay fit while health clubs and public gyms were shut down across the country this past year. (more…)
Evolution of Home Fitness and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The evolution of home fitness, from the hula hoop craze to Jane Fonda VHS workout tapes to the wired-in Peloton generation, has been gradual over the years but the last 12 months have been transformative due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, remote work and school and general avoidance of public spaces, we have all become “members” of the world’s largest gym – the home fitness gym. (more…)
The Benefits of Daily Exercise: Cardio vs. Weight Training
There is no denying the benefits of exercising daily. It is great for your heart, great for your mood and will help you remain or reach your ideal body weight.
In fact, the benefits of daily exercise can lead to a longer life as the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reported in December 2020 that a review of nine studies of 44,000 adults, ages 47 to 74, showed that 30 to 40 minutes of daily exercise correlates with “fewer incidents of premature death due to sedentary lifestyles.” (more…)