Horizon Treadmills Offer Top Features For the Lowest Price
Highly rated by numerous experts in the fitness field, Horizon treadmills offer a well-constructed piece of excercise equipment for a reasonable price. Created by the Johnson corporation, Horizon treadmills are aimed towards the commercial, and middle range home use markets. The Horizon company strives to build quality treadmills and distribute them at conservative prices.
In business for over 25 years, Horizon Fitness builds high caliber equipment for several top brands in the fitness industry....
Recumbent Exercise Bikes - Advantages
There are so many exercise bikes available that it's easy to be overwhelmed. Spinning bikes, stationary bikes, dual action bikes, and recumbent bikes are probably some of the terms you've heard. It's almost as though you have to be a fitness equipment engineer to understand the differences! Here's a quick summary of these confusing terms.
? Spinning Bikes
You've probably heard about the spin craze that has become so popular in health clubs. Spinning bikes usually have at least a front wheel that spins (which is why they are so brilliantly named spinning bikes)....
The Problems with Epic Treadmills
Epic treadmills have long been on the market and have a large customer base. They can boast a wide range of features which some people seem to think has taken place over quality.
Epic treadmills can now be seen in Costco, where previously Epic treadmills where sold by Icon, a $1 billion company that has substantial resources to develop Epic treadmills and ensure that their design and credibility where taken into account.
Some people have labelled Epic treadmills as nothing more than a glorified toy, this being because of the lack of stability within the product....
Proform - The Highly Recognized Name in Treadmills
If you are a casual, infrequent treadmill user, Proform may be adequate and suit your needs. If you are a serious treadmill user, the Proform brand may leave you with a less than favorable impression. The most common reasons Proform is chosen over another brand are a tight budget and minimal usage requirements. Proform has made some definite improvements in recent models, so depending on the frequency of use and the amount you can afford to spend, Proform may be adequate and provide you with the quality you need....
Free Weights Vs Machines - The Battle!
It seems like everyone has an opinion on this debate. Which is better - free weights or machines? I asked my trainer friends what they thought and it was pretty much split in half. One group loved free weights and the other loved machines.
Those that are just beginning to strength train, those that are rehabilitating a body part, those who want to isolate a particular muscle, and those that want to lift large amounts of weight would be better off selecting a machine. It is safer for your circumstances....
Treadmill Exercise - 3 More Benefits of Treadmill Workouts
Chances are that you already know your treadmill can help you lose weight, stay fit, and protect you from the ravages of age related diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
But here are 3 MORE benefits of treadmill exercise you might NOT know!
#1 Walking on A Treadmill Helps Alleviate Depression
A recent study at Duke University found that even as little as eight minutes on a treadmill can help to dramatically, although temporarily, reduce symptoms of depression.
While researchers already knew that longer, sustained regular exercise helps to alleviate depression over the long term, this study proves that even short, vigorous workouts can have a similar helpful effect....
Commercial Elliptical Machines
With the fitness craze that is going on in the world today, the elliptical trainer is becoming more and more popular in the average household. A person needs to do some research and decide what their personal needs are and then execute a purchase from there.
The elliptical trainer is a complex machine that burns fat and calories with a low impact workout. It is designed to provide a smooth, seamless motion that is easier on your knees, joints and ankles than running or jogging. It is an excellent cardiovascular exercise as well....
Can I Lose Weight with an Elliptical Trainer?
Many people begin a fitness program to lose weight. Sure, they may add that they want to be healthier by lowering their blood pressure or dropping their cholesterol number, but the real incentive is to loose pounds and inches in order to look better. Nothing wrong with that at all!
So now that we've identified what our goal is from a fitness program the next question is: "what's the best exercise for losing weight"?
The selection of exercises to choose from is staggering. Quite frankly, you can lose weight with any exercise that gets your heart rate into your fat-burning zone....
Top Treadmills Reviewed - A Comparison of Price And Performance
A treadmill can be an excellent exercise machine, providing a convenient and relatively inexpensive way to stay fit. But with over a dozen different manufacturers out there, each with a collection of different styles of equipment, it can be difficult to know which treadmill is best for you.
How much you can spend and what type of exercise you plan to do will help determine which price range and manufacturers are right for you. It is important to research the specific features you need based on whether you plan to walk, jog or do all out running training....
t Blow Your Nose In The Water Fountain
We all know the general rules of the gym: don't drop the weights, wipe your sweat off the machines when you're done, etc. But do you know all about the more "colorful", lesser known rules of the gym?
NOTE: These rules are JOKES! If you ever see any of these rules posted at any gym you ever go to, please take a picture for me!
1. Don't blow your nose in the water fountain.
This is a crude habit and can contribute to the spread of colds and viruses. Besides, that's what the gym towels are for......
Elliptical Trainer Reviews Dont Get The Facts Straight
There are many misconceptions regarding elliptical trainers. I believe this is a result of the large number of elliptical trainer reviews Websites popping up on the Internet each and every day. In an effort to tout the benefits of elliptical training, Webmasters post the usual laundry list of the well-publicized advantages of elliptical trainers. In the process, like the old game of "Telephone", each time the message is repeated, it gets slightly or sometimes significantly garbled in the retelling....
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