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More than half of Americans will set a New Year’s Resolution in the coming days, if we haven’t already. Unfortunately, statistics also show that less than 20 percent of people will be able to keep those resolutions. Some studies have found as low as 5 percent...

There are just four days left until 2010! It’s hard to believe how fast not only this year, but the entire decade has flown by. This time of year makes a lot of people do a lot of reflecting. It’s time to look back, but more importantly...

This is the last in a seven-part series on building your own home gym. Today, we take a look at the extras that will set your gym apart. We’ve talked about choices to make when it comes to big equipment for your home gym, but the...

This is the sixth in a seven-part series on building your own home gym. Today, we take a look at what type of bench and squat rack is best for you. Besides the weights themselves, a bench is one of the most traditional pieces in a...

This is the fifth in a seven-part series on building your own home gym. Today, we take a look at which aerobic machine is better for you: Home Gym or Functional Trainer Many people prefer to use a "machine" over traditional free weights in their home...

This is the fourth in a seven-part series on building your own home gym. Today, we take a look at which aerobic machine is better for you: Treadmill or Elliptical. Either a treadmill or elliptical would be a great addition to your home gym, but it’s...

This is the second in a seven-part series on building your own home gym. Today, we take a look at the different options available for purchasing dumbbells. If you want to build your own home gym, there are many things to consider. Three of the biggest factors:...

This is the first in a seven-part series on building your own home gym. Today, we take a look at the pros and cons of taking the big step in the first place. The first, obvious reason, it takes to decide to want to build a...

There are many ways to study exercise and fitness. At the macro or micro level, or in layman’s terms – the big and small picture. On Monday and today, we’re taking a big-picture view of workout essentials. Here are keys 6-10 in our series to make sure...