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The psychological benefits related to physical activity include stress reduction and gaining self-esteem. For many people stress, anxiety, depression and even boredom often triggers inappropriate eating. A bad day at work may lead to pizza with extra cheese, a large cola drink, and an extra helping...

Many parents may think they’re helping their children by having them specialize in one sport, but an ever-growing body of evidence shows it may be just the opposite. Many athletes play and train for one sport year round, often thinking it will help them excel in...

“Black is Back” at At Home Fitness. The At Home Fitness “Black Friday” sale returns again this year with bigger savings than ever. From Nov. 19-29 prices are being slashed from 15 percent, to 20 percent and even 30 percent on many items storewide. Here are some...

The exercise bike is an oldie, but a goodie. Lots of innovations have come along in the fitness industry since exercise bikes became popular, however, few machines offer benefits to such a large section of people. Whether you prefer a stationary bike or recumbent bike, everyone from...

High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a primary risk factor for atherosclerosis, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and kidney failure. Often the physical effects of hypertension are not noticed; therefore it is important to get screened and to know the risk factors for developing hypertension (Rolfes,...

Staying healthy can really be pretty simple if you make smart choices. Here are a few basic things to do regularly to enjoy a fit life. Call it a checklist for good health: - WASH YOUR HANDS - Eat a diet that includes servings of fruits, vegetables,...

Almost everyone who exercises regularly from time to time struggles to one degree or another with staying motivated. There are lots of reasons that people find to not exercise. We get too busy, feel tired, sore or distracted. Sometimes there are more fun or easy things...

Absence not only makes the heart grow fonder, but it can help make the stomach stay flatter. How’s that? If you avoid the temptation of eating fatty and sugary foods by keeping them completely absent from your house, you’re a lot less likely to consume them....

Countless satisfied customers have helped to At Home Fitness become Arizona’s leader for sales of specialty fitness equipment. AHF helps give customers great service and advice at its four retail superstores located in the greater-Phoenix area in Scottsdale, Desert Ridge, Ahwatukee and Gilbert. However, At Home...

Doing exercises on a particular region of the body, such as the stomach or arms, does not cause fat to disappear solely from those areas. You can’t spot reduce fat. Along those same lines, excessive cardio training won’t cause fat reduction in just the legs. And those...