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This coming Friday, May 25, is “Don’t Fry Day.” The weather keeps getting better and Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to summer, which means lots of good times and fun in the sun. Make sure that while you’re out in the sun you’re taking steps...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="370" caption="Power Plate My5"][/caption] There are many here today, gone tomorrow fads in the exercise world. How many times did you use that ab-o-matic stomach exerciser that’s now buried somewhere in your garage? However, vibration training is here to stay. The biggest and best new...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="370"] Power Plate My3 Review[/caption] Power Plate My3 Review Having spent most of my years around athletics, and more specifically strength and cardio training, not too many equipment advances surprise me anymore. But then I found something new, and had to write my Power Plate...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="370" caption="Power Plate My7"][/caption] When it comes to the crème de la crème of vibration training machines, the Power Plate® My7™ Vibration Machine has to be near the top of any reviewer’s list of home gym models. The My7 gives you a professional, club...

A growing number of people are standing up for better health. No, they’re not marching on Congress or holding local rallies, but with the health problems many in our country are facing that wouldn’t be a bad idea. In this case, I’m talking about the growing movement...

When it comes to near-perfect exercises, it’s hard to top the push-up for building upper body strength. You’ve probably known about pushups for as long as you can remember, first doing them in a gym class or during conditioning for a youth team. As you get older,...

Summer is a time like no other to get outside and enjoy regular physical activity. Unfortunately, lots and lots of activities for people also mean an increase in injuries. Sprains, strains, joint injuries, fractures and dislocations are the most common sports-related injuries. Here are six tips to...

Everyone — no matter what their age — likes to reminisce about the “good old days.” You know, when life seemed simpler and easier, and when people weren’t always rushing here or there for a business appointment, a quick workout, or even to a Little...

When you’re in your newly built home gym — that part of the basement that used to be for stacking boxes of old memories, before you turned it into the perfect spot to make the new you — your gameplan for life changes. The treadmill is...

This is the fourth in a five-part series on outdoor workout ideas. These can be used to enhance your indoor workouts on home gyms, treadmills, vibration training machines, elliptical, etc. If you want to get the best results for your time spent exercising, few activities will...