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At Home Fitness is pleased to announce an incredible online sale for the Life Fitness X8 Advanced Elliptical 2011 machine. At Home Fitness has been granted permission by Life Fitness to sell $900 below MAP (minimum advertised price) pricing beginning March 26. The Life Fitness X8 commonly...

Recumbent bikes are becoming a more and more popular choice for people to own in their own home or to use in the health and fitness clubs. When riding a recumbent bike, you get a lot more support than on upright bikes, thanks to a back...

There are many different types of exercise bikes, and often the variety makes it difficult for people to decide which is best for them. For some, a recumbent bike offers many workout possibilities that may not have been possible otherwise. With a recumbent bike, the rider...

Functional training is a type of exercise that involves training the body for the activities performed in daily life. While traditional weightlifting exercises usually target only one muscle for each exercise, functional training targets multiple body parts. Emerging originally as a way for people to train for...

Time. Despite all of the high-tech advances in our society, it seems more and more that we have less of it. It can be hard for many of us to find time to go to the gym, so when we do it’s important to be as...

High blood pressure is one of the leading causes of serious health problems. It contributes directly to more than 15 percent of the deaths in the U.S., according to a recent Harvard study. Called the “silent killer,” high blood pressure shows few if any symptoms, but...

Continuing with our series on “Ways to improve your workout,” here are five more suggestions to help you rise above the average men and women in the crowd. 1. Strive for quality over quantity - Try to make each workout session the very best you can,...

Those of us who are regulars in the gym are always looking for an edge. Ways to get even stronger, run faster or jump higher. If you are willing to put in the time, you will notice good results. But to truly reach your peak level,...

Rowing machines may not be the first thing most people think of when it comes to important equipment in a gym, or even in the top five or more pieces, but they are one of the best machines you can use. Few low-impact exercises can...

There are countless machines on the market to work out abdominal muscles, but one of the best is the Ab Coaster. This machine is extremely sturdy and durable, easy to use and works the abs well. It also comes with a 30-day trial offer. People should know...