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Major League Baseball teams will hold their Opening Day this week. It’s a day that’s as special as they come for millions of Americans, right behind Christmas, Easter or family birthdays for many. Opening Day signals the start of spring, rekindled memories, a fresh start and...

Welcome to the ultimate showdown of high-end fitness equipment. In the near corner, a longtime staple of the fitness industry and undefeated champion, the treadmill. And in the far corner, the No. 1 challenger and serious up-and-comer, the elliptical machine. Who is No. 1? Statistics show treadmills are, and...

We can all fall into winter ruts to different levels, but now that it’s April it’s time to really spring into fitness. Here are five tips to shake off the winter blahs and start fresh this spring: 1 Assess your diet - How is your diet? Be...

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,...