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If you develop an injury as a runner there’s really no place to hide it, unlike some other sports where you can “play hurt” and gut your way through. If you have common runner’s problems such as shin splints, runner’s knee or Achilles’ tendonitis, it will...

It can be a tricky balance to improve your distance running while battling nagging aches and pains, but it can be achieved. Here are five tips to improve your running without getting injured: * Quality, not quantity - If you are experiencing minor discomforts that come with...

[caption id="attachment_1656" align="aligncenter" width="300"] At Home Fitness consultant Aaron Dorksen gets set to take an ElliptiGo for a spin.[/caption] The ElliptiGo is a recent fitness phenomenon that looks guaranteed to last, unlike some other “here today, gone tomorrow” gimmicks. It’s an outdoor bike with eight speeds that’s...

This is the fourth in a series on underrated equipment in the gym. Today, we feature the jump rope. Sometimes the simplest workout equipment can help people get some of the best results. One great example of that is the jump rope. Most of us probably haven’t...

This is the third in a series on underrated equipment in the gym. Today, we feature vibration trainers. An old training method re-introduced to the mainstream is blowing the doors off expectations a rapidly growing number of people have for fitness in a new category called...

This is the second in a series on underrated equipment in the gym. Today, we feature functional trainers. When it comes to fitness equipment, functional trainers are among the most versatile strength trainers in the gym. However, a surprising number of people still don’t use them. Functional...

[caption id="attachment_1638" align="aligncenter" width="300"] At Home Fitness' Chris Heneschen demonstrates a Life Core Fitness R-100 Rower.[/caption] NOTE: This is the first in a series on underrated equipment in the gym. Today, we feature rowing machines. One of the true hidden gems of the gym is the rowing...

It’s Runner’s Week here at AtHomeFitness.com and all week we’ll give tips to improve your running workouts. Today we continue with answers to four common questions about running on a treadmill: 1. What are the advantages to running on a treadmill instead of outside? If you are...

It’s Runner’s Week here at AtHomeFitness.com and all week we’ll give tips to improve your running workouts. Today we continue with answers to six common questions about running on the road: 1. Should I run facing traffic, or run with it? It's better to see the traffic...

It’s Runner’s Week here at AtHomeFitness.com and all week we’ll give tips to improve your running workouts. Today we start with answers to four common questions about running on a track: 1. How can I find a track to run on? - A good change of...