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When it comes to fitness equipment, the one piece some people get the most use out of in their home workout room is the home gym. Many people prefer a home gym over exercising with free weights. The home gym is a long-time “franchise player” in the...

When it comes to setting up a home gym, different people have different go-to exercises. For many people, their “franchise player” is the elliptical machine. People looking for an excellent way to get a cardio workout should consider using this type of fitness equipment, which...

Most sports fans know what the term “franchise player“ means. He’s the guy you build a team around, the likes of Peyton Manning, Kobe Bryant, or Derek Jeter. Of course it takes a team working hard around those guys for the Colts, Lakers and Yankees...

If you work out at a gym with multiple users, proper etiquette is very important. Here are 10 tips that will help everyone have a better workout experience: 1 Don't wear inappropriate clothing - Take a second to thinik if you’re dressed appropriate for the exercises you’ll...

The other day I was working out a gym where I train and couldn’t believe my eyes. A middle-aged woman was doing lat pulldowns on a machine and also talking on a cell phone at the same time. She had her neck angled to the left...

We’ve often heard the saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” However, with Power Plate machines more and more people are saying the machine is really as good as advertised. By standing on what looks like a big plate and getting a...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="158" caption="Power Plates"][/caption] A new fitness phenomenon has come about called Power Plate. Imagine standing on what looks like a big plate and getting a workout through vibrations in 15 minutes or less. That’s essentially the deal with acceleration training on the Power Plate. According to...

Running 101 will conclude today with six random tips to help reach your goal, whether it’s simply to run a few miles a week, or enter a 5K or longer road race. * Don’t skimp on the shoes - Buy running shoes from an actual running...

If you’ve been especially serious about training and running, you may want to test yourself by entering a local 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2) race. Or, if you’re among the fittest of the fit, maybe you want to step it up from there to...