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One of the most frustrating and painful things for a runner to go through is a case of “shin splints.” The technical name for this is actually “medial tibial stress syndrome.” If you are experiencing pain in the lower legs where the tibias are, the first thing...

Life throws us all curveballs at times. Maybe you once exercised regularly but because of changes in work, family, health or a variety of other reasons you haven’t been getting to the gym lately. Whether it’s been two weeks, a month, or even much longer, there’s...

More and more people are turning to functional trainers as the key player for strength training in their home gym. When it comes to fitness equipment, functional trainers are among the most versatile. Functional trainers are often less expensive than traditional home gyms, while also requiring...

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...