Yearly Archives: 2013

What is the Best Home Elliptical?

Octane9236If you’re in the market for the best home elliptical, it can be challenging to know which to choose. You’ll want to consider several issues even before you begin your research on products:

How much can you spend?  With fitness equipment, less is definitely not more. Typically, low-cost machines do not perform well or last long, so you’re better off spending more upfront to invest in a quality elliptical that will feel good and keep you using it for years. » Read Full Story

The Elliptical Bike

xR6000v9Traditional elliptical machines are great ways to exercise, and recumbent bikes offer another popular, comfortable modality. So what’s an elliptical bike?

Better known as recumbent ellipticals, or seated elliptical machines, these unique pieces of equipment combine the best in elliptical motion and stationary biking for another effective, low-impact way to train. » Read Full Story

Oprah’s Favorite Things: Beats Studio Headphones

beats-by-dre_orangeWhen it comes to fitness accessories, quality headphones are of the upmost importance. The time spent at the exercising at the gym or running on your home elliptical is sacred. Not only are you focusing on getting the best workout you can, it’s a welcome escape from the grind of daily life. The last thing you need in the middle of interval training is to hear the chatty people across the gym going on about who-knows-what or the kids fighting over what to watch on TV. » Read Full Story

Exercise Equipment

Screen Shot 2013-12-04 at 3.57.52 PMWhen it comes to fitness equipment for your home, you definitely get what you pay for. Inexpensive exercise equipment tends to be cheaply made, with motions that aren’t particularly smooth or comfortable, features that may break easily, overall poor performance and limited quality and durability. Let’s face it, while price may be important, if you don’t like the feel of the machine, you won’t use it, and so essentially you’ve wasted your money. » Read Full Story

Elliptical Equipment

LateralX-House-Images-5When outfitting your home gym, you must consider the amount of space available, your goals, your budget and who will use the equipment. If you are able to purchase only one machine, you have to determine what works best for you, in light of these multiple considerations.

Any piece of exercise equipment, when used properly and regularly, certainly is beneficial for improving overall health and fitness. But some machines have definite advantages over others, which can make the difference between you using the product consistently and it collecting dust in the basement. » Read Full Story