Home gyms are a great way to stay consistent with workouts and maintain your fitness, provided that you use them regularly. While one advantage of home gyms is that they are economical, donâ€™t skimp too much or you may lose interest and your adherence will decline. » Read Full Story
For cancer survivors, fitness might be the last thing on their minds. Since February 2012, the Earlywine Park YMCA in Oklahoma City has helped more than 120 cancer survivors focus on fitness to improve their cardiovascular health, balance, flexibility, agility, self-efficacy for exercise, and most importantly their confidence and self-esteem, all through the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. » Read Full Story
Sometimes the home exercise bike can get a bum rap, with people envisioning leisurely pedaling while watching TV or flipping through a magazine. Being seated â€“ particularly on a recumbent bike â€“ may seem to encourage some to go easier, surf the web or read a book while riding. With todayâ€™s elliptical machines, treadmills and total-body trainers, the stationary bike appears to have taken a back seat when it comes to cardio options.
» Read Full Story
When Teddy received a nasty blister on his heel, he thought running was going to have to wait until the blister healed. Then he discovered the Zero Runner. » Read Full Story
Having fitness equipment at home, such as an elliptical machine or treadmill, makes it convenient and easy to stay on track with your workouts, so you can enjoy better results. If youâ€™re in the market for fitness equipment, youâ€™ll face many options concerning what to buy and where to purchase. » Read Full Story
So you finally invested in your own elliptical machine at home. Great choice! Ellipticals are simple to use and deliver effective, efficient workouts for any level exerciser. Whatâ€™s more, they target the entire body and are low-impact, which means less jarring on your joints and greater motivation to work hard.
» Read Full Story
For convenience, nothing beats home workouts. And today, a great variety of products exists â€“ from simple dumbbells to premium cardio equipment â€“ to equip your home gym. Elliptical machines are among the most popular at health clubs, and typically are ideal for multiple exercisers within one household. » Read Full Story
At the end of 2015, we had the pleasure of meeting with Sara Welle from Minneapolis Running. Sara came out to our corporate office and sat down with members of the Octane Fitness team to discuss how the Zero Runner is helping runners of all levels, run without impact. » Read Full Story
Most of us know that exercise provides a host of benefits, including weight management and weight loss; more energy; greater confidence; decreased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease; improved stress management; and better mood, among others. Plus, regular exercise yields enhanced quality of life and overall health. » Read Full Story
Whatâ€™s great about most any elliptical machine is that they are very easy to use, and provide effective, low-impact, total-body workouts for everyone from beginners to athletes. » Read Full Story