OK, I have to admit that I have seen a Vibration fitness machine and lets just say that I am really skeptical as to whether they work or not. How Does a Vibration Fitness Machine Work? The idea behind vibration loss is this: You start up this machine and it vibrates very quickly. You get on the machine and it makes you shake so you have to brace yourself and hold on. Through all the little vibrations your muscles would need to contract and relax very quickly to keep you standing straight up … [Read more...] about Vibration Fitness Machine – Do They Work At All for Weight Loss?
I just caught an interesting story over at the Today Show website. It seems that some people have been actually gained weight using the Fitbit. First of all do you know what the Fitbit is? It is a little wristband that tracks your steps you take, figures out how well you sleep, and based on your weight and steps it can calculates how many calories you burn in a day. The added bit of gamification of the Fitbit is that you can friend and compete against others so that your walks and steps … [Read more...] about Can a FitBit Make You Fat?
I have had an iPhone and an iPad for three years or so and just like any other fitness person I have used my iphone for tracking speed and mileage for walking and running. I used the Runkeeper app a lot last Summer in getting ready for the Kidney March. Well there was a leak today to the website 9to5mac that seems to show that Apple is looking to take over that tracking market that is so very popular. So What is Healthbook? As detailed in the images throughout this article, which are … [Read more...] about Is HealthBook Apples First Fitness Tracker?
These days, more and more people are turning away from memberships to gyms and instead choosing to invest money in a home gym. You can put a home gym in a spare corner of your home, or even in the basement if you wish. Along with helping you save money by combining several different types of equipment into one machine, these types of equipment can easily fit in small spaces and type up a lot less than their individual counterparts. When you are considering to buy an all in one piece of … [Read more...] about Buying An All In One System
Stair climbing machines have long been a mainstay piece of equipment in many home fitness centers. They are considered to be the third most popular choice in home exercise equipment that is available today. Stair steppers are simple to use since they simulate the beneficial action of climbing up stairs, are also great before using the stair steppers, the way you can stretch good before. Of course, with real stairs you are done when you reach the top, but with this fitness equipment you can … [Read more...] about The Great Facts About Stair Climbing Machines
People lead such busy lives today that many don’t have time to go to the gym, an exercise bike is another option. Exercise is such a vital part of losing that when it’s omitted it becomes extremely difficult to reach your loss goals. One way to keep exercising, in spite of your busy schedule, is by using an exercise bike at home. If you already have one, dust it off and put it to use! If you don’t, you may want to consider getting one. They offer a great way to exercise from the comfort of … [Read more...] about Exercises Bike riding to Lose Weight
When it comes to home based exercise equipments, there is simply no dearth of options. You have got treadmills, elliptical trainers, and a lot more to choose from. But guess which equipment is currently riding high on market popularity? It is the elliptical trainer. A recent study revealed that as many as six million people have now made the elliptical trainer their primary exercise machine. So what is the reason behind the growing popularity of elliptical trainers? A great virtue of … [Read more...] about All You Wanted to Know About Elliptical Trainers
Get more out of your workout using Bowflex SelectTech free-s with the 5.1 Series adjustable bench. It adjusts to six different positions--with 17-degree decline to 90-degree incline--for positioning support when you're exercising and for maximum workout versatility. Just adjust the bench to one of six positions and you can add a variety of new and powerful exercises. Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Bench is the perfect way to transform your space into a personal fitness center. This bench … [Read more...] about Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Bench
Looking for a total body workout but you're on a budget? The refurbished Bowflex Ultimate 2 home gym is a total-body workout solution that delivers everything you could possibly imagine for great fitness results. It offers over 95 exercises and includes a lat tower, leg extension/leg curl station, preacher curl attachment, integrated squat station and more. Other features include 310 pounds of Power Rod resistance, a no-change cable pulley system, built-in cardio rowing machine, and 5-way … [Read more...] about Bowflex Ultimate 2 Home Gym
Maximize your workout potential with the Bowflex Ana heart rate monitor watch. The Ana combines the classic look of an analog timepiece with the unique features of a strapless HR watch, letting you track your workout performance both in the moment and over time. The watch measures your heart rate with the touch of a button and displays it on the bright red LED display right next to the watch hands. As a result, you can easily determine your constant exertion level--a must for efficient cardio … [Read more...] about Bowflex Ana Digit Heart Rate Monitor Watch
Get more out of your workout using Bowflex SelectTech free weights with the 3.1 Series adjustable bench. Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Bench adjusts to four different positions for workout versatility--over 30 different exercises. It enables you to do more exercises to get the body you want and ensures proper posture so that you can maximize your results. Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Bench is the perfect way to transform your space into a personal fitness center. This bench is also great … [Read more...] about Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Bench Series 3.1
Who hasn't seen the infomercial on BowFlex, an ultra muscle-tightening, -reducing, cable-bending workout machine that looks like it takes a rocket scientist to assemble? Well, here's that infomercial in book form-with a number of additional features. Darden, who has a doctorate in exercise science and is the former director of research for Nautilus, extols BowFlex's benefits and describes exercise routines designed to improve weak arms, flabby stomachs and sagging rear-ends. He also offers … [Read more...] about The Bowflex Body Plan
Looking for an easy way to upgrade to more on your Bowflex instead of just buying a new one? Many people do not know but the Bowflex is designed with upgradability in mind. All you need to do is buy new rods and your Bowflex will grow with you. Bowflex 410 lb. Rod Upgrade allows an upgrade select Bowflex Gyms from 310 to 410 lbs. Designed for use on the Bowflex Ultimate/Ultimate 2, Bowflex Motivator, Bowflex Xtreme/Xtreme 2, Bowflex Sport, Bowflex Blaze and Bowflex Power Pro. Prior … [Read more...] about Bowflex 410-Pound Rod Upgrade
The top-rated Bowflex Series 7 Treadmill is an intense cardio workout system with a powerful 3.0 horsepower continuous-duty motor and fifteen workout programs, providing ultimate variety in your exercise routine every time. The Bowflex Series 7 Treadmill programs include a wide range of options, including manual, cardio, fat burn, speed interval jogger, hill intervals, heart strength/recovery test, calorie goal, distance goal, cardio heart rate calculation, body mass index (BMI) test, and two … [Read more...] about Bowflex Series 7 Treadmill
The [easyazon_link identifier="B000X8QRAG" locale="US" tag="calputerbusin-20"]Bowflex Revolution FT[/easyazon_link] home gym is a smooth, versatile, and compact piece of equipment in the Bowflex arsenal. The Revolution is distinguished by the company's SpiraFlex resistance technology, which provides a polished, consistent resistance through the entire range of motion--a principal ingredient in developing lean, strong muscles. [easyazon_image align="right" height="500" … [Read more...] about Bowflex Revolution FT Home Gym