The Precor 3.45 Multi Station Gym – Total Body Strength Training

The Precor name in fitness equipment is often associated with top of the line cardio – treadmills, ellipticals, and exercise bikes.  In addition to their cardio line, Precor also manufactures quality strength equipment including selectorized machines, free weight benches, and multiple station gyms.  Their multiple station gyms are designed for hotels, personal training studios, and home gym settings.  One of the best options in this line … Continue reading The Precor 3.45 Multi Station Gym – Total Body Strength Training

The Cybex PG 400 Multi Gym – A Best in Class Fitness Machine

For the busy professional and/or parent who loves to work out at the gym, a personal home gym has always been a great option.  For years, homeowners have cleared out their garage or basement to make room for a piece of strength equipment that will get them results like the smith machine, strength circuit or functional trainer at the gym.  Space, ceiling height, and the … Continue reading The Cybex PG 400 Multi Gym – A Best in Class Fitness Machine

The Precor Stretch Trainer – Flexibility Training Done Right

According to WebMd (www.webmd.com) the definition of flexibility in fitness is “the ability to move joints through a range of motion.”  For most exercisers, flexibility training takes a back seat to more popular forms of training such as cardio, strength, and sports conditioning training.  However, without flexibility in fitness, performance goals for running, bench press, catching a fly ball, or even tying your shoes can … Continue reading The Precor Stretch Trainer – Flexibility Training Done Right

The BodyCraft SpaceWalker – A Creative Approach to Fitness

When people ask me “What is the most popular piece of fitness equipment?” I answer, without a doubt, a treadmill.  Walking is the most natural form of exercise.  We do it everyday – at school, from job to job, in the city or in the suburbs.  So, for a novice exerciser or someone that has been sedentary for awhile, walking on a treadmill is a … Continue reading The BodyCraft SpaceWalker – A Creative Approach to Fitness

The Paramount MP 2.0 Multi Gym – Compact, Durable, Effective Machine

If you are in the market this spring for a compact, effective machine for strength training, look no further than the Paramount Fitness Multi Gym 2.0.  Multi gym means more than one exercise or station in a single machine.  Multi gyms are ideal for exercisers with limited space – a home gym basement, an apartment complex, a corporate fitness center.  Having many exercises in one … Continue reading The Paramount MP 2.0 Multi Gym – Compact, Durable, Effective Machine

The Precor AMT – Adaptive Motion Trainer – Gets You Fitness Results

The Precor AMT is a machine that works the heart and lungs as well as strengthens and tones the body.  “AMT” stands for Adaptive Motion Trainer.  The Precor name is one of the most prestigious in the fitness equipment industry and has been for as at least as long as I have been in it (going on 25 years).  They make commercial and home fitness … Continue reading The Precor AMT – Adaptive Motion Trainer – Gets You Fitness Results

Inversion Therapy with the Health Gear Inversion Table

Inversion Therapy is often defined as hanging upside or at an inverted angle while being suspended or hanging by the ankles, lower leg, or feet for therapeutic purposes.  Those therapeutic purposes may include stretching or decompressing the spine or spinal traction in some cases.  There are a number of forms of inversion therapy, with gravity boots and inversion tables being two of the more common … Continue reading Inversion Therapy with the Health Gear Inversion Table

Great Deals On Bicycle Clothing, Gear, and Accessories

Spring season is just about a month away.  The warmer weather of springtime motivates people to get outdoors, especially cyclists.  Active cyclists count the days until the snow and ice are gone so they can enjoy the best scenery in Rhode Island and surrounding areas.  This is also a great time to take inventory of your bicycle, your bike gear, and accessories. I have just … Continue reading Great Deals On Bicycle Clothing, Gear, and Accessories

The Cybex 770T Treadmill – Performance, Style, Durability

Cybex International, now part of the Life Fitness group, has been producing quality cardio and strength equipment for decades.  I was first introduced to Cybex products at Springfield College, which had a student fitness center which included Cybex bikes, treadmills, and benches.  Being in the fitness industry for close to 20 years, I have seen Cybex products in hotels, personal training studios, apartments, health clubs … Continue reading The Cybex 770T Treadmill – Performance, Style, Durability

The Tuff Stuff Home Gym – Apollo 250 With Leg Press

Before my career a consultant in the used commercial fitness equipment industry, I worked for a major fitness equipment company named Gym Source.  Gym Source has both commercial and retail sales, with retails stores through the United States.  I worked in several stores here in the Northeast which catered to home fitness solutions such as compact treadmills, ellipticals, and strength equipment.  One of the most popular … Continue reading The Tuff Stuff Home Gym – Apollo 250 With Leg Press