Home fitness equipment needs to be user-friendly, comfortable, and versatile. The Marcy Utility Flat Bench not only excels in all of these areas, it’s also a durable and sturdy bench perfect for people who are keen to get a home gym started.
Features of the Marcy Utility Flat Bench
If you weigh less than 300 pounds and want to work a variety of muscle groups from home, this flat bench will make a good piece of equipment to start out with. Continue reading
Dips are high-intensity strength training exercises that work the triceps, pectoralis, and rhomboid muscles. It makes use of the body’s weights as resistance and will help you build lean muscles and burn off fat quickly.
In recent years, dip stands have become increasingly popular among fitness enthusiasts. What’s even better is that average Joes understand it takes more than dragging a chair out, facing their backs against it, gripping it, and then squatting up and down a few times to achieve their desired fitness goals.
A proper dip stand like the Black Mountain Products Heavy Duty Stand can do so much more for your health. It will also make an excellent addition to any home gym. Continue reading
As one of the market leaders in fitness equipment, SPRI are often the first choice for many fitness enthusiasts looking to invest in dumbbells. As a result, the SPRI Deluxe Vinyl Dumbbells are one of the most popular dumbbell sets selling today. Coated with a protective, no-slip vinyl, the dumbbells are easy to grip and comfortable in the hand. The covering also serves the dual purpose of protecting your floors from scratches and scrapes. Available in a wide range of weights that are color coded according to size, the SPRI Deluxe Vinyl Dumbbells allow buyers to choose the perfect weights for them. Ideal for strength training or for use in aerobic or cardio workouts, these are dumbbells that won’t end up at the back of the closet. Continue reading
One of the simplest, but most effective, tools in the gym is the medicine ball. This tool is used to develop core strength and can be an amazing help, however many people don’t really know how to use it properly. In Power Systems Great Medicine Ball Handbook by Andre Noel Potvin, you’ll learn more about how to use the medicine ball to achieve core fitness.
This book will give you a complete overview of the medicine ball, general information about the human body, and important information about safety. In addition, you’ll learn more than 50 exercises that you can perform while using a medicine ball. Continue reading
The Bowflex Body Tower is a compact piece of equipment that provides you with a complete home gym. This unit measures 50x77x50 and can easily fit in the corner of any room in your home.
It looks simple, but as you begin to use it you?ll find that you can perform upwards of 20 exercises using it. This is a very sturdy tower made from steel, but it also has some comforts with a cushioned back pad and handgrips.
This exercise tower allows you to use your own body weight as resistance to perform many exercises including squats, pull-ups, leg raises, dips, push-ups, and sit-ups. The grips and straps help you to attain perfect form as well as support for each movement. Continue reading
The first Gold’s Gym appeared in Venice Beach, California in 1965. That location quickly became known as the “Mecca of Bodybuilding” and was popularized by the 1977 movie Pumping Iron with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Originally a destination for hard-core bodybuilders, Gold’s Gym now attracts everyday fitness minded individuals. The company has also released a line of weight training products over the years. The Gold’s Gym 40 Pound Vinyl Cement Dumbbell Weight Set is one in a long line of quality free weight products the company offers to the home-based user. Continue reading
If you are a recreational or serious weightlifter, you know how aggravating it can be when you are wasting valuable time looking for the right sized dumbbell. And with weights laying all over the floor, your safety can become an issue. Those problems are solved with the organization and space-saving features the Marcy Marcy Multiple dumbbell rack made by Impex Fitness provides. Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading
At first glance the Power Block dumbbells do not look like anything you have seen in a gym or weight room before. Power Block has totally changed the look of traditional dumbbells. With this 50 pound adjustable set, beginner and veteran free weight lifters can move from light to heavy weights quickly and safely. And by purchasing more blocks, you can expand this set up to 130 pounds per hand. Backed by a very generous and attractive 10 year home use more energy, the PowerBlock Elite 50 lb Dumbell set demands a closer look. Continue reading
The Schwinn bicycle company was founded by a German mechanical engineer in 1895. It quickly became the preeminent maker of American bicycles, continuing its reign as the leader in that field through nearly the entire 20th century. Now owned by Dorel Industries, a Canadian company based in Montréal, Québec, the respected Schwinn name continues to appear on quality fitness products. The Schwinn 470 Elliptical trainer offers multiple fitness tracking metrics, allowing you to access and monitor that information in real-time, and also from your smartphone, tablet or PC. Let’s see what you can expect. Continue reading
Save time and money and keep yourself fit and toned in the comfort of your own home! Shop now this adjustable barbell weight set from CAP Barbell designed to give you a full body workout.
It is excellent for working out your arms, chest, back and legs. The set comes with 100 lb of weight plates, including two 25-pound, two 15-pound and two 10-pound weights along with a tubular 1 inch steel bar that allows you to adjust the weight configuration based on your strength.
The Stamina Ab/Hyper Bench Pro gives you terrific core strength, ripped abs and powerful back muscles. Work your upper and middle abs in four crunch positions ranging from flat to a 30 degree decline. The pull of a pin quickly and easily adjusts the angle of the bench to increase or decrease your workout intensity. Target your lower back muscles with standing hyper-extension exercises. The Ab/Hyper Bench's thigh support adjusts to fit your leg length, and the pivoting foam rollers hold your ankles securely so your body is aligned in the correct workout position.
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Exerpeutic’s Folding Magnetic Upright Bike with Pulse will fold up and roll away when you are finished exercising. It is also designed to support a weight capacity of up to 300 lbs. Features like the “high torque” three-piece crank system, magnetic resistance, heart pulse monitoring and a “double drive” transmission system are all included.
Unique, Space-Saver Design: Very easy to get on and off the bike, providing a more effective and comfortable workout. The space-saver design allows the bike to fold for storage and can moved with the included transportation wheels. The bike will fold to at least ½ the size as when fully assembled.
Leg Stabilizers: Extended leg stabilizers to prevent any movement or tipping when exercising.
Tension Resistance: An 8 level Magnetic Tension control system, allows the user to adjust the tension level for an easier or more difficult workout.
Computer: An easy-to-read large window (3.3”W x 1.5”H) LCD display indicates distance, calories burned, time, speed, scan, and heart rate monitor.
Crank System: Three-piece "high torque" cranking system provides a smooth and consistent pedaling motion.
Quiet: The precision-balanced flywheel and V-belt drive provide a smooth and quiet operation. It will not interfere with watching TV or listening to music.
Safety: Larger pedal design with safety strap prevents any foot slippage when exercising.
Seating Comfort: A large seat cushion sits people of any size. The bike is easily adjustable to fit user heights between 5’3” and 6’1”.
At a Glance Fold-up design Eight-level magnetic tension control system "High torque" crank system Hand pulse heart rate monitor Large pedal design Some assembly required Dimensions: 31”L x 19”W x 46”H Weight Capacity: Up to 300 lbs