Weightlifters are always striving to get the most gains at the gym, but something small could potentially be holding them back. The pain in your hands from constant use with barbells and free weights can be the thing that’s stopping you from the best workout.
We look at the up step machines for your home on a budget, along with a couple of high-end beasts.
Working out can be difficult at times for even the most dedicated person. It can become boring and monotonous to do the same workout every time you go to the gym, and even more so if you are working out at home. So it is crucial that you find a piece of equipment that will […]
Spinning is becoming more and more popular for people who want to work out both in a gym and at home. But you need to have a good bike that will be up to the task of providing you with the best comfort and resistance for the perfect workout. Luckily, Diamondback Fitness has created just […]
Dumbbells are a key part of any home gym. They are used in strengthening and conditioning the muscles. Regular dumbbells take up a lot of space in a fitness room, but thanks to Bowflex and their innovative twists on home equipment, working out has become something easy to do.
If you don’t follow Jeremy Ethier, you should subscribe now! We love the level of detail his videos have with animations, graphic overlays and good references to academic research. In this video Jeremy shows how to do the perfect deadlift, avoiding all the common errors that can cause back injuries. Before you start any deadlifts, […]
If you have landed on this page, you know all about power racks and have probably been using them for years at your local gym. But buying a power rack for your home gym is another story.
The Roman chair are an essential part of any home gym and can be used for multiple exercises to work your core. Once you have built strength with the key exercises (see below), you can start holding weights to create more resistance.
Whey protein is everywhere, but it is derived from cows, not good for vegetarians or vegans looking for a decent protein powder. The good news is, there is plenty of options for vegans with new protein products coming out every month. The protein industry is currently exploding, creating lots of innovation such as protein water, […]
TLDR here’s an overview of our top recommended grass fed whey protein powders, all available via Amazon. To find out more about each product, scroll down for our detailed reviews and verdict. To read the Amazon reviews of these powders, just click through and scroll to bottom of the Amazon product page. All have 100+ […]
BCAAs are becoming ever more popular as supplements in the fitness world. In this article we are going to explain just what they are and how they can benefit you and your training regimen. We will look specifically at the best BCAA for women and which brands we recommend.
Are you ready to push your running or workouts to the max? Whether at the gym, working out at home, or on the trail, a pre-workout supplement can provide you with the focus and energy that you need to get the most out of your workout anywhere.
Our society today is fast-paced and very centered on achievement. To be seen as a success, you have to achieve everything that society expects. Unfortunately, a lot of what society sees as “must haves” are actually a result of clever marketing campaigns.
Running Gear Reviews
Icebug is a name that has become synonymous with high-quality shoes that provide perfect traction. One thing that you can be sure of when you slip on your Icebugs is that you are not going to slip on any surface – not even ice. And, if you are a serious runner, that is a big […]
Editors Choice – The top 3
Running is not simply an exercise. Running is a lifestyle, and that is exactly what ON Apparel and Clothing believes! ON is a Swiss company that has one goal, “to revolutionize the sensation of running with their innovative design. On focuses on providing the sensation of running on clouds with their shoes, this ensures comfort […]
Whether you’re an early riser or you’re out their running after work, at one point or another you simply run out of light in the day. That being said, if you’re truly dedicated to running you will find time to squeeze it in! If you are someone that is struggling with the number of hours […]
When I’m looking to get some exercise, running is nearly always my go to. There is something about running that really just clears my head, and makes me feel human again.
When you’re looking for a simple cardio exercise that is tried and tested to burn calories and improve your cardio, then running will most likely be your go to exercise. After a while as you become more and more dedicated to running, it becomes easier. You begin being able to run more miles at a […]
Finding the best running shoes is crucial for runners and for those not wanting to worry about the aches and pains of the repetitive pounding they can take while going for a run. If you have bad knees (patellofemoral pain syndrome , PFPS) or joints having proper running shoes can reduce those problems. Running […]
Exercise is what keeps the human body, heart and soul, young and in good condition. Everyone knows the importance of exercise, especially when you get older. But just because we know that we should exercise, doesn’t make it any easier. Life gets busy, and it gets harder and harder to find time to go all […]
Can you really train yourself to run a half marathon in six weeks? It might seem like a bit of a rush, but it is possible. In this post, we will look at how can consider taking on this kind of training schedule, who should not, and what schedule to follow.
When people think seriously about running their first marathon it usually stems from having a friend talking them into it, it’s on their bucket list, or it is simply a challenge to be conquered. Whatever the inspiration is to start the marathon there is always a journey involved, a path with many ups and downs, […]
When it comes to marathons in the USA, we are spoiled for choice. Every marathon offers something special, something that makes it unique and worth checking out. How do you narrow it down to the best of the best? That’s more difficult – it depends on what your goals are and what you enjoy. […]