Fitness Equipment Tips

Posted on July 19, 2016 By

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For most individuals, doing home exercises using home fitness equipment available in most sporting goods stores, online websites or home television shopping networks is the most convenient method of physical fitness. The pressures of daily living oftentimes make going to the gym almost impossible. To meet the demands of regular physical activity, home exercises are the way to go.

For those who simply want to engage in bodyweight exercises, there’s really not a lot of equipment involved except perhaps for a non-slip mat. However, for those who wish to do workouts with exercise equipment, then purchasing a set becomes a necessity. However, there are a few things that you must consider before buying a new set of fitness equipment.

For starters, you have to carefully evaluate the advertising claims of the resistance training equipment or cardiovascular exercise you want to buy. Some of these products claim to burn off fat with a minimum of effort. Any form of weight loss can only be achieved through proper diet and regular exercise. Some manufacturers may use testimonials from highly-satisfied customers to back their

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Fitness Equipment Home Gym

Posted on May 9, 2016 By

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Each year, millions of people make the New Year’s
resolution to get fit. However, only a small fraction of them ever achieve
their goals. The main reason for this, among others, is that they don’t know
where to start when they first begin exercising.

A home gym is a great place to being your workout
endeavors. Most people are under the mistaken belief that purchasing fitness
equipment for their home gym is too expensive, and they don’t know which ones
can be most effective. Here are some tips to helping you chose which fitness
equipment is right for your home gym, and at the right price.

First of all, before you purchase a new piece of equipment,
ask yourself this all important question-are you really going to use the
equipment? Quite simply, many people purchase exercise equipment after seeing
an ad on TV claiming how quickly they can get fit without doing any work. When
reality sets in, they decide that they won’t be using it because of the work
involved, and they put the equipment up for sale.

Instead of purchasing something on impulse,

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Tips on Buying Exercise Equipment

Posted on April 6, 2016 By

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Because of the busy schedule that you have, you were not able to do your regular workouts because you have limited time to travel to visit a gym. So, you resorted on setting up your own home fitness gyms to be able to do your workouts anytime. Choosing the appropriate exercise equipment may be a daunting task. Since these equipments cost a lot you need to be careful in buying.

Factors to consider in buying exercise equipment

When you buy exercise equipment, factors should be considered to avoid mistakes in purchasing. Here are some of the factors that you need to consider:

• Identify your goals in setting up your home fitness gyms. You need to consider the reasons why you are having these equipments at home. This will make your purchasing a lot easier.

• Check your budget or your financial capabilities. You know that these equipments may cost you a lot. You should identify which equipment can fit your budget.

• Space availability is also important. Check on the space on your home available for the equipment before purchasing one.

Tips on buying fitness equipment

There are lots of home gyms available

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Affordable Home Fitness Equipment Tips

Posted on July 20, 2016 By

If you are planning about going out and buying new home fitness equipment, you need to consider carefully exactly what it is you need; it is necessary to know what it is you want to accomplish. The problem is excited first timers get caught up in the moment when they see a great piece of equipment advertised on the TV but don’t really think it through. Sit down and think about what it is you are hoping to achieve before you take out your credit card.

No-one wants to waste money no matter who they are because home fitness equipment can be expensive; it should hopefully complement your outside interests, that way it will not be wasted. Buying equipment is never a guarantee that you will use it especially if it is something new which just makes it harder to use so make sure it is something that you have already tried in a fitness club; if it is something you have never used before you need to make sure it is exactly what you need. Make sure you can afford it and don’t be fooled into the thought that you will definitely use something because

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Fit ness Equipment Tips

Posted on July 17, 2016 By

Tight work schedules will leave behind very little time for your self. You may need to work out but can’t really go to gym or fitness centre. If you can’t go to a fitness centre, you can create one at your home itself. Women may aspire for a hour glass figure while men may aspire for a six pack abs.

Work out on your abdomen, tummy, biceps, chest, buttocks or thighs. You must address the fat accumulation first and not ignore it for long. Ignoring it can only make things worse for you. You just need simple machines that you can use at home with out any additional training requirement. Get a pair of barbells to uplift your muscles and tone it up a bit. These are iron rods which are used instead of dumbbells. Work out your biceps. Shoulders, fore arms, abdominal muscles, back and neck muscles. Tone it up to your desired shape! If you are working on a larger muscle then you may need bigger gymming equipment which is better than dumbbells known as barbells.

You can do arm twist, arm push and abdominal lift. It is said that the abdominal work

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Tips on Buying a Cheap Fitness Equipment

Posted on June 16, 2016 By

Fitness equipment is usually pricey. Sometimes, you have to spend a fortune just to get those. However, you can always opt for used pieces of fitness equipment that are equally functional and effective. So if you are a health enthusiast and you are looking for cheap fitness equipment, here are some tips on how you can get those machines without having to spend a lot.

o Go over Craiglist. This online listing is a good place to start when looking for second hand items in your area. It lists almost anything that you need. Just look under sporting good category and key in the name of the equipment you are looking for. Certainly, you will find the one that you need whose seller is just close to your house.

o Check out your local Sunday paper. Usually, the classifieds section has a list of all the fitness equipment that you need. You will definitely find good deals and inexpensive equipments there. All you need to do is copy the contact details of the seller, give them a call, and ask about the equipment you want to buy. You can even ask for a discount and

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Secrets of Commercial Fitness Equipment

Posted on June 15, 2016 By

Let’s face it, you want to save money on commercial fitness equipment but you’re not sure exactly how to do.

In this article I am going to share with you some tips on how to buy commercial exercise equipment.

Staying fit can be pretty expensive so below are the secrets that you can use to keep in shape and save thousands of dollars at the same time.

For instance many businesses and health clubs and rehabilitation centers think you need to buy brand new fitness equipment. This isn’t the case anymore, thanks to the internet you can save thousands and thousands of dollars.

Recently I had the privilege of talking to one of the school board members of a local school who shared with me a story of how their local school district was able to furnish their entire school district with fitness equipment for the same price they would have had to spend by purchasing brand new equipment for just one school.

The school was initially not keen on the idea of purchasing used fitness equipment but when they had seen the quality and attention to detail of the gym equipment

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Tips to Avoid the Cost of Frequent Fitness Equipment Servicing

Posted on June 14, 2016 By

Buying exercise equipment is a pretty big deal-it means you’re ready to commit yourself to getting into shape and living a healthier life. It’s important then to choose your equipment carefully so you won’t have to deal with the cost and down-time of having a repair service frequently come out and fix your fitness equipment. Let’s look at some basic tips on how to shop wisely and take good care of your purchase:

Tip #1: Brand names cost more, but are also less likely to break down.

You know the big names in the fitness industry-Bowflex, NordicTrack, TotalGym, Nautilus, and Weider to name a few. Now if you purchase exercise equipment from these brands, you’re likely to pay more than you would for an off-brand product. However, these companies also have a reputation to protect. They have been in the fitness industry for many years, and they are more likely to stand behind their products-in the form of high-quality parts, top-notch customer support, and extended warranties. This isn’t to say that you can’t buy less expensive equipment from another company, but you’ll have to be more careful and ask a lot of questions from the

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Buying Fitness Equipment

Posted on June 13, 2016 By

When you’re keen on buying a home fitness equipment but wary about the cost, there’s a way to reap the benefits of exercise without blowing your budget. You may go for used equipment that’s hardly been used and still in excellent working condition. You may purchase used exercise equipment from a friend, or obtain a good deal from an online store or actual sports shop. Online retailers offer a wide range of equipment ranging from treadmills, stationary bikes, steppers, elliptical trainers to free weights and other exercise paraphernalia at a discount or special price. An online auction site likewise offers the suitable venue for individuals who want to sell their used equipment and go through the bidding process.

There’s the notion that lesser priced fitness trainer may not be constructed from strong, hard-wearing materials and may have serious flaws that can create discomfort for the user. On the contrary, there are quality used fitness equipment that continue to soar in sales.

Here are some tips you can keep in mind before buying used equipment. Before making the purchase, know your current fitness level and make sure the machine you have in mind will serve you

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Fitness Equipment That Will Not Break Your Budget

Posted on May 12, 2016 By

When you’re keen on buying a home fitness equipment but wary about the cost, there’s a way to reap the benefits of exercise without blowing your budget. You may go for used equipment that’s hardly been used and still in excellent working condition. You may purchase used exercise equipment from a friend, or obtain a good deal from an online store or actual sports shop. Online retailers offer a wide range of equipment ranging from treadmills, stationary bikes, steppers, elliptical trainers to free weights and other exercise paraphernalia at a discount or special price. An online auction site likewise offers the suitable venue for individuals who want to sell their used equipment and go through the bidding process.

There’s the notion that lesser priced fitness trainer may not be constructed from strong, hard-wearing materials and may have serious flaws that can create discomfort for the user. On the contrary, there are quality used fitness equipment that continue to soar in sales.

Here are some tips you can keep in mind before buying used equipment. Before making the purchase, know your current fitness level and make sure the machine you have in mind will serve you

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Refurbished Fitness Equipment

Posted on May 11, 2016 By

With the escalating costs of modern living, people these days have become more focused on obtaining the best value for things they buy. These include equipment for exercising you feel you just got to have to get on the road to health & wellness. Such “necessities” actually don’t have to burn a hole in your pocket. Nowadays, fitness buffs can count on getting refurnished fitness equipment that’s as good as new. To get an excellent value refurbished machine suited to your fitness requirement, you’ll do well to check out factory revamped models.

A bit confused on how exactly a refurbished exercise equipment differs from a remanufactured one? As the words imply, a refurbished machine may have been purchased from a regular store and then sold to an online store or gym because the owner decided to go for a more recent model or another equipment. Trading partners may have also returned to a merchant unsold or slightly used (read: with minimal surface damage) stock of exercise equipment, which are then enhanced to look purchase-worthy.

In most instances, the refurbished equipment may have served as a demonstration or display item but has been reworked to look

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How to Buy Commercial Fitness Equipment

Posted on May 10, 2016 By

Has this ever happened to you, you went to go look online for commercial fitness equipment such as an elliptical or treadmill but you were blown away by the prices.

You didn’t want to take out a second mortgage to keep your heart healthy? Well thanks to the miracles of the internet you don’t have to because you have choices.

For instance one of the best ways to save money is by getting used commercial fitness equipment.

What, you don’t want used, well, let me explain. There is a whole new industry that has emerged that is taking the internet by storm.

These companies are experts at reconditioning fitness equipment back to original manufacturers specifications and then reselling them at a deep discount.

Almost saving as much as 70 to 80% or more in some situations on all name brand equipment such as Lifefitness, Presor, Stairmaster and more.

Here are a few tips to make sure you don’t get burned and that you can get the best deals possible when you buy commercial fitness equipment used.

First, make sure the company has been around for at least five years. This

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Home Fitness Gym Tips

Posted on April 8, 2016 By

Setting up your own home fitness gym is awesome, but can be difficult if you do not plan properly. Take the time to review these five common mistakes people overlook or do not consider when setting up a home gym. Learning from other people’s mistakes is one of the best ways to learn what not to do. Let’s take a look at the top 5 home fitness gym tips.

1. Measure, Measure, Measure. We always hear the mantra when buying a home or starting a business: location, location, location. In setting up a fitness gym the mantra should be: measure, measure, measure.

You need to map out the area you plan to build your home fitness gym. If you are looking at building the gym in your basement make sure you consider the height of the ceiling. The last thing you want to do is buy a piece of fitness equipment only to discover it is useless because your ceiling is too low.

2. Remember Regular Dumbbells. When people set up their home gym they always get too focused on the big expensive multi gym machines. You know these gym machines; the one’s where you

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Fitness Equipment Maintenance Is So Important

Posted on April 7, 2016 By

Many individuals and businesses who purchase fitness equipment wonder whether maintenance is that important. Most of us who buy things nowadays tend to just use it until it stops working, and then call someone to fix it. But there are a couple of good reasons why it’s important to keep fitness equipment in good condition-extending its life and avoiding injuries. Let’s look closer at both reasons, and some basic tips to keep your equipment in good working order.

Extending the Life of Your Equipment

Fitness equipment is expensive. Why waste money on expensive service calls when 5-10 minutes a day can keep your equipment running smoothly for years? For business such as fitness centres, this is even more important. If you constantly suffer from malfunctioning equipment due to poor maintenance, it gives your business a bad reputation. If you just don’t have the time to spare, you can have a professional come in and service all your machines on a periodic basis.

Avoiding Strain and Injury

Even worse than costly repairs is the possibility that someone may be injured as a result of an equipment malfunction. If a cable breaks or something else

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Tips For Choosing the Best Home Fitness Equipment

Posted on April 5, 2016 By

Fitness equipment for the home is expensive. It is important that you buy the right products. Choose badly and you may find yourself with something inferior that not only works badly or breaks down, but could also be potentially harmful. So how do you know what to buy? Here are six tips.

1. Check out your local gym. See what products it uses. Gyms simply cannot afford to install inferior equipment. They need something that will work every time, all the time. Of course, they will choose professional equipment that is very expensive. Home gyms usually do not need equipment of such a high standard. But the same manufacturers that make the high-end professional equipment often also produce high-quality devices for home use, generally with fewer features but at much more reasonable prices.

2. Ask a personal trainer what he or she uses at home. These people know what is good and what is not. They may also be able to provide guidance on where to buy the equipment and on the best prices.

3. Try to find objective reviews of the equipment. Unfortunately, this is not always easy. For example, you will not find

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Tips on How to Buy Used Fitness Equipment

Posted on March 4, 2016 By

It is important to make the right choice while you buy used fitness equipment. In fact, you can easily get lost in the maze of the fitness world and in a space where there are thousands of different pieces of fitness or exercise equipment everywhere there might be some that could suit your home arrangement methods.

Thus, instead of going for an all new fitness gear, you consider buying used fitness equipment. With minimal guidance, the process to go about to buy used fitness equipment is a not a good one as you might often feel misguided or lost at times.

You will also be surprised at the bargains that are found in case you want to dig a little deep into the scenario as the average consumer is generally prepared to go for the best of the lot. Provided you get the best equipment, you can just about make any kind of investment.

But then, just stop and think: is it not good to try your hand at the various options of the used exercise equipment available for sale? Yes! There are these online forums and portals that give away some excellent used

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Straight Facts About Fitness Equipment

Posted on March 3, 2016 By

Here are some straight facts about how to buy used fitness equipment from an interview I had with an industry insider.

These are the tips you should know before you take your wallet out to buy used fitness equipment, following these tips will save you time, energy and money and help to put more money back in your pocked.

For instance make sure the company that you are looking to do business with has been in the used commercial fitness equipment industry for at least three years, preferably five or more years would be ideal.

This can help you to ensure that the company has weathered some financial storms and has the financial solvency to stay afloat.

Besides staying in business for at least five years, make sure that the company has a warehouse facility that is at least 15,000 square feet. This size allows the company to buy large amounts of gym equipment giving the company more leverage to buy at a better price enabling them to sell their exercise equipment at even greater reduced prices.

You will also want to look for a company that also has their own exercise

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Secrets to Buy Used Fitness Equipment

Posted on March 2, 2016 By

In this article I am going to reveal how to buy use fitness equipment.

Have you noticed that more and more commercials on TV promote these home gyms?

Nothing gets me more upset than knowing people who really want to get a good quality workout spend more money than they need to because of slick commercial ads.

The fact is home gyms are no where near as effective as commercial fitness equipment.

The reason is simple commercial fitness equipment needs to produce results every hour of every day.

Home gyms don’t, since home gym manufacturers know that most people who buy home gyms won’t actually use the machines.

In fact most of the people who order those late night fitness machines never even take the fitness gear out of the boxes.

If they do take the machines out of the boxes,  they may use the fitness gear for a few weeks and then they become expensive clothes hangers.  Commercial fitness equipment on the other hand needs to run every day with a constant stream of users day in and day out.

So if you plan on using the exercise

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How to Buy Used Fitness Equipment

Posted on March 2, 2016 By

How to buy used fitness equipment is a question I have been getting a lot more lately.

Folks are starting to realize they no longer have to buy new gym equipment or be subject to the marketing of buying the often useless pieces of home gym equipment

There are other options and buying used exercise equipment especially given our economy is saving companies, individuals and medical practices thousands and thousands of dollars.

For instance a local school district saved over forty thousand dollars by buying used exercise equipment rather than new without sacrificing quality, in fact many of the pieces were almost or as good as new pieces of equipment.

Here are some tips to buy used fitness equipment

FIrst make sure the used gym equipment comes from a used fitness equipment remanufacturer that has been in business for at least five years.

Second, contact the companies customer service and make sure they can answer your questions because contacting the customer service will give you a good idea of the companies ability to deliver quality used exercise equipment.

Third would be to make sure that the company has a

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Tips For Getting Fitness Equipment

Posted on March 1, 2016 By

You want to make sure that your used fitness equipment lasts for as long as possible, to do this you need to make sure that they equipment is in the best shape that it can be in even though it is was previously used at a health club.

If you make the wrong decision then you may have to end up buying something again and this is not what you want to do, you are buying used fitness equipment to save money not to have to spend more money. So if you want to maximize your equipment then here is a list of things to keep in mind when you are buying them. There is nothing to it really; you just need to make sure that you keep these tips in mind when you are the one spending your hard earned cash. Otherwise it will go to waste.

If you are buying a machine make sure it is in good condition:

If you are buying a machine then you need to make sure that it’s in good working condition. You should be able to test it before you buy it or the seller should be willing

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