Terri Good was understandably skeptical about her first encounter with a 3G Cardio Accelerated Vibration Training machine.
Gone are the days when consoles on exercise machines simply meant you could choose between a few pre-programmed workouts. The sophisticated consoles offered on modern fitness machines play a critical role in helping you reach your exercise goals. One brand that sets a high standard is Precor, especially with their 3 Series consoles. These devices help you better enjoy your time exercising, customize your workout, track your progress and reach your goals faster.
Do you remember the first time you learned to ride a bike? Did a parent help you? Did you teeter and fall or happily pedal away? May is National Bike Month, a celebration of that two-wheeled marvel, the bicycle. Join us in honoring a machine that helps you go green and get fit at the same time with these five fun facts about bicycles.
The CrossFit wave is sweeping gyms across the nation. CrossFit is a type of strength and conditioning program that basically prepares your body for anything. It’s functional training to the extreme. Described by its founders as “minimalistic,” CrossFit gyms are often sparse and contain simple equipment. CrossFit is usually done in a group and encourages both competition and teamwork.
Desks are on the move. The office standard has evolved from sitting to standing but desks are not stopping there. The latest craze is walking while you work. This means a treadmill desk -- one on which you can type your emails, write a report and surf the web, all while walking and burning calories.
In the midst of an intense workout, the last thing a fitness buff wants to do is fumble with the controls on a machine’s console. Console design has evolved greatly over the years and, thanks to technology, is offering a higher level of customization and entertainment.
Precor unveiled a brand-new exercise machine at the 2012 IHRSA International Trade Show and Convention. It’s called the Precor AMT with Open Stride®. AMT stands for Adaptive Motion Trainer. It may look like an elliptical, but it’s not your standard machine.
It can come as no surprise that a place where countless sweaty gym-goers share equipment can be a hotbed for germs and bacteria. We’ve scoured the web to find some helpful hints for keeping your workout experience healthy and beneficial... at home and at the gym.
When shopping for a treadmill, it can be confusing as to why the price can vary so much from model to model. Why is it that some treadmills can cost as low as $500 when others are marked closer to $5,000? The answer is simple. The treadmills offered have a range of capabilities and amenities that add to the price. With a little understanding, you’ll be able to find the perfect machine for your fitness goals and budget.