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30 11, 2017

Women’s fitness equipment

By | 2017-12-03T00:17:20+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Outdoor Fitness Equipment|

Does women’s fitness equipment need to be designed differently than equipment used by men? Does gender in and of itself really matter when it comes to fitness equipment? These are some of the questions that people ask regarding women’s fitness and the equipment they need. It’s a good question and a topic worth discussing. A [...]

18 10, 2017

Pull up bar exercises

By | 2017-12-02T23:56:36+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Exercise|

The Pull-up and the Chin-up, such words evoke fear into the hearts of many. One imagines hard strenuous labor; three feet is a long journey to make and each painful second hurts more than the last. This is all true, by the way, which is why they are invaluable to your workout. One of our [...]

28 09, 2017

Exercise music to get in the zone

By | 2017-12-03T00:03:11+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Exercise|

Let's face it...sometimes working out can be a bit boring and other times is real drag. We know if we skip a day or two, we can fall into a bad habit and it will be more difficult to get back into a routine.  I often ask myself, why do some individuals strongly dislike working-out, [...]

2 06, 2017

Exercise equipment – treadmill alternatives

By | 2017-12-03T00:04:14+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Home Exercise Equipment|

When it comes to exercise equipment, treadmills and stationary bikes, along with the newer elliptical machines, are probably the most popular in-home gym equipment.  These types of exercise equipment are great for aerobic workouts as they require repetitive movement with minimal resistance.  They only problem, they take up valuable indoor space.  Most are big and [...]

2 05, 2017

How to choose fitness equipment

By | 2017-12-02T23:45:54+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Outdoor Fitness Equipment|

As the weather improves, we begin to notice people out jogging and enjoying the outdoors.  The thought occurs to us that we need to get back into a fitness regimen, but how do we choose the fitness equipment that is right for us? When it comes to choosing fitness equipment, it's a difficult choice that requires asking a lot [...]

29 03, 2017

Outdoor workout equipment that is versatile

By | 2017-12-02T23:49:50+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Home Exercise Equipment|

What is your favorite StayFIT outdoor workout equipment?  For many, the Multi-Use Pole is a unique favorite.  It is ideal for those who have the least amount of space, but are looking for outdoor workout equipment that is versatile and can adapt to one’s own personal workout.  Whether looking for an easy stretch or difficult [...]

5 03, 2017

Exercise resistance bands for stretching

By | 2017-12-02T23:55:22+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Exercise|

It is important to stretch before and after a workout…that we know. It is all too easy to pull a muscle and suffer an injury if the body is not ready for exertion. Stretching is helpful during the initial warm-up, but of significant importance during the cool-down period. Many people rely on their body position [...]

26 01, 2017

Foods that boost metabolism

By | 2017-12-03T00:05:49+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Nutrition|

A strength-training workout with StayFIT equipment and eating foods that boost metabolism are two activities that go hand-in-hand.  Since I love to work-out and love to eat, I figure it’s time to write about this duo.  They say, “Never go shopping when you’re hungry.”  And maybe I shouldn’t write a blog when I’m hungry either, [...]

4 01, 2017

Plyometric training equipment

By | 2017-12-03T00:06:48+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Outdoor Fitness Equipment|

Now here is a term that may be new to you:  Plyometric training equipment.  Many athletes use plyometric exercise equipment for their workouts when training for explosive sports like tennis, volleyball, and track. Often referred to as “jump training”, plyometric exercises allows for maximum force in a short period of time.  It is often used [...]

21 11, 2016

Outdoor fitness trails

By | 2017-12-03T00:09:16+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Outdoor Fitness Equipment|

I have the perfect recipe for the winter season. It’s simple, healthy, and looks especially good this time of year. This delightful combination of 3 magical ingredients is…outdoor + fitness + trails. There is nothing quite like taking a walk outdoors in the clean, fresh air just after a nice meal. It’s been a tradition [...]