Octane Q37Xi Elliptical – Review

by May 28th, 2020

  Octane Q37Xi Elliptical Review by Rocco Lazaris The Octane Q37Xi is one of the most popular cross trainers in the specialty fitness field and for good reason. Fitness professionals like myself always talk about balanced fitness with customers and clients. Something I always like to tell my clients is “I can get you good […]

NordicTrack Commercial X32i Treadmill – Review

by May 22nd, 2020

  NordicTrack Commercial X32i Treadmill Review by Paul Maggiotto The X32i incline trainer is a treadmill that I would categorize separately from a standard treadmill. This unit has the capability to incline up to 40 degrees while also declining down to -6 degrees. Due to the vast incline variation this treadmill requires a higher ceiling […]

NordicTrack Commercial S22i Studio Cycle – Review

by May 13th, 2020

  NordicTrack Commercial S22i Studio Cycle Review by Paul Maggiotto The Nordic Track S22i is one of the more unique style spin bikes currently on the market. As this unit works off a magnetic resistance the unit is quiet as it adjusts the resistance levels for you automatically. You can override this functionality as well […]

Matrix TF50 XIR Treadmill

Matrix TF50 Treadmill with XIR Console – Review

by May 8th, 2020

Matrix Fitness TF50 Treadmill with XIR Console – Review by Elizabeth Bauer The Matrix TF50 with the XIR screen is perfect for every fitness level, whether you’re planning your next half marathon, or you’re just trying to reach your step goals for the day. The TF50 framing has assisted folding and four transport wheels for […]

Echelon Bike Review – Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max Indoor Cycle

by April 14th, 2020

    An Echelon Bike Review of the Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max Indoor Cycle by Bob Cooke In this Echelon Bike review I’ll go over the quality of the exercise bike itself as well as the Echelon Fit App.   The Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max is a high quality indoor spin cycle that […]

Matrix R50 Exercise Bike with XIR Console - Product Review

Matrix R50 Recumbent Exercise Bike with XIR Console – Product Review

by July 2nd, 2019

Matrix R50 Recumbent Bike with XIR Console – Review by Nick Gregory, Fitness Consultant in Woodbridge, VA The Matrix R50XIR is an investment in quality. It emulates the Commercial Gym experience, while being personalized to facilitate your preferred training style. It’s easy to track your workouts with ViaFit, which syncs to top Fitness Apps like […]

Yoga for a Run, Running

Use Yoga to Improve Your Run: Part I

by May 31st, 2019

When training the muscles of our thighs, athletes tend to naturally focus on the power houses of the quadriceps…the force behind the kick that drives us forward with each step. It’s easy to target the quadriceps in both our strengthening and stretching exercises (squats anyone?) and if the knee position is aligned, these muscles tend […]

5 Ways To Improve Mental Clarity And Reduce Stress

5 Ways To Improve Mental Clarity And Reduce Stress

by May 27th, 2019

If you think “trying to relax” just doesn’t work, then you need to read this. Here are 5 super practical ways to improve mental clarity and reduce stress.

Add Strength Training to your cardio workouts

Adding Strength Training Into Your Cardio Routine: Part 2

by May 20th, 2019

If you’re seeking to gain greater muscle definition, visible strength, or want to better address muscle imbalances, there’s no need to add expensive equipment to your strength training workouts. Incorporating a few dumbbells and resistance bands isn’t a big investment in time or space and you can even tuck some into an ottoman or under […]

5 spring workouts to do that are free

5 Free Ways to Get in Shape This Spring

by May 17th, 2019

Spring has finally begun to blossom. The days are getting longer and warmer, and soon trees will be lush and flowers will be in full bloom. Summer will be here in no time, which means tank tops, shorts, and bikinis for some. For others, it means rock climbing, swimming or long bike rides. Unsurprisingly, spring […]

Adding Strength to Your Cardio Workouts

Adding Strength Training Into Your Cardio Routine

by May 13th, 2019

Are tight schedules and a lack of equipment keeping you from getting the benefits of strength training? If you find yourself making excuses rather than making your workouts, it’s time to develop a program that works with you and your schedule. Low equipment and no equipment forms of strength training are excellent ways to build […]

How to Train to Walk Your First 5K

by May 9th, 2019

My life was forever changed when I crossed the finish line of my first 5K. For starters, I never thought I could finish a 5K. And two, the journey to the start line taught me that when I put my mind to something, I can achieve it. Sign up and get motivated. The key for […]