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Counting Macros

Counting Macros

What Are Macros and Why Should You Count Them?

If you’ve read many fitness blogs or books and articles on nutrition, you’ve probably read that you should be counting macros. Everyone from fitness coaches to bodybuilders advise to “eat according to your macros,” but they seldom seem to explain what macros actually are or how to find them, even while they emphasize the fact that you should be counting them. Well, that's exactly why we've written this post, to help you figure out the world of macros, how to count them and how much of each you should be eating on a daily basis.

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Bodycraft SPR Indoor Cycle

Bodycraft SPR Indoor Cycle

Save $350 on the Bodycraft SPR Indoor Cycle

This week we're offering another very special piece of equipment from Bodycraft. This Deal of the Week is the first time we've made the Bodycraft SPR Indoor Cycle available at such great savings. RX Fitness Equipment is pleased to offer the Bodycraft SPR for only $1649.99 – a tremendous savings of $350 off the MSRP of $1999.99. That's almost 18% off our normal retail price, and its good for one week only. If you mention this blog post when you purchase, you'll also get free local delivery and setup ... another $149 savings!

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Don’t Be Intimidated at the Gym

Don’t Be Intimidated at the Gym

No One is Watching You

Are you one of those who always feels intimidated at the gym? Do you sometimes skip the gym because you don't feel comfortable working out in front of others? Besides finding the motivation to consistently hit the gym, many people face the trepidation of working out alongside more experienced gym users. If you’ve ever felt nervous or intimidated at the gym, we're talking to you. Do not let concern over what other people think get in the way of achieving the body you want. Trust me. No one is looking at you.

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Bodycraft VR500 Pro Rowing Machine

Bodycraft VR500 Pro Rowing Machine

We're sorry. This Deal of the Week has expired.
Check our current post for the Great Deal that is available now!

This week we have a very special piece of equipment from Bodycraft that you'll want to take advantage of. This Deal of the Week is an outstanding rowing machine at great savings. RX Fitness Equipment is pleased to offer the Bodycraft VR500 Pro Rowing Machine for only $1399 – a tremendous savings of $500 off the MSRP of $1899. That's almost 27% off the normal retail price, and its good for one week only.

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Have a Healthy and Prosperous 2018

Tim and Darci Adams, and the entire RX Fitness family would like to wish all of our readers, friends and customers a very Happy New Year and a safe, prosperous, and healthy 2018. We look forward to serving you in the coming year.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Have a Wonderful Christmas Holiday!

Tim and Darci Adams, and the entire RX Fitness family would like to wish all of our readers, friends and customers a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of holiday seasons. Be safe. Be warm. And be healthy!

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3 Yogalates Exercises For Great Abs

3 Yogalates Exercises For Great Abs

Yogalates Exercises to
Improve Your Abs

What are Yogalates exercises? We talked last week about several disciplines of mind-body exercises that can greatly enhance your fitness regimen. But, within those disciplines there are "hybrids" that have taken from multiple branches of knowledge to create alternative approaches. Yogalates is one of those hybrids. Yogalates "is a comprehensive exercise system which successfully fuses the practices of Yoga and Pilates."

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Mind-Body Exercise and Your Heart Health

Mind-Body Exercise and Your Heart Health

The Heart Health Benefits of Mind-Body Exercise

Mind-body exercise is explained by The Cleveland Clinic as follows: "the mind-body connection means that you can learn to use your thoughts to positively influence some of your body’s physical responses, thereby decreasing stress." If you're looking for an exercise regime that can help you achieve a fit body as well as a healthy heart, you should perform exercises that target the body and mind. Too many people make the mistake of believing that a healthy body equals a healthy heart. Research reveals otherwise, as your mood and stress levels also play a role in the health of your heart.

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Hot Fitness Trends

Hot Fitness Trends

Fitness Trends to Spice Up Your Workout

Fitness trends sometimes tend to come and go, and 2018 won't be any different, but that doesn't mean that it's not valuable to take a look at them. As beneficial as regular exercise is, performing the same routine over and over can get dull and become less effective. Switching things up a little can bring a feeling of freshness and excitement back into your exercise routine, and make it seem like less of a chore and more fun. We've noted three fitness trends below that should be worth your time to consider.

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How to Do Squats

How to Do Squats

How to Properly Perform Squats

One of the best exercises for a fitter, stronger body is the squat. But squats only work if you do them correctly. Doing squats properly is essential to reaping the benefits they have to offer. Squats are a favorite among powerlifters, bodybuilders and other athletes for very good reason. They work. They help you tone, build a strong lower body, and bring a number of other benefits including improved flexibility, increased hormone release, and more. If squats aren’t a staple of your weekly routine, they should be. Once you start doing them, you’ll realize why squats are known as the “king of all exercises!”

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