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Elliptical Trainers

Elliptical Trainers

Why Have Elliptical Trainers Become So Popular?

A visit to your local gym will likely reveal that treadmills appear to be falling off in terms of popularity and elliptical trainers seem to be replacing them. We're also seeing the same trend in terms of sales growth. The question you may have at this point is, "Why have elliptical trainers become more popular than treadmills?" There are actually a couple of good reasons.

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The Rowing Machine

The Rowing Machine

A Rowing Machine Provides A Full Body Workout

When exercising, you can save a lot of time by using equipment that gives you a full body workout every single time, and that's exactly what you get with a rowing machine. But, while the movement required to row is indeed effective in working all the muscles, not everyone has access to a boat or a body of water. A good rowing machine takes away the need for both and allows you to get a great workout without having to be exposed to the elements.

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The Home Gym

The Home Gym

What Are the Advantages of Having a Home Gym?

Joining a gym and getting in shape may seem like a great idea, but actually finding the time to get there regularly is what causes many folks to give up on it. Setting up your own home gym is the best way to get your workout in when you have the time in your day, and without having to work around the operating hours of your local gym.

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Effective Weight Training for Beginners

Effective Weight Training for Beginners

Tips for Starting a Weight Training Routine

Weight training must be approached with care and caution. It's important to start with exercises that are intended for beginners in order to avoid strain or injury. Jumping right in to a weightlifting regime designed for intermediate or advanced lifters can do serious damage and possibly end your weight training before it even gets started. Following these 7 tips will help you achieve your goals.

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Buying Fitness Equipment

Buying Fitness Equipment

How To Shop For Home Exercise Equipment

Staying healthy and getting in shape is not something that happens without some hard work and a good deal of discipline. Eating well and exercising regularly are essential to good health, but this doesn’t come easily to everyone. Many people believe that buying fitness equipment will make them more likely to work out at home, but that doesn’t always happen as planned. Educate yourself before you shop.

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FPD Flat Incline Decline Bench

FPD Flat Incline Decline Bench

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Back again, one of our most popular Deal of the Week specials is a great piece of support equipment for your home gym or commercial facility. This week only you can save $250 on the FPD Commercial Flat Incline Decline Bench at all four RX Fitness locations. This is an outstanding value for a top quality FID bench. Normally $699.99, this week you can get this FID bench for only $449.99.

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Kettlebell Alternating Snatches

Kettlebell Alternating Snatches

Step by Step Instructions

Let's do another Kettlebell exercise. Here's the latest in our series of instructional posts on the proper execution of kettlebell routines. The kettlebell alternating snatches exercise affects the lower back, trapezius, shoulders, triceps, calves, gluteusmaximus and hamstrings. This exercise is suited only to advanced level lifters, but no matter what level you may be, always stretch and warm up before beginning any exercise routine.

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Two Handed Kettlebell Swing

Two Handed Kettlebell Swing

Step by Step Instructions

It's time again for one in our series of instructional posts on the proper execution of Kettlebell Exercises. The two handed kettlebell swing affects the lower back, shoulders, gluteusmaximus, hips and hamstrings. This exercise is suited to the beginner level and above, but no matter what level you may be, always stretch and warm up before beginning any exercise routine.

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Kettlebell Get Up Plank

Kettlebell Get Up Plank

Step by Step Instructions

This week, we're illustrating the proper execution of the Kettlebell Get-Up Plank routine. This exercise is for INTERMEDIATE users and should be approached, as with all weightlifting exercises, with care and preparation. If you're not yet at the intermediate level, this is not an exercise you should attempt. The muscle groups most affected by this exercise routine will be the lower back, middle back, trapezius, shoulders, triceps, abdominals, and hips.

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Triggerpoint Cold Roller

Triggerpoint Cold Roller

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It's BAAAACK! RX Fitness Equipment is once again offering our lowest price on the Triggerpoint Cold Roller! The Cold Roller is the most advanced recovery tool on the market. Myofascial release and cold compression combine to provide the most effective recovery and the greatest rate of return. Don't miss an opportunity to pick yours up for only $19.99. That's $80 off our regular price of $99.99 and a savings of 80%! The Cold Roller is a game changer and this Deal of the Week is one of our best offers ever. This offer is limited to stock on hand, so hurry to take advantage of this remarkable deal.

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