Category Archives: weightlifting

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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Kettlebell Rotating Lunge

Kettlebell Rotating Lunge

Step by Step Instructions for the Kettlebell Rotating Lunge

This week, we're illustrating the proper execution of the Kettlebell Rotating Lunge routine. This exercise is for intermediate users and should be approached, as with all weightlifting exercises, with care and preparation. The muscle groups most affected by this exercise routine will be the latissimus dorsi, abdominals, quadriceps, gluteus maximus, and hamstrings.

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Inspire Fitness FT2 Functional Trainer

Inspire Fitness FT2 Functional Trainer

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By popular demand, RX Fitness once again offers an outstanding price on the Inspire Fitness FT2 Functional Trainer Package as our Deal of the Week. The normal package price for this machine with all of the accessories is $5166.99. This week only, you can get the Inspire FT2 with a huge accessory package for a limited-time special price that we cannot advertise. Call us for details.

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Inspire Fitness M2 Multi-Gym

Inspire Fitness M2 Multi-Gym

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RX Fitness is excited to offer once again the Inspire Fitness M2 Multi-Gym as our Deal of the Week. Normally $2799, this week you can save big on the Inspire M2. The Inspire Fitness M2 Multi-Gym is designed to offer maximum function in a minimum footprint. We are not allowed to advertise our low sale price, but you can call for our limited-time special offer this week at only RX Fitness Equipment.

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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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How to Do Squats

How to Do Squats

Proper Execution of Squats is Crucial

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. If squats aren’t a staple of your weekly routine, they should be.

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The Correct Pull Up

The Correct Pull Up

How to Correctly Execute a Pull up

The pull up is a deceptively simple exercise, but it’s actually difficult to do and even harder to master. In fact, a pull up is one of those almost expert level tricks. Once you can do a few of these correctly, you know that you’ve left the “amateur” level of fitness. An old-school pull up relies on pure upper body and grip strength with no swinging or "kipping" (using leg and hip movement to gain momentum).

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Body Fat Percentage

Body Fat Percentage

Why Should You Care?

You might have heard bodybuilders, or other fitness "enthusiasts" who seem to be obsessed with muscles and bulking up, talking about body fat percentage. The lower the body fat percentage, the greater the bragging rights and the more respect garnered in the weightlifting world. These peculiarities, mostly associated with bodybuilding, are often lost on the average person. However, that doesn't mean that body fat percentage is unimportant, even if you’re just starting your fitness journey.

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Kettlebell Pistol Squat

Kettlebell Pistol Squat

Step by Step Instructions for the Kettlebell Pistol Squat

Time for another in our series on kettlebell exercises. This exercise is for advanced users and should be approached, as with all weightlifting exercises, with care and preparation. The muscle groups most affected by this exercise routine will be the shoulders, quadriceps, calves, gluteus maximus and hamstrings. Don't forget your warmup at the beginning of this workout.

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Strength Training for Women

Strength Training for Women

Is Strength Training for Women a Good Idea?

Strength training for women is a scary idea for some but contrary to popular belief, strength training isn’t just for those who want to put on muscles and bulk up. Unfortunately, many women steer clear of strength training under the impression that training with heavy weights or training too extensively with weights will leave them looking like the Hulk.

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