The Horizon Elliptical Trainer

The Horizon Elliptical is an affordably priced elliptical that comes with a one year warranty. It is considered a good buy for the money. People who have used it say that the ride is comfortable because the pedals level on their own. One of the problems with the Horizon Elliptical is that the brakes, which are mechanical, break down and […]

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Treadmill Best Recommended List

Runner’s World Magazine conducts an evaluation, to come up with their treadmill best recommended list. Unlike other sports-related products that the athletic magazine reviews on an annual basis, treadmills, they explain, are not extensively and continually redesigned and upgraded. Thus, the treadmill best recommended list stays a dependable buying guide for three years for the thousands of athletes and exercise-enthusiasts […]

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What You Must Know About Trampoline Safety

Tumbling on the trampoline caught on like wildfire in the early 1960s, and still enjoys great popularity today, but the sport also still involves the same potential dangers. Trampolines in the last 45 years have gone from being an institutional or recreation center piece of equipment, to something that is found in many homes, in a variety of sizes and […]

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My Golden Gym

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” — Ann Landers A year ago, almost to the day, I had an epiphany while exercising at my local gym. I was on a treadmill sweating along with about 30 other people, glued to the latest CNN horrors on the big-screen, when I glanced outside at the absolutely […]

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The Reebok Elliptical – A Brief Review

When considering the Reebok Elliptical for your workout, there are a few things that you should be aware of. The Reebok elliptical is a fairly large machine with mostly independent parts. This can make it difficult for you to do the maintenance and repairs on your own. Other than the fact that the Reebok elliptical can become noisy after regular […]

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Exercise Bikes vs. Treadmills

You’ve decided you want to exercise at home. There are hundreds of pieces of home cardio equipment available. The most popular are treadmills and exercise bikes. In deciding between the two, you should compare long-term sustainability, the effectiveness of the workouts, and safety. Overcoming Boredom The biggest obstacle to a home exercise routine is sticking with it. You don’t have […]

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Home Sweet Treadmill

For those of you trying to stay in shape or shed a few pounds (who isn’t?) there are tons of resources. Perhaps you think there’s nothing better than outdoor sports to burn up the calories as you feel those wonderful endorphins kicking in. But what if it’s winter and you’re snowbound? What if you live, as I do, in the […]

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