How Do I Find a Reputable Fitness Equipment Supplier

When it is time to open up a health club, personal training studio, wellness center or simply tryint to put together a quality home gym the most important thing to consider is to find a repuatable fitness equipment supplier.  The question is How Do I? Over the past twenty years fitness equipment has become a multi billion dollar industry.  Whether you are working out in the gym, your home or listening to conversations on the news it is surrounding us.  Have … [Read more...]

Cable Crossover Vs. Functional Trainer

Dual Adjustable Cable Column Strength Equipment Weather you are looking at a piece of weight training equipment for use in your home gym or you are in need of a center piece for your commercial fitness center having a dual adjustable cable column is a must.  Many times it is going to come down to how much room your strength equipment area has.  Home gym areas, fire stations, personal training studios, therapy clinics, and smaller clubs do not necessarily have … [Read more...]

Cybex Fitness Equipment is known for it’s Manufacturing Excellence

Cybex International produces the finest commercial and residential fitnessequipment in the world that delivers results. Whether you are a first time user or a professional athlete the company has developed equipment through exercise science and its medical heritage. Durable in structure and biomechanically correct, Cybex would not be able to do this without a state of the art modern manufacturing facility in Owatonna, Minnesota. Cybex strength equipment is … [Read more...]

Powerline Glute Max

The PGM200 Glute Master targets the gluteal muscles, the muscles that form the buttocks. Gluteals are one of the main muscle groups responsible for holding your body upright, but they can be tough to isolate and strengthen using traditional gym exercises. The Body Solid Powerline PGM200 is a well designed piece of equipment that targets the glutes, hamstrings and quadriceps with controlled movement for total isolation.  You can now do this in the comfort and … [Read more...]

Body Solid Commercial Fitness Equipment?

Yes, I said it.  Body Solid Commercial Fitness Equipment. Body Solid has always been know as a company that produces quality fitness equipment for every budget level of the home fitness enthusiast.  Over the last few years Body Solid has slowly started dipping into the commercial fitness realm.  Starting off with light commercial standouts such as the Series 7 Smith Machine Package and the EXM4000S Multi Gym which have excelled in the hotel, personal training, … [Read more...]

How To Purchase a Home Gym

After you have made the decision to purchase a home gym for your home fitness center you now need to go to a specialty retail store to buy it. Many people have made the decision to work out in the confines of their homes versus going to a health club.  Once you have created the space for your fitness equipment you need to find a specialty retailer who carries high end residential fitness equipment.  Your best bet is to find a manufacturer that you have seen in … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Running on a Treadmill and the Science Behind a Fitness Equipment Treadmill surface made by Cybex

Have you ever wondered if it was more beneficial to workout on an elliptical machine or run on a Treadmill? Over the past 15 years the elliptical trainer has become the more popular workout of choice in the healthclub.  This is due to the misbelief amonst healthclub goers that nonimpact exercise is more effective and beneficial to your body.  Unfortunately, through scientific testing this is not the case.  Research shows that running on a fitness equipment … [Read more...]

How To: Maintain Weight Training Equipment

How do I maintain my weight lifting equipment? If you own a health club or a home multigym, regular maintenance will preserve the appearance of the equipment, thus increasing re-sale value if you ever plan on replacing the unit.  It will also keep the equipment safe, because you will be able to identify problems before they end up damaging the equipment or a user.  Most of these procedures can be completed by an individual person, but there are companies … [Read more...]

Certified Pre Owned. How Does it Apply to Fitness Equipment?

What is Certified Pre Owned Fitness Equipment? With the buzz from all of the automobile manufacturers talking about their "Certified Pre Owned Vehicles" and all of the check lists of procedures that the car has to go through before it is able to be called "Certified Pre Owned" the marketing gurus of the exercise equipment industry have now caught on and have started to apply the term to workout equipment.  The problem with this is who is doing the certifying?  … [Read more...]

The Definition of “Refurbished Fitness Equipment”.

What is Refurbished Fitness Equipment? Depending on the company that you are dealing with, the definition of refurbished fitness equipment can be drastically different.  Refurbished fitness equipment is part of the used fitness equipment family.  It is the third tier in the quality scale of the used fitness equipment family.  It is better than "As Is" Used Fitness Equipment and  Serviced Fitness Equipment, but it is not as good as Remanufactured Fitness … [Read more...]