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What is a Stack Home Gym? How is Each Model Different?

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We recently wrote a very similar blog to this one: What is a Smith Machine and How is Each Model Different? It was an incredibly popular blog as it answers a lot of important basic questions. As a result, we’d like to keep giving the public what they want with this blog. Too long, don't [...]

10-minute Abs? Nope, be realistic with… everyday abs!

10-minute Abs? Nope, be realistic with... all day abs! - Cartoon Transformation

For most, having a defined set of abs is the pinnacle of looking good and / or fit. Granted, it is impressive to have defined abs as they take a lot of work and discipline to define, as does toning most of your body. However, abs get respect from people because they are particularly difficult [...]

Marcy Home Gym + Bruce Lee

Legendary Martial Artist, Bruce Lee and his Marcy Home Gym Bruce Lee was a legendary martial artist and renowned movie star.  He was born November 27, 1940.  Lee was well-known for his performance in the 1973 classic movie, Enter the Dragon. Lee’s martial arts training started with traditional Kung Fu. He gradually progressed further and [...]

Home Gym 101: How to Choose the Best Weight Bench

Home Gym 101_ How to Choose the Best Weight Bench

Choosing the best weight bench for your home gym can be tricky. With so many similar looking benches, how do you know which is the best home weight bench for you? First thing to take into consideration is your space. Do you have a dedicated room, shed, or garage to house all of your equipment, [...]

What is a Dual Action Recumbent Bike?

A dual action recumbent bike is a recumbent bike with exercise arms. The exercise arms are similar to the arms found on dual action ellipticals. Some also call this style of stationary bike a recumbent cross trainer.

What Is Fasted Cardio? And, Fasted Cardio Benefits

You wake up in the morning, and your stomach grumbles. After eight hours without eating, you might be in the mood for a nice plate of eggs and bacon, or perhaps a tasty bowl of oatmeal topped with honey and fruit. Here’s another idea –instead of sitting down for a hearty breakfast, how about lacing [...]