How to Use a Foam Roller

How to Use a Foam Roller

A foam roller is an incredibly versatile piece of equipment that serves many important roles during and after your workout. Foam rollers were once used exclusively by personal trainers, professional athletes and coaches as a way of stretching and helping muscles recover. However, in recent years this practice has been brought into the mainstream with [...]

Super Bands vs. Resistance Bands

Resistance Bands vs. super bands

Resistance and super bands have become one of the most popular pieces of home fitness equipment. And for good reason; they help you get a great workout, are relatively inexpensive and can easily travel with you to the office, park or vacation destination. Unlike free weights, resistance bands provide resistance through the entire movement, making [...]

Marcy History with Walt Marcyan

The Marcy brand and Marcy fitness products originate from the founder, Walter Marcyan, born August 24, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois.  He was a well-known competitive weightlifter, bodybuilder, performing Strongman hand-balancing acts. Marcyan committed himself to a life dedicated to exercise, physical conditioning, and agility.  In order to further his understanding of physical conditioning, he became [...]