What to Choose: Elliptical vs. Stationary Bike

Elliptical vs. Stationary Bike

Cardiovascular exercise is an important component of every exercise regimen. Your heart is a muscle that is working all the time to pump blood throughout the body. With regular exercise, the heart doesn’t have to work quite as hard to do its job, which will lower your blood pressure and resting heart rate. Regular cardio [...]

7 Resistance Band Workouts for Your Legs

7 Resistance Band Workouts for Your Legs

If you are looking for a great piece of compact and effective workout equipment, give resistance bands a try!  Resistance bands are small enough that you can easily use them at home, in the office or even take them with you while traveling. They provide an effective strength-training workout in a short amount of time [...]

10 Kettlebell Workouts for Beginner’s

10 Kettlebell Workouts for Beginner's

If you’re looking for a great workout that uses only one piece of equipment and targets many of the large muscles in the body, give the kettlebell a try. The kettlebell is a simple, yet effective tool that can add a great deal of versatility to your regular routine. Kettlebell workouts target a variety of [...]

Self-Motivational Workout Tips

  We all know about the benefits of working out: Losing weight, building muscle, developing cardio, and so on. But sometimes people lack the proper motivation to engage in regular exercise. This can be due to any number of factors, such as exhausting work schedules, family life, or far distances. Whatever the case, here are [...]

Winter Running Tips

  Running has always been a great way for people to burn fat. Not only does it allow you to give your cardiovascular system a real workout, but it also increases your blood circulation. Going for runs is also pleasurable to the senses since you’re out and about, as opposed to sitting or running on [...]

Marcy Home Gym + Bruce Lee

Improve Muscle Definition by Cross-Training Like The Legendary Martial Artist, Bruce Lee Ever wondered how Bruce Lee trained?  What he did to be so strong, fast, and focused? For those of you that don’t know who Bruce Lee is, first off, you are INSANE, and second off, you need to learn about him ASAP! Bruce [...]

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 [...]

Workout Tips that Can Help Improve Stamina and Endurance

If you’re a health and fitness enthusiast with exercises planned throughout the whole week, you’re going to need stamina and endurance to maintain your workout routine. To achieve your fitness goals, you’re going to need a clear workout plan and the best home exercise equipment. To help you reach those goals, here are some exercise [...]

Exercises to Help You Prepare for Solo Rock Climbing

Whether you’re planning your first climb or an already experienced rock climber, a strong core is necessary to meet the physical demands of this sport. Through the right conditioning, you can prepare yourself to climb even the toughest routes. To do so, you have to prepare your core with the best home exercise equipment. Here [...]

Routines for Getting Rid of Back Fat

When it comes to toning and slimming down our bodies, we tend to focus on the areas that are most noticeable such as the legs, arms, stomach, and butt. However, some people are forgetting about another muscle group that you need work on – your back. Working on your back can help improve your overall [...]