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 [...]

5 Barbell Exercises to Do At Home

Total Body Barbell Training You likely own a barbell with some weight plates for exercising in your home gym. Why are barbell exercises so popular? Simply because they increase lean body mass by developing fast twitch and slow twitch muscle fibers simultaneously, and each muscle fiber type performs unique jobs. And because a pound of [...]

How To Use Smith Machines

How To Use Smith Machines

Many people have seen a Commercial Grade Smith Machine at the gym, or have seen someone using this piece of mysterious equipment and have felt totally overwhelmed or intimidated at the thought of using it themselves. If that’s you, be comforted by the fact that you’re not alone! Even people who have been going to [...]

Pairing Marcy Power Cages and Weight Benches

Marcy Cage System SM-3551

Power cages look simple, but power cages are versatile and efficient for strength training. Power cages only have a couple of consistent features: a pull up bar and the ability to do squats. Marcy cages have an additional unique feature, they include a pulley system. The pulley system and weight storage capabilities on the Marcy [...]