Monthly Archives: August 2011

What to Eat When Trying to Gain Muscle Mass

There are those who seem to be blessed with bodies predisposed towards being lean and muscular. And then there’s the rest of us. Who have to slave away, doing whatever we can to burn off excess fat and pumping iron … Continue reading

Tips for Improving Your Balance

Remember when you were a kid and it was fun to see how long you could hop on one foot? Or maybe you pretended your curb was a gymnast’s balance beam. Or you just knew that your karate kicks would … Continue reading

The Big Debate: Treadmill vs. Elliptical

It’s the age-old question of the modern cardio enthusiast: treadmill or elliptical? After all, they both offer a challenging cardiovascular workout that can be customized to a person’s ability level. They both are staples at the gym, but can be … Continue reading

5 Tips: Training for Triathlons

Training for a triathlon is no easy feat! Sure, you can be a naturally gifted athlete and have genetically blessed runner’s feet and swimmer’s shoulders. But unless you train effectively, you’ll never reach your full potential.   Searching for some … Continue reading

The Benefits of Rowing Machines

Rowing Machines are a great way to mix up your daily workout routine. We love rowing machines because they provide a good mix between cardio and strengthening exercises and they are especially beneficial in strengthening your arm muscles and increasing … Continue reading

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Fitness Direct is now @FitDir on Twitter -  Follow us for the latest and greatest on Product Updates, Upcoming Sales, Twitter Exclusives, Fitness Tips and more! We also want to hear from you, so don’t be shy to send us … Continue reading