Dumbbells vs Resistance Bands: Which One Is Better for Building Muscle?

Looking to level up your strength training routine by adding a new piece of fitness equipment? Have it narrowed it down to resistance bands or a pair of dumbbells? How do you decide which is better for you?  There are three primary factors to consider when deciding: your level of experience in strength training, your […]

Introduction to the Best Dumbbell Exercises for Weight Loss

When people try to lose weight, they sometimes believe they must run 8 miles a day, seven days a week, while only drinking protein shakes. Cardio is a great way to kick-start weight loss, but we need to remember the benefits of weight training when attaining our weight loss goals on our fitness journeys. The […]

Introduction to Full-Body Kettlebell Workouts

Overview of Kettlebell Benefits Kettlebells have become a staple in gyms around the world for a good reason. Unlike barbells and dumbbells, kettlebells are beneficial in weight training because they force you to contribute work between both sides of your body. They use all your stabilizer muscles to control the movement or swings of the […]

Forearm Workouts with Dumbbells

If you want to strengthen your forearms, consider forearm workouts with dumbbells! Using dumbbells to strengthen your forearms will provide increased forearm strength and better grip strength and can also help prevent injuries. In addition to building strength and muscle mass, many functional benefits come with upper body strength – not to mention the aesthetic […]

How to Sustain Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

Plan Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution It’s almost that time of year again! The time of year when everyone vows to hit the gym more, eat right, and put their phone down more often. Setting a resolution is sometimes for naught but can often inspire real change. When it comes to setting a resolution, what […]

Your Guide to a Great Holiday Workout

Maintain Muscle Mass & Tone Over the Holiday When you think about the holidays, what comes to mind? Some of our biggest associations with the holiday season have to do with food and drinking, from Halloween candy to a Thanksgiving spread. Not to mention Christmas cookies, latkes, and eggnog! It’s easy to go overboard with […]

12 Gift Ideas for Fitness Enthusiasts

Whether for a birthday, anniversary, holiday, or “just because,” plenty of gifts exist for the fitness enthusiast who lives for a great workout!  We have compiled a list of 12 items that will impress even the most refined fitness palate out there. If you have a gym junkie in your life, then you know that […]

An Introduction to Home Exercise Equipment for Beginners

A home gym is a great way to stay in shape and keep on track with your fitness goals. Whether you’re already a veteran athlete looking to save on gym fees or a fitness newbie just starting your first training program, setting up a home gym can be daunting. What equipment is most important for […]