Performance Gear / Sports Apparel

The Hologram Bracelet – Fact or Fiction

One of the recent fads that we have seen grow tremendously over the past few years are the power bracelets, balance bracelets, or the product name of Hologram Bracelet. They came to fame via the endorsement of the professional athlete and then gained momentum in the sports markets with demonstration in malls and sporting good Read More …

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Kinesiology tape is not just fitness fashion

If you have watched sporting events recently such as Olympic volleyball or basketball you have probably noticed what seems to a new fitness fashion trend.  Colorful strips of tape on various body parts of the athletes well this actually does serve a functional purpose. This is known as Kinesiology tape.  What is Kinesiology tape?  It Read More …

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Home Gyms – Best Way To Stick to Your NYR

A little while ago we did a post on home gyms vs. health clubs and the pros and cons to each. Now that we’re starting to be able to gauge the early results of our New Year’s resolutions we wanted to re-visit as “get in shape/get healthy” was once again listed as the most popular Read More …

Equipment

Sports Equipment – Your ‘Ol School’ Equipment is Still Good

There is a lot of new equipment and devices in the fitness world today.  Loads of new equipment for gyms and home use alike.  Some of it is truly innovative and some of it is useless.  After seeing my share of equipment come and go over many years of training I’ve come to realize that Read More …

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Home Fitness Equipment – Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

We all want a good deal and buying a piece of fitness equipment is no exception.  But with all the choices out there what is a good buy?  One consideration, besides price, is ”what do you want to accomplish?”. Specifically weight loss, muscle building, stronger core, etc. I realize that’s quite a bit to digest Read More …

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Home Fitness Equipment – The Best and Worst

I have been in the world of fitness and conditioning for the last 25 years and have seen numerous trends, fads, and gimmicks. Over the past year we have reviewed several fitness programs, diets, and equipment. Some of the feedback we’ve received has been to be more decisive rather than simply reviewing all of the Read More …

Equipment / Eyewear

Sunglasses for fitness, form verses function

Most of us like to look good when doing fitness activities, it’s part of the motivation to improve. It also is often a catalyst to what we choose to wear when working out or sway our decision when choosing what fitness gear to purchase. From experience I know it plays a part in what kicks Read More …

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Which is the best Fitness Tracker?

No doubt the fitness craze that’s been dominating the conversation recently has been fitness tracking devices, so we lined them all up side-by-side to who would win the race. We reviewed Fit Bit, Garmin, IWatch, Adidas (these were the final four), Microsoft, IFIit, Jawbone, Basis Peak, Pebble Steel, and a few others. Now all of Read More …