Sports Apparel

Why Copper Is Not The New Black

With spokespersons like Brett Favre copper wearables are becoming the new popular thing in sports and fitness clothing.  Copper is being touted for its anti-inflammatory properties and ability to help muscles to heal. Well not so fast.  Most of the copper wearable products are woven into compression clothing.  Compression ankle, knee, back, elbow wear.  This Read More …

Equipment

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 …

Sports Travel

Take A Hike – Outdoor Travel Companies

More and more people are looking for different and unique experiences while on vacation. So much is now offered from skydiving vacations to scuba-diving excursions. Why not do a little hiking, or a lot, while on your time off. Doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an expert. If you’re in great physical shape or Read More …

Lifestyle Trends

Class Pass – A Great Idea Whose Time Has Come

Let’s face it, we all want to look better, eat better, get in better shape but the obstacle of our everyday life gets in the way. Even if you have equipment at your house it’s not always easy to complete a workout because of the distractions at home. If you have a gym membership or Read More …

Lifestyle Trends

Class Cycling – Put some “soul” in your workout

Cycling has been a great workout for a long time.  It’s great exercise and a great way to get out to see your city or new places.  In an upcoming article we will talk about traveling and cycling as an activity vacation.  That being said a number of years ago cycling was brought indoors as Read More …

Nutrition & Diet / Supplements

Best Supplements to help you Muscle Up

Add some Creatine to your nutritional regimen.  Why?  Because most people after the age of 30 or so start to loose 3% to 5% of their muscle mass every decade.  By taking the recommended amount of Creatine, always follow directions, you can stem this tide of muscle loss and even reverse it. What is Creatine 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 …