Showing posts with label Fitness equipments. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fitness equipments. Show all posts

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Equipping a Gym at Home to Keep Fit

American journalist and commentator on social issues, Joan Walsh had rightly said, “A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs!” Yes, climbing the stairs is an ideal exercise to remain trim, fit and healthy.

Interestingly, one among the much acclaimed the 5BX Plan (five basic exercises) of Royal Canadian Air Force, formulated by Dr. Bill Orban in the late 1950s included going up the staircase, two at a time. This plan consists of six charts in sequence and each chart has five work-outs with a prescribed time limit.

Well, in the present era of fast moving life, you can opt for suitable systems and allied aids for workouts that could be carried out either at one’s own home or in a gymnasium. There are exclusive companies like the Delhi-based Cardio Fitness India with branches in almost all the metropolitan cities in the country that deliver these fitness aids. These also could be procured through online and an executive from the company will also visit you to explain various guidelines in using the supplied utilities.

Elliptical Cross Trainer

For instance, you can order an elliptical cross trainer for variety of work-outs. Also known as cross-trainer or X-trainer it is a stationary simulated exercise machine on which you can practise climbing a staircase, walking and even running sans any pressure to the joints. Thus chances of injuries are literally eliminated. An elliptical trainer enables cardiovascular workouts from light to high intensity in tune with the speed of the exercise element of resistance preference set by you. There are manual and electrically operated versions of this machine.

Likewise, the fitness equipments suppliers have a wide range of kits. Some of these are:

  • Treadmills
  • Lifecycle Exercise Bikes – Upright and Recumbent
  • Home Gym
  • Dumbbells
  • Spa facilities etc.

Cardio Fitness also markets branded accessories of international standard.

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Important Exercise Equipments For A Home Gym

When daily trips to gym are not possible and gym memberships go beyond your pocket, then having a home gym is a good alternative. While shopping for your fitness equipments several aspects are to be taken into consideration. You need to see whether it suits your workout regime, lifestyle and most importantly your home should have enough space for its installation.

The perks of having a home gym are ample. You need not to fret over hygiene; odd timings owing to your busy schedules; and you can manage to be in shape at your own pace away from the nagging gym crowd. So what all fitness machines make a perfect domestic gym, read further to find out.

Some of the must have machines are listed as under-

Olympic bar and bumper plates
Olympic bar can handle more weight than standard bars. Olympic bars weigh about 45 pounds and can carry heavy pressure without permanent bending.

Resistance bands
To induce mobility in your muscles resistance bands are indispensable. Apart from that bands can also be used to adjust the difficulty level of body weight moves, push-ups and pull-ups.

Cardio equipment
Cardio exercises cannot be ignored from an effective workout regime. It is ideal to have cardio machines over air dyne that uses fan to generate air resistance. Cardio workout after a rigorous strength training session boost metabolism.

Suspension trainer
This ultra potable comprehensive training tool completes your workout session. When connected with power rack, it can offer 100 different types of body weight exercises of diverse difficulty.

Power rack
Finally, having a power rack of your own completes the installation list of your ideal gymnasium. It extends a ready framework for both body-weight exercises and strenuous strength inducing training sessions.

Other aspects related to rubber flooring and sprawling space area for ideal accommodation is necessary to take into cognizance. Having home gym comes with its own set of pros and cons. However, a onetime investment in setting it up confirms your body to be fit as fiddle.