FitnessTown | Your Fitness Experts
Call Us! Login/Register 7 Store Locator 0 Shopping Cart

Blog

Blog

exercise

Displaying 1 to 10 of 27 Posts . Displaying 10 of Posts . Page of 3 . Go To Page: . Per Page: . . . View All Sort By: .

How does exercise improve your brain health?

Exercise is not only good for your physical health, it’s also vital for your brain health. If you want to keep your brain sharp at any age, regular exercise is the best place to start.

Read More

Why buy a spin bike and which model should you choose?

Why a Spin bike - 10 reasons to buy a spin bike : 1) Fits a smaller footprint than the other cardio equipment like an Elliptical , rower or a Treadmill .   2) The Spin bike is much quieter that the other cardio pieces you might use.   3) It's a great way to get your heart rate up using the big muscle groups to do so.   4) Based on not running and so forth it is a great exercise for your knees and back and there is very limited impact.   5) Out of all the Fitness...

Read More

Workplace Fitness: Where do you even begin?!

Working out at work I know what you are thinking, "How am I supposed to workout at work? My office doesn't have a gym and I work the typical 9 to 5 desk job". Chances are your self-described typical 9 to 5 involves a lot of sitting, or slouching at your desk while you hammer away on a  keyboard writing e-mails and talking on the phone. Trust me, I can relate. We aren't exactly riding spin bikes in our offices or holding meetings in the squat rack. That being said, I do have...

Read More

The LifeCycle GX Spin Bike: what makes it so good?

Let's start with a quick history of Life Fitness. Four or so years ago they used to sell the Lemond spin cycles under their banner, then they switched to Keiser spin bikes.  Then 2 years ago, after taking the best elements from the Lemond cycle and the best from the Keiser, they created the Life cycle GX. From Lemond they took the heavy duty cranks.  These transfer your pedal stroke power into the bike and the specialty heavy duty forged cranks are much more substantial on the Life...

Read More

2014 Fitness Goal Setting & Motivation

Only a few calendars days remain in 2013 and it's time reflect on the year and the goals you hopefully set. Most importantly, it's time to set and start achieving your fitness goals for 2014. Just like any resolution, there are two main factors: Setting the goal and then staying motivated to achieve it.   1. Goal Setting Set goals and write them down. I definitely overlooked this in my adolescent years but nowadays I set personal, financial, work, career, athletic and of...

Read More

It's Too Cold for Cardio

It's Too Cold for Cardio Let's be honest, it's cold, dark, icy and kind of scary.  I prefer to run, or ride a bike outside when the sun is shining but when the weather it like this Cardio = an indoors activity. The recent sub zero temperatures that have replaced our typically mild winters and taken over the Lower Mainland haven't been ideal for outdoor cardio. Not to mention we only have about 8 hours of daylight this time of year. Add in the typical work day and you...

Read More

Low Impact Workout Ideas: spare your joints

We don't always have to live the "no pain, no gain" lifestyle, in fact there are a number of great exercises out there that are easy on your joints and can decrease some of the pain you may be feeling post workout. Additionally, if you have joint issues, you may find that these workouts will decrease the pain that you may feel on a regular basis. Increasing circulation and strengthening muscles is extremely helpful in getting rid of stiffness and in some cases, pain. Here are some ideas of...

Read More

Getting Functionally fit: advice for beginners and firebreathers

Functional fitness is something that has long been seen as important. Working exercises that mimic your daily movements into your existing routine is much easier than you think and the benefits are huge. On top of the regular exercise benefits like increased energy levels, circulation of blood, muscle toning etc., this type of fitness is special in that it brings a sense of community, enthusiasm and creates a well structured workout. It is welcoming and far less intimidating than one might...

Read More

Success tips for battling an uphill hike

Summertime is a great time of year to venture outside. If you are lucky enough to live by mountains you are probably familiar with the uphill hike. These hikes can feel a little overwhelming at times so here are some tips to help you survive! 1. Stretch.  Stretching is crucial for any fitness task and a hike is no exception. You should warm your muscles up before you start and certainly stretch them out when you are finished. This will decrease your chances of injury along the way and...

Read More

Preparing for a fitness challenge

It would seem that summer is filled with marathons, adventure challenges and other fitness feats, or at least the facebook news feeds would imply this much. So what should you do to prepare for your own challenge should you decide to take one on? 1. Find a challenge that is within reach. You can train for almost anything if you have the time, the perseverance and the motivation. You should however start with attainable goals. For example, if you haven't run very much you may want to aim for...

Read More
SUBSCRIBE
Free tips and Sales Alerts!
Join our exclusive free mailing list
  Submit

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR HOLIDAY SALE FLYER

Instagram
FACEBOOK
SOCIAL SHARING
Back To Top
 

The item has been added to your shopping cart.

Product Description
Product Name
$0.00$0.00
Color: ?
Quantity: 0
Basket Summary
Total Items in Basket: 0 items
Merchandise Subtotal: $0.00
* Subtotal does not include shipping, discounts or taxes