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Is the Assault Bike Right for You?
While fan bikes have existed for nearly half a century, modern advances in the technology have made them increasingly in-demand among military personnel, pro and college football/basketball/soccer teams, competitive cyclists and sprinters, and high-performance athletes from the cross-training ranks. The great thing about the Assault AirBike, though, is that it’s equally effective for young people, beginner athletes, or those rehabbing from injury. You set your own pace. The bike’s multiple, custom seat adjustments also make for a more comfortable ride for people of varying heights and body types. Learn more
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Whether you are a first-time buyer or adding on to your home gym, read these reasons why shopping at a fitness equipment specialty retailer is a great way to go about making your purchase.
1. You'll get personalized service, individualized equipment selection, and in-depth knowledge.
The staff at Precor Authorized Retailers are factory trained and experienced in matching your needs with the right fitness equipment. They are experts in how to use the equipment and they know how to get you started on a workout program, stay motivated, and prevent injuries.
Here are 11 of the most common workout excuses in the book, along with the solutions for overcoming them.
1. I just don't have the time.
We're all guilty saying this at some point or another, and understandably so. Between working long hours, taking care of your family, and maintaining a social life, it can be difficult to make time for fitness.
Solution: Perhaps the best way to combat the no-time excuse is to pencil some time into your schedule for working out. By blocking out an hour on your calendar for that spin class or peaceful jog by the river, you'll feel more accountable to actually do it. Remember, this doesn't have to be a daily thing. Work with what free time you can spare, even if it's just three times a week.
Why the CrossRamp® Matters
INVENTION AND EVOLUTION OF EFX TECHNOLOGY
Did you know the concept for the elliptical came from an inventor with a teenage daughter that needed to improve her stamina for tennis? The girl did not like running, but her coach observed her game was suffering due to her lack of endurance. The inventor followed his daughter with a video camera, and later traced her path of motion to discover it most closely mirrored an ellipse. He immediately went to work on a machine he called the “Road Runner.”
As Precor refined this concept with Dr. Barry Bates of Human Performance and Wellness, in conjunction with the University of Oregon, it was discovered that various ramp angles were preferred by different exercisers, and muscle activation changed depending on the incline. We combined a natural running path of motion with various ramp angles, and the first elliptical was born.
Your lifestyle is fitness. And your equipment needs to go the distance. The new Precision™ Series Treadmills are commercial models for your home with the design and features favored by fitness center exercisers and owners. New technology uses your preferences and exercise data to deliver a personalized workout experience that promotes better results and saves you time. The Precision Series is club-proven reliability in a treadmill personalized for your home. Learn more about the entire Precor line-up of treadmills here: http://www.spartanfitness.ca/collections/treadmills/precor-fitness