Fitness 4 Home – Blog

Welcome to the Fitness 4 Home Superstore blog. Besides diet tips, healthy recipes, and different ways to maximize your workouts, we also strive to help you make the best buying decisions for your home fitness center. Learn about new fitness equipment, what types of equipment may work best for your fitness goals, and the differences between the types of equipment we carry. Our stores are centrally located, and close to Gilbert, Tempe, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Cave Creek, Glendale, Peoria, and Ahwatukee. So, please enjoy our blog, and if you have any questions about our industry-leading cardio and strength equipment, as well as our fitness accessories, we are here to help. Learn more at one of our stores in Scottsdale, Phoenix, or Chandler, Arizona.

Workout Motivation - How To Avoid Skipping WorkoutsRead more +19 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Training

Workout Motivation – How To Avoid Skipping Workouts

As much as you want to make your workouts a regular thing, there’s always something that comes up. Whether it’s something like a family obligation, a distraction, or just “not feeling it today” – finding the motivation to get that workout in isn’t always easy. So, when it comes to workout motivation, here’s a few
Fitness Foods for Getting In ShapeRead more +18 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Fitness Foods for Getting In Shape

When it comes to getting in shape, loosing weight, and getting fit, exercise is half the battle. If you think of your body as an engine, if you put bad fuel into your engine, the engine will run poorly. For all the effort you put into your exercise efforts, it’s important that you fuel it
Treadmill of the Month: Spirit XT285Read more +17 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Treadmills

Treadmill of the Month: Spirit XT285

We have many great treadmills available here at Fitness 4 Home, but we know it can sometimes be tough to figure out which one would be best for you. It can also be a challenge to try and keep track of all of the particular features and options each particular machine can offer. To help
Density TrainingRead more +14 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Diet Planning: Foods That You May Think Are Healthy, But Aren’t!

You’ve been working hard on your diet and exercise program. You’re feeling better, you’re looking better, you’ve lost some weight. But, maybe your diet results aren’t going quite as well as you would like. Maybe you should take another look at your diet planning, and eliminate from your diet foods that you think are healthy,
Hot Weather Workout TipsRead more +13 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle, Training

Hot Weather Workout Tips

When summer heats, it gets harder to exercise outside. As nice as the weather may be, it can be brutal exercising out in the summer heat, especially here in the southwest part of the country. It takes about two weeks to acclimate to working out in the heat, but knowing the best way to do
Read more +11 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Bikes, Ellipticals, Fitness Equipment, Training

The Most Effective Weight Loss Exercises

As our nation gets more obese and out of shape, many of us want to reverse that trend in our own lives. Too much time eating poorly and sitting at a desk all day not only causes one to gain extra, unnecessary weight, it can have long-term negative consequences on your long term health. So,
Read more +10 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Treadmills

Treadmill Of The Month – The Precor TRM 211 Treadmill

With monsoon weather now upon us in Phoenix, not only is it way too hot to run outside, the extra humidity makes it even more unbearable to run, unless you’re out late at night or early in the morning. Even then, with nighttime lows still in the mid 90’s, you may find your running workouts
Fitness Equipment for the CrossFit ApproachRead more +07 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Flexibility & Strength Equipment

Fitness Equipment for the CrossFit Approach

If you are seeking an effective, high-intensity training regimen that will give you noticeable results quickly (if you are willing to do some hard work), you may want to look into the CrossFit approach. A popular trend CrossFit—as you likely have already heard—is the latest fitness trend that is becoming nearly impossible to ignore. As
Read more +06 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Rowers, Training

Great Cardio Workouts for Weight Loss

While it’s important to incorporate strength training into your workouts (adding muscle speeds up your metabolism, which burns fat) – you also need cardio if you want to not only loose weight, but build endurance. Unlike s strength workout circuit, doing cardio can be, well, boring. And if you’re bored, you loose motivation for your
Read more +05 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Training

How To Create a Workout To Loose Belly Fat

Maybe you’ve been working out at your local health club or in your home gym, and you’re feeling stronger than ever. Your cardio endurance is better than it’s ever been. Your muscles are toned and firm. Yet, you still have that stubborn belly that won’t go away. Here’s how to create a workout to loose
Read more +04 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

High Protein Low Carb Recipe for Vegetarians – Black Bean Lasagna

For those of you that prefer not to eat meat, it’s still important to make sure you get plenty of protein in your diet. But many recipes out there for vegetarians can be heavier on the carbs, and a little too light on protein. It is possible, though, to have a high protein low carb
TRUE SpectrumRead more +03 July 2017 By Bob Lachniet in Ellipticals

Product Spotlight: TRUE Spectrum Adjustable Stride Elliptical

The Most Versatile Cardio Machine On The Market – the TRUE Spectrum Adjustable Stride Elliptical When it comes to cardio equipment, you’re faced with a number of choices when trying to accomplish your fitness goals. But, trying to decide what is best – a stepper, an elliptical trainer, or a treadmill, can be difficult, as

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