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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.

Healthy Recipe: Hoisin-Glazed Halibut with Bok ChoyRead more +17 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe: Hoisin-Glazed Halibut with Bok Choy

Eating smart doesn’t have to mean sacrificing taste. This healthy recipe for hoisin-glazed halibut with bok choy and bulgur is delicious, filling and surprisingly simple to prepare. Plus, it offers a robust combination of rich flavors. (Recipe courtesy of Real Simple.) Ingredients: 1 cup bulgur 3 tablespoons canola oil kosher salt and black pepper 2
Stay Healthy With Your First HIIT WorkoutRead more +17 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Accessories, Training

Stay Healthy With Your First HIIT Workout

You may have heard of HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, but you’re not sure what it is, and whether it’s a fitness option for your workouts. Interestly enough, recent research at the Mayo Clinic has found that HIIT training is extremely effective effective at keeping adults healthy at a cellular level. They also found
Workout Tip: Certain Exercises Build BulkRead more +16 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Workout Tip: Certain Exercises Build Bulk

If you are hoping to add size (either to your entire frame overall or to certain muscle groups), you will want to plan your workout with these goals specifically in mind. You can speed up your progress by building your fitness regimen around moves that are particularly effective at building mass. More weight and fewer
Healthy Recipe: Greek Grilled Chicken & Hummus WrapsRead more +11 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe: Greek Grilled Chicken & Hummus Wraps

If you’re looking for a simple, easy to make, yet delicious meal, wraps are a great way to go. This recipe for Greek Grilled Chicken & Hummus Wraps are not only delicious, but also quite healthy. And, it’s perfect for both lunch or dinner as well! Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts Olive
Read more +10 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Flexibility & Strength Equipment

Strength Training – The Difference Between a Power Rack and a Smith Machine

There are many advantages to strength training at home. And, if you’re lifting alone, using a rack or cage for your workouts is a must. Both power racks ans Smith machines are commonly chosen exercise tools, both in commercial as well as home gyms. Both power racks and Smith machines can be used for exercises
Read more +09 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Rowers

Product Spotlight: Spirt XRW600 Rower

One of the most popular rowers available is the Concept 2 Rower. And, it is a wonderful piece of equipment. But, the Concept 2 is not the only rower available – and for >roughly the same money, you can find other rowers with more options, a better warranty, as well as a workout that’s just
The Importance of Strength Training As We AgeRead more +08 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Flexibility & Strength Equipment, Training

The Importance of Strength Training As We Age

When it comes to working out, most people think of cardio. Whether you’re looking to increase endurance, loose weight, or basic fitness training, cardio workouts are an important component of most fitness programs. And, as we age, it becomes more difficult to keep pounds off. But, unfortunately, most people overlook the importance of strength training.
Fat Burning Workout PlanRead more +07 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle, Training, Treadmills

Fat Burning Workout Plan

Everybody wants to loose a few pounds. But, you won’t accomplish anything unless you get yourself out of your comfort zone, and try something new. But, it’s not always easy to find a place to start. Here’s a sample fat burning workout plan to help get you started. The first thing to keep in mind,
Healthy Recipe: Blackened Tilapia Baja Fish TacosRead more +04 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe: Blackened Tilapia Baja Fish Tacos

It’s important to get a healthy mixture of carbs, fat, and especially protein into your diet. But, it’s not always easy to figure out an easy to prepare meal that also is also healthy. With fish tacos, you get a healthy dose of Omega-3’s, which protects your heart and can help to reduce inflammation throughout
Product Spotlight - Precor Spinner® Chrono™ Power Indoor CycleRead more +03 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Bikes, Fitness Equipment

Product Spotlight – Precor Spinner® Chrono™ Power Indoor Cycle

Precor recently introduced their new Spinner® Chrono™ Power Indoor Cycle – and this bike is an incredible choice for your home workouts! If you enjoy your local spin class, but would rather work out at home (while saving gym fees!) – this is perfect bike for you! The Precor Spinner® Chrono™ Power Indoor Cycle –
Read more +02 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Flexibility & Strength Equipment, Training

Ideas For Building a Home Gym

A home gym isn’t just for the rich and famous anymore. All you need is a little (yes, just a little) space to be able to work out in the comfort of your own home. Do you have a room that isn’t being used to its full potential? Maybe it’s a spacious garage that you
Squeeze Exercise in a Busy ScheduleRead more +01 January 2019 By Bob Lachniet in Accessories

Get Your New Year Exercise Program Off To A Great Start

Want to get your New Year off to a great start? Try this exercise program to get your muscles firing and heart pumping! If your looking to get on the proper fitness path for success in 2018, it all depends on how you start the year. Getting active this first week of the year can

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