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 our I-10 Superstore, Arizona.

Workout RoutineRead more +27 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Perfect Workout Snacks

To perform your best, you need food for fuel. Here are three easy ways to add healthy fuel to your workout. Are you looking for power foods to fuel your workout? First – you should try to consume about 45 grams of carbs for energy, and 8-15 grams of protein for muscle growth, whether you
Rower of the Month: Spirit XRW600 RowerRead more +26 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Rowers

Rower of the Month: Spirit XRW600 Rower

Rowing machines are a very popular way to get a great cardio workout. Using a rowing machine can help to build and tone your muscles, strengthen your cardiovascular function and increase your stamina. Rowing machines are particularly effective for older fitness enthusiasts because they place no strain on your back and joints. This month, we’re
The Best Home Exercises For Building Your ChestRead more +25 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Flexibility & Strength Equipment, Training

How Doing Drop Sets Can Improve Your Muscle Gains

It’s easy to get caught up in a routine – and that also applies to your strength training workouts. But, the problem with settling into the same routine for each workout, is your body gets accustomed to what your asking it to do. That’s when you start to plateau, and your workouts become less effective.
Read more +24 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Treadmills

The Perfect Home Treadmill Buying Guide

Of all the pieces of home fitness equipment available, people buy home treadmills more than nearly any other type of fitness equipment. They are easy to use, functional, and are a great way to manage weight and burn calories. And, with the summer heat in Arizona, a home treadmill is the perfect way to stay
Intermittent EatingRead more +23 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Flexibility & Strength Equipment, Training

Ways to Build Bigger Biceps

Every guy wants bigger biceps. OK, maybe “The Arnold” isn’t that concerned about the size of his biceps, but otherwise, who doesn’t want to build bigger biceps? Seems pretty simple as well. Just do barbell curls until you pass out from exhaustion. Actually, there’s a better way. So, rather than limiting yourself, try these tips
Dried Fig and Fruit SalsaRead more +20 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe: Dried Fig and Fruit Salsa

This unique twist on salsa is filled with both color and flavor, and offers a blast of Mediterranean character. It is packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin A and potassium, and also serves as a great source of fiber. Best of all, it is very simple to prepare. (Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation)
Legion LP-FT100 DAP Functional TrainerRead more +19 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Flexibility & Strength Equipment

Legion FT100 Primus Series DAP Functional Trainer – Now at Fitness 4 Home!

The Legion LP-FT100 Primus Series Dual Adjustable Pulley Functional Trainer features a weight stack that delivers a 2:1 resistance level to provide lower starting resistances for less experienced users. It allows for high-speed movements for sport-specific training. This functional trainer features solid-steel weight plates of 200 lbs on each weight stack. The top weight plate
Precor FTS GlideRead more +18 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Why You Should Workout

There are many, MANY benefits to maintaining a healthy lifestyle with regular fitness exercises. Most of these benefits, like lowering your body weight, improving physical appearance, lowering body fat and decreasing risk of disease, are obvious. But there may be some benefits of which you may not be aware. Here’s a number of reasons why
The Benefits of Using An Air Bike for CardioRead more +17 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Bikes, Fitness Equipment, Training

The Benefits of Using An Air Bike for Cardio

There are a variety of different types of exercise bikes available. You can choose between recumbent bikes, upright bikes, spin bikes, and…air bikes? But, what’s so special about an air bike? First, any bike-based exercise is a great altertive for those who are unable to do other forms of cardio like running on a treadmill
Loose weight with ab equipmentRead more +16 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Fit Fitness into Your Busy Schedule

By this point, we should all know about the benefits of exercise and living a healthy lifestyle. Yet finding the time to incorporate a fitness program into our daily lifestyle can be difficult and sometimes disappointing! Here are a few tips that will help you fit fitness into your busy schedule: Don’t Ride… Walk! How
Healthy Recipe - Spinach FrittataRead more +13 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe – Spinach Frittata

A Frittata is an Italian omelet with cheese, meat or vegetables mixed into the eggs, as opposed to an American omelet that folds the ingredients inside the eggs. This Frittata recipe makes for a special breakfast or an easy dinner! Ingredients 1 tsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 3 C. fresh baby spinach 3
Recumbent Steppers Offer Great Fitness BenefitsRead more +12 January 2023 By Bob Lachniet in Flexibility & Strength Equipment

Recumbent Steppers Offer Great Fitness Benefits

Want to add a new machine to your assortment of fitness equipment that can offer a fun and versatile way to get a great workout? Consider choosing a recumbent stepper. Benefits of recumbent steppers   Sometimes also called a cross trainer or simply lumped in with the elliptical category, a recumbent stepper allows you to