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.

Cascade ClimberRead more +29 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Steppers and Stepmills

Product Spotlight: Cascade Climber

Vertical climbers have been around for over 30 years, and there are a multitude of benefits from vertical climber training. And, Fitness 4 Home Superstore is proud to feature the Cascade Climber. Some of the benefits of using the Cascade Climber for your vertical workouts, include the following: The Cascade Climber is a great way
Read more +28 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle, Training

Diet Tips: Tips for a Flatter Stomach

Everybody wants killer abs. But, they take work. And, one of the unfortunate facts of life is – this seems to be the first place we put on fat, and the last place it leaves! First – everybody has fat. Yes, even that person you see with a great six-pack – they have fat there
Read more +25 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Healthy Diet Plans – The Benefits of eating 1 Protein, 1 Carb and 1 Fat at Every Meal

Healthy Diet Plans – Why a Balanced Diet of Protein, Carbs and Fat is best for optimal nutrition! Researchers in Norway have found that healthy diet plans made up of one-third protein, one-third fat and one-third carbohydrates allow the body to function best. Berit Johansen, a professor of biology at Norwegian University of Science and Technology,
Read more +24 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Happy Thanksgiving from Fitness 4 Home Superstore

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year to think about all the things we are thankful for and to spend time with family and friends. Take some time out and enjoy the holidays. We want to thank all our family, friends and acquaintances for a wonderful year here at Fitness 4 Home Superstore. We
Thanksgiving DinnerRead more +23 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away and it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to get through the day without gaining weight or feeling guilty about what you eat. Did you know that the average Thanksgiving meal contains over 2,000 calories? That’s an entire day’s worth of calories in just ONE
The Evolution of Home Fitness - post COVIDRead more +22 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Ellipticals, Training

Getting an Effective Workout on an Elliptical Machine

Whether you have an elliptical in your home gym, or you’re using one at your local gym, elliptical machines can give you a great workout. They are a wonderful piece of workout equipment designed to raise your heart rate while improving your fitness as efficiently as a treadmill, without the pounding your joints would suffer
Ideas for the Perfect Home GymRead more +21 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Treadmills

How To Pick Your Perfect Treadmill

Of all the equipment you can think of putting together for your home gym, the treadmill plays the most vital role for your cardio workouts. And, although there is some cost involved to purchasing a home treadmill, the rewards outweigh the cost. With a bit of knowledge, you can make sure you not only purchase
Read more +18 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe – Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

It’s that time of year where everything seems to have pumpkin in it. And, many of the “pumpkin-spice-whatever” recipes out there are, well, less than healthy. Here’s a recipe that’s easy to make, under 400 calories per serving, and has a nice pumpkin spice taste – all while also being a great healthy breakfast or
Legion LC-FID Centurion Series Flat Incline Decline BenchRead more +17 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Flexibility & Strength Equipment

Product Spotlight – Legion LC-FID Centurion Series Flat Incline Decline Bench

The Legion Fitness Equipment – LC-FID Flat Incline Decline Bench is the perfect balance of comfort, durability, and versatility. The back pad can easily be adjusted between 7 different levels, and the seat pad incorporates three different positions to accommodate multiple exercise positions. The Legion Fitness Equipment – LC-FID FID Bench is the perfect bench
Sticking to Your New Year’s Fitness PlanRead more +16 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Great snacks that won’t add to your waistline!

One of the struggles of loosing weight and staying on your diet, is what makes for a good snack when you’re hungry, that won’t go against your diet goals? Here’s a few great snacks that may help you get rid of hunger pains while staying true to your diet! Hard Boiled Eggs Each hard boiled
Foam RollersRead more +15 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Accessories

Foam Rollers – A unique tool for expanding your exercise regime!

There’s a secret weapon many trainers and physical therapists use to not only help their clients with pre-workout stretching, but is also an additional weapon for gaining muscle strength! Have you thought about adding a foam roller to your workout? As we age, we loose elasticity in our connective tissues and joints – so using
Density TrainingRead more +14 November 2022 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

What to eat before and after a workout

Food is fuel. But, not only do you not want your body to turn fuel into fat, you also want to make sure you have the energy for your workouts. Here’s some tips for what to eat before and after a workout. Before your workout: Whole Wheat Toast with Banana and Cinnamon: Before your exercise,