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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.

  • 02/23/2017in Training

    Should You Exercise When Your Sick?

    It’s that time of year – cold and flu season. About the time you feel like you’ve gotten over your last bout of the “crud” – your kids come home with it, and your facing another round of feeling under the weather. Almost worse than that, about the time you feel like you’ve started to ...
  • 02/22/2017in Lifestyle

    Healthy Recipe: Healthy Pulled Chicken Sliders

    Think the words “barbecue” and “sliders” can’t be included in a healthy nutrition regimen? Then you obviously haven’t seen this healthy recipe for barbecue pulled chicken sliders. Yes, this is a little bit of an indulgence and isn’t something you could (or would want to) eat at every meal, but it’s a delicious and very ...
  • 02/21/2017in Lateral Trainers

    Product Spotlight: Helix H1000 Touch Lateral Trainer

    If you’re looking for something different than a treadmill – something that can train more muscle groups than an elliptical or treadmill, yet fits in a limited amount of space, the Helix H1000 Lateral Trainer may be the perfect cardio machine for your home. The lateral motion of the Helix H1000 burns more calories and ...
  • 02/20/2017in Lifestyle

    Workout Tip: Make Recovery a Priority

    Here’s an important workout tip. To get the most out of your workout, and ensure your body can withstand the demands of your fitness regimen, think about your post-workout recovery period. The importance of proper recovery What you do during your actual workout is important, of course. But what you do in the period immediately ...
  • 02/17/2017in Ellipticals

    Elliptical of the month: True M30

    We offer a wide variety of excellent elliptical machines at Fitness 4 Home, and we know it can be a challenge to try and pick just one. So, to make it easier, this month we’re highlighting the True M30 . Space-friendly workout The True M30 elliptical offers many advantages we think many people will really ...
  • 02/16/2017in Treadmills

    How Treadmill Running Can Help Your Overall Training Program

    Phoenix Springs are Perfect for Treadmill Running Spring is approaching, and soon, we’ll be looking at those infamous triple-digits we get out here in Phoenix, AZ. For those of us who are serious about are running or need to get ready for a marathon, Ironman or Ultra in the fall, this is the time to ...
  • Ensure You Get The Best Price on Fitness Equipment

    Fitness equipment comes in many shapes and sizes—and also encompasses a huge gamut of price ranges. This broad category can include things that range from a small, inexpensive item like a jump rope to a massive home gym system. While small, low-priced items may not be considered a big purchase and likely won’t make much ...
  • 02/14/2017in Training, Treadmills

    According to New Research – Running Can Help Cure a Broken Heart

    Breaking up is hard to do. Whether that means loosing a significant other, a loved one, a pet, or your job, loosing a relationship is tough. Did you know that running can help cure a broken heart? Back in 2010, Rutgers University did a study that showed that loosing a relationship has the same effect ...
  • 02/13/2017in Diet, Lifestyle

    Healthy Breakfast – Sausage Egg Paleo Breakfast Sandwich

    Looking for an easy-to-make breakfast sandwich? How about a recipe that is similar to what you’d find driving through the take-out at a well known fast food restaurant, but healthier? A combination of eggs, and sausage, this Sausage Egg Paleo Breakfast Sandwich is a great way to start your day – low carb, high protein, ...
  • Building a Home Gym on a Budget

    Once upon a time, you were in shape. You could do endless pushups and sit-ups, run long distances without even getting winded, and you looked great. Now…maybe that’s not your reality any more. You want to get back into shape. You know what you need to do. But, finding the time to workout is harder ...
  • The Best Gym Machines For Weight Loss

    So you’re looking to loose weight, get fit, and are thinking that you might want to do take your workouts from the gym into your home. But, you’re not sure what the best equipment would be to help fast track your weight loss. Here are three different suggestions for cardio equipment that may be the ...
  • 02/03/2017in Lifestyle

    Workout tip: Vary the Speed of Your Reps

    One of the basic fundamental building blocks of a workout routine is the rep. If you are like many people, you probably have never really taken the time to analyze your rep routine and how it impacts your workout. You likely don’t give reps much thought at all, except to think about getting them done ...
  • 02/02/2017in Ellipticals

    Elliptical of the Month: Spirit XE295

    We offer a wide variety of excellent elliptical machines at Fitness 4 Home, and we know it can be a challenge to try and pick just one. Such as the Spirit XE295. Traditional with Some Upgrades The Spirit XE295 has a traditional foundation that will feel comfortable and familiar to those who are accustomed to ...
  • 02/01/2017in Lifestyle

    Healthy Recipe: Tailgate Chili

    The big game is the weekend, and you’ll want some hearty grub to tide you over right till the final play. Chili is a great option, especially if you are watching (or playing) on a brisk evening. Don’t worry, this doesn’t have to blow your diet. Here’s a healthy recipe for tailgate chili. (Courtesy of ...
  • Commercial Fitness Superstore’s Newest Installation | High Altitude Personal Training – Paradise Valley

    Commercial Fitness Superstore, a division of Fitness 4 Home Superstore is proud to be the equipment provider for High Altitude Personal Training in their new Paradise Valley location. As High Altitude’s second facility, it is outfitted with state-of-the-art strength equipment, cardio equipment, weights and accessories from top fitness equipm...
  • 01/30/2017in Accessories

    Add Variety to Workouts with Cross Training Accessories

    One of the things that can most easily sabotage your fitness plan is boredom. Cross training is popular (and often recommended by many trainers) because it is an effective and easy way to add variety and freshness to your workout routine. As a bonus, it can also help ensure your workout is always challenging and ...
  • 01/26/2017in Treadmills

    Treadmill of the Month: Spirit CT850

    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. Commercial-grade durability ...
  • 01/25/2017in Accessories, Training

    Audiobooks Can Add a Bonus to Your Workout

    If you often become bored or distracted during your workout or are seeking a way to stay motivated to stick with your routine, audiobooks might be the answer. Audiobooks are perfect for multi-taskers because they let you accomplish something extra in the same period of time that you are devoting to your workout. If you ...
  • 01/24/2017in Training, Treadmills

    Treadmill Tips – Avoid These Mistakes To Get The Most Out Of Your Treadmill

    Whether you hate running after dark, or you don’t like to try to get motivated to deal with the weather, one of the great benefits of running on a treadmills is the convenience and safety of being able to run in your own home. Running on a treadmill seems pretty simple, but if you want ...
  • Benefits Of Cardio Exercise For Your Health

    Cardio. Is it your passion, or your pain? No matter how you define it for yourself, the reality is that cardiovascular exercise should be an important component of your overall fitness plan. Here’s a number of benefits of cardio exercise, that might help you turn the idea of cardo from “pain” to “pleasure”. Cardio, sh...
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