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.

Strength Training for WomenRead more +10 August 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Flexibility & Strength Equipment, Training

Strength Training for Women

Many women shy away from strength training. Thanks to all the body building magazines out there, there seems to be a universal myth when it comes to strength training for women – that if you lift weights, you’ll get bulky. The reality is – strength training is not going to make you look like an
Read more +07 August 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe – Marinated Ahi Tuna

Part of a healthy diet is getting plenty of high-quality protein in your diet. And, one great source of protein is Ahi Tuna. Ahi tuna, also known as yellowfin tuna, is popular in raw fish dishes in Asian cuisines. Although it’s packed full of nutrients – each 6 oz. serving has over 40 grams of
Incline Trainer - Beyond the TreadmillRead more +06 August 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Treadmills

Incline Trainer – Beyond the Treadmill

A standard treadmill is a wonderful piece of Cardio equipment. But, what happens if you’ve been running on a treadmill for a few years, and your workouts have plateaued. When this happens, you should consider upgrading your treadmill to an incline trainer. What is an Incline Trainer? An incline trainer is a specific type of
Ensure Proper RecoveryRead more +05 August 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Lifestyle

Workout Tip: Ensure Proper Recovery

Do your workout plans also ensure proper recovery? When thinking about ways to maximize a workout, many people will often spend a lot of time coming up with strategies for the best ways to prepare. They will carefully plan their choices of what to eat or drink prior to their workout, and possibly devote sufficient
Spirit XE295Read more +04 August 2020 By Bob Lachniet in 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
Read more +03 August 2020 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,
Healthy Breakfast - Sausage Egg Paleo Breakfast SandwichRead more +31 July 2020 By Bob Lachniet in 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,
Strength Training Tip: Building Shoulders and ChestRead more +30 July 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Flexibility & Strength Equipment, Training

Strength Training Tip: Building Shoulders and Chest

Building your chest and shoulders isn’t just for looks. When you build these muscles, you’re also going to increase your endurance as well as strength needed for top performance in not just sports, but also your daily life. Whether you are doing gardening or playing golf, playing football or going for a swim, you use
Product Spotlight - Precor RBK 635 Recumbent BikeRead more +29 July 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Bikes, Fitness Equipment

Product Spotlight – Precor RBK 635 Recumbent Bike

Precor has been updating their product lines recently, and we’re proud to introduce the Precor RBK 635 Recumbent Bike – commercial grade recumbent bike, but perfect for your home gym as well! The Precor RBK 635 Recumbent Bike features the P30 console and a step-through design to appeal to a wide range of users. Created
Fitness Tips for BeginnersRead more +28 July 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Fitness Equipment, Training

Fitness Tips for Beginners

If you’re just starting out on a fitness program, it can be difficult to know where to start. And, if you’re new to working out, figuring out the best way to start can be a bit overwhelming, and there’s so much information out there, it’s hard to know what the best way to begin is.
Diet Tips for Building MuscleRead more +27 July 2020 By Bob Lachniet in Diet, Lifestyle

Diet Tips for Building Muscle

Adding muscle should be considered an important component of your fitness program. That doesn’t have to mean getting bulked up. We naturally loose muscle as we age. And, since muscle takes up less room per pound than fat does, replacing fat with muscle will not only make you look leaner, but that additional muscle increases
Dried Fig and Fruit SalsaRead more +24 July 2020 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)

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