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Marcy MWB1282 Platinum Smith Machine Review

Marcy MWB1282 Platinum Smith Machine Review

Summary: Marcy make a lot of quality equipment, and this Smith Machine / Home gym combo is no exception. The Smith Machine works well at home – the built-in stops mean you will not need a spotter. The MWB1282 Platinum is much more than just a Smith Machine though. You’ll get a versatile home gym with a fully ...

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World’s Most Extreme Marathons

World’s Most Extreme Marathons

Are You Tough Enough for These Global Races? A normal marathon is a long distance running race, just over 26 miles. To many of us, this seems like one hell of a long way! Well, for distance runners standard marathons seem to be a walk in the park. Tougher races are run all over the world, some of them in uniquely ...

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Treadmill Exercises for Beginners

Treadmill Exercises for Beginners

Getting Started with Home Treadmill Workouts Running on a treadmill is one of the most popular ways to get started on the road to a fit, healthy and energy-filled lifestyle. Some people stick with treadmills. Others use this as a stepping stone to running outdoors. This can be a jog in the park, or one of the many ...

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Abs Rocket Chair Review

Abs Rocket Chair Review

Summary: The Abs Rocket Chair is a sit-down multi-gym, which is focused only on your abs and core. This solves the problem of needing several different pieces of equipment. It covers 6 main exercises, with variations in resistance and technique within them. People serious about results in the core have a lot of ...

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Does Swimming Work All Your Muscles?

Does Swimming Work All Your Muscles?

Is Swimming a True Full Body Workout?  Everyone knows swimming is an amazing full body workout, right? Well, as much as it is touted as a ‘full body’ workout there are many muscles it misses. This page looks at the facts to determine whether this saying is an urban myth. Below you’ll find out that just how ‘full’ ...

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Eating Insect Protein

Eating Insect Protein

Is Insect Protein the Next Big Thing? Have You Got the Stomach For It? Humans in various parts of the world have been eating bugs for centuries. The correct term is entomophagy. Many of us Westerners are probably grossed out by the idea, but really is eating the animals we do any less gross? The earth is expected ...

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FitnessForm ZTG Z10 Cross Trainer Bike Review

FitnessForm ZTG Z10 Cross Trainer Bike Review

Summary: The ZGT Z10 from FitnessForm is a compact hybrid cross trainer plus exercise bike. It is plenty big enough for home use – though does not compare in size to the models you’ll find in the gym. The Z10 uses a 5KG cast iron fly wheel, plus magnetic (smooth) resistance. A unique seat configuration allows you to ...

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GymMate Mini Exerciser Bike Review

GymMate Mini Exerciser Bike Review

Summary: This is a mini exercise bike designed for use while sitting watching the TV. It also works on your arms when placed on a table. Feedback for this GymMate model has been excellent. It is quiet, has retractable legs and you can adjust the resistance level to suit your current fitness goals. You’ll need a rubber ...

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How to Train Like a Roman Gladiator

How to Train Like a Roman Gladiator

How Would You Fare In Ancient Rome? Who hasn’t watched Russell Crowe in Gladiator and thought ‘What a badass’. Perhaps you prefer 300? Either way we all know that Roman Gladiators were some of the toughest and fittest people the world has ever seen. One of the most amazing things is they managed to be in such ...

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