2020 OLYMPIC GAMES The Olympic torch relay in Greece was cancelled on Friday 13 March – just a day after the flame was lit in Olympia. Large crowds mobbed Hollywood actor Gerard Butler as he lit the cauldron in the Greek city of Sparta on Friday despite repeated warnings for spectators not to attend because of coronavirus. That forced the decision by the Greek Olympic Committee to halt the torch relay on Greek soil on just the second day of its scheduled eight-day journey. The Olympic flame will still be handed over to the Tokyo 2020 organising committee at the Panathenaic Stadium […]
Having a treadmill in the convenience of your own home can be a great luxury; no longer do you need to venture out to your local gym to get a great cardio workout. Furthermore, having your own treadmill can negate many of the you might have otherwise used to get out of daily exercise. Still, there’s a lot of wear and tear that your treadmill is subjected to with regular use, so you’ll want to make sure you’re properly maintaining your machine. The Importance Of Treadmill Maintenance Treadmills are large and complex cardio machines, so it’s not unheard of to […]
The 8 Best Exercise Bikes for Your Home Gym Skip out on the studio hassles and get a ride in at home. By Brett Williams Jan 4, 2019 This content was originally published here.
Look, we get it, right now all we want to do is sit on the couch and eat candy, but exercise gives you endorphins, and endorphins make you happy. So, as tempting as it is to lean into the couch potato lifestyle right now, it will actually make you feel better if you get your body moving, and there are so many ways to get active at home. Whether you’re following a favorite workout video, tuning in to your instructor’s Instagram workouts, or trying out POPSUGAR Active, these eight pieces of equipment will spice up your movement, and they’re all […]
If you’re a fitness enthusiast, setting up a home gym sounds like an excellent idea. You will never have to wait to use the equipment, you get to train any time you want, no upfront payment of exorbitant fees, and surely you will feel more motivated to exercise now that you don’t have to travel to the gym. But how do you ensure that the space doesn’t go to waste when the novelty wears off and all that fancy equipment you just purchased gets resold on Carousell? We speak to three gym and fitness experts to find out how you […]
As lockdowns come, go and come back again, setting up a home workout area may not seem like a bad idea—but it’s easier said than done when you’re short on space. However, even if you’re stuck in an itty-bitty shoebox apartment, a little creativity and the right gear can go a long way. Don’t buy the first all-in-one compact gym system you see a sponsored ad for. “There are a lot of gimmicky things out there,” says Sopearin Yos, a personal trainer and founder of Toronto gym Common Ground. Working out in a tight space means every item should be […]
8 lucky winners will receive a home gym setup with smart accessories Enter to win the Home Gym Sweepstakes Ends February 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST Limit: One entry per person Eligibility: United States or Washington, D.C. who are 18+ years old Prizes: Tonal™ home gym setup with smart accessories; and (b) a one (1) year Tonal™ membership; “ARV” of each Grand Prize is $4,328; Note: The product images shown are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the prizes This content was originally published here.
Getting in shape is a goal for so many people. And we often get so caught up in our day-to-day lives that it gets pushed further and further back on our list of priorities. If you were able to have a gym at home, you may take time to work out every day. What do you need to make your home gym functional? Let’s take a closer look at the essential equipment you can buy without breaking the bank. Exercise mat Whether your home gym is a dedicated space or you use the floor of your bedroom, you need a […]
This year’s lockdown has made us all pay attention to our activity levels; being at home all day, without even a walk to the train station or a trip out for lunch, is the definition of a sedentary lifestyle, and the closure of gyms and leisure centres has called attention to the importance of home workouts. There are plenty of options for working out at home, and many of them just involve a bit of space or a yoga mat, but what if you want to take it to the next level? Expert trainer David Hastie from Before The Lights […]
Summary List Placement As many people continue to exercise at home rather than the gym, keeping our workout spaces and equipment free of germs, bacteria, grime, and smells has become increasingly important. Chances are, you’re not cleaning your home gym as often as you should — everyone should wipe down their equipment after every use, and do a deep clean at least once per month. We spoke to Dr. George Nelson, an infectious disease doctor, about the best practices for keeping your gym equipment clean and why you should clean it regularly. The following eight products are safe, eco-friendly, and […]