December 2021 / 22 posts found

Efficacy of Whole-Body Vibration Training on Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor, Clinical and Functional Outcomes, and Quality of Life in Women with Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of whole-body vibration training (WBVT) on blood brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels and determine the clinical and functional outcomes in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Thirty-two women with FMS were randomized into an intervention group (IG), receiving 6 weeks of WBVT, or a control group (CG) with no intervention. The outcomes at the baseline and follow-up in both groups included blood BDNF levels, sit-to-stand test (STS), 6-minute walk test (6MWT), Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ), Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and visual analogue scale (VAS). WBVT resulted in a group-by-time […]

Best home treadmills UK: stay fit and safe with an at-home treadmill from NordicTrack, JTX, Decathlon | The Star

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Best home treadmills UK: the best safe, at-home treadmills from NordicTrack, JTX and Decathlon This article contains affiliate links. We may earn a small commission on items purchased through this article, but that does not affect our editorial judgement. At-home fitness equipment has been selling well since the first lockdown in March 2020, and treadmills are no exception.  With uncertainty rife due to the arrival of the Omicron variant, it could prove a wise time to invest on a means of exercising outside of a gym. Is it worth buying a treadmill?   At first it may seem unnecessary to […]

Tristan Thompson ’expecting THIRD child with Texas personal trainer’ | Daily Mail Online

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Womanizing basketball star Tristan Thompson is set to become a father for the third time following an alleged fling with a personal trainer, court documents obtained by DailyMail.com claim. The mother of Thompson’s newest baby is Houston native Maralee Nichols, 31, who has since moved to Los Angeles and is now suing the Sacramento Kings star for child support. Seen in exclusive DailyMail.com photos, the heavily pregnant 31-year-old – described as a former friend of Thompson’s – is due to give birth to her baby boy on December 3.  According to bombshell documents obtained by DailyMail.com, the baby was conceived […]

How safe are Pelotons? Expensive home gym equipment linked to number of deaths | Daily Mail Online

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The safety of Pelotons, the immersive home workout experience with virtual classes that claims to rival a full gym membership, has been thrust back in the media spotlight following a shocking storyline in the Sex And The City reboot.  In the first episode of ‘And Just Like That’, Carrie’s husband Mr Big (Chris Noth) dies of a heart attack shortly after a 45-minute session on a Peloton Bike, the piece of high-end home gym equipment – prices starting at £1,350/$1,495 – that’s become a must-have in affluent homes.  The brand has also been hit with real-life tragedies, mainly concerning its $2,400 […]

Best Black Friday home gym deals: Save on treadmills, massage guns, spin bikes and rowers – CNET

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2020 will be remembered as the year home gyms bloomed from the dirt of the pandemic, with rising concerns about working out with others at gyms and fitness studios, which have intermittently closed and opened as coronavirus cases surge across the country. Haven’t joined the trend yet? As winter sets in, there’s no better time to start running, rowing or cycling inside and at home. Black Friday may be over, butCyber Monday is right around the corner, and this weekend, there are still plenty of opportunities to beef up your collection of exercise and workout recovery gear for your home gym. You can find items such as a treadmill, rower, spin bike or […]

Where To Buy Home Gym And Fitness Equipment In Hong Kong

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Equip your home fitness regime! We’ve all likely spent more time at home and inside these last few months trying to do the responsible thing thanks to the COVID situation. However, health is still important and staying active helps contribute to both our physical and mental well being. If you’re looking for a way to stay active while doing your best to socially distance at home, Hong Kong has a variety of places that you can get some at-home fitness equipment. From smaller pieces (ideal for small Hong Kong apartments) to large items like treadmills and bikes, we’ll be sure to […]

Gorilla Bow Portable Home Gym Resistance Band System, Weightlifting and HIIT Interval Training Kit, Full Body Workout Equipment (Black, Heavy Original Size)

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Amazon Price: $229.75 (as of September 19, 2020 5:00 am – Details). Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Amazon site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. Brand: Gorilla Fitness Features COMPACT HOME WORKOUT – Get the heavy weight workouts you’re used to at the gym without the risk of going to a gym right now. You can work every major muscle group with up to 300 lbs of resistance from home. TONE YOUR BODY – […]

Best Resistance Bands for Home Gym Fitness for Beginners

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Resistance bands are one of the best whole body workout equipment.  These are often used for stretching and fitness exercises but they can also be used by bands when they want to get out of an injury. Resistance bands are now mostly used by people who are interested in low-body workouts. Most people don’t consider resistance bands as fitness equipment but they nonetheless are a great way to workout. They are made of elastic rubber and come in multiple different colours, sizes, lengths, and strengths.  You can add them to your training to fire up your muscles. Resistance Bands for […]

Squat Magic | Fitness & Home Gym | HighStreetTV

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High Street TV is one of the UK’s largest and most successful Multi-Channel retailers. With five 24-hour dedicated shopping channels across SKY (666, 667 668, 672 & 675) as well as advertising on over 50 digital TV channels in the UK & Ireland including ITV, Channel Four and Five, you will find our product range available to buy via all main channels of distribution including TV, online, print, and mobile. We’re also proud to have our products stocked in over 2,000 retail outlets, including Argos, John Lewis, Curry’s, Harrods, all major supermarkets nationwide and other prestigious high street retailers. This […]

My New House: Home Gym Reveal & Sources

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I’ve been getting a lot of questions about my home gym on IG and so I finally thought it was time for a post seeing as it’s actually DONE now! I worked with Brookes + Hill Builders again on this project, and am really happy with the result. In fact, it’s been pretty life changing- Andrew and I both are working out way more, and way harder, than before. With COVID seemingly not going anywhere, I don’t see us returning to a gym anytime soon (nor do a lot of people, we’re seeing a big uptick in home gyms). And […]