Home Fitness Equipment Michigan

At American Home Fitness, we carry products from the fitness industry’s leaders- brands such as Precor, Octane, Hoist and True – companies that manufacture products for demanding commercial settings. These treadmills, ellipticals, home gyms and exercise bikes will perform up to club-quality standards, delivering a challenging and energetic workout that leaves you reinvigorated and ready to take on the day!
 
Unlike large department stores, the American Home Fitness locations are designed to provide you with a comfortable setting to spend time in. Our fitness showrooms are filled with equipment with the intention for you to jump on, try and compare between models and manufacturers.
 

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Do Ellipticals Burn More Calories Than Treadmills?

When it comes to ellipticals and treadmills, many wonder which one (of the two) is worth their time since they both seem as if they require the same amount of exertion. However, one is burning a tiny bit more on the other due to the small...

Exercise Equipment For Beginners-What Is The Best?

Creating a workout space in your home is a terrific way to start getting into shape. Physical fitness comes with many benefits that include more energy, better heart health and an improved self-image. It’s important to start with some basic...

Is It Better to Do Cardio or Strength Training First?

It’s essential to add both cardio and strength training to your workout regimen if you want a fit, lean body. While it’s a great idea to do weights and cardio on different days, if you’re strapped for time, you may want to put the two into one sweat session.

3 At-Home Dumbbell Exercises That Work

Finding 3 at-home dumbbell exercises that work is a simple request. The things one can do with a dumbbell are numerous and they all work if you are faithful to the task. There are however some more effective higher quality moves. Those exercises are...

5 Treadmill Workouts in an Hour or Less

Exercising is one of the most important and necessary activities for every person. However, the way the world works, it can be very tough to find time to get in a full workout thanks to other responsibilities. But what if there were multiple...

Why working out at home works for me

All of my adult life, I have always belonged to a gym. It was a security blanket for me. If I belong to a gym, I technically workout right?   That’s not exactly how that works. Sure I worked out, but not as often as I should have. I...

Steps to Keeping Your Fitness Resolutions

Unfortunately, the vast majority of fitness resolutions that people make go unfulfilled. Few of us are lucky enough to genuinely enjoy an hour running on a treadmill or swimming laps. Most of us need to get disciplined to stick to our exercise...

The Benefits of a Regular Cardio Workout

Your face is dripping, your fight-or-flight response has kicked in, and now you're thinking...how is this actually benefiting me? Aside from just weight loss benefits, there are numerous benefits that come from a regular cardio...

Exercise Tips for Staying Fit During the Holidays

  With all the food and drink at family gatherings, it’s no wonder that most people will put on a little bit of weight over the holidays. It can be difficult to stick to a regular exercise routine when work, school, and everything...

How Much Time Should You Spend Exercising Each Week?

Whether your goal is to drop a few pounds, bulk up some muscle, or just improve your overall mood, there’s no greater way to improve the quality of your life than regular exercise. We all know that exercise has immense physical and mental...

Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken Receipe

  Get warm this winter with a tasty and easy AHF favorite Crock Pot recipe: Santa Fe Chicken   Ingredients: 24 oz. (1 ½ lbs. chicken breast 14.4 oz. can diced tomatoes with mild green chilies 15 oz. can...

How to Get the Most out of a Treadmill Workout

  When many people consider working out on a treadmill, they view it as the next best thing to an outdoor jog or run. In reality, treadmills can offer exercise enthusiasts with a far more vigorous workout than they could get outside in...

How Can Employees Benefit From an Office Gym?

Sitting at desk for 8 to 9 hours a day, staring at the computer or a pile of papers, can negatively impact any individual. Sedentary lifestyle causes an increase in illnesses, so the best thing for every office employee is to become...

4 Advantages of Stationary Bike Workouts

  Even though we all hear reports on the news about the obesity rates in America, gym memberships and exercise equipment sales have skyrocketed in recent years.  At American Home Fitness, we believe that many well-intentioned...

Novi Trainer Series

Are you finding that the daily grind is causing you to fall away from your New Year fitness resolutions? That’s ok, you’re not alone! People all over the world hit their wall and need the extra boost or guidance to help get them to the...

The Benefits of a Bosu Ball

A bosu ball is a great addition to any home gym.  Not only is it a balance aid, helping users coordinate muscles and nerves for unstable conditions that you experience in everyday life, but it also assists it a number of other types of...

What Home Exercise Equipment Should I Buy?

  Are you drowning in a sea of information regarding the ideal fitness equipment and routines for your exercise regimen? There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing exercise equipment for your home; do you choose the machine...

Mittens for Detroit

If you walk into any of our 7 stores, you will notice that this season we have happily partnered with a local organization Mittens for Detroit. Their sole purpose is to collect, purchase and distribute new, unused mittens and gloved to...

Get Yourself in Gear with Home Exercise Equipment

Are you sick of paying monthly fees for a gym membership that you rarely find the time to use? Motivating yourself to get out of the house to travel to the gym, only to find that your favorite machine is already being used, can be a huge source of...

Precor

Club Quality Fitness Equipment that Feels Right at Home   Precor designs and builds premium fitness equipment for effective workouts that feel smooth & natural. Precor Equipment is choses by health clubs, hotels & spas, and...

Octane

The Number One Selling Elliptical Brand Today   Since 2003, Octane Fitness has won 48 Best Buy awards from consumer magazines and trade publications. Fueled by relentless passion to offer the best ellitpical machines loaded with...

True Fitness

Cardio Fitness Equipment For Your Home   True Fitness' treadmills, total-body elliptical trainers and exercise bikes are designed to keep you engaged for the long haul. TRUE workout innovations like Cario 360™, Heart Rate...

Inspire Home Fitness

Smooth & Durable Equipment, Perfect For Your Home   Inspire Fitness and Health In Motion has been developing, manufacturing, and distributing fitness equipment for over 25 years. When Inspire develops a product, they focus on 4...

LifeCore Fitness

Quality & Value In A Compact Design   LifeCORE Fitness began as a specialty fitness retailer in the early 90's, but shortly discovered there was a high demand for products that just weren't available in the fitness...

GoFit Accessories

Get Real Results Without Having to Leave Your Home   Take the hassle out of getting Fit! Imagine getting in the best shape of your life without signing a corporate contract, without having to wait for a machine at the gym, or without...

LeMond

Discover The LeMond Difference   An understanding of cycling is what makes LeMond Fitness products great. At LeMond Fitness, Greg Lemond's passion for cycling drives the design of every bike training product they produce....

Hoist Fitness

Join The Movement   The compact design of Hoist's consumer products require minimal floor space, allowing you to move efficiently from one exercise to the next . . . so you can focus more on your workout. True innovation in...

Modern Movement

 Modern Movement Balance Training   Balance Training has several levels of benefits. Fundamentally, it can enable a better quality of life (a better sense of balance is associated with fewer falls and injuries). When learning a...

What you should know before you buy your Elliptical

How Do I Pick the Right Elliptical Machine?   As the Baby Boomer Generation continues to age, more and more people are enjoying training on low-impact elliptical trainers as a cardiovascular exercise alternative to treadmills. While...

What you should know before you buy your Treadmill

How Do I Purchase the Treadmill that’s Right for Me?   For a large number of people, a treadmill can be the ideal choice for a fitness tool in the home. If you like walking, jogging or running, the treadmill can help you achieve...

Grilled Turkey & Ham Sandwich

Seems easy enough, I know, but you can’t go wrong with a sandwich after a workout―it’s got everything in a hand-held package. Low-sodium cold cuts provide some salt to help replace what’s lost in sweat during exercise. Tomatoes...

Tuna Burger

Ingredients: 1 5.5oz can Albacore tuna in water 1 egg white 1-2 tsps chopped onion (optional) Spices of your choice (I prefer a dash of garlic salt and blk pepper) Preparation: Drain water from tuna Mix together with all...

Kale Chips

This week's recipe comes from one of our great friends from Facebook and from Couch to 5K group (what's that? you might ask . . . stop by a store and ask, you won't regret it!) Tellis Everett, and he says that adding cayenne pepper for...

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Are you getting tired of eating albacore tuna out of a can? Try mixing it with applesauce, yes applesauce. Ingredients: 4oz mashed sweet potato 2-3 tblsp natural applesauce 2 egg whites 1 scoop Whey Protein (vanilla or...

Weekly Workouts

Benefits of the BOSU The BOSU trainer looks like half an exercise ball with a rigid plastic base. The Bosu does a good job making easy exercises more challenging- an example would be if you can do pushups, lunges or squats with good form, try...

Strength training benefits women

Pump it up! Weightlifting 'cuts diabetes risk in women' Women who pump iron in the gym cut their risk of developing diabetes, say researchers. The findings come from a study that tracked the health of nearly 100,000 US nurses over a...

6 Thing You Probably Didn't Know About Your Muscles

There's not much we could do without our muscles -- swallow, breathe, move at all. Yet despite how essential muscles are to our survival, there's still a lot we don't know about them and how they work. Here are six fun facts you may not...

It's Heart Month!

In honor of heart month, I wanted to spend some time raising awareness of Heart Disease, often called the silent killer. Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women., which takes more lives than all forms of cancer combined. There are several...

Recipe for disaster?

Do you remember as a kid playing freeze tag, or street hockey with all of the neighborhood kids, or maybe even climbing a tree. Your parents had a tough time getting you inside. Weather you knew it at the time or not you were getting your physical...

You Inspire Us!

What differentiates us from other stores and online sites that sell treadmills, ellipticals, home gyms and other fitness products? Is it the best product the fitness industry offers, from Precor to Octane to True Fitness or Hoist Fitness...

BOSU Ball

What is BOSU®?   *Pronounced “Bo,” like the boy’s name, and “Sue,” like the girl’s name.   What began as the launch of one of the most innovative products the fitness industry has...

It's Heart Month!

In honor of heart month, I wanted to spend some time raising awareness of Heart Disease, often called the silent killer. Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women., which takes more lives than all forms of cancer combined.   There are...

Recipe for disaster?

Do you remember as a kid playing freeze tag, or street hockey with all of the neighborhood kids, or maybe even climbing a tree. Your parents had a tough time getting you inside. Weather you knew it at the time or not you were getting your physical...

You Inspire Us!

What differentiates us from other stores and online sites that sell treadmills, ellipticals, home gyms and other fitness products?   Is it the best product the fitness industry offers, from Precor to Octane to True Fitness or Hoist...

A New Year, A New Outlook!

Can you believe that another year has passed so quickly? For me it’s been one heck of a year but I must say it’s been a phenomenal one. Graduated, traveled to new places, made a lot of new friendships, scored an awesome job and to top it...

Fitbit Craze

Over the last 6 months it seems like the pedometer business has increased tremendously. Who would have thought that people would go nuts over a pedometer?   Some people tend to panic when the phrase “working out” is mentioned....

Don't Fall Out Of Fitness

It is safe to say that Fall is officially here, with the brisk air in the atmosphere, it is easy to bundle up in a blanket and watch your favorite TV show marathon with a bowl of butter, I mean popcorn next to your side. You could go for a quick run...

Elliptigo Road Trip with Tellis and Eric!

This past Saturday, Tellis Everett, our SE Michigan Ellipitgo Guru that works out of our Novi store, joined me in Flint Michigan to participate in the Tour de Crim, a bike ride over the famous “Blue Line” course that marks the well know...

Birmingham

The month of June was a busy month for Team Birmingham. We took our talents out to the Birmingham Farmers Market off of Old Woodward for their Annual Health and Fitness Event. It was a great event for us to take our maiden voyage of the Elliptigo to...

ElliptiGO Helps Bypass Patient Get Back to Health

When Ken came into my store last week, he was looking for a low-impact way to get back into a healthy lifestyle. He had recovered from a 4-way bypass surgery done last July and asked for my help. We talked about his goals and I introduced him to the...

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