Exercise

Exercise Ideas


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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