Monthly Archives: April 2015

  • Home Gym vs Gym Membership: What Suits Your Needs Best?

    HFT Fit ProAnother day at the gym. Part of you is excited to try out the new machine they just got. But secretly, part of you is dreading the crowd, the drive, that random sweat. Belonging to a gym can be a great experience for some, a place where people are collectively working towards their fitness goals. For others, gyms can be intimidating or just flat out annoying.

    For those in the second category, a home gym could be a perfect solution. You’ll never have to wait in line to use it. It’s available to you at any time of day, with no drive required. If that sounds good to you, keep reading for five more reasons why a home gym would make sense for you.

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  • 4 Moves to Craft Your Core

    Everyone and everything says to work out our core, but do you truly know the definition of core? The core is your lower back, your abdominals, your hips, your glutes and your pelvis. Most exercise enthusiasts think if they lie on the floor and complete a few crunches and maybe F670do a few super-mans they have engaged their core enough. Crunches and super-mans will work a few of the core muscles but not all of them. One way to engage every muscle group of the core is to use a Hyper-Extension/ Roman Chair. Your hips are the pivot point for the whole piece but your body can be positioned so many different ways. With a simple 10-15 minute program, you will develop a strong core. Continue reading

  • Calling all Cyclists!

    Which BodyCraft Indoor Cycling Bike is for you? BodyCraft has four indoor cycles in two different categories- magnetic resistance and brake pad resistance. All bikes have weighted flywheels and durable frames with handlebar and seat adjustments for every level. To simplify this blog post, it is easiest to focus in on two of these cycles: The SPT, which has a pad brake and the SPT- Mag, which has a magnetic brake. While much of your decision depends on preference, there are differing benefits for each selection.

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  • 7 Body Sculpting Moves on Not Just Another Smith- A Jones

    Getting a Great Workout with a BodyCraft Jones Club, Jones Platinum, Jones Light Commercial, or Jones Freedom is easy and efficient. Using multiple machines can be time consuming if you have a busy schedule. The Jones allows you to work your upper body, lower body, and even your abs. With a Jones machine you are able to move the bar horizontally and vertically, which creates even more exercise possibilities within an even safer environment. Continue reading

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