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Weightlifting With Shifting Sand

Kettle Run Heartline Fitness and gym center

A terrific article by Laura Johannes of the Wall Street Journal discussing the advent of using “Sandbags” in exercise workouts and do they offer a more complete workout to traditional dumbbells and barbells? Read on! The Claim: Dumbbells and barbells have become staples of weight training in part because of their stability. Now, sandbags—which provide… Read more »

Star Trac Treadclimber(R) – How To Video

Imagine the best features of a treadmill, elliptical and stepper combined into one machine. The TreadClimber® by Star Trac is just that, here’s how to properly use the product… Imagine the best features of a treadmill, elliptical and stepper combined into one machine. The TreadClimber® by Star Trac is just that, with the benefits of… Read more »

Star Trac Dual Adjustable Pulley Systems

The Star Trac Dual Adjustable Pulley System allows users to perform movements that mimic activities in both sports and life…. The Star Trac Dual Adjustable Pulley System functionally trains the muscles of the entire body to work together while building stability and core balance. Base Strength Benefits The Dual Adjustable Pulley System strengthens individual muscle… Read more »

Star Trac BoxMaster

a boxing stand with 12 punching zones and base included

The Star Trac BoxMaster is a new form of boxing style conditioning that will wow your clients and tenants alike…. With the ability to cater to all types of members, tenants, and students, the BoxMaster will excite and encourage greater participation in boxing style fitness training. For the first time ever the BoxMaster creates the… Read more »

Star Trac HumanSport Strength Training Systems

The human body and the graceful, fluid motions it’s capable of has always been inspiring to Star Trac.  HumanSport(R) is a truly unique and human way of training…. Designed to reflect human body mechanics, HumanSport is so simple, so intuitive and so natural that it feels as if it were custom-built for each and every… Read more »

SCIFIT StepOne

SCIFIT’s New StepOne the only true total body, recumbent stepper.   A great product for medical rehab and overall fitness… The low impact StepOne recumbent stepper provides a smooth, total body functional exercise.  StepOne features low starting resistance, wheelchair access, natural movement and a step range that provides patterning similar to walking or climbing stairs.  The… Read more »

Exercise Kick-Starts Recovery

Yoga on the beach

Recent research states exercise can out-perform drugs after a stroke, heart attack… After sitting through some very disturbing news at the recent Sports & Fitness Industry Summit (i.e. Sports participation in the U.S. has dropped by over 4 million participants since 2007 and the number of inactive Americans has now grown to over 80 million…. Read more »

Star Trac Max Rack(R)

The Max Rack(R) by Star Trac is truly one of the most unique specialty racks available today…. The Star Trac Max Rack(R) bridges the gap between the safety of a Smith machine and the freedom of Olympic bar weight training.  The unique patented design allows the Olympic bar to travel up and down as well… Read more »

Star Trac TreadClimber®

Imagine the best features of a treadmill, elliptical and stepper combined into one machine. The TreadClimber® by Star Trac is just that… Imagine the best features of a treadmill, elliptical and stepper combined into one machine. The TreadClimber® by Star Trac is just that, with the benefits of a treadmill, the low impact of an… Read more »

SCIFIT Pro 2 Total Body Exerciser

SCIFIT’s Pro 2 Total Body Exerciser provides increased range of motion, making this product perfect for physical therapy, rehabilitation and general wellness… The natural elbow to knee movement engages the core muscles.   The upper and lower cranks are dependent, allowing for passive assistance. The stronger limbs can drive the weaker limbs through the range of… Read more »