• A podcast? While you work out? Yup. I often listen to Radiolab while I run, believe it or not, so I’m taking this list of 10 podcasts that make for excellent gym-time listening material as the perfect excuse to switch it up a bit. [Q by Equinox] Read more »
For the workout this week, put 30 minutes on the clock and get ready to complete the following seven-move circuit as many times as you can in those 30 minutes. But don’t get sloppy people — you want to be moving fast while also maintaining good form. Got it?
The idea is to work hard, work fast, and push yourself outside of your comfort zone. Simple enough, right? Good luck! Read more »
You’ve seen it: the bands, steps, pulleys and other strange equipment gathering dust in the corner of the gym. You’ve probably even wondered (out loud, maybe?): What the heck is that stuff, anyway?
We wondered, too — which is why we enlisted Center City-based personal trainer Brian Maher to decode that oft-forgotten gym equipment we should have been using all along. Here, how to get a great workout with five awesome pieces of equipment most everyone ignores at the gym. Read more »
Yesterday we gave you some pretty solid tips on how to pick the best gym or fitness studio for your goals. So now that you’ve found the right gym for you, you may be ready to sign on the dotted line. Er, not so fast.
‘Tis the season for new goals, new fitness programs and new gym memberships. Luckily the fitness market here in Philly continues to expand in a big way with studios and gyms that fit everyone’s needs. So how are you going about assessing which is the best fit for you? Here are six ways to shop for a gym that will get you looking at the right factors to ensure your studio or gym can truly help you get what you want. Otherwise, it could be another year of wasted money.