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Finding The Best Exercise Machine That Won’t Disturb The Household

When you are immersed in a workout on your fitness machine at home, you might not always be aware of how much noise is generated. You could end up creating quite the symphony of beeps from the console, squeaks from any worn or cheap parts and all kinds of other noises. While you may be

Keeping Track Of Your Fitness Progress On Your New Exercise Machine

It can be difficult at times to keep track of our progression toward fitness goals in finer detail. It could be ages until we see physical differences in weight or tone or feel fitter during day-to-day activity. But, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t slow progress. One way to measure this progression in our fitness

How To Stay Motivated To Work Out On Your Exercise Bike Every Day

Saying that we are going to get in shape and workout on our exercise bike each day is one thing. Putting it into practice is a whole other story. There will be times when you feel like giving up. You will resent the bike for the pain you go through. You may find that you

Do You Have To Spend A Fortune For A Good Elliptical Machine

Elliptical machines, or cross trainers, can be a great way to get a full-body workout in the comfort of your own home. However, some of the best looking, gym-ready machines on the market come at a price. Should you save up and take the plunge on something expensive that has lots of bells and whistles.

Staying Safe On Exercise Machines When You Have Mobility Issues

Exercise machines typically come in categories from the more beginner, entry-level options to those that are more professional for experienced users. But, what about people that have mobility issues, coordination problems and other disabilities? Are all beginner models actually suitable for everyone or just the able-bodied that are new to working out? The good news

Is It Worthwhile Getting An Exercise Machine With A Pulse Sensor?

A lot of the best exercise machines for home gyms right now will proudly claim to have pulse sensors built into the machine. The idea here is that the system will take a reading and this will translate to the heart rate monitor on the screen. There are lots of people that will benefit from

Why Do Many Exercise Machines Now Have Bluetooth And WiFi Connectivity

Wireless connections and the Internet of Things can seem a little like an expectation rather than a luxury these days. We expect to be able to connect our devices with ease and reach out to our social connections online. So, it is no surprise that so many fitness fanatics are drawn to smart WiFi and

What Are The Best Exercise Machines For Leg Workouts?

For some people, leg exercises mean very little else than a long walk or some yoga poses to stretch out the muscles and keep the weight off. For others, it can get more serious than that. If you have gotten into your fitness regime and improved your tone and strength in your upper body, you

What Are The Best Exercise Machines For Arm Workouts?

How often do you actively work your arms when using your fitness machines at home. Probably not as much as you could be, right?. Our arms can be one of the last areas to gain tone and strength if we focus on cardio workouts or basic sessions on a treadmill. But, that doesn’t mean that

Can You Lose Weight Using A Rowing Machine?

Many people will look for an exercise machine that will offer them the fastest possible route to weight loss. They want to see the pounds disappear as quickly as possible and get some form of instant gratification for their purchase. This is overly optimistic because all the best regimes for fitness and weight loss take

What Are The Best Exercise Machines For Ab Workouts?

There are four types of exercise machines that are most commonly used in the average home or home gym. They are the treadmill, exercise bike, rowing machine and elliptical. You will often see companies selling these machines to consumers as the ideal way to get a full-body workout. This typically means that they have some

How Can You Get The Most Out Of A Rowing Machine Session?

There is the assumption sometimes that a workout on a rowing machine can be a little bit boring. All you do is work at the same rhythm and the same motion on a machine that doesn’t do very much at all. There is also the concern that this basic motion won’t do all that much

Are Water Rowers Better Than Traditional Rowers?

Water rowers will always stand out in online listings and in sales catalogues because the designers always spend so much time making them look pretty. They know that consumers want a high-end project when choosing water over traditional methods. This can also mean a higher price tag. So, is this cost justified? Do you actually

Are Spin Bikes Good For HIIT Sessions?

HIIT – or high intensity interval training – is a great way to work out if you want a faster route to improved fitness and weight loss. It is the tough love approach to working out where you have to force yourself through a series of intervals of high intensity and low intensity throughout the

Can You Use Spin Bikes If You Have Bad Joints?

Many fitness fanatics will tell you that an exercise bike is one of the best tools to use if you have any problems with your joints. They are meant to be low impact to prevent damage to the knees or any aggravation to bad hips. But, is the same true for a spin bike. After

Are Elliptical Machines Too Big For Most Apartments?

One of the first things that you will notice about an elliptical machine is the size. We are so used to having compact exercise equipment now that we are even using exercise bikes and treadmills under our desks. Therefore, the elliptical cross trainer can appear pretty intimidating. There is a lot of hardware here stretching

Can You Get A Full-Body Workout With An Elliptical Machine?

A full-body workout is a key goal for many people when they workout. Targeting all of the different muscle groups lets us tone everything equally, burn fat in all the right places and improve our cardio and fitness levels. Some gym-users will work through different stations and machines to vary their regime each day. Others

Are 360-Degree Elliptical Machines A Good Idea?

Elliptical machines are a firm favourite among gym-users because of the way that they help people achieve a full-body workout for improved fitness. The popularity of these machines means that there will always be brands out there trying to find the next new feature or quirky selling point. In some cases, these new features are

Hollywood’s Most Golden Weekend Gets Sporty with Third Annual “Gold Meets Golden” Event

Nicole Kidman Returns as Host, along with Maria Shriver, Eddie Redmayne, Laura Dern, Gina Rodriguez, Matt Bomer and Olympic Legends

Oscar® Winner Jennifer Lawrence Joins Chideo’s All-Star Line-Up of Celebrity Ambassadors

Teams up with Bradley Cooper to Support Special Olympics and Charles J. Cooper Patient Support Fund

City of Claremont to Open Doors as Host Town for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015)

City of Claremont selected as an LA2015 Host Town, providing culture, training and accommodations to international athletes in July 2015

Hoy Deportes: Olimpiadas Especiales le abren un horizonte a Marcos

Con mucha energía y una sonrisa contagiosa, el mexicano Marco Martínez es uno de los embajadores de los Juegos Mundiales de las Olimpiadas Especiales

2015 Special Olympics World Games Announce Host Town Delegations

Communities across Southern California ready to welcome 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches from around the globe

Special Olympics and Best Buddies Celebrate 7th Annual Spread the Word to End the Word® Day on March 4th

Pledge #Respect for People with Intellectual Disabilities

WWE® to Support Special Olympics World Games

WWE will utilize all its platforms including WWE Network, TV and pay-per-view broadcasts, live events, and digital and social media to generate awareness and support of LA2015.

Avril Lavigne Releases New Single “FLY” and Music Video to Benefit Special Olympics

International, award-winning musician and philanthropist Avril Lavigne debuted her song “Fly” to benefit Special Olympics today

Where Hope Grows’ Set for May 15 Release

Special Olympics and Godspeed Pictures are proud to announce that the inspirational drama “Where Hope Grows” opens nationally May 15th!

ESPN Announces initial coverage team and plans for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015

In celebration of being 100 Days Away from the start of the World Games, ESPN announced their initial coverage team and plans for covering the World Games.

2015 Special Olympics World Games Celebrates “100 Days Away”

In celebration of being just 100 Days Away from the start of the World Games, LA2015 unveiled the World Games medals and distinction ribbons.

2015 Special Olympics World Games partners with Herbalife

To kick off the partnership, LA Galaxy players Omar Gonzalez and Jaime Penedo today faced off in a mini soccer match with Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) players.