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Time to start training LATERAL?

By Jeff Hahn Sales Director If you are like most people, you have worked out on a treadmill, elliptical, stair stepper and exercise bike.  What is the one thing all of those machines have in common? They use your muscles in a front to back pattern which targets a certain mix of your muscle groups.  [...]

BodyCraft VR400 Rower

Rower 101

By Tom Woodman Regional Manager, Seattle Market Area Because of my background,  I am often asked which rower is the best.    I have trained extensively on rowers over the years, in preparation for the World Championships, Olympics, Masters rowing events, and as a Masters Rowing Coach.    There are many options out there to choose from.  [...]

Treadmill Selection

Best Price Guaranteed – and better service too!

By Jeff Hahn Sales Director We offer a BEST PRICE GUARANTEE! That means if you find a lower price on the exact same product, we will match or beat the price! Plus, the fact that we are local and offer service, you can rest assured that you will have the best ownership experience possible if [...]

Virtual Active on all new Vision Fitness Consoles

5 Critical Steps to At Home Fitness Success

By Jeff Hahn Sales Director I talk to a lot of customers about how they can BEST set themselves up to succeed in an at home fitness program. There are 5 essential things to consider. Take these factors into consideration, and you increase your chances of sticking with your program incrementally! 1. Product Selection People [...]

Treadmill motor horsepower ratings

By Jeff Hahn Sales Director If you are shopping for a treadmill, you will surely hear how important the motor is to the performance and durability of the product you are going to purchase.  You will commonly hear that you must have a 2.5 or 3.0 “Continuous Duty” motor.  The fact is HORSEPOWER ratings can [...]

Exercise Bike 101

By Jeff Hahn Sales Director – Fitness Shop Shopping for an exercise bike can be a very confusing experience.  In this post, we will talk about finding the right bike to meet your needs. There are three main types of bikes available on the market right now: Upright, Recumbent, and Spinner. An upright bike is [...]

Reasons to buy fitness equipment

By Jim Stevison Fitness Shop Bellevue We all get that feeling. You walk into a gym and step on a treadmill. Looking to your left, you see a 90 lb., 20 year old girl running. You look to the right and a man bigger, stronger and just in all-around better physical condition is running. No [...]

Designing the perfect workout space (part 2)

By Ryan Rysdam Fitness Shop Beaverton The words “I don’t have the space for fitness equipment” are just not acceptable. At the Fitness Shop we can make any space work, here are my top recommendations. Also email or call for specials on the following rooms. 1. In a small bedroom where you can’t give up [...]

Vision Fitness Premier Console

Product Spotlight: Vision Fitness Premier Console

By Jeff Hahn Sales Director – Fitness Shop The best thing about selling Vision Fitness products is the fact that they offer 3 consoles on their cardio equipment.  This allows me as the salesperson to perfectly match the needs of the buyer to the machine and ensure that they aren’t paying for any features they won’t use.  [...]

Elliptical Shopping – it just can’t be done online!

By Jeff Hahn Sales Director – Fitness Shop As with most things in life today, we start our shopping online. We read plenty of reviews, browse web stores, and try to determine what product is the best one in the price range our budget allows. It’s great that so much information is at our fingertips [...]