Tag Archives: Buying Fitness Equipment

TuffStuff CDP-300 Functional Trainer

Functional Training: Cable Ratio

By Tom Woodman Regional Manager, Seattle Area Perhaps the most important decision to be made in selecting a cable machine is, “do you want a machine with a 1:2 cable ratio or a 1:4 cable ratio?” Depending on the market they’re designed for, functional trainers come, or can be ordered in, a variety of cable [...]

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 [...]