If there’s one piece of advice home gym experts unanimously agree on, it’s this: Try before you buy.
Not always. Top ratings don’t always mean a given piece of equipment is perfect for everyone. Some exercise machines are praised because they pose a worthy challenge to advanced athletes.
Experts advise that you consider starting with the item most central to your workout. For example, if you’re big into strength training, you should look at a quality rack.
“This is something you hear in the gym a lot,” says Dr. Jose Antonio, CEO of International Sports Nutrition and researcher at Florida’s Southeastern University.
“I would not say that most commercial sports drinks are the most efficient way of rehydrating following a workout,” says Sean Kuechenmeister, Certified Athletic Trainer at the New York Sports Science Lab
The answer is neither … and both … and MORE! The Max Trainer was designed as a hybrid of both machines – with moving handles for great upper-body exercise, as well.
The idea that lifting weights will make women bulky like men is heavy on mythology but light on logic. Dr. Jose Antonio, CEO and Co-Founder of International Sports Nutrition says college-aged men even have trouble bulking up.