“Do you have any dumbbells in stock?” That may be the quintessential question of 2020, at least for retailers of home fitness equipment like us. But why aren't there any dumbbells to be found, at our store and globally? And when will that situation change? This is the story of how a pandemic and worldwide factors caused a shortage of such a popular piece of equipment.
It’s a new decade, and you’ve made some resolutions to get 2020 started right. Exercise more. Get yourself back into shape “like you were in your 20’s”. And to kickstart your renewed commitment to a healthy lifestyle you’ve picked yourself up a new Bowflex treadmill from Flaman Fitness. Making time for exercise is easier said than done but you’ve already taken a Neil Armstrong-like giant leap toward your fitness goals by picking up said treadmill. You’re now set up for success for years to come.
There are so many different foam rollers. Which one is right for you? Here are some questions that will put you on the path to post-workout relief.
If you're unfamiliar with foam rollers, don't worry, they won't hurt you - quite the opposite, in fact. If you are familiar, you might be surprised to learn how they went from packing material to a trusted reliever of post-workout pain.
Will your first standup paddleboard adventure be a pleasure cruise or a harrowing voyage of unpleasant discoveries? Here are a few vital considerations that could make a big difference.
Identifying what you want from a standup paddleboard is the first step to getting it. Step two is discussing your desires with a SUP expert at your nearest Flaman Fitness location.
Stand-up paddle boarding offers it all - cardio, calorie burning and muscle building, in the perfect spot between the warm sun and the cool water. Whether you’re an experienced paddle boarder or it’s something you’d like to try, your nearest Flaman Fitness location has the inflatable or hardboard SUP for you.
Gliding over the sparkling water can be your pleasure cruise to wellbeing. Discover SUP’s health benefits here.
So far my “How to use X” series has focussed on how to use various pieces of fitness equipment — from the treadmill to free weights.
Today … drum roll please … the “how to” of creating YOUR perfect home gym!
Notice the emphasis on the word your!
So far in this “How to use X” series I have covered everything from cardio staples, such as the bike and the treadmill, to strength staples, such as dumbbells.
Today … the kettlebell!
Don’t be fooled by the Bosu’s bright blue squishy dome-like exterior; it is not a children’s bouncy toy or a ginormous whoopee cushion! The Bosu is a multi-faceted, medium-sized piece of exercise equipment; incorporate it into your cardio warm-up, use it to spice up traditional weight exercises such as squats or lunges, or use it to breathe new life into your core routine.