- Exercise & Fitness
How to pick home fitness equipment
With the New Year close and resolutions just around the corner it is time to review how to buy equipment. The first thing to do is discuss the goals of all the people in the family using the equipment. Chose the type of equipment based on what is most likely to be used.
Pick a room that you frequent regularly, try not to hide your equipment. Out of site out of mind is not an option for achieving goals. You should have a good television straight ahead of your equipment and slightly above head level. You do not want to get a neck ache while you exercise and head slightly up and straight is the best neck position for exercise.
If you do Internet research look at only quality points and features you think are important. Most equipment review sites are paid or commissioned affiliate sites. Even some of the magazines who take advertising dollars are forced to review the product favorably. The major consumer magazine does not take advertising but the product they review is not always current and sometimes can be wrong. It is a good baseline for brands to look for and points to consider.
Review my; What to look for in a treadmill or elliptical articles if those are the products you chose to purchase.
Now get on some comfortable cloths and go and try some equipment. Your body will tell you what works best for you. Remember if they are pushing an extended warranty they don’t have faith in the machine or they are getting paid well for selling extended warranties. Most times they do not cover wear and tear. Good luck in your quest.