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  1. What’s the difference between a racer and an upright exercise bike?

    What’s the difference between a racer and an upright exercise bike?
    We’re big on indoor cycling here at Fitness Superstore. We talk about it a lot – and for good reason! Jumping on a stationary bike and getting a sweat on is one of the most effective home workouts, great for burning calories, building stamina, hitting personal bests and, most importantly, having fun while doing it. Investing in the right bike for
  2. Schwinn Airdyne AD8: The Ultimate HIIT Machine

    Schwinn Airdyne AD8: The Ultimate HIIT Machine
    Ever seen someone going hell-for-leather on that bike with the big fan and large moving handles at the gym? Yep, that’s an air bike! Common-place in CrossFit™ Boxes and commercial gyms, air bikes have begun to crop up in the home gyms of HIIT-lovers and fans of ruthless cardio workouts over the past decade. Fairly simple in design (be warned, their
  3. The JRNY app, now FREE for 12 months!

    The JRNY app, now FREE for 12 months!
    Introducing JRNY, the adaptive fitness membership that evolves with you. Now available with a free 12-month trial, JRNY is your answer to upgraded home workouts. No matter where you are on your fitness journey, everybody is different. Different strengths, different goals and different routines. That’s why Bowflex have designed JRNY for all of us, no matter the body, no matter the
  4. Dumbbells or Barbells – what’s best for your training?

    Dumbbells or Barbells – what’s best for your training?
    Now there’s no denying that free weights are the way to go if you’re after a quality strength session. But there’s an ongoing argument among lifters as to what tool is the best muscle-builder out there: dumbbells or barbells? Both are exceptionally effective at adding value to your workouts, and it’s certainly worth using them both during your training, but
  5. 5 reasons why you should be doing pull-ups

    5 reasons why you should be doing pull-ups
    There’s no denying the power of a pull-up. Great for building your back, shoulders and arms, they can be found in almost every top workout programme available. The only issue is, pull-ups can be quite intimidating, at least to the average exerciser! They can be difficult to master, but with some persistence – and the right equipment – the pull-up
  6. Join the home studio class craze

    Join the home studio class craze
    The home studio cycling craze has taken the world by storm over the past few years, and with the online fitness boom here to stay, now is a great time to invest in your home fitness. Always wanted to join in those high-energy classes you’ve seen online and in the TV adverts? Well here at Fitness Superstore, we’ve stocked up
  7. Why adjustable dumbbells are perfect for home training

    Why adjustable dumbbells are perfect for home training
    Adjustable dumbbells help to solve two problems that most home gym owners face: space and budget. Taking away the need to purchase a rack and multiple sets of fixed weights, adjustable dumbbells consolidate an entire range of dumbbells into one compact design. For this reason, Bowflex SelectTech Dumbbells are quickly becoming a staple in many home gyms and are making
  8. Adjustable Weight Training From Any Home Gym

    Adjustable Weight Training From Any Home Gym
    With gyms closed for the foreseeable future, exercisers across the UK have been stocking up on fitness equipment to continue their training from the comfort of their own home. For a lot of people though, they don’t have the luxury of bags of space to accommodate some of their favourite larger pieces - compact equipment is definitely the name of
  9. PT's top picks for a great home workout

    PT's top picks for a great home workout
    As a personal trainer who often trains people outdoors or in their own houses, for me, being able to work out at home is really important. As the weather changes and we move into colder months, the convenience of exercising at home is obviously attractive. And even if you are an avid gym goer, what about if you can’t get
  10. NEW Max Trainers M6/M8: Personalised Workouts in as Little as 4 Minutes

    NEW Max Trainers M6/M8: Personalised Workouts in as Little as 4 Minutes
    BRAND NEW MAX Trainers are here! In 2015, we introduced Bowflex’s incredible MAX Trainers – the M3 and M5. Offering a total body, high intensity workout in as little as 14 minutes (designed around HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training), these were ground-breaking machines, and we instantly fell in love with them. The advanced M7 soon followed in 2017 and now,

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