The Best And Worst At The Gym: Stationary Machines (Part I)

Chest Press

From traditional “Nautilus-style” machines to TRX and kettlebells, fitness centers and gyms are now full with various types of strength training equipment to meet everyone’s taste.  But just because it’s there, doesn’t mean it’s effective. As I have been choosing what types of machines and equipment to purchase for the new fitness club, I am […]

How To Use Machines At The Gym

Chest Press Machine

I teach a personal training certification course and tonight’s class was focused on developing a muscle conditioning program for a client.  One of the most important aspects of this class is to instruct the students on how to set-up a resistance machine.  This applies to making seat, leg, and height adjustments, as well as determining […]