Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Are 90 Degree Leg Extensions Bad for Your Knees?

After cross referencing a number of sources, I've come to the conclusion that 90 degree leg extensions may put too much stress on the knee joints.
Apparently, this is not news in some circles as many bodybuilders have believed this for years.

Here is a video from Scooby on YouTube demonstrating this.

Scooby has a number of work ...

Bowflex TreadClimber TC10 | 3-in-1 (Stepper, Treadmill, Elliptical)

The Bowflex TreadClimber TC10 is one of the Bowflex Line of Treadclimbers that has replaced the Nautilus Mobia which has been discontinued. See our Mobia review here.
Many people have been interested in 3-in-1 cardio machines and this is one in a line Bowflex's Treadclimbers.

Be sure and read the reviews, which ...

“I’m Not A Fraud” | Jillian Michaels Fires Back at LA Times Critic

Jillian Michaels has faced criticism in the past for her unique training approach and lack of focus on proper form. But to call Michaels a "fraud" and "not actually a real fitness trainer; an actress playing the role of fitness trainer on TV," is ludicrous.

These were among the assertions made ...

Fitness News: New NBC Show “Losing It With Jillian” Debuts Tuesday, June 1

From the Emmy Winning Producers of The Office and The Biggest Loser and the former Executive Producer of Oprah comes Losing It With Jillian set to premiere on Tuesday, June 1 at 10 p.m. on NBC.

The show features Jillain Michaels moving in with various families ...

24 Hour Fitness Launches bodybugg Personal Calorie Management Mobile Web Site

The bodybugg is a personal weight-loss device that gained massive exposure while appearing on NBC's The Biggest Loser. Now owned and distributed by 24 Hour Fitness, virtually identical devices are sold by BodyMedia directly to customers under the name GoWear Fit.

24 Hour Fitness today announced the release of ...

Fitness News: Google Maps Unveils Biking Directions Feature

Last week the world's largest search engine began offering its satellite-powered mapping technology to cyclists and runners in 150 U.S cities.

According to the press release "This new feature includes step-by-step bicycling directions, bike trails outlined directly on the map, and a new 'bicycling' layer that indicates bike trails, bike lanes, ...

Fitness News: Regular Exercise Reduces Anxiety by 20 Percent and Improves Quality of Life

A new study appearing in the Archives of Internal Medicine further proves that exercise is directly linked to emotional well-being.

The results of 40 randomized clinical trials of nearly 3,000 patients with varied medical conditions showed that on average patients who worked out regularly reported a 20 ...

Fitness News: Celebrity Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels Auctions Motorcycle to Help Haiti

Jillian Michaels, who gained prominence in the weight-loss reality series The Biggest Loser, is joining the Haiti relief effort by auctioning off her Yamaha FZ1 motorcycle.

“The current destruction in Haiti is devastating,” says Michaels. “ Haiti holds a special place in my heart and ...

Fitness News | Gold’s Gym’s Top 10 Secrets to Keeping New Year’s Fitness Resolutions in 2010

At the dawn of each new year, thousands of Americans resolve to improve their health and fitness. Despite their best efforts, most get sidetracked and never achieve their fitness goals.

Consulting with leading fitness experts and celebrity trainers, Gold's Gym has put together a "Top ...

Fitness News: Worldwide Survey Predicts Fitness Trends for 2010

According to an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) survey, the top predicted fitness trend for 2010 is the use of experienced and educated fitness professionals, remaining the top trend for the third straight year.

The survey was distributed to ACSM certified health and fitness professionals worldwide ...