Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Traditional abdominal floor exercises like crunches and sit-ups tend to exert excess strain on the back, neck and entire spine. The Total Core Extra is designed to reduce or eliminate this stress, while effectively targeting the entire mid-section. The Total Core Extra’s padded power coils provide assistance on the way up during an ab exercise […]

Millions have seen the engaging infomercials for this innovative and fun fitness system. No longer and exclusive TV offer, The Wave Kit is now available from many online stores. Manufactured by The FIRM, a trusted name in fitness, The Wave adds some excitement to your workouts while toning the thighs, abs and glutes — and […]

Exercise ball workouts have become enormously popular in recent years, providing a fun workout while helping strengthen the core. The body responds to the instability of the ball while remaining balanced, engaging more hard-to-get-to stabilizer muscles which improves strength, balance and overall coordination. Balance balls may also be referred to as Pilates balls, Swiss balls, […]

Here’s another “As Seen On TV” fitness product that gets a marginal recommendation. For those who need extra support in the lower back and spine while exercising the mid-section, the ProForm CoreMaster Ab Bench is a good choice. The 3-in-1 design works all muscle groups that make up the core, isolating the abs, obliques and […]

At first glance the AKROwheels appear to be another fitness gimmick that we normally don’t take the time to review. But this product offers a flexible and functional approach that is surprisingly effective at working a wide range of muscle groups and really targets the abs and obliques. It’s also fun and lets you mix […]

The Power Pushup 2 was voted “Best New Piece of Exercise Equipment” by Men’s Health magazine a few years back. Since then, several new pushup devices have reached the market including the very popular rotational pushup stands, like the Perfect Pushup. The Power Pushup 2 is still an innovative approach to pushups and worth consideration […]

With the recent explosion in popularity of doorway pullup bars, rotational pushup devices and ab/core trainers, Gold’s Gym has created a fitness kit that neatly incorporates all three into one package. The 3-in-one set includes a grip-lock doorway gym for pullups and chinups, rotating pushup stands, and ab straps that can be attached the the […]

The Ironman ATIS 1000 represents a step forward in inversion therapy and is a significant upgrade to their bestselling Gravity 1000 model, reviewed here. The ATIS 1000 uses a Smart Gear System, rather than a tether strap to safely lock the table in place in 10 different positions. The Scale Locking System increases ankle security […]

You’ve probably heard the buzz and advertising hype about “rebounding” and wondered how it can deliver such an effective workout. Rebounding provides a nonstop core and abdominal workout, gets the heart pumping, burns fat and improves balance and coordination. See the video demonstration below. Consumer Reports rated the Urban Rebounder as a top fitness product. […]

The Ultimate ReboundAIR is an expensive, health club quality rebounder that distinguishes itself from cheap home trampolines in a number of important ways. The frame supports users of over 300 lbs and incorporates the same lighter than metal composite polymers used in auto and aircraft engines. The innovative design integrates the high caliber, wide belly […]