The Best Equipment To Get You Ready For Your Next Race
May23

The Best Equipment To Get You Ready For Your Next Race

Whether you’re training for your first race, 5k or 10k or you’re pushing your body to the absolute limit with a marathon this summer, you’re going to need the right tools to achieve your goal. Today, we’ll look at some of the best Body-Solid tools and equipment to help you be your very best this summer. These tools can help you set a new personal record, allow you to run further than you could have ever...

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Old School Meets New School: Mixing Techniques with Science for A Legendary Physique
May01

Old School Meets New School: Mixing Techniques with Science for A Legendary Physique

This is a guest post from Alex Eriksson. Eriksson is the founder of Anabolic Health, a men’s health blog dedicated to providing honest and research backed advice for optimal male hormonal health. Anabolic Health aspires to become a trusted resource where men can come and learn how to fix their hormonal problems naturally, without pharmaceuticals. Check out anabolichealth.com to learn more about Alex and his work. You can also find him...

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Could Coffee & Caffeine Be The Key to Your Results?
Apr04

Could Coffee & Caffeine Be The Key to Your Results?

Coffee? Really? It’s true. A cup of coffee before your workout has many benefits with very few side effects. We’ll get one thing out of the way now — drinking caffeine, specifically coffee, doesn’t dehydrate you. Here’s what the Mayo Clinic wrote about this myth: “Drinking caffeine-containing beverages as part of a normal lifestyle doesn’t cause fluid loss in excess of the volume ingested. While...

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10 Subtle Body Changes When You Start Lifting Weights (MSN)
Feb21

10 Subtle Body Changes When You Start Lifting Weights (MSN)

“I work with many women that are truly apprehensive about stepping into the ‘men’s’ part of the gym.They have been on the outskirts of the cardio machines, or may have taken aerobic classes, but they have been afraid to check out the barbells and dumbbells.” -Julie Lohre (FitBody.com)  Our friends at MSN & Reader’s Digest recently released a list of 10 subtle body changes you can expect to see...

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A Different Approach to Leg Day (Muscle & Fitness Hers)
Jan30

A Different Approach to Leg Day (Muscle & Fitness Hers)

Sick of the same old leg day routine? These tips from Muscle & Fitness Hers’ Alyssa Shaffer offer a different approach to the standard leg day using a machine you may already be using! Instead of using free weights or barbells, Shaffer’s article, “The One Machine Leg-Day”, focuses on lower body work using cable crossover/functional trainers—like Best Fitness’ BFFT10 or Body-Solid’s GDCC210....

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Maximizing your side lunges!
Jan27

Maximizing your side lunges!

A few days ago, Betina Ely, a Nike Training Club Elevated Trainer as well Fitness Director/Trainer at CrossTown Fitness, stopped by for a photoshoot at the Body-Solid offices. We love having Betina come in for video and photoshoots not only because she looks great on camera but because of her unbelievable knowledge of fitness, no matter the product. Her credentials speak to that.  One of the main products we shot was...

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