Exercise | Birth balls during pregnancy and labor – Are they good?

Most of us should have heard about exercise balls or birth balls. Nothing too scientific about them, they are simple balls which are flexible and can withstand pressure. These balls can be really helpful in your pregnancy period, to the extent that they can be used in labor. This may sound surprising but this is true. Here are a few things which you should know about these birth balls. Safety first.. Birth balls, exercise balls and gym balls are essentially the same thing with different names. A good quality product should be made up from anti burst material so that in case of a puncture they do not burst or cause injury. They just deflate slowly which make them very safe to use. But make sure to get a good quality product. You should not get cheaper or low quality products when it comes to fitness equipment. Some of these balls can also have a non-slip finish so that they can grip the floor nicely. A birth ball should be able to take your weight comfortably irrespective of … [Read more...]

Best Treadmill Under 500$

When it comes to budget treadmill under 500$ there are a lot of good choices, we compare a couple of them to help you find out which one is best suited to you. Sometimes it is better to go for the budget option rather than waiting to get the money needed to buy the best one available. You can get going with your exercise right away. It may not have the performance of a premium machine but then you don't have to think about your savings much. So what are the things that you should look for in this price range – Price is of course the first thing, then you can compare the user weight bearing capacity and overall weight of the machine. You can also check specifications, power of motor, resistance levels, safety features. Storage capacity, noise from the machine, ease of use, warranty etc. But these would be more of less the same. You can not expect a machine full of features at this price point but it should do the job well. We will cover some good brands and models which you can … [Read more...]

Stamina Air Rower Review

If you are looking forward to get a rowing machine for yourself, there are many good choices in the market. Stamina air rower is one of the best choices you can have for a rowing machine. The best part of this machine is that it is very capable of giving you a full body workout and does nt cost as much as a concept 2 rower or a waterrower. This is a machine with a smooth rowing motion and easy to use or store. This makes it a good rower for home use. The rower is quite capable of giving you a full body workout and does nt cost as much as a concept 2 rowing machine or a Waterrower. If you want a good capable rower at less than half the price of a high end rower, this is a good choice. We will get into more details about this machine Features of Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 Designed to offer a smooth, solid, and comfortable rowing workout Wind for rowing resistance Resistance intuitively--the harder and faster the user rows, the greater the resistance will be Includes … [Read more...]

Schwinn 430 Elliptical Trainer Review

Schwinn 430 elliptical trainer overview Schwinn Fitness is a well-known company which gives you a range of sports and fitness products. The company has been into fitness products like bikes and trainers for years and they know what market wants. Most of the products offered by Schwinn are of good quality and built to last. Schwinn 430 elliptical trainer is a mid-range front drive elliptical trainer which does a very good job of giving you a good workout.  The machine has a smooth and quiet movement, different levels of adjustable resistance, LCD monitors to track your performance, preset exercise programs, USB connectivity, speakers and fan. All this makes a really good machine that does its job quite well. One of the main features of 430 is that it has 20 levels of magnetic ECB resistance (Eddy Current Brake). The technology gives it reliability, quiet motion, no friction and no maintenance costs. This is one of the best form of resistance for such machines and is usually found … [Read more...]

Best Small Treadmill For Home Use

There are many different factors which can be considered when buying a treadmill and size is definitely one of them. Not everyone can get a big bulky piece of equipment, so if you have limited space, you can get a small treadmill for your home. There are many different models to choose from but we will discuss only the best ones which are available in the market. This will help you in choosing the best one. Best Small Treadmill For Home Use 2023 [su_note note_color="#D9EDF7"]These are small treadmills with a very small footprint. They are ideal for a small apartment or even office. The important part is to get the machine and get started with your workouts. You can compare them with respect to their sizes, prices and features. [/su_note] Phoenix 98510 Easy-Up Manual Treadmill Phoenix 98510 Treadmill is a nice and compact model from Phoenix health and fitness which is a good brand for fitness equipment. This is a manual treadmill which means that it is powered by your own … [Read more...]