Arsenic and Food – Anything to Worry About?

Undoubtedly, the media plays a large role in your attitudes and beliefs towards certain topics. A topic of recent media that continues to receive negative attention is arsenic in our food supply. As a result of consumer reports of Dr. Oz’s focus on arsenic in apple juice and rice to activists demanding ...

The Right Foods for Weight Loss by Claire Jarrow

Nutrients More Important than Calories for Effective Weight Loss If you thought weight loss was simply about cutting calories, your attempts to lose weight are unlikely to have been ...

The Right Food is Great for Body and Mind! by Claire Jarrow

Nutrients to Support both Your Training and Mood Whether you’re someone who works out to improve your fitness, increase your muscle mass or to lose weight, regular training has another advantage; it helps to boost your mood. Both ...

Working Out? Here Are The Basics by Claire Jarrow

Pre-Preparation - Boost Your Workout Customers of HFE are naturally serious about getting the best possible results from their workout. Often, however, exercise can seem daunting. ...

Creatine: The Ins and Outs by Gavin Van De Walle

What is it? Creatine is nitrogenous organic acid that is produced by the body from three amino acids: L-arginine, glycine, and L-methionine.  In the body, creatine is manufactured in our liver and kidneys and stored mostly in our skeletal muscles. Through our dietary intake ...

Inspiring Armless Body Builder

Just read an article about an incredible woman!  Her name is Barbie Thomas and she competes in the Fitness Division.  The article is truly inspiring in that she has such a positive attitude that is contagious.  If you want to read more, you can go here: http://gma.yahoo.com/armless-body-builder-inspires-fitness-world-her-ability-101506751--abc-news-health.html Follow ...

What’s Next In Fitness

It seems like every week we are inundated with what is new.  The diets, the workouts, the systems and even the new equipment and while everything is changing it all remains the same.  It is no wonder that you, the consumer, can get confused but we are here to help and while some may argue with us ...

HomeFitnessEquipment.org at the Arnold Sports Festival

This past weekend was the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH and we headed to it anticipating a great weekend.  We arrived on Friday morning and checked in early.  The Amateur Strongman Competition was in full swing. ...

How Alcohol Effects Weight Loss

Let's start with a little background. The kind of alcohol we drink is known as ethyl alcohol or ethanol. All consumption alcohols have the same effect on the body whether they are wine, beer, or hard liquor. Alcohol is produced when yeasts metabolize certain sugars. Are all alcohols created equal? ...

Why Low Calorie Diets Don’t Work

By Mathew Murphy The leading cause of obesity in America are low calorie weight loss programs. Americans will spend more than $42 billion this year on weight loss programs and diet products, according to a consumer research firm. However, obesity in America is more prevalent today than ever before. ...