I just have to share this informative infographic from the good folks at Chuze Fitness …
Click HERE for a link to the original infographic.
Workout enthusiasts benefit more from strength machines than from “trendier fitness fare,” according to a recent study.
Of course, what else would you expect from a study (online survey of 1,247 American adults) that was conducted on behalf of a major U.S.-based manufacturer of strength machines?
“Cybex, a leading manufacturer of premium exercise equipment, recently conducted a study that found while gyms have been pushing equipment out the door for trendier fitness concepts, what lies at the core of sustainable fitness programs are actually the basics, such as single strength machines (SSM),” reads the media pitch that recently wound up in my email inbox.”SSM users work out more consistently and more ambitiously than other exercisers, as you will see below, along with some other interesting findings.”
Agree or disagree with the study’s findings?
I’m a firm believer that the absolute BEST exercise is whatever you enjoy and do consistently.
Anyway, the Cybex study’s accompanying infographic looks kinda cool. Here it is:
I’ve got mixed feelings on the following photo.
As a fitness columnist, I commend this financially-strapped mom for making her workout happen — and not making excuses.
But as a father of three, I’m left wondering why she didn’t find a physical activity that more directly involved her little guy. Here’s hoping she didn’t make him sit through more than a few sets.