How are those new year's resolutions holding up? Haven't been to the gym in a while? We've rounded up retailers that offer a variety of solutions to the fitness challenge. Lace up your shoes, stretch, and get ready to shop. You'll find great deals on just about anything your heart desires -- and needs!
Before you buy an expensive piece of equipment, think about what kind of activity is best suited for you. If you have questions or concerns about a particular activity, consult the experts first.
If you don't like the idea of being tied to one piece of equipment, check our your local gym. Global Health and Fitness lists 16,000+ health clubs in the United States. The site also offers tips on selecting a gym that suits your personal needs. Many clubs offer a free trial -- take them up on it! Not sure which gym to join? How to Choose a Health Club provides lots of tips and advice on the subject.
If you enjoy working out in the privacy of your own home, fitness videos may fit the bill. Collage Video has an outstanding selection of fitness videos for sale. Not sure which tape suits you best? Try Fitness Online.
A variety of retailers are ready to sell you larger pieces of equipment. Fitness Factory Outlet provides name brand rowers, stationary bikes, stair climbers, treadmills, cross-trainers and home gyms. The site provides detailed information on each piece of equipment. U.S. Fitness Products also offers a wide variety of equipment. If you're looking for a bargain, Big Fitness offers new and used aerobic and strength training equipment.
Know what you're looking for? Check out Treadmillbynet for treadmill reviews and ratings, pictures and order forms. If you are purchasing a treadmill, stop by Tel-A-Runner for shoes to keep your feet comfortable. Still not sure which treadmill to buy? Bodytrends' has written a complete treadmill buying guide. If stair climbers are more your style, step on over to Stairmaster.
The rest is up to you. Stay motivated! Don't let your goals and equipment be thrown in the closet or a corner of the room to collect dust. Dash to the finish line!