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Fit at Home: A Buyer’s Checklist for Home Treadmills

Are you thinking about purchasing a treadmill for your home? We’ll explain why it could be your best purchase this year. Keep reading to find out why you need a home treadmill, what to consider when purchasing one and a whole range of benefits that you probably haven’t considered.   Contents Are home treadmills any good? Home treadmills offer a range of benefits for users, whether you are a new starter in your fitness journey or an experienced athlete.  A home treadmill gives you access to a fitness machine whenever needed.... Read More

Man leaning on Smith Machine 11/08/2023

Mastering The Smith Machine: FAQs and Sample Workout

The Smith Machine is a versatile piece of gym equipment with many benefits for those looking to switch up their fitness regime.  At FitKit, we certainly know our way around a Smith Machine and, over the years, have collated all of the questions we’ve been asked about this particular type of strength machine. From the types of exercises to the weight of the bar – we have all the answers you could possibly need.  Keep reading to get clued up on how to best incorporate the Smith machine into your... Read More

Gym floor tiles with weights 13/07/2023

Buying Guide: Gym Floor Tiles [Everything You Need To Know]

Looking to give your commercial gym an upgrade with new gym flooring? At FitKit, we are masters of gym installations and know a thing or two about gym floor tiles, so we have pulled together the most commonly asked questions about gym flooring.  We will cover everything from installation to care – so if you have a question about gym flooring, it is about to be answered. We’ll dive into the benefits it can have for your customers or yourself if you have a home gym and give you all... Read More

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Should you be running barefoot?

In the world of fitness and running, a growing trend has emerged that takes a step back to our primal roots – barefoot running. Advocates of this practice argue that running without the constraints of traditional running shoes can unlock a myriad of benefits for both our bodies and our performance. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of barefoot running and explore the potential advantages it offers to those brave enough to ditch their shoes. One of the primary benefits of barefoot running lies in the... Read More


Exercise Bikes: Everything You Need To Know

The exercise bike is a great way to tone your legs and get your cardio in, but what are the other benefits of hopping on the exercise bike?  At FitKit, we’ve collated everything you need to know about the exercise bike, including recommendations to add to your home gym or commercial space for your clients. We’ll walk you through the different types of exercise bikes, their benefits, and all your questions regarding exercise bikes.  Contents  What are the different types of exercise bikes? As well as knowing all the exercise... Read More


Core Conditioning: Everything You Need To Know [Exercises To Try]

Strengthening your core has many benefits, and at Fitkit, we are here to help you get abs of steel. Keep reading to learn how to train your core and the frequently asked questions about training your core. We’ve even thrown in some exercises to sculpt certain areas of your abs you can add directly to your workout regime.  What are the benefits of having a strong core?  When you have a strong core, there are lots of benefits that can help you whilst training but also in everyday life. Here... Read More


FAQ: Olympic Bar: 6 Exercises To Add To Your Regime

You may have seen Olympic bars sitting around in the gym or even be envious when you see experienced gym-goers loading them up to work out. But what are Olympic bars, and how do you incorporate them into your workouts? Keep reading to find out the type of exercises Olympic bars can be used for in the gym and the muscles they will target.  What is an Olympic bar?  An Olympic bar is a type of barbell used for weightlifting and is around 7ft long. The weight of the Olympic... Read More


Leg workout exercises with dumbbells

If you are looking to train legs but don’t have the confidence to head to the squat rack or your gym doesn’t have enough racks to build killer legs – keep reading to find out how to build a leg workout with dumbbells.  Mix and match exercises from the blog to target muscles in all areas of your legs. The dumbbell leg exercises included help to target the following areas:  All of the exercises within the workout use dumbbells; they are fully scalable, and you can increase or decrease the... Read More

How to row 13/04/2023

How to row properly

The rowing machine used to be the one machine in the gym that would gather dust and had a bad reputation. But in recent years, there has been a surge in gym-goers using the rowing machine within their workouts to help with weight loss, muscle development and improving cardiovascular health.  In this guide, we will discuss all of the benefits of using a rowing machine, how to use it correctly, and even include a workout that will help you utilise the machine effectively and turn it into your favourite machine... Read More

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3 Killer HIIT Rowing Machine Workouts

Many gym go-ers underestimate the power of the rowing machine and the benefits it can have on your general fitness and physique. At Fitkit, we have put together a killer rowing machine HIIT workout for you to add to your workout routine, keep reading to find out if you’re up for the challenge. We have also included the benefits of rowing machine HIIT workouts to tempt you further.  Contents What muscles do rowing machines use? Rowing is a great exercise that activates many muscles throughout the body. Unlike other cardio... Read More