Give the Gift of Fitness!

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Are you looking for ideas for unique Christmas gifts?

HealthStyles Exercise Equipment has some great gifts for fitness enthusiasts in all price ranges!

Whether your gift is for an avid runner, a Cross-Fit or P90X junkie, or a friend or loved on who is trying to firm up or lose weight, here are just a few of the many possible gifts you can put under the tree for those important people in your life.

The Benefits of Inversion Therapy

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So you think hanging upside down to relieve back pain is some wacky, new-age idea? Think again. It’s documented that Inversion was used as early as 400 B.C., when Hippocrates, the father of medicine, first watched a patient have his knees bound and ankles tied to a ladder to be hoisted upside down for a dose of what’s come to be known as spinal traction. The Greek theories on inversion are still valid, but today there is a much easier way to relieve the back pains most people experience from time to time. The process is called Inversion therapy, and it can be the natural way to a better back and a better body. Continue reading

Inversion Therapy Reduces Muscle Tension

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Reduce muscle tension with inversion therapy and a Teeter Hang Ups.

Using pressure sensitive implants inserted into the third lumbar disc (L3) the effect of various activities on pressure of the spine was measured. Two people who have benefited from inversion therapy (which decreases spinal pressure) discuss the benefits of decompressing the spine.

Recommended Exercise Equipment:

Inversion Tables and Racks

Contact your local HealthStyles Exercise Equipment fitness consultant for the best product recommendation to meet your personal goals, abilities, and budget.

Inversion Therapy Increases Flexibility

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Increase flexibility with a regular program of exercise on Teeter Hang Ups.

Bert Marrow has been inverting for over 40 years and knows how beneficial decompression of the spine is. He credits inversion therapy for his flexibility and maintained functional fitness.

Inversion therapy helps individuals relax and regular sessions can be used to stretch and relax after exercise. Inverting on a regular basis helps decompress the spine and has many other benefits!

Recommended Exercise Equipment:

Inversion Tables and Racks

Contact your local HealthStyles Exercise Equipment fitness consultant for the best product recommendation to meet your personal goals, abilities, and budget.

Inversion Therapy Reduces the Effects of Aging Caused by Gravity

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Roger Teeter damaged his back in 1976 and in 1981 discovered inversion. He was so impressed with inversion therapy he started his own company (Teeter Hang Ups). Three women discuss their experience…

Recommended Exercise Equipment:

Inversion Tables and Racks

Contact your local HealthStyles Exercise Equipment fitness consultant for the best product recommendation to meet your personal goals, abilities, and budget.

Fitness Accessories Expand Your Workout Routine

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The use of fitness accessories to expand and enhance your cardiovascular and strength routines have never been more popular than they are today as is obvious by the number of equipment manufacturers that are getting into the fitness accessory game. Life Fitness, one of the major cardiovascular equipment manufacturers, is set to roll out Body Shape Kits this fall, which combine many of the most popular accessories sold by HealthStyles Exercise Equipment, into one all inclusive kit. Octane Fitness will combine an elliptical workout with stretch bands in the programming and design of their new ellipticals to be introduced later this Fall, to create circuit training workouts that add strength training to the traditional cardio workout. Continue reading