Latest Weights Stories

2012-06-28 23:00:46

The company is running a promotion for the two models currently available online. Depending on the model, prices are reduced $100 to $200. In addition, free shipping is offered in the contiguous 48-states. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a division of Arizona´s top-rated specialty fitness dealer Fitness 4 Home Superstore, is now offering the new Saber Strength adjustable weight systems. Both an adjustable barbell and dumbbell system are available. The...

2009-01-21 10:13:59

The owner of a London gym says members of his site have access to a variety of exercise equipment, including human weights. Gymbox owner Richard Hilton said by using individuals of varying weights as weight-lifting equipment, he is offering his health club customers a unique and visual experience, The Daily Telegraph said Wednesday. A lot of our members felt that lifting metal weights was boring and not especially motivating, he said. Experts in sports psychology agree that visualization is a...

2008-10-02 03:00:19

By Stephenson, Marissa To stay camera-ready, this Emmy winner does a tough workout that sculpts muscles fast. BY MARISSA STEPHENSON KATHERINE HEIGL OWES Grey's Anatomy for her lean, svelte physique. When the actress heard that trainer Missy Beaver was teaching kettlebell classes on the set, she signed up for one-on-one sessions to tone up all over. After a few weeks, Katherine's arms were more defined, her legs looked leaner, and her abs were firmer. Now, not even scrubs can hide her sexy...

2008-08-17 21:00:13

By Jane Kwiatkowski When it comes to getting fit, all roads don't lead to the gym. Nor are they lined with treadmills or pricey personal trainers. There are plenty of low-cost alternatives that will allow you to exercise seriously -- lose weight, too -- without breaking your budget. Gym membership is not essential, for one. And even though many fitness clubs experiencing the summer doldrums offer some sweet membership deals, cash conscious folks are exercising their right to opt out of...

2008-07-11 09:00:15

By DIANA DEL MAURO EXERCISE, RUSSIAN STYLE Kettlebells just might fit the bill Workout: Kettlebell enjoying surge in popularity Amy Christian squats in a field with what looks like a small cannonball in her hands. She belts out an audible, forceful breath, and pitches the odd- shaped device, which has a handle, as far as she can. Mastering proper form is harder than it looks. She fetches the kettlebell, as it's called, and starts over. She hikes the 26-pound chunk of cast iron...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'