Many studies have been done on the benefits of circuit training. With each exercise station clustered around the center column, Outdoor-Fit’s units naturally set up for circuit training.
The International Journal of Criminology and Sociology has examined the research literature on the pros and cons of providing inmates with access to exercise equipment and concluded that when jail
It’s a debate that’s been ongoing since the 1990s – should correctional facilities make weight training equipment available to inmates?
If you’re like most people, at one point or another, you’ve probably made a goal to commit a couple of hours of your week to your personal fitness.
Jail Administrators walk a balanced line between services, safety, and budget everyday. One of the many issues that can make a big difference is health.
Everyone wants a six-pack... No matter how far away they may be from achieving it!
Is your gym membership gathering dust? Try adding a dose of green to your workouts:
The pushup is a classic exercise that you learned in middle school. But for that same reason, you've probably picked up some bad habits throughout the years.
If you are unable to think of a catchy, creative way to present sales data or begin a newspaper column, take a walk.
We all know by now that maintaining an active lifestyle should be one of our top priorities in life.
Eight out of every 10 people can expect to experience low back pain at least once in his lifetime, according to doctors at the Cleveland Clinic.
Mike Boyle, strength coach to the 2013 world-champion Boston Red Sox, was told early in his career, "You can never exercise enough to overcome a bad diet." Today, this knowledge still underpins his
As the marathon of winter draws to an end, try these 8 ways to spring ahead with a fresh start to your exercise!
Looking for a new way to reach your fitness goals? Now’s the time to check out some of the hottest fitness apps for the new year.
Exercise isn’t an exact science — think different strokes for different folks. But one fact rings true: Something is better than nothing.
Outdoor Fit is pleased to announce that our new instructional videos are now completed for the Helios!
Everyone knows staying hydrated is an important part of staying healthy.
But do you know how much water you should be drinking during exercise? And what about electrolytes?
Spotify has announced the most popular workout songs of the year - Eminem and Rihanna’s hit, “The Monster,” has topped Spotify’s list of the most popular workout songs in the U.S., while Macklemore
What do Jessie Diggins and Marit Bjoergen have in common?
They are both cross-country skiers competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. And they both have asthma.
One ironclad prediction for the coming year: 12 months from now, we’ll still be debating the ingredients of the ideal workout, diet and lifestyle.
So you don’t like grinding out miles on the treadmill or power walking the malls, but you dread exercising during cold weather.
January is always the busiest time of the year for gyms — some even call it the industry’s Black Friday.
Add a new spark to your workout routine with these apps to help you plan, track, and enjoy your exercise!
Confession: Last week I ditched working out four days in a row. Why? It was cold out.
ABC News’ Vanessa Weber reports:
While people are becoming more dependent on high-tech gadgets in many areas of life, fitness experts say they are turning back to basics for their workout routines.
There's something just as comforting about tucking yourself in bed after a long, stressful day, as there is about settling into a workout routine.
Everyone has an uncle they’d rather you not meet.
Outdoor-Fit has been on the road again this fall; this week we're back from a successful exhibition at the National Parks and Recreation Conference in Houston, Texas, where the Helios received a gr
Congratulations to Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point, who will soon be enjoying four new HELIOS as an addition to their exercise & fitness routine
Static stretching has been popular for a long time, but here are a few reasons dynamic stretching can work for you.
According to a recent study in the British Medical Journal, exercise can be just as effective as medicine when it comes to heart disease patients.
"The CrossFit prescription is “constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movement” according to Crossfit.com.
Delicious and healthy! Check out this infographic to find out how blueberries may positively affect your health: cardiovascular health, brain health and aid in cancer risk reduction.
A lot of people don't find it easy to roll out of bed every morning, full of energy and ready to go.
See how using these one move workouts can help you fit exercise into a busy schedule at the same time as maximizing your exercise routine.
We're thrilled to announce that Outdoor-Fit Exercise Systems is proud to be the exclusive Canadian distributor for the Urbanix BLADE line of outdoor gym equipment.
One of the great things about summer is a change of routine, but it can be hard to keep up healthy habits on vacation, or while you're traveling.
Vacation is on most people's minds at some point over the summer months, and everyone is looking for a little rest & relaxation.
Customize your workout wherever you are with the Sworkit app!
Many people simply don't realize what circuit training is and that it can be beneficial for everyone.
With the summer sun still beating down, spending quality time outdoors is a given.
Imagine a turbo-charged workout routine that mixes cardio and strength training and has you in and out of the gym in 30 minutes.
The right workout nutrition is very important, but it doesn't have to be complicated or difficult to fit in.
Summer is the perfect time to go outside and have fun. It's one of my favorite times of year because there are so many outdoor activities to choose from.
Break a sweat, beat the blues. Physical activity fights off depression, finds new research from Belgium.
Some people swear by the treadmill. Others can’t wait for the warm weather and the opportunities for outdoor exercise that come with it.
A jog through a forest can cut the risk of suffering from mental health problems and is twice as good for you as working out in the gym, according to a survey.