How Long Does Fitness Equipment Last?

What is the expected life span of fitness equipment? There are many additional questions that need to be answered in order to properly address the life time expectancy of fitness equipment… what kind of machine is it? (bike, rower, elliptical, treadmill, weights, etc) Is it an inexpensive "made-for-home" machine? Is it a commercially rated unit cap...
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7 Simple, Fun Wellness Challenges to Start At Work

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 90 percent of workers spend more than 40 hours per week at work, which makes the workplace a great place to target and change health behaviors. Employers have the potential to positively impact employee health in a number of ways, including making environmental and cultural changes. As part of ...
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Stay Hydrated & Beat the Heat

Summer is upon us! Sunny days are inviting and outdoor activities can be enjoyable if you can avoid overheating. When running outdoors in the heat, it is most important to keep your body properly hydrated. This is important whether you are playing sports, a jog, a bike ride, or just sitting in the sun. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more...
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The Truth About Activity Trackers and Weight Loss

How Wearable Fitness Trackers are Making Weight Loss Goals More Attainable Fitness trackers and tech can help you reach your goals of getting fit, improving your health, or losing weight – as long as your goal is realistic. Today's fitness devices measure steps, monitor your heart rate, estimate both the number of calories consumed and those burned...
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Cinco De Mayo (Spanish: May 5th)

Cinco De Mayo (May the 5th), also known as the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, national holiday in Mexico in honor of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III. When in 1861 Mexico declared a temporary moratorium on the repayment of foreign debts, English, Spanish, and French troops invaded the country. By April 1862 th...
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Heart Healthy Steak Options!?!

Americans have always had a love affair with beef and a recent survey shows that whether celebrating a special occasion or enjoying an everyday meal, Americans love beef. Yet, people are often surprised to learn that lean beef can also be good for their heart. Research shows naturally nutrient-rich lean beef can be an important part of a heart-heal...
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The 30-minute dumbbell workout program to build muscle

The 30-minute dumbbell workout program to build muscle ​ by Steve Copper (Men's Fitness Magazine) You don't need fancy equipment to build muscle strength—sculpt a better body right now with just a few pairs of these everyday weights. ​  T here's something intensely  satisfying about lifting with barbells. After all, there's nothing like l...
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There's FitDel!

When you need equipment quickly for your home, office, or gym...  There's FitDel!   ​Rent from FitDel and forget about it! We handle everything else...
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Renting Versus Buying Fitness Equipment

Here I would like to talk about renting versus buying fitness equipment. By renting , you get a lot for a small monthly payment. The equipment is professionally assembled, delivered and installed. During the rental, you pay nothing for service and repairs, and you have the option to swap the equipment at any time. FitDel has a complete line of card...
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Why Renting Is Different From Leasing

Renting Fitness Equipment Is Different Than Leasing. Here is why. Rental monthly payments are less than the monthly lease payments. And they INCLUDE all the regular equipment maintenance and includes a valuable, Bumper-to-Bumper warranty with ALL repair parts included. Closed-end lease With a closed-end lease, nothing is owed when the lease period ...
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How To Rent the Fitnex R70 Recumbent Bike

Having the Fitnex R70 in your home is much more convenient than driving to and from the gym. This is a very popular machine for rehabbing knees, ankles, and hips. With step-through design and a breathable mesh seat back, the R70 is a one of the most comfortable recumbent bikes on the market today. ​ The R70 operates on self-generating power, so the...
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How To Rent the Fitnex B70 Upright Bike

The B70 is easy to use in your home, and is much more convenient than going to the gym. With a small 42inch by 25inch footprint, it easily fits in almost any room in your home or office. As with all FitDel rentals, service and repairs are included to provide a hassle free experience. ​ The B70 operates on self-generating power so there is no need f...
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Xebex AR1 Indoor Rower

We compared them side by side and concluded the Xebex Air Rower AR1 is better than that Concept 2 Model D and the Concept 2 Model E. So we've switched to offering the Xebex Air Rower! The Xebex has a higher seat height, making it easier to get on and off. It's heavier and more stable in use. The seat is more comfortable. The foot holders are easier...
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How To Rent the Fitnex E70 Elliptical

The Fitnex E70 is a self power generating elliptical for low impact cardiovascular exercise which allows you to get a hearty workout without stressing your joints. T he matrix LED display keeps track of your time, speed, distance, heart rate, work level, and comes with a polar heart rate chest strap. The E70 has 11 programs and 16 levels of resista...
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Have a Rehab Prescription? Rent TAX FREE

At FitDel, we are contacted by customers that have the need for equipment for a period of time to rehab an injury or medical procedure such as a knee surgery. These customers either have to go to a rehab facility or gym to use equipment, but often have difficulty getting there due to the nature of the injury. The rejoice that we hear: "I can do thi...
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HIIT Training On A Treadmill

As its almost Christmas, we're having folks come in to the shop to talk to us about getting exercise equipment for their loved ones. One of the most common questions is, what's the most effective workout? Unless the customer has something specific in mind and wants more detail on a particular workout routine, my usual response is to introduce the c...
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Bikes for Knee Rehabilitation

Riding a bike is usually considered a safe exercise for knee rehab. The cycle motion helps restore knee joint mobility, strength and flexibility. On a recumbent bike, the user sits in a reclined position. The seat has a backrest and the pedals are in front of the rider instead of beneath as in the position of an upright bike. Pedaling with your fee...
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Top 10 Secrets for Loving your Workout and Sticking to your New Year's resolution

Every New Year we commit (and sometimes recommit) to achieving goals we've always wanted to accomplish. Getting in shape is the most common goal set for the New Year. Most of us get excited and join the nearest gym to start the New Year only to have a couple weeks go by and lose the initial motivation. Life starts to take over and our fitness goals...
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How to Hydrate Before, During, and After a Workout

Proper hydration is vital to your athletic performance and health. To perform your best, learn how to drink enough before, during and after your workouts. ​ Pre-Workout Hydration Before a long run, a race, or a training workout, drink plenty of fluids. The day before an event, drink extra water, 100 percent juice, or other healthy liquids. Mon...
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LOW-CAL Savory Shrimp Scampi

Ready in less than 20... This savory low cal shrimp dish is fantastic. At 120 calories/serving, this can be the main course of a meal portioned with sides... or as an entertaining hors d'oeuvre. The savory combination of garlic, pepper, and lemon with shrimp is a winner! Nutritional notes: Shrimp is high in protein and Omega-3 fatty acids 120c...
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