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Wellness Programs - Why You Should Participate

Wellness Programs - Why You Should Participate
Health, wealth, and happiness can easily be achieved by becoming actively involved in a Wellness Program (WP). There are many benefits that come with participation in one of these programs... ​ For an individual, it means lowered health care costs, reduced absenteeism, reduced occurrence of illness, and higher productivity to name a few. It can als...
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Get To Know Your Metabolic Rate

Get To Know Your Metabolic Rate
While you've probably seen a few dozen, hundred, thousand, million(?) posts about how to lose weight, some and perhaps most of what you've seen is surrounded in marketing hype. Dr. Oz, in his infinite (or is it finite?) tele-evangilistic wisdom has touted no less than 16 miracle cures for weight loss in his 5 years on the air. Pomeroy, writing for ...
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Avocado Hummus

Avocado Hummus
The creamy and decadent taste of this Middle Eastern dip has been growing in popularity in the homes of millions of Americans. Hummus's ingredients, including mashed chickpea, tahini, oil, lemon juice, and garlic, load the thick paste with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. The superfood is not only heart-healthy, it delivers a ton of benefits fo...
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Tips For Drinking Low Calorie

Tips For Drinking Low Calorie
It's hard enough to keep our weight gain down during the Holidays. Even cocktails at a simple get together contribute to your caloric intake. Making the right choices for your Holiday party spirits, can help keep the seasonal weight gain in check. ​ Pure alcohol is very high in calories. For instance Everclear has 226 calories per 1.5 oz and is 190...
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Why Rent the Fitnex T60 Treadmill

Why Rent the Fitnex T60 Treadmill
At FitDel , we rent the quality equipment you would find at the gym for a fraction of the cost of buying it. Our goal at FitDel is to make sure that your experience renting fitness equipment is easy, convenient, and time saving. ​ That's why we want to show you how our Fitnex T60 treadmill is the best treadmill you can rent for your home or office....
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Bowflex SelectTech552 Adjustable Dumbbells

Bowflex SelectTech552 Adjustable Dumbbells
FitDel.com is now offering the Bowflex SelectTech 552 adjustable dumbbells in the rental equipment line! These adjustable dumbbells replace 15 sets of weights. Weights adjust from 5 to 52.5 lbs in 2.5 lb increments up to the first 25 lbs. Easy-to-use selection dials for adjusting weights. These are rented as a pair. Easily switch from one exercise ...
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What Are METs On A Treadmill?

What Are METs On A Treadmill?
What are METs?  Knowing that METs stands for metabolic equivalents is helpful but what does that actually mean? According to Medicine and Science in Sports Exercise, humans burn 3.5ml of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute at rest. That equates to 1.0 MET. So while you are catching up with your DVR on the couch you are at around 1.0 ...
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For Those About To Guac - We Salute You!

For Those About To Guac - We Salute You!
It's time for Holiday entertaining and that usually means stuffing ourselves with unhealthy party snacks. Tasty party snacks don't have to be entirely unhealthy. When choosing chips and dips for your next get together, don't forget Guacamole. Avocados are incredibly healthy for you and you can make an awesome guacamole without using any fattening s...
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Renting Fitness Equipment?

Renting Fitness Equipment?
Yes…. Raise your quality of life by avoiding obstacles in your day to day routine that prohibit the pursuit of health and wellness. You can avoid traffic, crowded gyms, inclement weather and still get to your workouts! FitDel allows you to save time and money by offering quality fitness equipment to rent for your home or office. ​ We offer con...
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Xebex AR1 Rower vs Other Indoor Rowers

Xebex AR1 Rower vs Other Indoor Rowers
We compared them side by side and concluded the Xebex Air Rower AR1 is better than the other indoor rowers in the industry. So we've switched to offering the Xebex Air Rower ! The Xebex frame is heavier, more stable and sets higher off the ground. The elevated seat rail makes it easier to get on and off. The seat is more comfortable....
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The Buzz About Rowing - Here are the Basics

The Buzz About Rowing - Here are the Basics
If you take the time to learn rowing technique, it's one of the best exercises you can do for cardio. The low-to-the-ground, long machine engages your legs, back, core and arms, delivering an intense full-body cardio experience. Best of all? Rowing won't put as much stress on your knee and hip joints as running does, meaning that this type of train...
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Fall Into Fitness

Fall Into Fitness
Tips to Transition into Fall Workouts Days get shorter, temperatures dip, and the leaves fall from the trees. Fall brings many changes, but that doesn't mean your workouts have to suffer. Instead of letting these autumnal changes bring upon excuses for exercising, look for the opportunity in each of them to renew and revamp your workout routine. To...
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Live to Cycle - Cycle to Live

Live to Cycle - Cycle to Live
Not only is it a way to stay active…. It's also transportation. Whether you pedal down the street, or attend a spinning class, cycling is a healthy, low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It is fun, inexpensive, and also good for the environment. Riding to work or to run localized errands is one of the most time-efficient wa...
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Someday I’m Gonna Get Into Shape

Someday I’m Gonna Get Into Shape
A phrase that everyone has said more often than we would like to admit… You really mean it at that moment you say "Someday I'm gonna get into shape". It usually happens when you see that fit person getting all the attention. Being fit sparks a confident personality that is very attractive to others. What about that girl or guy that turns you on, bu...
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It's More Fun With Someone Else!...

It's More Fun With Someone Else!...
Many trainers often recommend working out with a partner to get the best results from your exercise program. The benefits: It's easy to let yourself down by being a no-show at the gym, but it's a lot harder to blow off a buddy who's expecting you to show up. Plus, a training pal will push you to work harder. The trick is finding the right partner f...
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"Lighter" Fried Chicken Recipe

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With a crunchy outside and succulent inside, there’s no doubt that this classic dish is an American favorite. But it's loaded with calories and saturated fat. Here's how to make fried chicken lighter without sacrificing that wonderful crunch.

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Maple Salmon

Maple Salmon

platedThe flavor of maple infuses the fish for a rich yet light taste experience. The preparation is quick, and the salmon fillets need to marinate only for a half an hour before baking.... 

 

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How To - Elliptical

HOW TO - Elliptical

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Beginning tips to get the most results from your elliptical workout... 

 

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10 Tips to Fitness Resolution Success

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Chances are at some time in your life you’ve made a New Year’s resolution — and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself and get healthy, you will have a much better year if your resolution sticks. Here are 10 tips to help you get started. 

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10 Tips to Fitness Resolution Success

10 Tips to Fitness Resolution Success

New-Years-ResolutionsChances are at some time in your life you’ve made a New Year’s resolution — and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through....

 

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Fitness Trends in 2016

Annual Survey Reveals #1 Fitness Trend in 2016

man climb green arrowAnnual survey reveals top fitness trends for 2016. Nearly 3000 exercise pros predict what you’ll see in fitness next year... 

 

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Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quotes

inspiration-signSometimes we all can use a little inspiration to help us keep our fitness goals in mind.  We have to take care of our body afterall...  where else are we gonna live? 

 

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Kale & Corn Stuffed Chicken

Kale & Corn Stuffed Chicken

FNK Healthy-Spicy-Kale-and-Corn-Stuffed-Chicken-Breasts s4x3.jpg.rend.sni18colSuperfood kale and sweet corn create a duo rich in vitamin A. The pepper jack cheese adds tons of spice while binding the stuffing for the chicken. If spicy's not your thing, try Monterey Jack or Havarti cheese instead for creamy without the heat.... 

 

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The Struggle for Fitness is REAL!

The Struggle for Fitness is REAL!

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This couple's struggle with cravings and fitness is REAL...  very witty and talented. 

 

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Avocado Humus

Avocado Humus

avocado humusThe creamy and decadent taste of this Middle Eastern dip has become a healthy kitchen staple in the homes of millions of Americans. This superfood is not only heart-healthy, it delivers a myriad of benefits for the mind, body, and soul... 

 

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12 Days of Fitness

12 Days of Fitness

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We've found the ultimate holiday season workout... 

 

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Trail of Lights Fun Run Expo

Trail of Lights 2015 Fun Run Expo

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Austin Fitness Rentals set up equipment with Blue Goji games at the Trail of Lights at Zilker park in Austin this last weekend. The equipment and gaming options were a hit with the Fun Run participants... 

 

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AFR at Trail of Lights Fun Run 2015

AFR at Trail of Lights Fun Run 2015

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Come join Austin Fitness Rentals with Blue Goji at the Trail of Lights Fun Run December 5th!  Try Goji Play games on various pieces of fitness equipment available for install right in your home!…. 

 

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Strategies To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Strategies To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

toe soxAvoiding holiday weight gain may sound as feasible as Santa fitting down billions of chimneys on Christmas Eve, but we promise there are logical strategies to stay on track. Many of us experience weight gain during the festive winter months, but packing on a few pounds between now and the New Year is far from inevitable...

 

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Lemon Dill Chicken

Lemon Dill Chicken

lemon dill chickenFresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sautéed chicken breasts... 

 

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