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Concept2 Model D Rowing Machine Rower Review

Concept2 Rowing machine Review

If you’re looking for a rowing machine / rower to add to your home gym, then I would highly recommend the concept2 model D rowing machine.

Why a rower?

Many of my clients ask me what brand of treadmill, elliptical trainer or stationary bike they should buy for their home gym. My immediate response is… “why not a rower?”
Now, there’s nothing wrong with the alternatives, but if I had to choose just one piece of cardio equipment for my home gym then it would definitely be a Concept2 Rowing machine.
Here’s why…

  1. It’s easy on the joints. There’s no impact on the knees and ankles. If this is something that you’re going to be using regularly, then you want to make sure the impact level is low. A well designed rowing machine not only provides a calorie burning workout, but a workout that is safe and effective.

  2. You have options. With a row machine, you can choose your intensity level. It’s perfect for steady state workouts and high intensity intervals. The best part is that you don’t need to press any buttons to modify the intensity. The harder and faster you row, the more resistance the model D rowing machine will provide.

  3. It works your posterior chain. We now spend more time than ever before in poor posture. I myself am guilty of this. Communication is all about smartphones, tablets and computers. A rowing machine works those “pulling” muscles that will help instantly improve your posture.

  4. You’ll burn fat. The best benefit of a quality rowing machine is that it is effective in burning stubborn fat. You’ll get an effective workout without the need to run (this is a huge plus if you hate running as much as I do).

  5. It’s affordable. When comparing the model D rower to any other commercial grade equipment, the rower is much more reasonably priced. I currently own 2 rowers. I have one in my personal training studio and I bought one for mom…

What I love about the Concept 2 Rower

It’s compact. I don’t have a lot of space in my personal training facility as I mainly do personal training sessions. The concept2 rower folds away quickly and easily when I want it out of the way.
It’s sturdy. Trust me when I tell you that I’ve put this machine to use. I’ve been using this rowing machine for years now and it’s still as sturdy as the day I bought it. Sturdy, but still lightweight and easy to move.
Big screen. The large display motivates you while keeping you on track for a great workout.
Easy to install. Here’s a bonus tip about your concept2 model D rower. Do NOT pay for the installation. This machine is really easy to install. It arrives 99% pre-assembled.

In Conclusion

If you’re looking to add some cardio to your home workouts then I highly recommend that you consider the model D rower from Concept2. This is a machine you’ll use.

Concept2 Rowing Machine - Model D

Beta Switch Review

An in-depth review of the just for women program known as the Beta Switch

The Beta Switch is a 12-week fitness program that switches on your fat-burning Beta receptors and switches off your stubborn-fat storing Alpha receptors…
This program was put together by women’s weight loss author and body transformation expert Sue Heintze.

The Beta Switch Review…


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The very first thing I noticed about the Beta Switch is how beautifully organized this program is. Everything you need is right at your fingertips. All the guides, videos and resources are cleanly available on one simple to use access page.

What About The Content?

WOW. For the price (which is very reasonable by the way) I just couldn’t believe how much information Sue has given away. It was resource after resource of useful guides, checklists, workout-sheets, videos and more.
I’ll go into a bit more detail about the program itself, but I definitely suggest that you add this program to your library immediately.

So, What Do You Get?

RESOURCE #1 – The Beta Switch Manual
The main manual is a 116 page women’s only resource is designed to help you understand fat storage and how to finally combat stubborn body fat.
Within this manual, you’ll learn how your body works and what you can do to reduce fat storage and inflammation. You’ll understand how hormones can factor into your success and what you can do about it. bottom line is simple… you’ll begin shedding weight and getting lean.
If this were the only resource in the program, it would still be a GREAT BUY. But, you get so much more…
RESOURCE #2 – The Beta Switch Quick Start Guide
This guide simplifies your day to day action plans. I would recommend that you print out this guide resource and use it as a daily guide towards your success.
RESOURCE #3 – The Beta Switch Diet Tracker Sheets
Here, you’ll receive three separate worksheets for each of the diet “days”. These worksheets will help you stay organized while simplifying your nutritional planning. Another great resource.
RESOURCE #4 – The Beta Switch Program Checklist
This guide provides a goal sheet, shopping list and day to day to-do checklist of items that will help you follow the Beta Switch program.
RESOURCE #5 – The Beta Switch Stories
Get inspired with real stories by real women who have found great success with the program. Learn the secrets to their success as they share their inspirational journey with you.
RESOURCE #6 – The Beta Switch Supplement Guide
Although I am a bit biased towards supplements (of course I would personally favor Evolution SIX) Sue does give some good information on supplements and sources. The list sticks to the fundamental supplements that will definitely help with your fitness journey.
RESOURCE #7 – The Beta Switch Workout Manual
The main program guide focuses primarily on the nutritional aspect of the program. Here, you will learn the workout and exercises used with the Beta Switch system. These exercises are designed primarily for women who want to lose weight while maintaining a lean physique.
RESOURCE #8 – The Beta Switch Exercise Guide
The exercise guide gives you detailed instructions and images on each exercise within the system.
RESOURCE #9 – The Beta Switch Workout Sheets
As a fitness trainer myself, this is my favorite section of the Beta Switch review. Here’s where you will get a week by week and workout by workout template for every phase of the program. This is another great resource to print out and follow along. See resource #11 below if you need to see the workouts performed.
RESOURCE #10 – The Beta Switch Success Tracker
Developing a game plan and tracking your goals is an important aspect of any success oriented fitness program. This sheet will help you establish a starting point, track your progress and help you set a clear path to success.
RESOURCE #11 – The Beta Switch Video Library
If having 24 exercise videos isn’t enough for you, Sue has added an additional tummy tuck workout video section for a total of 37 videos.

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Turbulence Training Review

Here is our full review of the Turbulence Training program by Craig Ballantyne…
First off, I would like to note that this is one of the first online fat loss products that was ever promoted online and has survived the test of time while evolving into one amazing resource. Turbuelnce Training is quickly growing to become a household name and I am proud to include it in the Evolution Six review section. I have owned the original release and now the latest.
With that said, here is my Turbulence Training review:
The promise made by Craig in his newest release is that he will show you how to burn fat in as minimal time as possible. Now, I’m usually harsh on products that make such a bold claim and usually don’t even bother writing a review but, as an owner of the original system I decided to see what’s new with the updated version of Turbulence Training.
About the author of the Turbulence Training system:
Craig Ballentyne is a well established fitness instructor who has written for Men’s Health and Men’s Fitness, and even in Oxygen and Shape magazines. Not only does he have higher than average credentials as a fitness professions, he also operates his own certifying agency that helps other trainers get certified in teaching the Turbulence Training methods.
This program comes directly from the source and truly provides all the information and tools you need to burn fat fast.
With Turbulence Training, you’ll learn how to get the most out of shorter workouts… workouts that focus on results.
You’ll avoid long and boring cardio sessions that might actually set you back and slow your metabolism.
These are the workout strategies that I use myself. Yes, I am a personal fitness trainer but that does not mean I enjoy spending hours in a gym. I’d rather be spending time with my friends and family. Turbulence Training is my kind of training.
Craig has done a GREAT job releasing an updated version of an already great product. You now have everything from manuals, videos and nutritional guides to help you lose fat fast.
I would not hesitate to recommend Turbulence Training to anyone. If you’re a beginner or advanced fitness enthusiast, this program will help you reach your goal.
Aside from the fitness aspect, Craig has made eating for fat loss as easy as possible. No fitness program is complete without proper nutrition. The included Turbulence Training nutrition guide alone is worth the price of the entire program.
I hope you found this Turbulence Training Review helpful and hope you find success with your fitness related goals.

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About the author of the Turbulence Training system:
Craig Ballentyne is a well established fitness instructor who has written for Men’s Health and Men’s Fitness, and even in Oxygen and Shape magazines. Not only does he have higher than average credentials as a fitness professions, he also operates his own certifying agency that helps other trainers get certified in teaching the Turbulence Training methods.

Insanity Shaun T Review

As a fitness trainer I have seen more than my share of fitness products and videos. I could never pop in a DVD and follow along with a workout program. Until I ran into Insanity. Shaun T. is an amazing fitness trainer who obviously has passion for what he does. This set has changed the game for do-at-home workout videos. The Beachbody team has really put together a winner here.
Along with my current workouts, I will throw in a DVD twice a week and I will sweat! This workout is no joke. I have been a fitness trainer for over 12 years (at the time of writing this) and I have tried every workout available. I get results using Insanity, my clients get results and you should be getting results with insanity as well.
I know my clients struggle finding a productive workout away form our personal training sessions. I always tell them the same thing…
If you want to invest in your body, if you want to lose fat, then invest in insanity.
Invite Shaun T. into your home for a great workout series. This is a great compliment to your current fitness routine or you can even use it as a stand alone program.
Give it a try and please let me know what kind of results your getting with the program.
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FitRanX : Review

What is FitRanX?

FitRanX is a fitness ranking system used around the world by qualified fitness trainers. Created by Sgt. Nick Rians, FitRanX is now one of the fastest growing fitness solutions across the globe.
If you’re looking for a fun and effective way to shed fat and build muscle, then I highly recommend you look into this ranking system. You can find a trainer in your area by visiting the link to the right.
Why a ranking system? Simple. It gets results, it’s fun and it keeps you motivated. Want to learn more about FitranX? Here’s Sgt. Nick Rians with the details…

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