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Should You Use Dumbbells or Machines to Get in Shape?

Whether you want to build bulk or simply firm up, resistance training is the key to a more defined physique. There are a variety of ways to give your muscles a workout, but for most people the choice comes down to free weights vs. machines. Which gives better results?

Both free weights, in the form of dumbbells, and weight-lifting machines at the gym challenge your muscles - and there are advantages to each. For a beginner, machines are usually the best option, because they’re safe to use, and you don’t have to worry about balancing weights like you do when you use dumbbells to resistance train.


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About Treadmills

Treadmills are probably the best selling piece of fitness equipment in the last ten years. Why because study after study says they will give you a top cardio workout, build bone density, burn calories and build muscles in your low body. What more can you ask for in the privacy of your own home. Elliptical trainers are starting to catch up with the treadmill in popularity but until then treadmills remain the top cardio machine on the market today.


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