UK Gym Equipment

06/04/2022

Exercise Bike Buying Guide

Exercise bikes are the perfect alternative form of cardio training to running or using a cross trainer. They provide a great workout that’s suitable to people of all experience levels – perfect for both beginners, and experienced athletes. But the amount of different exercise bikes that are available on the market can make it confusing to know which one is perfect for you, as we all have different needs with our cardio equipment and have different goals in our training. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the different... Read More

16/03/2022

Rowing Machine Buying Guide

Rowing machines are one of the best alternatives to conventional forms of cardiovascular training like running or cycling. The movement of a rowing machine workout can improve both aspects of your strength training and cardio training. With more and more people moving away from conventional forms of cardio, into niches of the industry, it’s easy to see why rowing machines are increasing in popularity – the benefits are plenty. But before beginning your rowing journey – either as a commercial gym owner, or simply someone looking to buy a rowing... Read More

18/02/2022

Cross Trainer Buying Guide

Cross trainers are the ultimate piece of cardio equipment – they’re the perfect addition to any commercial or home gym. Both beginners and experienced athletes can reap the many benefits that a cross trainer provides. The versatility of modern cross trainers, with the various features and applications that they come with, allow gym goers to reach and exceed their fitness goals – improving their endurance, strength, and cardiovascular system. However, before beginning your search, you have a few things to consider – to ensure that you come out the other... Read More

31/01/2022

What are Cross Trainers Good For?

Cross trainers have become a central part of most commercial gyms, and are becoming increasingly popular as the primary piece of cardio equipment in many people’s home gyms. In this article, we dive into some of the many benefits that cross-trainers offer and why they’ve become the gym’s best-kept secret. Some of the advantages of a cross-trainer are obvious, considering that any sort of physical exercise is fantastic in a world where sedentarism has become so significant. But certain benefits must be thoroughly investigated so that you can see how... Read More

21/01/2022

4 Things You Should Consider When Buying Used Gym Equipment

If you are looking to kit out your commercial gym, or you’re wanting some exercise equipment to keep fit at home, then investing in used gym equipment is an excellent solution if you have a limited budget. Brand new gym equipment can be costly, but by buying used gym equipment from a reputable seller, you can save money whilst not having to sacrifice on quality. However, before going out and buying used gym equipment, we have compiled a list of things that you’ll need to consider: Choose Established Brands Buying... Read More

28/12/2021

Kettlebell Workout Benefits

Nowadays, everyone is using kettlebells; from bodybuilders to crossfitters, and even those of us who are just wanting to get into shape. It’s clear that kettlebell workouts have become incredibly popular across the fitness industry for their intensity and functional fitness benefits. In this blog, we’ll guide you through the world of kettlebell workouts and their many benefits. How to Use Kettlebells The great thing about kettlebells is that they can be used in so many different ways. You can use them for swings, Turkish Get-ups, cleans, snatches, and more!... Read More

21/12/2021

Treadmill Buying Guide

Treadmill Buying Guide Treadmills are one of the staples of any commercial or home gym, and they’re a great investment for reaching your health and fitness goals. However, with so many different treadmills on the market; it’s hard to know which one is right for you. With factors to consider such as horsepower, speed, and incline, choosing the right treadmill can be difficult. But don’t worry. Our treadmill buying guide will help you along in your journey to finding the perfect piece of cardio equipment. Consider the Intended Use of... Read More

08/10/2021

Kitting Out Your Home Gym on a Budget

A home gym is an aspiration for many fitness fanatics who dream of being able to workout in the comfort of their home, rather than commuting backwards and forward to the gym. Not only does it mean having access to your own range of equipment, but each piece has been bought for no one else’s benefit but your own. Achieving this pipedream can come at an expense, though, which is why commercial gyms are as successful as they are by offering members access to top of the range equipment for... Read More

05/10/2021

Why You Should Consider Refurbished Gym Equipment

We will be clear about this – there is absolutely nothing wrong with buying refurbished gym equipment. Some may turn their nose up at the mere thought of second-hand equipment, but our team at UK Gym Equipment ensures all products that leave our facility meet the highest standards possible. Any equipment that comes to us will undergo repair and maintenance work as standard, replacing old parts that have seen better days in favour of new pieces to extend its lifespan. For example, when we receive a second-hand treadmill, our engineering... Read More

23/08/2021

Bodybuilding Gym Workout Plan

It takes time and a real dedication to commit to bodybuilding because results do not come quickly and almost every aspect of your life must be dedicated to achieving your goal. Not only does your workout regimen have to centralise around building muscle, but so does your nutrition, sleeping patterns and more. Most bodybuilders will take in at least 4,000 calories per day, as this is the fuel that the body requires to build muscles and achieve desired goals. This means that the training bodybuilders undertake must be able to... Read More