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The Best Fitness Presents to Give this Season

We’ve reached that time of year again. The season of giving is in full swing, and everybody is rushing around to find the perfect present for the people they love. Nothing says Happy Holidays quite like giving the gift of health. Goodwill toward others is a good thought, but helping others reach their fitness goals […]

How to Keep the Weight Off During the Holidays

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, you know one thing for sure: The holidays are upon us. Holidays are an exciting time for everybody. For some of us, it means seeing family and friends we haven’t seen in a while. For others, this time of year signifies excellent home cooking. During […]

Why October is the Month to Get In Shape

Summer is the season for having fun with your friends. Chances are you spent a lot of time in the spring preparing your bathing suit body for fun in the sun. That’s typically how it goes. People take their exercise routine seriously in January for New Year resolutions, and then they abandon it until April […]

Finding the Time to Exercise

School, work, family, friends, errands, responsibilities, etc., etc. etc. There are so many aspects of your life fighting for dominance that self-care gets put on the backburner for too many people. With only twenty-four hours in a day, and sleep taking up a good portion of it if you’re lucky, finding the time to exercise […]

Four Parts of a Well-Rounded Workout

Working out isn’t just a hobby for the physically active, but a way to shape your body the way you want it to look and prevent significant health concerns down the line. Too often you see people start hitting the gym around New Year’s as part of their resolution. Just as often, you see people […]

Why Choose Matrix Treadmills?

Treadmills are the most recognizable workout equipment in the industry. At some point in their life, every American has used or at least seen one. There is a reason treadmills are so popular. For instance, they’re user-friendly. All you need to do is turn it on and go. Of course, not all treadmills are made […]

How A Visit To Our Store Changes Everything

Often, people are skeptical of visiting a business. Whether it’s because the idea is intimidating, they think they know what works best, or because they don’t have time, customers don’t often consider how much visiting a storefront can change their lives. If you’re looking to take care of your body and want to ensure you […]

How To Create a Home Gym

Is your new year’s resolution to work out more, or create a consistent schedule for exercising? Instead of signing up for a gym membership that you won’t use, invest in a more serious exercise space. Create a home gym, and you’ll be sure to use it on a regular basis to keep yourself in shape. […]

It’s National Physical Therapy Month!

It’s October, and with the grand opening of our store, we want to recognize National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM). The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to raise awareness about the benefits of physical therapy (PT) and how these programs can help combat the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation. As a gym store focused on the […]

Why the Time to Get in Shape Is Now

Though our fitness equipment store has just opened in Portland, Maine, our team as over 40 years of industry experience and we’ve met with customers from all walks of life. For those who we’ve met with, questioning their need to invest in equipment for their home, there are three critical reasons the time to get […]