As a dedicated endurance runner, I love to do supplementary workouts to keep my calves and core strong for forefoot running. I wish however, I had more time to go to the gym. Basically, it’s a matter of finding the time to fit in a strength training session that fits into my busy lifestyle. And of course, finding the time to do that is only half the battle. I have to afford and get my money’s worth in a gym membership, and lets face it, gym memberships can be pricey for what I want in a workout.
So instead, I workout at home and I feel I am more prepared to do so (from a motivational standpoint) –especially during the winter. I actually do more exercises in 1 hour at home, than 2 hours at the gym! And, I have saved more money by investing in home gym products, if you factor in the time and cost required to go to a gym. Today, I have teamed-up with BowFlex to share BowFlex coupon codes with you because we want YOU to be prepared to workout at your OWN financial convenience in the comfort of your OWN home!
BowFlex Coupon Codes
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Xtreme 2 SE – One of BowFlex’s bestsellers, the Xtreme 2E allows you to crank-out over 70 gym-quality exercises safely, without a spotter and takes up very little room. It truly delivers a full-body workout and it also cuts down on time as no cable changes between different workouts is required. The unit is also easy to setup your own unique, customized exercise. Nonetheless, it’s great for sculpting your chest, back, abs, biceps, triceps and shoulders –you can literally workout everything with it! Use code: FALLFIT and get $200 off, plus get a free mat and free shipping (ends 11/12).
TreadClimber TC20 – Another bestseller at BowFlex, the TC20 is literally a treadmill, an elliptical and a stair-climber all wrapped-up in one unit and provides you with the strenuous workouts needed to maintain your endurance capacity and strength for running. The TC20 is very quiet, simple to use and is designed to take stress off the knee joint and back. Use code: SAVE700 and get $350 off, plus you get a free mat, a free Body Beginner Bundle and $50 shipping, too. (Valid 10/27 – 10/29 US ONLY).
SelectTech 1090 Dumbbells – Every runner should use dumbbells because they are so versatile (heavy exercises, lunges, curls etc), compact, easy to use, can be easily stored, out of the way and they last forever! They are the perfect aid for target strength training, weight loss, and muscle toning. With the 1090 series, you can adjust your resistance level from 10lbs to 90lbs as you get stronger. They are also easily adjustable between weights, too. Use code: FALLFIT and get $50 off, plus free shipping (ends 12/31).
Max Trainer M5 – The M5 will have you dripping sweat in less than 15 minutes! The M5 is a cardio/endurance training machine that offers intense interval workouts and is excellent for building muscle strength in the legs. The machine allows for smooth, low-impact motions on the leg and at the same time, gives you a total bodywork, helping you keep your weight down! Choose from 16 resistance levels and 8 workout programs to spruce up your cross training and bolster your stamina. Use Code FREESHIPMAX to get free shipping.
TreadClimber TC 10 – Low impact, knee-friendly, high powered cardio machine that targets strengthening of the legs and abs via multi-resistance levels (incline and decline angles). The TC10 is highly-reviewed, is very user-friendly, adjusts to accommodate many users, operates smoothly, and is intended for all fitness levels. Overall, the TC10 will give you a better workout than any treadmill out there. Enter code: TFSFMAP1 and get free shipping and a free mat with purchase.
Don’t be afraid to take the plunge and invest in a home gym, or an in-home cardio machine; they always come in handy on a rainy day –literally — and you will be more encouraged and motivated to strength train and cross train regularly without hassle (i.e no traveling to gym, shower at home etc.)
BSc Neurobiology; MSc Biomechanics candidate, ultra minimalist runner & founder of RunForefoot. I was a heel striker, always injured. I was inspired by the great Tirunesh Dibaba to try forefoot running. Now, I'm injury free. This is why I launched Run Forefoot, to advocate the health & performance benefits of forefoot running and to raise awareness on the dangers of heel striking, because the world needs to know.
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