Alex Smith

A long time NCAA college football coach, an ACE Fitness NCAA Accredited Certification, now a home-gym equipment and fitness apps star, and he sticks to one motto... Train hard! Alex is a fitness enthusiast and has trained hundreds of scholarship student-athletes in the weight room and now brings his expertise to the rest of the world! He earned his Masters Degree in Sports Business Management from the University of Central Florida. Alex enjoys weight lifting, smart home gyms and watching football.

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MYX Fitness Bike Review: Does This Spin Bike Live Up To All The Hype?

If you’re in the market for a home spin bike, then you’re already aware that you have a lot of options. One name that you may have heard in the mix is MYX (see what I did there?). MYX Fitness blew onto the connected home spin bike scene in 2020, marketed as a budget-friendly all-in-one …

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Forme Life vs Tempo Studio: Cardio and Strength From a Smart Home Gym

Whoever said you can’t have it all clearly never stood in front of a smart home gym! Yes, you can have the full “gym” experience at home if you choose the right machine. While this may require a big initial investment, you’re likely to find that a home smart gym is the game changer you’ve …

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An Honest Forme Life Review: Can a Smart Fitness Studio Lift You To New Heights?

Is the best fitness studio in town about to open inside your home? It can feel a bit like that when your new Forme Life Studio smart gym arrives! When your bundle shows up, you’re getting free delivery and installation, extra yoga mats, a heart-rate monitor, a microfiber towel, cam covers and mounting hardware. Now, …

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Elevate Your Workouts With CLMBR: The New JAY-Z Backed Smart Climbing Machine

Why It’s Time to Elevate Your Workout With a Smart, Connected Climber Machine: Fitness Training Star takes an in-depth look at CLMBR – a JAY-Z invested smart vertical climbing machine that helps you reach new heights in your fitness journey. Does it live up to all the hype? Exercise Benefits With Vertical Climbing Machines It’s …

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Tempo vs Mirror vs Echelon Reflect: What’s the Best Smart Gym Workout Machine?

Strength training has skyrocketed in recent years, and, ever since COVID-19 spread like a wildfire, more people have turned to smart home gyms to start their lifting journeys. Rightfully so, because weight lifting can provide both strength training and cardio all in one workout. According to a recent study by the CDC, strength training can …

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CITYROW Go Vs. Concept2: Should you spring for the smart rower?

For those of us that prioritize fitness and working out, there are a handful of goals that we generally have. Most of us want to achieve one or more of the following; fat loss, muscle gains, or increase cardiovascular endurance. With those goals in mind, and a desire to achieve them from home, you may …

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Tempo Review: Is this home gym studio a strong contender for best mirror gym?

This last year has been a doozy for everyone. But for those who were gym-goers, there was an added layer of loss in the equation. As someone who used to thrive on going to the gym every day, making use of all the equipment, and benefiting from the social aspect, I certainly wasn’t exempt from …

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TEMPO vs. TONAL: What’s the better smart home gym?

It’s been a whirlwind of a ride during the world pandemic caused by COVID-19 for us gym lovers. Here at Fitness Training Star, our lives were different before the coronavirus hit us like a ton of bricks. We would go to the gym 4 days per week, using dumbbells, barbells, benches, squat racks and their …

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