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The Precor 3.45 Multi Station Gym – Total Body Strength Training

The Precor name in fitness equipment is often associated with top of the line cardio – treadmills, ellipticals, and exercise bikes.  In addition to their cardio line, Precor also manufactures quality strength equipment including selectorized machines, free weight benches, and multiple station gyms.  Their multiple station gyms are designed for hotels, personal training studios, and home…

The Water Journey at The Bodhi Spa – Sanitas Per Aquam, Health Through Water

Rachel and I recently visited a fantastic spa in Newport called The Bodhi Spa.  It was also recommended by local health and fitness expert Doug Perron, who is physical therapy assistant and is very in tune with proven therapy methods.  The Bodhi Spa is located on the lower section of Thames St. in Newport, past…

Designing Your Home Gym With Commercial Fitness Equipment

I have worked in the health and fitness industry, specifically the fitness equipment industry, for over 20 years.  I have worked with health clubs, hospitals, universities, and physical therapy studios on solutions for their fitness equipment needs.  And, I have worked with homeowners on their unique fitness equipment wish lists.  Fitness equipment comes in many…

The Playroom At The Moon Palace Offers A Safe Place for Families

Families travelling to the gorgeous Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort have quite the list of activities – both indoors and outdoors.  Family friendly pools, restaurants, and recreation facilities welcome family members of all ages to take part in these activities.  And sometimes, the parents or guardians need some time to themselves on vacation.  So,…

Cindy Wilson’s Profundo Journey to The Archipelago of the Azores

A few years back, I had the good fortune of meeting Cindy Wilson of Cindy Wilson Photography.  I was working on some artist blogs for the 2015 Wickford Art Festival and got a chance to meet Cindy and learn about her work.  Her photography is stunning and personal and memorable.  Cindy has captured nature, life…

The BoxMaster® By Star Trac – A Workout You Have To Try

Being in the commercial fitness industry over the past 20 years, I have witnessed a wide range of machines that are sports specific.  Cross country ski machines were in every gym in the late 1980’s to 1990’s.  Functional training machines come with golf attachments, baseball bat attachments, even tennis racquet attachments to help simulate the…

Wheelchair Accessibility Throughout The Moon Palace in Cancun

The Americans with Disabilities Act became law here in the United States in 1990.  According to the website, www.ada.gov, “The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general…

Nightly Entertainment For Guests At The Moon Palace

The Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort offers so many activities for kids and adults – morning, noon, night, and late night.  One of the great family friendly activities is the nightly performances at one of the two entertainment stages on the resort.  There are a number of entertainment performances that Rachel and I were lucky…

Tutor Doctor of South County Helps Students Of All Ages Succeed

As the school year begins and the challenges of a new grade or new school are upon us, a little extra help can go a long way.  I recently learned about an in-home tutoring service based in South County that can be a resource for your middle school student, college freshman or special needs child this school…

Wickford Chiropractic – Experts In Getting You Back To Activities of Daily Life

When you see a new health care provider – Doctor, Physical Therapist, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer – they make you fill out a form asking for your personal information and medical history.  In my case, my medical history is so involved and lengthy, I typically write “multiple, explanations upon request” to save time.  As an athlete and…

Happy Memorial Day from the NK Blog

“And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!” This quote was taken from a poem by Francis Scott Key called “Defense of Fort McHenry.”  Key’s poem was later transferred into the lyrics for our national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner.”  The North Kingstown Blog would…

The Filippi Family Bring Luxury and Sophistication to Block Island with Newly Renovated Hotel Manisses and Restaurant

Press release regarding newly renovated Hotel Manisses and Restaurant, Block Island, RI Contact: Kimberly Poland Poland Media Group 401.743.7272 Kimberly@polandmediagroup.com Historic Hotel Manisses and Restaurant to re-open on May 6, 2016 after 6 months of renovations. New Shoreham, RI (May 5, 2016) – As co-owner and operator of the landmark oceanfront resort Ballard’s, Steven Filippi noticed…