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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…

NK Teen Musicians To Play Benefit Show At Wickford Harbor Lights

Over the past several months, I have been blessed to host some of North Kingstown’s talented youth musicians in a number of benefit shows.  These shows showcase the very talented singers, guitar players, piano players, and musicians that live and go to North Kingstown schools.  And, each show has a benefit theme.  The first show…

The Precor Stretch Trainer – Flexibility Training Done Right

According to WebMd (www.webmd.com) the definition of flexibility in fitness is “the ability to move joints through a range of motion.”  For most exercisers, flexibility training takes a back seat to more popular forms of training such as cardio, strength, and sports conditioning training.  However, without flexibility in fitness, performance goals for running, bench press,…

The Paramount MP 2.0 Multi Gym – Compact, Durable, Effective Machine

If you are in the market this spring for a compact, effective machine for strength training, look no further than the Paramount Fitness Multi Gym 2.0.  Multi gym means more than one exercise or station in a single machine.  Multi gyms are ideal for exercisers with limited space – a home gym basement, an apartment…

Cindy Wilson Photography and Her Profundo Workshop Journeys to Cuba

I love catching up with Cindy Wilson to learn about her amazing Profundo Journey Workshops, which take place here in the United States and in the most incredible corners of the world.  In fact, Cindy greeted me with a more traditional Vietnam handshake with perfect bow.  Why, because Cindy is heading out next week for…

Inversion Therapy with the Health Gear Inversion Table

Inversion Therapy is often defined as hanging upside or at an inverted angle while being suspended or hanging by the ankles, lower leg, or feet for therapeutic purposes.  Those therapeutic purposes may include stretching or decompressing the spine or spinal traction in some cases.  There are a number of forms of inversion therapy, with gravity…

NKHS Seeking Community Judges for Senior Project Presentation Night – May 18th

Over the past two years, I have had the amazing privilege to be a part of the North Kingstown High School Senior Project program.  As an alumni of NKHS, I am so proud to promote the projects and visions of our talented and impressive North Kingstown Seniors.  To date, we have met and interviewed a…

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…