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Local Ping Pong Charity Event To Support Boston Children’s Hospital

Living in New England, we are blessed to have so many incredible resources for medical care. Boston, MA has consistently been one of the top areas in not only New England but the entire country when it comes to top medical facilities. And Boston Children’s Hospital is one of the best hospitals for care for…

Rhode Island Power Yoga Helps Local Student’s Senior Project

Rhode Island Power Yoga (RIPY for short) is going to be hosting a charity event for North Kingstown High School senior Ryan O’Donnell’s senior project on Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness.  I was interested to learn more about the yoga studio and their involvement with the charity event.  I recently stopped by Rhode Island Power Yoga’s studio…

The Cybex 770T Treadmill – Performance, Style, Durability

Cybex International, now part of the Life Fitness group, has been producing quality cardio and strength equipment for decades.  I was first introduced to Cybex products at Springfield College, which had a student fitness center which included Cybex bikes, treadmills, and benches.  Being in the fitness industry for close to 20 years, I have seen…

The Tuff Stuff Home Gym – Apollo 250 With Leg Press

Before my career a consultant in the used commercial fitness equipment industry, I worked for a major fitness equipment company named Gym Source.  Gym Source has both commercial and retail sales, with retails stores through the United States.  I worked in several stores here in the Northeast which catered to home fitness solutions such as compact…

Getting Ready for Wickford Little League Using the Hit-A-Way® Station

Opening Day for the 2017 Wickford Little League season is just a few short months away.  Yes, I know, it is January 1st.  Yes, I know the temperature outside is hovering around 30 degrees.  Yes, most of us are still in football or basketball or indoor track mode.  However, there is no shame is working…

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…

Used Nautilus Strength Circuit On NK Marketing Ebay Store

After graduating from Springfield College in 1994, I took a job at a YMCA in Woburn, MA. This YMCA job was my first experience in the health and fitness industry.  Part of my daily responsibilities included instruction on the Nautilus strength training machines.  The circuit included exercises for legs, chest, back, arms, abdominals, and lower…

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…