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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…

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…

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…

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5 Things You Should Know About Exercise And Metabolism Courtesy of Direct Doctors

I really enjoy my medical conversations with Direct Doctors owners Dr Lauren Hedde and Dr. Mark Turshen.  Dr. Tushen was kind enough to answer a few of my questions recently on exercise and metabolism.  Although I remain an active person, I have definitely noticed a change in my overall exercise profile over the past 20…

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For Athletes of All Abilities, A Polar Heart Rate Monitor Is A Must Have For Your Fitness Program

I am blessed to have two parents with strong backgrounds in medicine.  I followed a slightly different path in the health care industry by attending Springfield College, earning a degree in Health and Fitness.  Part of my degree coursework was exercise physiology.  I learned why and how the body reacts to changes in intensity, pressure,…

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Treadmill Buyer’s Guide – 5 Things You Should Know This Treadmill Season

Most runners would agree that one of the best parts of the running experience is just being outdoors.  Running on trails, in neighborhoods, around a quarter mile track, in your local village offers you fresh air, potentially great scenery, and that special something that keeps most runners outside well into winter.  Well, what if you are a…