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Gym Safety in the Time of COVID-19

Well, here is some good news… we think. After months of isolation during this COVID crisis, many states are finally starting to open up and ease restrictions.  For some, this may seem a little scary.  But for many, this signals the start of returning to life as normal (or at the very least, more normal than the last 60 days).  It also means that for those of you who’ve been missing the gym, you may...

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How Counting Calories Helps You Lose Weight

Do you know the basic formula for weight loss?  Basically, you should consume less calories that you expend on a daily basis.  To give you a very simple explanation, your body burns calories for energy so that it can keep you alive and doing things on a daily basis, from going to work to playing sports to making dinner. If you burn more calories each day than you take in through food and drink, your...

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What Kind of Exercise Gear Do I Need to Start Exercising?

During the past few months, most of us have been stuck at home with excess time and little to do other than binge another Netflix show. Unfortunately, staring at the television doesn't do any favors for your waistline or overall health. The bright side of having all this time to kill is that we can use it to actually improve our health and fitness levels - we have ample opportunity to exercise, after all. But,...

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Easy Meatless Recipes in the Time of Covid

These last two to three months have been challenging, to say the least. COVID-19 has changed the entire societal landscape for us from grocery shopping to restaurants to entertainment, probably forever. Forced quarantines, social distancing, and your favorite local businesses temporarily shut down all have combined to create a massive shift in how we do life. One area where we all feel this shift is in how we do our food shopping and manage our...

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5 Exercises You Can Do At Home to Stay in Shape

The past few months have been a bit of change for most Americans. Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, many people find themselves stuck at home due to forced quarantines and social distance policies.  Sports are on hold.Many businesses are temporarily closed.Churches are empty and online. And, oh yeah, gyms are closed too!  So what’s a guy or gal to do when they want to stay in shape but have no access to treadmills, stairclimbers,...

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