Rhode Island Pink Heals – My Mother’s Day Book Charity of Choice

A few years ago, at Comic Con in Providence, I walked by a vendor booth that had a giant pink fire truck. The fire truck had a ton of signatures on it. There were a few men dressed in pink … Continue reading Rhode Island Pink Heals – My Mother’s Day Book Charity of Choice

The Rhode Island Foundation Is A Valuable Resource On #GivingTuesday

Every day of the week has, at some point in the year, a special name designation. Black Friday shopping is a holiday tradition of the brick and mortal retail store. Cyber Monday shopping is the internet shopper’s dream – buying … Continue reading The Rhode Island Foundation Is A Valuable Resource On #GivingTuesday

A Safe Rhode Island Baseball Experience at Ken Ryan Baseball Academy

With colder temperatures and field closings abound here in Rhode Island, baseball families are looking towards indoor sports and conditioning facilities. And with the State of Rhode Island imposing new guidelines and restrictions on indoor sports facilities, it is really … Continue reading A Safe Rhode Island Baseball Experience at Ken Ryan Baseball Academy

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 gym settings.  One of the best options in this line of equipment from Precor is the 3.45 Multi Gym. The Precor 3.45 Multi Gym offers three individual stations.  Each station has its own selectorized weight stack, which goes up to 200 lbs.  There is a … Continue reading The Precor 3.45 Multi Station Gym – Total Body Strength Training

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 raised over $200 for North Kingstown Special Olympics.  The second and most recent show benefited the Pennies for Patients fundraiser that helps support the Rhode Island Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  The shows are all upbeat, feature some amazing musical talents, and are a great way … Continue reading NK Teen Musicians To Play Benefit Show At Wickford Harbor Lights

The Cybex PG 400 Multi Gym – A Best in Class Fitness Machine

For the busy professional and/or parent who loves to work out at the gym, a personal home gym has always been a great option.  For years, homeowners have cleared out their garage or basement to make room for a piece of strength equipment that will get them results like the smith machine, strength circuit or functional trainer at the gym.  Space, ceiling height, and the overall strength training experience are often times the greatest challenges for the homeowner who purchases strength equipment for their home.  In my 20 plus years of selling fitness equipment, I believe there is one personal … Continue reading The Cybex PG 400 Multi Gym – A Best in Class Fitness Machine

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, catching a fly ball, or even tying your shoes can be much harder to achieve.  Incorporating flexibility into your exercise routine is a positive step to a healthier you. For years, Precor Fitness has manufactured a compact stretching bench called the Precor Stretch Trainer.  This … Continue reading The Precor Stretch Trainer – Flexibility Training Done Right

The BodyCraft SpaceWalker – A Creative Approach to Fitness

When people ask me “What is the most popular piece of fitness equipment?” I answer, without a doubt, a treadmill.  Walking is the most natural form of exercise.  We do it everyday – at school, from job to job, in the city or in the suburbs.  So, for a novice exerciser or someone that has been sedentary for awhile, walking on a treadmill is a great exercise option.  Treadmills are used for conditioning the heart and lungs and to help strengthen the legs and core muscles of the body.  There are a ton of great manufacturers with a wide range of … Continue reading The BodyCraft SpaceWalker – A Creative Approach to Fitness