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  • Are Dumbbells in Pounds or Kilos?

    If you’re in the market for a set of dumbbells for the first time, you probably have a lot of questions that you need answered before you can make the appropriate purchase. Dumbbells are usually a cornerstone of any home gym and provide a versatile way to perform a large number of exercises that affect

  • What are Weight Plates Made Of?

    Weight plates are a common sight in both home and commercial gyms. Used by themselves or with a barbell, they provide a simple way to increase the load on muscles when performing exercises. What are weight plates made of and what type of weight plates are available to the average bodybuilder? To answer those questions,

  • Will the Treadmill Make My Legs Smaller?

    Exercise is a means of weight loss for many people. But doing the right exercises and getting the appropriate amount of activity is something that confounds many would-be weight loss seekers. A typical question might be, “Will the treadmill make my legs smaller?” There are several factors which come into play when answering a question

  • Can an Indoor Hot Tub be Used Outside?

    If you’re thinking about adding a hot tub to your property, you’ll first want to ask yourself if you’d rather install it indoors or outdoors. Each has their own set of advantages and disadvantages. The right style of hot tub for you will depend on several different personal considerations. One question that sometimes comes up

  • Where Can I Get a Hot Tub for my Garden?

    Buying a new hot tub can be a very overwhelming position to be in. It is, in fact, a major purchase that can cost you several thousand dollars. You don’t want to make a mistake during the decision-making process, but you’re also led forward by the thought of having a hot tub in your own

  • What’s the Best Hot Tub for the Money?

    Buying a hot tub is a big decision. It’s a major purchase that can have a significant impact on your life. And when it comes to major purchases you don’t want something that’s going to cause you more headaches than it does joy. So being diligent and researching your options to allow you to get

  • Can a Hot Tub Raise Your Blood Pressure?

    People use hot tubs for many reasons. For some it’s simply the pure joy of soaking in warm, massaging waters. For others there are more specific health benefits that can be obtained through the use of hydrotherapy. This can include reduction of stress, soothing of sore muscles or helping to promote better sleeping patterns. But

  • Is Pool Exercise Good for Arthritis?

    Those who suffer from arthritis will often hear that exercise is one of the best ways to improve their condition without relying on surgery or physiotherapy. Exercise is something that can be self-directed and doesn’t require constant medical supervision. That said, because arthritis is caused by inflammation of the joints, many dry land exercises create

  • Can Hot Tub be Used as Pool in Summer?

    For Canadians, hot tubs are a great way to warm up during the cold winter months. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as sitting in warm, massaging waters when snowflakes are falling all around you. But what about the depths of a hot summer? How can a hot tub be refreshing when the outdoor temperatures are