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  • Are Exercise Bands Good for Seniors?

    It’s recommended that everyone, regardless of age, perform 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise every day and supplement it with strength or resistance training twice a week. It’s only natural, of course, that as we get older, we begin to slow down. But it’s been found that many senior citizens aren’t getting any exercise at all.

  • When Gyms are Closed, Workout at Home

    With most “nonessential” public businesses placed in lockdown, going to the gym is just not an option these days. So, what’s a gym rat supposed to do? It’s almost as if we can feel the fat depositing into our cells with each new Netflix program we watch. The simple answer? When gyms are closed, workout

  • Hot Tub Safety During a Pandemic

    There’s no doubt that the Coronavirus pandemic has changed all our lives. From the shutdown of restaurants, bars, and movie theatres to being told to stay at home and shelter in place, the experience we’re all going through is unprecedented. But if you already have a hot tub, that’s at least one thing that can

  • Invest in Your Backyard vs Traveling This Summer

    With airlines being grounded, quarantine periods being enforced on travellers and countries shutting their borders, it looks like our summer vacations will be a wash this year. But with every cloud comes a silver lining. And the silver lining that comes from a cancelled vacation is the money that can now be invested elsewhere. One

  • Planning a Covid Staycation

    With lockdown orders, suspended flights and possible 14-day quarantines upon arrival in a new country, our vacation plans for this spring and summer have been completely upended. Hopefully, you’re able to get your money back on any vacation plans that have already been booked, but even if that’s the case, what are you going to

  • COVID-19: Why We Need Exercise Now More Than Ever

    Has self-isolation and lockdown got you down? You couldn’t be blamed for it. Not only has the new normal completely changed our regular routines, it’s made it harder, if not impossible, to enjoy the recreational activities we’d taken for granted for so long. But even though we’ve been told to stay at home as much

  • What Weights to Buy for a Home Gym?

    For some people, heading to the gym is an important part of their day. For others, the thought of working out in public is absolutely mortifying. But in these days of coronavirus lockdown, you probably don’t even have the option to go to your local gym. So, if you wanted to set up a workout

  • Which is Better: Exercise Bike or Treadmill?

    If you’re looking for a home exercise machine, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number or types, makes and models. Deciding on a single machine will really depend on your goals, personal preferences and budget. When it comes to choosing between the two most popular home exercise machines – exercise bikes and treadmills –