Why are Food Allergies Becoming More Common?

Allergic reactions happen when the immune system tries to fight a foreign thing that gets into your body. This fight typically is for bacteria and viruses that cause you to get sick. It is the body’s way of fighting infections.

In the case of an allergy, the person has an abnormal reaction to a typically harmless thing, such as milk. Chemicals are released to fight what the body sees as something that shouldn’t be there, and this causes the symptoms we call an allergy. These symptoms vary widely – hives, coughing, or swelling to name a few.

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How Does Exercise Affect Your Brain?

We all know how exercise helps your body, but what about your brain? Logic would say since your brain is a part of your body, exercise should help there too, and it does.

From a personal point of view, you know you feel better and sleep better when you exercise regularly. Are you also happier? More relaxed? In a better mood?

You read a lot about superfoods, packed with great things for your body, such as quinoa, kale, coconut oil, or salmon. But what is the best superfood for your brain? EXERCISE!! Continue reading

Concept 2 Model D Rowing Machine Review

CrossFit® training has become very popular in recent years.  This type of overall training is a core strength and toning program.  It is designed to optimize strength, stamina, endurance, and other key components of complete, total body exercise and conditioning for any age or fitness level.

One key component of Crossfit training is rowing. The reason is that it simulates so many core movements of your body and uses so many muscles.

Rowing is full body movement that exercises every muscle group in your body. Whether your goal is to get fit, lose weight, or both, a rowing machine can help get you there. Continue reading

Schwinn 230 Recumbent Bike Review


There are a lot of different exercise bikes on the market. Which is best is really a matter of personal preference, and what your fitness goals and needs are.

While we love the Schwinn 230, it might not be the right bike for you.

Different needs and wants will drive you to the right stationery bicycle so, we will take a minute to tell you a little about indoor cycling bikes before we get into the review. Continue reading

What are the Best Elliptical Machines for Home Use?

Are you overweight, out of shape, and feeling tired? Are you overworked, out of time, and can’t make it to the gym?

Do you have an injury? Are you getting older? Do you want something with low impact?

And finally, do you need help to figure out what the best machines are for losing weight and getting in shape?

Then it is time to look at ellipticals, and we can help.

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