November training starts Sunday, Oct 30 and ends Saturday, Nov 26. We will still have most training sessions (935 and 530 pm) as well as Yoga (835) and Step (935) on Thanksgiving Day.

Kettlebell Swing

We show our clients Russian Kettle Bell swings, which require you to swing the KB to chest level. Sometimes it helps to read about how to do it to improve your performance in the gym. 

“The kettlebell swing is a full-body exercise that strengthens your hamstrings, lats, and shoulders. To get the most out of the move, avoid common form mistakes like squatting instead of hinging. Variations include the American Kettlebell swing which has you swing the weight above your head.”

How to Do a Kettlebell Swing –
An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. An curved arrow pointing right. With movements like the snatch, goblet squat, and farmer’s carry, there’s a variety of exercises to do with a kettlebell. Most popular, however, is the kettlebell swing, an exercise that works your entire body …

Hearing aids

(Also, make sure there is a return policy!)

“When shopping for hearing aids, Creed recommends looking for the words “OTC Hearing Aid” on the package. This is part of the FDA regulation to make sure people are getting an actual hearing aid, rather than another type of device such as a hearing amplifier, made for recreational use. Hearing amplifiers magnify all sound, but hearing aids are customized to suit a person’s hearing needs.”


If you have a very bright space in your home that gets a lot of natural light, this is the perfect place for a lavender plant!

Sports bras and cancer

The cumulative effect of wearing clothing with these chemicals in them can be extremely problematic. Change out of these items as soon as possible after exercise. Sports bras sold by Athleta, PINK, Asics, The North Face, Brooks, All in Motion, Nike and FILA were all tested for BPA in the past six months, and the results showed the clothing could expose wearers to up to 22 times the safe limit of BPA. Other clothing by some of these companies also pose a risk.

Watchdog: High levels of toxic chemical found in sports bras
Over the past year, the group has asked more than 90 companies, including Walgreens and socks and sleepwear brand Hypnotic Hats, to reformulate their products to remove all bisphenols, including


It’s one of the fastest growing medical conditions in the US and can affect anyone, but infants, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems are most at risk. Always treat even minor scrapes and cuts right away and don’t ignore UTI’s as they can lead quickly to blood infections that are deadly.  Go to this page to learn more about this condition that kills more than 270,000 Americans a year. 

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