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The 5 Best Online Reiki Training Classes [Ranked]

In this post we’ll examine five of the best online Reiki training courses.These courses can help you learn how to practice self-healing as well as gain the expertise to open your own natural-healing practice.To be clear, there are no ‘real’ certifications and most states don’t require a license to practice Reiki (Source). What Is ReikiReiki is […]

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The 5 Best Home Gyms [Ranked]

Home Gym

Home gym machines are designed to provide an all-in-one workout solution. They can all provide the following common exercises: ab crunches, rows, leg extensions, lat pull downs, chest presses, pec flys and leg presses (Source).While somewhat complex to assemble, these exercise machines are capable of replacing or supplementing expensive gym memberships (Source). The Mary, Bowflex PR1000 […]

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The 5 Best Rowing Machines [Ranked]

A rowing machine is a style of indoor exercise machine that mimics the feel of rowing a watercraft. They can be a great solution for muscle toning, weight loss, enhancing cardiovascular stamina, targeting both upper and lower sections of the body (Source). They are popular home workout solutions because they are generally compact and portable- though the […]

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The 5 Best Leg Curl Machines

Leg Curl Machines

Leg curl and leg extension machines exercise leg muscles on different sides of your legs. Leg curls work on the back of the leg (Source). This posterior leg exercise requires that you sit or lie down as you bend your knee (Source). Leg extensions require that you straighten your leg against weighted resistance, exercising the […]

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The 5 Best Dumbbell Racks Reviewed

Dumbbell Racks

Dumbbell storage racks are a simple and neat way to organize your weights. They usually come in 2-tier layouts like the CAP dumbbell rack, 3-tier like the the Marcy, Body Solid, XMark Fitness racks, or in a vertical rack like the Fitness Republic dumbbell rack. When purchasing one of these dumbbell weight racks, there’s a couple […]

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The 5 Best Folding Mats Reviewed

Folding Mats

Folding gymnastics mats provide firm cushioning for aerobics studios, Pilates practices, martial arts academies, home gyms, child play pens, and many other applications. As the name implies, they fold up, with Velcro on the sides so that you can attach multiple mats together to cover wider surface areas. Typically, they have 4 panels, so you can even […]

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The 5 Best Sitz Baths Reviewed

Sitz Baths

A sitz bath is designed to fit over your toilet and provide a shallow and warm soak to help clean and soothe the perineum (Healthline). The perineum is the space located between your rectum and either your scrotum or vulva. Many people purchase a sitz bath just for personal hygiene, but most look to it to […]

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The 5 Best Foot Rockers Reviewed

Foot Rockers

Foot rockers provide effective stretching exercises that can help relieve discomfort & pain associated with conditions like Achilles tendinitis, ankle strain, plantar faciitis, arch pain and other chronic conditions (Medi-Dyne).These ankle & calf stretching devices are often used by athletes of all ages to help prevent and treat injuries. As well, many non-athletes discover that […]

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The 5 Best Basketball Storage Racks Reviewed

Basketball Storage Racks

Rolling basketball racks are handy storage devices that enable gym instructors and frustrated parents to organize sports activity balls.Most of the carts we examined are 3-tier options that can be loaded with basketballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, and other sports accessories (bike helmets, etc.) in a pinch.The Trigon ProCage is a little bit different- it is a […]

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The 5 Best Chi Machines Reviewed

Chi Machines

Chi machines work by gently stimulating your legs. In essence, you will be placing your ankles in the Chi machine’s ankle cradles (Source).It will gently rock them side to side and this motion will help to oxygenate & circulate your blood efficiently throughout the body (Source).As the oxygen circulates, cells absorb oxygen and toxins are […]

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