Is the $2,000 Peloton Bike Actually Worth It?

In a small gym on the fifth floor of the Sarasota Modern Hotel, I adjusted the seat of the Peloton bike—the $2,000-plus indoor exercise bike with a touchscreen monitor that streams workout videos for a $39 monthly subscription fee. As someone who prefers outdoor cycling with no subscription plan, I was puzzled by Peloton’s cultish following. The company, founded in 2012, has sold 400,000 bikes, has a million users and is taking steps to go public. I…

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Our Editors’ Picks for the Best New Restaurants, Shopping and Services…

Best New Food and Drink Best New Way to Drink for a Good Cause The Shark Lady In the middle of last year’s red tide crisis, the folks at Gecko’s Grill & Pub decided to raise money for Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in the most delicious way: They created a new cocktail. The Shark Lady, named in honor of Mote founder and shark expert Eugenie Clark, is made with Don Q rum, blue curaçao and…

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Furious mum slams her son’s school for returning the ‘healthy’ sausage…

A MUM has taken to Facebook to vent her frustration over a note she received from her son’s school. Having packed her son a lunch of “healthy” sausage rolls, the mum was furious when the school not only banned her child from eating them, but also sent a note asking her not to pack them again. Facebook The note was sent home along with the sausage rolls The mum, from Australia, took to the Mums Who Cook & Bake…

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Fitness Trail: Fused group fitness class formats

What is a fused group fitness class format? It is choosing a foundational class format, such as dance, step, cycling or boxing/kickboxing and fusing components of different class or exercise program formats into that specific foundational class format. For example, you may combine a boxing class format, performing three “rounds” of intense boxing intervals with three muscular strength training circuit interval segments featuring the TRX Suspension System, creating a fantastic fused class format (i.e. “Boxing Plus”). Why fuse formats?…

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Pedego Electric Bikes now in Aiken, SC

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Pedego Electric Bikes are now in Aiken in the Village at Woodside. “My wife came home from a girl’s trip a couple of years ago and one of her favorite things she told me about was a food tour she went on and it wasn’t the food that she was impressed with, it was the electric bike that she went on while she was riding. I ended up buying two and I fell in love…

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Northside High School library pedal stations set up for students to us…

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Students at Northside High School in Lafayette can now exercise their mind and body by riding and reading. On Wednesday, active pedal workstations were set up inside the school’s library which encourage students to get moving while studying. The active pedal workstation consist of a stationary bike attached to a desk that students can peddle backwards and forwards.  The purpose, according to school administrators,…

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Wednesday Datebook

Civic clubs Scenic 7 Rotary Club meets at noon the first, second and third Thursdays at Charlie’s Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle, and adjourns by 1 p.m. On fourth Thursdays, it meets at 5:30 p.m., dismissing by 6 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Members and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the meetings in order to socialize and have time to place menu orders. For more information, call Amanda Kennedy, 922-0227. Hot Springs Civitan Club meets…

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Global Stationary Bike Market 2019-2028 || Business Overview and Evolu…

Marketresearch.biz offers a comprehensive analysis of key elements of the Stationary Bike Market such as potential top key Manufacturers along with their strengths and weaknesses. The Stationary Bike Market report also comprises some useful strategies and scenario for the new players in the market. While forecasting the growth of the global Stationary Bike market, various statistical tools were utilized to get an accurate result of the Demographic data. The Global Stationary Bike Market research report also provides a brief summary of…

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Scared to exercise after a heart attack? It’s probably scarier if you …

Exercise is good for you. But for people who have had a heart attack, starting or resuming a workout routine may sound scary, exhausting, complicated – in short, the last thing they’d want to do. Instead, it probably should be one of the first. “We’re trying to make it clear that exercise is as much a part of the standard of care as aspirin or statins or beta blockers,” said cardiologist Dr. Benjamin D. Levine, director of the Institute…

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Church hosts Electronic and Appliance Recycle Day – News – The Landmar…

Sunday Apr 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM The First Congregational Church of Paxton will host an “Electronic and Appliance Recycle Day” on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for all residents of the area who wish to dispose of any and all old electronics. All items to be recycled can be brought to the church parking lot on the corner of Maple St. and Richards Ave. The following is a list of the accepted items and the…

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