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The Best Seated Calf Raise Machine for a Home Gym

Since the pandemic struck back in 2020 many of us who are fitness-fanatics ended up scattering to set up a …

Yes4All Wall Mounted Olympic Barbell Rack

A Wall Mounted Barbell Rack will help Organize your Home Gym

Anyone who has their own home gym and is into weight lifting at all, probably has a few Olympic bars …

FISUP Dumbbell Rack Stand Unboxing and Assembly

FISUP Dumbbell Rack Unboxing and Assembly

If you work out at home or have a workout area in your shed like I do, you may have …

York Barbell Pro Series 204 Barbell Support

York Barbell Pro Series 204 Support Review

If you’ve ever thought about creating your own workout area at home and want to either squat or bench press, …

York Barbell STS Flat-to-Incline Bench Review

York Barbell STS Flat-to-Incline Bench Review

I have a heated area in my shed that I use for weightlifting. During this pandemic, it has been a …

Lifetime Tahoma Kayak Review

I’m always looking for a way to expand my fitness options. I’ve created my own home gym in my shed …

DIY/Home and Garden

Firewood Log Rack

Unboxing and Assembling the Regal Flame 8’ Firewood Log Rack

I love firewood! It can be hardwood that I use in my fireplace inside my house or it can be …

DIY Under Deck Water Diversion Project

When we bought our Octagon house over 3 years ago in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, we knew at …

How to Insulate Shed Walls

How to Insulate Shed Walls

A little over a year ago, I purchased a Rinnai EX08CTP Propane Heater for my 12’ X 20’ shed. I …

Generator Oil Change | Generac RS5500

I became intimately familiar with my Generac RS5500 generator last week. You see, where I live which is in the …

Insulate a Shed Ceiling

How to Insulate a Shed Ceiling

As I wrote in this article on insulating my shed walls, a little over a year ago I purchased a …

A Practical Roof Cleaning Solution for an Ugly Roof

This blog is geared toward practical solutions, and I certainly have one, a roof cleaning solution, for you with this …

Health Related

Preparing for Septoplasty Surgery

Preparing for Septoplasty Surgery

This is Part 1 in a series of articles dealing with septoplasty surgery and my first-hand experience with preparing for …

Recovering from Septoplasty Surgery

This is Part 3 in a series of articles dealing with septoplasty surgery and my first-hand experience with preparing for …

The Benefits of Going Alcohol Free for 30 Days

I used to consider myself a regular drinker. Currently I am 61 years old and typically would have at least …

Hiking Safety Tips

5 Hiking Safety Tips

Hiking is a tremendous activity to do either by yourself, or with your family. Everyone should be aware of hiking safety …

Prostate Cancer

Awaiting Prostate Cancer Surgery

This is part 2 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

Prostate Cancer – Dealing with the Diagnosis

This is part 1 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

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