Posted on February 9, 2016

We are at Payman Repair an entirely employee run service department, no out-sourcing. We understand how frustrating it is to have equipment malfunction, but we are here to FIX IT! Our staff cares. We are deeply honored that you have selected our business for your fitness equipment and you deserve a service department to maintain your equipment. We are one of a handful of dealerships with an in-house service department. We have the highest decorated team of technicians and have beenRead More

Dust + Light + Bodies

Posted on February 6, 2016

One of the essential tools in any photographer’s toolbox is the ability to understand how to harness light. It’s not accomplished simply by popping open the built-in flash or snapping and manipulating a shot in Instagram or waiting for the sun to set at that perfect height in the sky. Understanding how to use light, how to make it as important to the photograph as the subject and the surroundings—now that is the hallmark of a true photographer, a true painter ofRead More

Music Festival Fitness Formula

Posted on February 3, 2016

Break out those crop tops and tank tops – the season of music festivals is upon us! If the festivities snuck up quicker than you expected, have no fear, we’ve got Fit Athletic Master Trainer David Sutton here! Follow our bulletproof guide to get you whipped into shape for an epic weekend of music, heat and fun in the sun!

Fit tips for your everyday life

Posted on February 3, 2016

We know, we know…you’ve been on your feet all day and are too tired to get to the gym. We all do it – forget to eat, skip the gym or give up on routine all together. The truth is, not taking care of yourself during your day to day tasks will leave you behind. It’s time to trade in those excuses for some functional routines. From a Student to a Retiree, New Mom or Desk Job – we have the Fit Tips to keep you in shapeRead More

Chew Your Food

Posted on January 29, 2016

No matter how strictly you adhere to a clean diet, if you don’t digest your food well, you will struggle to meet your goals. Digestive problems can lead to leaky gut, hormonal imbalances, and impaired cortisol levels. Ultimately, these conditions impact your body’s ability to find its healthy weight. Improving your digestion is as simple as chewing your food. Your food should be chewed so much before you swallow it that you wouldn’t recognize it in its original form.

31 Days of Recipes and Tips for the Happy Cook

Posted on January 4, 2016

Cook more for yourself and your family. You’ll likely wind up eating fewer calories, reducing saturated fats and sodium, and increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables on the plate. Studies have shown that cooking at home five days a week could add 10 years to your life. That’s high motivation, and these easy dinners put it all within reach. To make it a long-term commitment, our 31-day calendar of meals and tips will show you how to keep it going.Read More

The Close Ties Between Exercise and Beer

Posted on December 11, 2015

For many people, working out and alcohol are closely linked. Sports teams and training partners celebrate victories, bemoan defeats or mark the end of training sessions with a beer or three. Beer, in fact, provides a substantial portion of some exercisers’ fluid intake after workouts. But whether exercise encourages people to drink and, likewise, whether drinking encourages people to exercise has been in dispute. Now two new studies suggest that exercise may well influence when and how much people drink.Read More

Teenagers Aren’t Getting Enough Exercise at School, or Anywhere

Posted on December 11, 2015

Teenagers can be a notoriously sedentary group. Now a new study showed that school may be a big part of the problem. The study, which used GPS devices to track when and where teenagers were getting physical activity, found that, on average, they were physically active only 23 minutes a day while at school. Meager as that figure is, it made up over half the 39.4 minutes of physical activity the average teenager got every day.

Healthy In-Season Meal

Posted on September 17, 2015

With school back in session and the first day of autumn fast approaching, now is the time to prepare for all of the freshest farmers’ market produce available. At the farmers’ market or local grocery store, you’ll begin to find items like squash, apples, pears, sweet potatoes, and cauliflower – perfect for getting creative in the kitchen. Colder temperatures can often bring the emotional connection to comfort foods. Using fresh produce can help turn high calorie and fat options intoRead More

Restore About Massage Therapy

Posted on August 23, 2015

Massages are often considered a luxury—which is an understandable conclusion considering the easy gift-ability, non-essential expense, and immense feeling of pampering associated. But there’s a reason you feel that good during and after a massage, and it’s not just the calming surroundings, smells, and time off. An important word should come after “massage,” that’s often dropped: it’s “therapy.” Most massage therapists are licensed or certified professionals who study the body systems, including vascular, lymphatic, nervous, muscular, and energetic. Then they logRead More