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Wednesday 04/01/2020
How to get complaints resolved without using customer service
Updated: April 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Have you ever received an unfair bill and dreaded the typical fight with customer service to get it resolved? It might be a surprise charge from your cellphone provider, a bill from the cable company that just keeps increasing, or confusing contracts from your internet provider that renew inexplicably.

Get Stronger Every Day With At-Home Workouts
Updated: April 03, 2020 - 2:32 am

(NAPSI)—These days, people are navigating unprecedented times that have them rethinking how they live and work. While big shifts to normal, daily habits can be unsettling, this also provides an opportunity to start new routines and make positive changes. 

Many are spending more time at home, so adding structure is more important than ever—especially when it comes to staying active. Studies have shown that exercise can help boost your mood, productivity and immunity. 

According to Tom Holland, exercise physiologist, Bowflex fitness adviser and host of iHeartRadio’s Fitness Disrupted podcast, it takes most people a minimum of two months to form a new habit. He recommends making the most of your time at home to establish healthy routines. 

To help you get started, Holland offers these simple tips to add at-home fitness into your daily routine: 

Connect with a Coach: When motivation wanes, there are plenty of subscription services and online resources. For example, there’s the Bowflex JRNY app (https://www.bowflex.com/jrny-app.html), which features a personal fitness coach who gives spoken instruction and encouragement as you push through your custom workouts—available on the Bowflex Max Total (https://www.bowflex.com/max-trainer/) and Bowflex BXT216 treadmill (https://www.bowflex.com/treadmills/).

Start small: You don’t have to commit to an hour or more; aim for several micro workouts of 5, 10 and 15 minutes throughout the day; those add up and count as much as one long workout.

Put it on the Calendar: Keep exercise at the top of your to-do list by scheduling a daily walk or run or streaming a yoga class. 

Multi-task: Connect to streaming content and sweat through your favorite daytime show, or catch up on the news.

Home Gym Essentials: Holland recommends including one piece of cardio and one piece of strength equipment in your home gym.

If space is limited, two good cardio-strength options are the Bowflex Max Total (https://www.bowflex.com/max-trainer/) and Bowflex 840 kettlebell (https://www.bowflex.com/selecttech/).

Creating healthy habits now can carry you through the current times, and help set you on a path to finish up the year feeling healthy and stronger than ever. 

 

Tuesday 03/31/2020
Three Ways AI and Smart Tech Can Help Us Work More Efficiently at Home
Updated: April 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Common Dilemmas of Working from Home and How AI Can Help

Tips for launching a career in agriculture
Updated: April 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Whether you’re in high school or college, here's some big news — there are many more opportunities in the agriculture industry today than you may even be aware of. And the demand for skilled, educated professionals throughout the industry far exceeds the number of qualified candidates.

Thursday 03/19/2020
Is Your Technology Doing Enough to Improve Your Life?
Posted: March 19, 2020

(StatePoint) Whether you’re at home relaxing or an adventure, you can use your technology to optimize the experience. Here are five ways to harness your gadgets, apps and more to improve your life:

Friday 03/06/2020
5 ways to boost your business in your neighborhood
Updated: April 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - The beauty of running a local business is you’ve got boots on the ground, ready to capture attention and build your brand in and around your community.

Thursday 03/05/2020
How small businesses can boost sales
Updated: April 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - With over 30 million small businesses in the U.S., it's tough to stand out from the crowd. Successful small businesses turn first-time customers into repeat business, building momentum and growing sales.

Wednesday 03/04/2020
Best cost-effective tech products that simplify your life
Updated: April 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - One of the best things about technology today is that there’s a huge variety of items to choose from that can add convenience and fun to your life, for a surprising range of prices.

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