By Kurt Hayes One of the most important estate planning tools in Rhode Island is the Durable Health Care Power of Attorney under Rhode Island General Laws 23-4.10 and in Massachusetts the Health Care Proxy under Massachusetts General Laws, Ch. 210D. In both states these allow a person to designate a family member or friend … Read more

Running Outside: Precautions For Excerising in the Summer Heat

By Chris Raymond There are many people who prefer to run outside, especially when the weather gets nicer. The hot temperatures during the summer months, combined with humidity, can put runners at risk if they aren’t knowledgeable about proper precautions to take during this type of exercise. There are two important factors to consider when … Read more

Healthy Recipes for Camping

These recipes are geared for campers who are looking to get the full camping experience without feeling sluggish and heavy. For those of you who enjoy camping, nothing beats waking up outdoors and enjoying nature at its best. Sometimes the hardest part about camping is preparing for your next meal. We have highlighted some great … Read more

Local Fit News: Race The State Rhode Island

MIDDLETOWN, RI – Manuka Sports Event Management, a Middletown, Rhode Island based business, is excited to announce the inaugural Race The State, a new multi-sport event that will take place across Rhode Island on August 9, 2015. In addition, Manuka is pleased to announce BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance Agency will be the presenting sponsors. Race … Read more

Free (Or Almost Free) Things to do with Children This Summer

Summer is a great time to catch up with your family and stay active. We’ve highlighted fun activities throughout the state that your whole family will look forward to this summer. You may even start a new family tradition. Stargazing at the Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown: Open every Friday night year-round at 6 pm. The observatory telescope opens at sunset … Read more

Fitness Enthusiast: Fabio Figueiredo

City/Town of Residence: Pawtucket, RI Age: 34 Occupation: NASM CPT Family: I have two daughters. Your sport of fitness activity: Cross fitting, Running, Weight training, Speed-Agility-Balance Training Recent events you have competed in: American Ninja Warrior Season 6, Civilian Military combine in Mass Events you are training for: F.I.T challenge obstacle race, 2015 crossfit open, CVS downtown 5k What is your proudest … Read more

Fitness Enthusiast: Rachel Langley

City/Town of Residence: Johnston Age: 44 Occupation: Project Management, health coach-in-training Your sport or fitness activity: Running, obstacle courses, weight training Recent events you have competed in: Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (Sept. 2013), Pell Bridge Run (Nov. 2013) Events you are training for : United Healthcare Half Marathon (May 2014), Muckfest Boston (April 2014) What is your proudest … Read more

Race the State

Race the State Rhode Island is made up of 5 legs: 5-mile run, 3-mile SUP, 6.9 mile run, 5.6 mile kayak and a 29.5 mile bike. Race the State can be run as an individual or 2, 3 or 4-person relay. Starting in Little Compton and finishing in Westerly, Race the State spans 55 miles! … Read more

The Trident Race

1ST EVER OBSTACLE COURSE RACE TO BE HELD AT HISTORIC COLT STATE PARK. 3.5-4 Miles of Ocean Front Trails, 20+ Obstacles, Sea, Salt, Old Fashion New England Lobster & Steak Clam Boil, and Your Chance to be the First Trident Winner! Parcial Proceeds to benifit Bristol Parks & Recreation Community Center and The Wounded Warrior … Read more

How to NOT Get Injured This Summer!

by Elizabeth Phinney, RI   “Weekend Warriors” are people who exercise on the weekends as their workday lives are too overwhelming to take the time to exercise. For a few hours over the weekend they try to get in a week’s worth of exercise. Some are successful – most are not.  The majority of people … Read more