Experts at the gym are helpful

Regular maintenance for essential systems is helpful to ensure safe operation.

An improperly installed central furnace can result in toxic carbon monoxide poisoning in the house.

For the sake of safety, efficiency, comfort and air quality, I only trust the installation and service of my furnace to fully licensed and certified HVAC technicians. I don’t risk the long-term performance of such an important system to anyone who is inexperienced. I feel the same way about my vehicle. I use only licensed and qualified mechanics to work on my car. My physical health requires the same type of care. I am a member at a local gym. The people who work at the gym are fully trained, licensed and certified. They are experienced and knowledgeable in their field. When I was given a tour of the gym, I was also shown how to properly utilize all of the equipment. There are always staff members available to assist and answer questions. If they notice someone using a weight lifting machine or dumbbells incorrectly, they will step in and offer guidance. When I sign up for the group fitness classes, I can trust that the instructor is proficient in the type of exercise offered. Whether the class is pilates, spin, yoga or circuit training, I expect a rewarding experience and don’t worry about getting hurt. Because of these experts, I’ve learned quite a bit and been able to elevate my fitness level. I’ve gained strength, stamina and flexibility while toning muscles and trimming fat. The help of the staff at the gym has been invaluable to me. They are also very encouraging and supportive.

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Opening a new gym in a small town

I never expected to live in a small town.

Because my parents are at an advanced age and struggling a bit, I have no option but to help out.

I enjoyed having a lot of friends and opportunities for activities in the city. I am lucky that I can easily stay in touch with people through the internet or texting. I am fortunate that my primary source of income comes from a job where I work remotely. I didn’t need to worry about quitting or taking a leave of absence when I moved to help my parents. While I was getting accustomed to my new surroundings, I saw that there weren’t many opportunities for jobs in services such as HVAC, auto mechanics, electricians, banks, and doctor’s offices. It seems that there is one of each type of business in the area, with no other competition. This is also the situation for fitness centers. I have access to only one, privately owned gym in the nearby vicinity. I have spoken to many of the locals and they are frustrated with the membership fees and insufficient amenities. Because of this, I applied for a business loan with the intention of starting up a new local gym. I wanted to offer better machines, classes and services. Networking via the internet and social media groups got my name out there. I managed to stir up quite a bit of interest for my grand opening. By the fourth month of running the fitness center, I was seeing steady foot traffic through the doors on a daily basis. There’s also been positive reviews on social media. I am now happy that I moved and thrilled with the progress of my new business venture.

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Corporate wellness program makes an improvement

I work in a large call center that covers everything from doctor’s offices emergency hours to tech support for privately owned businesses.

I began working here after my wife and I relocated to this area for her job.

While I still have made any friends here, I am happy with my new surroundings. Being in the mountains is something different. Taking the dog on a walk during the day no longer seems like a chore when the scenery is so beautiful. I just wish that my job lived up to the enjoyment of my environment. Some day, it can get really challenging. My shifts are filled with constant calls. It can get fairly hectic, especially when we answer medical related issues. Sometimes people call when they are faced with an emergency and we need to direct them to dial 911 right away. If they’re in a panic, they tend to reach out to their doctor’s office first because they don’t know what else to do. They need someone to tell them it’s OK to call 911. As a way to offset stress, our managers have implemented a corporate wellness program. This involved several steps. First, the company built an onsite fitness center for workers to use before and after shifts, or even during lunch breaks. We’re now allowed to take several additional breaks during the day and we’re encouraged to get up and walk around inside or outside of the building. This is done in shifts. We have time to complete a walking tour before another employee takes our place. I’m not sure how I got along before the new corporate wellness program. It has provided such a huge improvement to the workday. Everyone is in a better mood and more productive. There is less absenteeism and complaining about health related problems.


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Cross fit classes can be dangerous if taught by an inexperienced fitness coach

I love extreme sports and have since I was a child.

Back then my friends and I would build dirt ramps to jump with our bikes.

My family lived on a 20 acre plot of land in the midwest and we had plenty of space to explore and play in. By the time I reached middle school, I already had a dirt bike and an ATV all to myself. As much as I loved extreme sports, I learned fairly early on what the pain from the injuries is like. I broke both of my arms at separate times, as well as my femur and my collar bone. Between all of the falls and near misses with trees and other obstacles, I’m genuinely lucky to be alive. So even if I enjoy the adrenaline rush to this day, I’m much more careful with anything labeled “extreme” in the fitness world. I love weightlifting in general, but I wasn’t sure about cross fit and whether or not it would be a good fit for someone like myself. Although I had heard a few negative stories about cross fit, I have heard about people inadvertently injuring themselves doing yoga of all things. The deeper I looked, the more it seemed that the safeness of the practice depends heavily on a certified cross fit fitness expert teaching the class. Taking cross fit classes with inexperienced fitness coaches could put you in situations where you’re at risk of sustaining serious short term and long term injuries. Thankfully my fitness center down the street from my house has a highly rated cross fit trainer who does all of the cross fit classes at that location.

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I now only visit certified gyms after a recent negative experience

You have to be careful working with people or businesses that are not certified.

My father was scammed by a new heating and cooling technician who was going door to door with his business cards.

Even though he only contracted the man for basic service and maintenance, he ended up severely damaging my father’s evaporator coil. When he called the man back to get him to fix the damage, the guy blocked my dad. I tried calling the man from a different line but he immediately hung up and blocked me after he realized who I was. This whole nightmare could have been avoided if my dad had simply asked to see the man’s license and certifications, because he had none. I thought that my dad’s suffering would be instructive for me moving into the future, but I found myself in a similar situation recently and did no better than my father given the circumstances. I was looking for a new gym to use every week after my favorite fitness center closed down. In my ignorance I had no idea that gyms had certifications and licenses like any other business with so much potential criminal liability if the facility isn’t maintained properly. The gym I chose had cheaper membership fees than any other fitness center in my city, which obviously should have been a red flag for me. I ended up hurting myself on a faulty treadmill and reached out to an attorney over the matter. That’s when I learned that it wasn’t even a certified gym to begin with.


Weightlifting gives me more stamina to tackle my workday

It’s hard working in landscaping when the temperatures climb into the upper 90s during the middle of the afternoon. Aside from sweating every last drop of water out of my body, we’re also constantly exposed to the sun and burns are a serious problem. I worry that I’m going to develop skin cancer someday from all of this relentless UV exposure. You can try to use sunscreen, but working in that heat for eight to nine hours everyday sweats it off your skin. Even if you reapply sunscreen, it can be hard to get it to stay on at all. However, the sun exposure and extreme heat is just half the battle. The other part of the struggle is having the strength and stamina to power through eight hours of constant manual labor. It’s a lot of lifting and hauling, especially when we’re trimming trees and piling the branches on the scrap trailer. Thankfully I finally found a way to improve my stamina at work. Going to the gym several times a week for cardio and weightlifting has done wonders for my strength and physical endurance. I don’t get exhausted as quickly or severely during my work shift if I’ve been going to the gym to do weightlifting on a regular basis. I have considered hiring a personal trainer to take my fitness to the next level, but for now I’m getting enough out of my gym membership to make the cost worth every penny. It’s also nice having a workout planner app on my phone where I can learn workout techniques while following a personally tailored workout schedule.

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SEO services help HVAC company generate leads

I can’t provide code for a website, set up an interactive contact form or target keywords.

It is easy to get overwhelmed when you do not understand a problem or how to fix it. When I looked into how companies are positioning themselves to show up online, I didn’t know how to go about that. I am from an age when people used the phone book, newspapers, television and radio to find professional services. The online market is the only advertising that really matters. While some older clients continue to call to schedule services, our company needed to establish itself in a modern market. We were looking to reach new home buyers, newly married couples and expanding businesses. Our HVAC company’s future was at risk unless we made some big changes to our advertising budget. Creating an online presence was more complicated than I first imagined. I had no idea how to set up our company as a top ranking option for keywords on Google and other search engines. In order to bring in modern clients, those potential leads needed to find our company when they typed in searches for HVAC specific services. We wanted to show up for installation, maintenance and repairs. I needed to learn how to manage SEO strategies. While I understood the idea of it, I lack the skills to make it happen. I can’t provide code for a website, set up an interactive contact form or target keywords. My knowledge is centered around HVAC. I needed to hire professional SEO services to elevate our brand recognition, build an online presence and reach potential clients.This specialized company got us ranking and implemented effective PPC campaigns. I was amazed by the leads this strategy generated. Since hiring the SEO company, I’ve also needed to hire three more technicians for fieldwork and we’ve invested into 2 additional service trucks.

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Starting HVAC company the right way

My company has acted as an industry leader for the last ten years.

I am proud to have been involved with the start up of such a successful operation.

When we first set up shop, there were some growing pains. Some of our team failed to meet expectations. I majored in business management and marketing and it was my job to handle our company’s promotion. It was my priority to generate client leads. I put in place company-wide objectives and strived to get the workforce invested in our potential. I wanted every employee to work together and take pride in our brand. One of the departments we developed was the IT and SEO team. These 2 areas are an integral part of any company’s chance at survival and sustainability. Although we are an HVAC company, we are part of the digital era. It’s impossible for a company in any field to progress without keeping up with the times. I got our company onboard with modern SEO strategies. I encouraged friendly and original content writing for our website. I challenged our SEO department to create new strategies every month. The workforce saw the benefit of my plans for the company. Growth is good for everyone from our service techs to our sales people. We attracted all sorts of traffic online. Our company was more visible right from the start. Our efforts into search engine optimization paid off and gave us a good customer base and new leads. We launched our grand opening on the first pages of most search engines for HVAC specific keywords. We saw an influx of clients and they left us positive reviews. Our company has been going strong ever since.

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Hiring a cleaner for sick mother

My mother had come down with a cold after her business trip.

It seemed she’d caught some bug as well as went to the hospital.

I traveled down to be with her as well as find out what was the problem. The docs ran some tests as well as said my mother had to spend a few days at the hospital. This was required to monitor her health as well as make sure the medication was doing its task. I went back to her house as well as got a few necessary items as well as made sure she was doing great, and afterwards, I traveled back to our condo because of work. I was a bit upset, so my boss gave myself and my wife a month off to take care of my mother. It took less time for the drugs to work, and mom got sent home from the hospital. However, she had to continue taking strong pills for some time. It made her dizzy, which meant mom wasn’t supposed to lift or do any tough jobs. I did most of the work but I had to get my mom a cleaning woman before going to town. I knew an agency in town that gave residential cleaning services. They had a ‘maid for hire’ sign outside their offices. I spoke to the woman in charge about getting a cleaning woman to clean for my mother until she got better. The arrangement with the cleaning maintenance was for 5 mornings every week. Mom was so thrilled to hear I’d found a good cleaning service since she wanted her home to remain neat. I called in a few days later, as well as told my mother the cleaning woman was from a great business.
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Need our beach house floors cleaned

About five years ago, my best friend and I went on a trip, and we’d heard about this good bed as well as dinner up north as well as wanted to check it out.

It was going to be a long trip, and we felt as if going back home.

So, we chose to get away as well as spend some time together. This was so substantial. The two of us got to our hotel as well and then went searching for an area with a lake. There we came across a great home that was up for sale. It was an amazing venue with cute features as well as lots of old stuff in it. The woman who owned it had passed away, as well as none of her kids wanted to reside there… For us, this was the largest venue ever to set up a small holiday lodge. The two of us put our heads together over the weekend as well as made a choice to go for it. Our goal was to change it slowly as well as not put a dent in our finances. It took us 5 years to have the apartment in ideal shape as well as so numerous hours doing some of the work ourselves. All of us restored all the wooden floors, and now it was time to wash it. All of us hired a commercial cleaning service from the area to do deep cleaning. They came to the location as well as noticed we’d need floor scrubbing as well as stripping services. That was the best way to ensure the wooden floors would stay clean and fresh. On top of that, they did thorough carpet cleaning to remove all the dust as well as debris gathered while in the renovation. All of us were excited with the commercial cleaning company since they went step by step as well as left the venue looking good.

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