Monthly Archives: May 2017

Concept2 Model E

adviceStaying fit and healthy should be a daily routine for every one of us; the better we look after ourselves the longer we will live to enjoy our lives to the fullest. There are many ways to get into exercise such as running, cross training, weight lifting, cycling and of course rowing. Don’t worry you don’t need to get into the local lake for this, there are some amazing indoor rowing machines on the market such as the Concept2 Model E which is an indoor rowing machine used to simulate the action of watercraft rowing for the purpose of exercise or training.

These machines have been proven to be one of the best workouts on the market and they are known as ergometers this being a device which measures the amount of work performed in other words the machines are calibrated to your exact work performance and can be adjusted as your fitness levels improve.  The Model E is one of the best on the market and everything you’ve come to expect in a indoor rower and more…

Choosing a good cleaning company

houseOwning a house is what many aspire for; whether your own or would love to live in mansion or perhaps a small 2 bedroom apartment is more suited to you, either way owning or renting a property comes with responsibilities and one of the biggest responsibilities is to ensure that the property you are occupying is well maintained, whether this be indoor or outdoor maintenance. We know many people live busy lives and often property maintenance and cleaning is more often than not at the bottom of their list of tasks to complete, thankfully there are some great cleaning services out there which can assist with your cleaning responsibilities. Today we’re going to look at what you need to look for when choosing a good cleaning service.  For more information check out best cleaning service in pdx area


What to expect for costs and services

When choosing a new cleaning service it’s important to remember that various factors will affect the price which is quoted to you such as the location of the house, is it urban or rural?  The num ber of occupants in the home and this is normally broken down into adults and children. The size of the property is probably the biggest factor in costing as well as the frequency required of the services, more often than  not companies will over you good discounts for extended use of their services. The way it works is you’ll call in to book an initial viewing with this company, they will then send a representative who will be able to assess the various above factors and give you a good quote.  They will normally quote you an hourly rate which will again be dependant on various factors.



What is included in the cleaning service?

Services will differ from company to company but as a rule of thumb the following should apply to most cleaning services.


  • Deep cleaning of bathrooms and kitchens often involving special power tools.
  • Deep cleaning of all flooring in the house, dependant on the type of flooring you have this will either require vacuuming or further deep cleaning.
  • Mopping and cleaning of all floor services which require.
  • Dusting and cleaning of all surfaces in the house.
  • General bedroom cleaning as well as making of beds and sometimes also the cleaning of all bedding etc.


This is just a general overview of the services offered and obviously will change depending on the company you are booking the service with. If you would like to find out more please don’t hesitate to visit you can find out more about the great team behind the company here and of course if you have any questions at all please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of the team who will be more than happy to help.



Great foods for brain health

foodStaying fit and healthy is incredibly important in our everyday lives, be it whether you’re doing daily exercise such as running, jogging, cycling or perhaps even something gentler such as Yoga or Pilates, or be it whether you’re eating healthy, the better we look after ourselves the longer we can enjoy this great lives we are blessed with, today we’re going to concentrate on healthy eating and some great foods for brain health.

How can food be good for our brain?

You may be asking yourself how can foods be good for our brain? Well as it turns out they are incredibly important for the cognitive growth of our brains and brain functions.  Everyday Scientists are learning how much the different foods we eat impact on our brain functions. Our bodies don’t like stress at all and often will re-act in negative ways to stress and of course this is all controlled by our brains. The less stressed we are, the healthier we tend to be and we control this a lot from the different food types we eat…


What foods are good for our brains?

Avocados. This fruit is one of the healthiest ones you can consume and one of my all-time favorites… It’s also known as one of the fruits that actually has good ‘fats’ in other words these are not trans fats which are bad for our bodies.

Beetroots – The saying tends to go the darker the matter of the fruit or vegetable the healthier they tend to be and beetroos have some increadible anti-oxidant materials.

Blueberries. … One of natures wonders absolutely jam packed full of goodness and also great for the cardio vascular system.

Bone Broth. … A favourite of house wives who have sworn by this remedy for decades.

Broccoli. … Dark green and incredibly good for your skin and anti oxidant propertites.

Coconut Oil. … This has been all the rage in cooking as it’s such a healthy alternative for cooking over the traditional oils we tend to use.

Dark Chocolate. – Believe it or not dark chocolate in the morning is actually an incredibly healthy way to start the day.


So there you have it, just a a few foods that are good for your brain health. Remember that staying healthy consists of both eating well and doing regular exercise to ensure you have a good all round health regime. If you would like to find out more please don’t hesitate to visit  you can find out more about the great team behind the site here or why not check out their section on nutrition. Of course if you have any questions at all please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of the team who will be more than happy to help with any questions you may have.