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  • Hiring an Independent Personal Trainer vs. a Gym Employee
    Hiring an Independent Personal Trainer vs. a Gym Employee
    If you are starting a fitness journey, you might be interested in hiring a personal trainer to help you make progress and stay healthy. Finding a personal trainer can help in many ways – it can help to have someone create effective workouts for you, it can be motivating to have someone pushing you in your workouts, and it can ensure that you are practicing proper form, technique, and safety when working out. There are two main types of personal...
  • Common Zumba Injuries and Who is At Fault
    Common Zumba Injuries and Who is At Fault
    Zumba and similar group exercise classes have become popular in recent years. While these classes can be a fun chance to socialize and exercise, they are not without risks. Zumba classes could leave you injured and wondering who is to blame. On this page, I will discuss some of the most common injuries that people who attend Zumba classes might experience. I will also help you determine if these accidents were unavoidable, or if the instructor may have contributed to...
  • Common CrossFit Injuries and Who Is At Fault
    Common CrossFit Injuries and Who Is At Fault
    CrossFit has become a huge trend in recent times. Many people like participating in CrossFit because it combines interval and cardiovascular training with strength training. It is also a very diverse sport in that there are always new workouts and exercises to do so it is exciting for participants. However, CrossFit is not without its risks. Because CrossFit is such an intense form of exercise, it is possible to become injured – even seriously injured – during a class. On...
  • Choosing the Right Connecticut Gym: AEDs Are a Must!
    Blog, Personal Injury, Safety Tips
    | 24 June 2022
    Choosing the Right Connecticut Gym: AEDs Are a Must!
    It was only recently that Connecticut law started requiring automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in Connecticut gyms. However, these are very important pieces of equipment that should be available in every gym. If you are searching for the right gym to join in the state, make sure to ask about the presence of an AED in that gym before you sign a contract or pay a fee. Not only is the AED now required by Connecticut law in gyms, but it...
  • Ways to Avoid Injuries and Illnesses While on Spring Break
    Safety Tips
    | 10 April 2018
    Ways to Avoid Injuries and Illnesses While on Spring Break
    In the months leading up to a vacation, anticipation rises. You begin counting the days, researching fun excursions, and thinking about what you want to bring with you. Unfortunately, all of this hope and anticipation can set you up for disappointment, especially if you are injured or become sick while on your trip. A vacation is the worst time for something to go wrong, but inevitably, something always does. In order to minimize the issues that you might have while...
  • Avoiding Accidents: Tips for Driving in the Winter and Bad Conditions
    Safety Tips
    | 13 February 2018
    Avoiding Accidents: Tips for Driving in the Winter and Bad Conditions
    Getting from point A to point B during the winter is a process. You’ve got to give your car a few minutes to warm up, scrape the ice from the windshield, and remove the snow from the windows. Then, you have to watch out for snow that hasn’t been plowed yet, black ice, slippery areas, and more when you’re actually driving. These conditions can be a huge pain, and they can result in car damage and personal injury to yourself,...
  • Tips to Help Prevent Snow Shoveling Injuries During the Winter
    Safety Tips
    | 23 January 2018
    Tips to Help Prevent Snow Shoveling Injuries During the Winter
    In the past few weeks, the Northeast has gotten rocked by blizzards. Sure, Connecticut and New York didn’t get hit as badly by Blizzard Juno as was predicted, but between the freezing rain, snow, ice, and brutal winds, chances are that you’ve trekked out into the snow a few times to shovel your driveway. Today, I want to talk about some common snow shoveling injuries that people sustain. If you think that you have sustained one of these injuries while...
  • Halloween Safety Tips
    Safety Tips
    | 27 October 2015
    Halloween Safety Tips
    While Halloween is oftentimes marketed toward children, it is no longer a holiday that only excites and inspires kids. Many adults also partake in Halloween activities, whether that means escorting their children while they go trick-or-treating, or attending fun Halloween parties with families and friends. However, a run-in with the law can put a damper on any of these festivities. As you may know after reading our blog for a while, the police are actually more likely to be out...
  • Vacation Safety Tips
    Safety Tips
    | 21 July 2015
    Vacation Safety Tips
    Summer’s a great time for a getaway, no matter how small or large. If you have recently planned a vacation or are currently planning one, here are a few vacation safety tips to ensure that your vacation is fun, safe and memorable! Prepare for Small Mishaps Whenever traveling or heading out and about it’s not uncommon for a few small cuts and scrapes to occur, especially for kids. Before you finalize your packing, make sure you put a small first...
  • 6 Tips to Keep Kids Safe this Summer
    Safety Tips
    | 14 July 2015
    6 Tips to Keep Kids Safe this Summer
    Summer is a great time to be a kid. Having fun is every kid's #1 summer priority. While they’re enjoying their time off from school it’s easy for them to get carried away and not think about safety first. Here’s a few tips to help you make their safety an easy part of every day. Make Water Safety a Priority Summer’s a great time for fun in the sun and in the water; however, water related injuries and deaths are...