Do you have room for a home gym?
Use these guidelines to determine approximately how much room you'll need:
Treadmills, 30 square feet
Single-station gym, 35 square feet
Free weights, 20-50 square feet
Bikes, 10 square feet
Rowing machines, 20 square feet
Stair climbers, 10-20 square feet
Ski machines, 25 square feet
Multi-station gym, 50-200 square feet
Be aware of allergies
Food-induced anaphylaxis a condition that causes the throat to swell is thought to cause about 30,000 trips to the emergency room every year; between 150 and 200 people die each year because of severe allergic reactions to food.
People with severe food allergies have to carry an Epi-Pen with them at all times the self-administered injection could save the person's life.
For more information, visit www.foodallergy.org