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Here’s how Fitness Together helped one man get ready for golf season

The area’s newest training studio—Fitness Together—brings with it a successful pedigree. Nationally-certified trainers tap into the latest science and techniques to custom-create a program around your needs, and it’s delivered one-on-one in private, fully equipped exercise suites. “Whether you are a student, busy mom or dad,...

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Resolve to take care of you

Almost everyone has some sort of health goals. Many people join a gym to start toward their goals, but is this the best step? Here is a little data: 67 percent of people don’t use their gym memberships and the average monthly cost of membership is $57 ($684 annually, which is expensive if you are not using it). You also don’t receive...

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Will The Fitness Doctor be the next mayor?

Dr. Fredrick Peters is a familiar face around town. Whether customizing workout routines for clients at his private fitness facility, serving as a mentor for the STEM business plan program at Brecksville/Broadview Heights High School, or volunteering at local churches—he aims high in every endeavor he pursues. As owner of The...

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The Mandel JCC is one of the top fitness facilities in the region

This is how it usually goes: In mid-January, Mimi will put away the last of the holiday decorations, toss out the stale cookies and start thinking about fitness and weight loss. Then she’ll look into a gym or studio membership only to relive the intimidation and self-inflicted body-shaming she experienced when she last thought about getting...

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Although most people think of bariatric surgery as a treatment for excessively obese people who need to lose significant pounds, it has other medical benefits as well.

Everybody probably knows somebody with diabetes. That includes Jacob Petrosky, MD, a general surgeon at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, in Chardon. “My family has a strong history of diabetes—all of my aunts and uncles have it,” Dr. Petrosky reveals. “I’ve witnessed the complications—the heart attacks, the...

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