Health + Fitness

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Tony P’s Top 5 Stress Relievers
It's a stressful world we live in and it's only getting worse.  Whether it's your job, kids, marriage, money, or favorite hometown sports teams, everything causes us stress. Unfortunately it is not going away.  We need to take steps to help curb it and focus our energy into …
Before & After – Val’s 12 Week Weight Loss Challenge [Photos]
At the start of the new year, I made a resolution to lose weight. Lots of people do -- it's a common goal -- and it's also a tough one to follow through on.
 
What makes it easier is having some guidance and support. And while Tony wasn't much help (like that time he made me smell pizza while going th…
‘Because I Said So’ Week In Review – 4/2/17
April is here so the warmer days of spring are officially on the way.  'Because I Said So' with Val Townsend and Tony P had some spring in its step this past week as they had 5 days of fun shows.  We gave away Darien Lake Family Four Packs of Season Passes, discussed Val&apo…
Don’t Blow Off Your Workout Cool Down…Here’s Why [SPONSORED]
At the end of a hard workout, it's tempting to towel off and crawl back to your car as soon as possible.
 
However, skipping doing a cool-down at the end of a workout can have some negative consequences.
 
Going through a proper cool-down ensures better muscle recovery, and can prevent so…
‘Because I Said So’ Week in Review – 3/26/17
March is almost over, but we are still enjoying it on 'Because I Said So' with Val Townsend and Tony P.  This past week was loaded with fun, and lots of food as we celebrated local Restaurant Week.  Everyday we had delicious food in the studio and as a result the show now weighs …
Girls Who Lift: But Won’t I Get Bulky? [SPONSORED]
Many women seem to shy away from weight lifting for one reason...won't it make me bulky? Simply put, the answer is no! For a variety of reasons (lack of testosterone, among them), lifting weights will NOT make a woman bulky.
What it will do, is build beautiful, lean muscle that will, in turn, ra…
Tony Tries: Cryogenic Therapy [VIDEO]
Ever since Val Townsend and I began working together on 'Because I Said So', she has always tried to get me to do things outside of my comfort zone.  She knows I have no will power when it comes to saying no, so I am an easy target.  She takes full advantage of that, so we starte…
‘Because I Said So’ Week in Review – 3/19/17
March is flying by but it has been nothing but fun!  Sure the weather has been bi-polar, and more moody than a teenage kid working fast food, but still fun!  If you missed anything from 'Because I Said So' with Val Townsend and Tony P you can catch up HERE...
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Val & Tony P’s Orangetheory Fitness Workout [SPONSORED]
As part of our (and so many others) New Years resolutions, Val and I decided we wanted to get into great shape.  Turns out you have to work for it and what better place to start than Orangetheory Fitness.  We ventured in for a workout, and they made us work for it...
Four Benefits of Walking if You Aren’t Into Running [SPONSORED]
Running obviously has a ton of health benefits, but not everyone can get out there and jog 10 miles to burn calories. Fortunately, studies are showing that walking can be just as good for your overall health (THANK GOD), and in some cases is even more beneficial than running (especially around a poo…
Part 2 – Tony P. Goes Back to the Gym with Val
Since Tony's punishment for breaking his New Year's resolution was to do not just one, but TWO workouts with me -- he was forced to make good on the bet.
I heard from co-workers how much he was complaining since the first of his workouts with me
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