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3 Ways To Improve Your Health Without Leaving Your Apartment

By | amenities, Apartments, Dallas, fitness, Food, health and wellness, tips

Let us ask you this, are you somebody who: Is passionate about health + fitness? Is constantly on-the-go? Values efficiency in your life? Wants to look + feel good without spending hours on workouts & meal prep? We get it. Everyone strives to look and feel great, but driving to the gym, going to the store, meal prepping and hitting 10,000 steps takes up a ton of time that we don’t have, or would rather be spending on things like relaxing, being with friends/family and binge watching the latest Netflix Original. Never fear, because we’re sharing three easy strategies to improve your health and fitness that doesn’t require you to go anywhere outside of your apartment complex. Image by Bruce Mars via Unsplash 1: Home/Gym Workouts Apartment gyms and home workouts are severely underutilized and underrated. You can get your blood pumping without leaving the property! Sure, there are pros to attending a fun studio class or working out with a group, but if you really want to maximize your time, or just don’t feel like venturing out, you can still get a fire workout at home. Here’s a sample workout you can do at your apartment gym or in your living room that’s quick, easy and effective: 21-18-15-12-9-6-3 (rep counts go down every round) Burpees Air squats (or you can add some weight by using dumbbells) Jumping lunges Pushups (here are some modified versions) This workout is easy to warm up for, requires little to no exercise equipment, and…

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The Top 5 Apartment Amenities That Dallas Renters Really Want

By | amenities, Apartments, Dallas

Amenities are a big deal in the apartment world. In fact, I may or may not know someone who was convinced to apply at a specific complex because the on-site gym equipment boasted the same leather that Ferrari uses; also, that person may or may not have been me. Regardless, some major perks of living at an apartment instead of a house are the included AMENITIES. In a recent effort to get a leg up on other properties, developers have been getting creative with the added benefits. We wanted to know which apartment features y’all think are worth it, considering that renters are the ones actually paying for them in the long run. After asking our people and doing some digging, we put together a quick list of the top five amenities that add true value to an apartment. Check it out and let us know if you agree! DOG PARKS A clean and well lit place to bring your four-legged friend to frolic around, take care of business and roll in the dirt (WITHOUT HAVING TO LOAD HIM IN THE CAR AFTERWARDS) is practically non-negotiable. Photo Cred REAL FUNCTIONING FITNESS FACILITIES A big gym with new, well cared for equipment (including more than one squat rack) saves cash and the commute for the gym rats–extra karma points if there’s a yoga studio. Photo Cred NICE ASS POOLS In case you weren’t aware, Texas is really f*ckin’ hot, so the only good reason to be outside in the Summer is to…

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