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Tips on Hiring the Right Catering Company

Catering 03You may have a special occasion coming up. Maybe you are planning your wedding or a birthday party or maybe it is a formal work function. Whatever the occasion is you will have to find a catering service to provide food or refreshments to the guests. However, Selecting a good Denver Catering company is not an easy task.

There are a few things you need to consider when selecting a catering firm.

Firstly the price, have a look at the available menu and decide what you want. After doing this ask them for a price. Normally it would be the price per head they quote you. Make sure you also include alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (depending on the type of function). Don’t forget to ask them about what the cost would be for damages like a plate or glass breaking, This is very important as sometimes catering company’s charge ridiculous amounts for breakages.

Secondly, ask them about the service. How much staff will be there at your function, what is the dress code of the staff. Will the staff be there early? Also ask them if they provide the tablecloths and decorations as most catering companies do provide them.Catering 04

Finally, after deciding all this make sure you have it all in your catering contract. Never leave anything to chance. It would not be a nice thing to enjoy your wedding and then be hit by a huge catering bill that you did not budget for.

Catering companies have developed a lot in the recent past. They provide full services from the decorations to the drinks to even the chairs and tables. Some catering companies will have theme based decorations and outfits. This can come in handy for birthday parties. Always make sure you are hiring a reputable catering firm If you want to check if they are good you can ask for some references and even go to a function to taste the food they serve. Most catering firms will be happy to accommodate this request.

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Exercise Tips for Beginners

Dumbbells 09Exercise is the most important activity you can do for yourself. Everyone young and old can benefit from being physically active.

Try to be physically active doing things like taking a brisk walk or jogging even doing yard work, all of these activities can be beneficial to your overall health.

However performing more intense exercises such as weight lifting for 30-45-minutes on a three-day workout schedule will give you more health benefits. Whichever you choose, the goal is to be physically active for 30 minutes a day.

If you are a beginner in weightlifting, it is a good idea to start slow and gradually increase the weight. It is also a good idea to get a physical exam and advice from a Doctor before starting weight lifting. Dumbbells are a good way to start weight lifting. There are many types of dumbbells available. The Fixed weight ones and the adjustable ones.

Choosing the right type of dumbbells depends on what you want to achieve by weightlifting. If you want to simply tone your muscles and not build up too much a fixed weight dumbbell might suit you best. However, if you want to do more intense weight lifting and build your body, an adjustable dumbbell would suit you best.

Fixed dumbbells are normally cheap and filled with either sand or concrete. Whereas adjustable dumbbells have rings that can be added or taken out depending on the exercise routine, you are doing. Having a set of fixed dumbbells takes a lot of space. However, an adjustable dumbbell will not require much space. An adjustable dumbbells weight can easily be changed with a few turns on the knob.gym 01

Now what exercises are best for each muscle group? There are so many that it’s too much to list here. Instead, let’s list the best exercises for each muscle group..

Chest: Incline bench press, flat bench press, flat bench dumbell flyes.

Back: Dead lift, bent over barbell row, bent over one arm dumbell rows.

Biceps: Seated or standing dumbbell curls, preacher curls (with dumbells or barbells), standing barbell curls.

Triceps: Triceps press down, dips, french press.

Legs: Squats, calf raises.

Shoulders: Seated or standing military press ( with barbell or dumbells), shrugs.

Now that you know what exercises are best for each muscle group you can decide based on the goal you want to achieve. Always learn to use weights properly as improper use can cause severe injury.

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