15 Ideas for Keeping Romance Alive Year-Round

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Associate Editor ~ 3 min read _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ On Valentines Day most couples make fancy dinner reservations, buy lovey-dovey cards and express their appreciation for each other. But what happens on February 15th? One day a year doesn’t make a romantic relationship. Plus, there are plenty of ways to keep the passion alive [...]

By | 2017-08-16T11:08:34+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Relationship Gains|0 Comments

31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health | Mental Health America

This article is from the Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 –  the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans ______________________________________________________ Track gratitude and achievement with a journal. Include 3 things you were grateful for and 3 [...]

By | 2017-08-14T13:12:12+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Mental Gains|0 Comments

Cass F.

My biggest skepticism of Battle of the Gains when I first heard of it was that it would just be a bunch of body builders. But after looking into it more, I saw that it’s a whole community of people in all different levels of fitness coming together to support each other.   If I [...]

By | 2017-08-01T19:15:07+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Testimony|0 Comments

Peter M.

When I first heard about Battle of the Gains, I thought it was about basketball and I wasn’t sure exactly what it really was. Then it ended being completely different, there was physical activity and basketball was involved in the first Battle of the Gains summer event. I also thought that it was a battle [...]

By | 2017-08-01T15:29:39+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Testimony|0 Comments

June 24: 2nd Annual Community Gains Event

Events with a Cause - Promoting Physical, Mental and Spiritual Gains Calling all Competitors!June 24: Sports challenges, scavenger hunts for medals, prizes Whether you want to UNLEASH YOUR INNER ANIMAL or put your science savvy on the line, sign up now! Go to to enter competitions to be eligible for medals and prizes. Give yourself [...]

By | 2017-06-09T20:39:51+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Battle of the Gains partners with the Transplant Games of America

June 24 event raises funds for athletes with organ transplants “We’ve selected a great cause for our June 24 Unleash Your Inner Animal event at John Ball Park Zoo (Grand Rapids, MI),” announces Will Ellermets, founder and CEO of Battle of the Gains (Gains). Ellermets and his Gains group put on community events with a [...]

By | 2017-05-24T18:20:31+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

April: Financial Gains

"A penny saved is a penny earned...and then some!" Investing a little $$$ early in life leads to big gains By guest blogger: Susan K. Maciak – CAMEO Communications & Consulting LLC   Saving pennies in a piggy bank brings back childhood memories that most of us abandoned long ago. Millennials (20-35 year olds) work hard [...]

By | 2017-04-02T20:51:26+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|April|0 Comments

March: Mental Gains

“Battle of the Gains tackles mental health issues” By guest blogger: Susan K. Maciak – CAMEO Communications & Consulting LLC   Mental health is a topic that is still mostly taboo. Yet, almost daily, another unstable person acts out in violence, homicide or suicide. No one seems to be able to stop the bleeding. “That’s why [...]

By | 2017-04-02T20:36:34+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|March|0 Comments

February: Relationship Gains

“Do’s and Don’t for Relationships that Work” By guest blogger: Susan K. Maciak – CAMEO Communications & Consulting LLC   Carefree college students often project that “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” as the song goes, or give the impression that guys in their 20s are not interested in serious relationships. “Not true,” says Will [...]

By | 2017-04-02T20:55:06+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|February|0 Comments