Entries Tagged as 'Fitness'

Swiss Ball Single Leg Bridge

September 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

Starting Position: Begin by lying on your back with the ball between your shoulder blades and your legs bent at the knees at an approximate 90-degree angle. Extend your arms to the side for balance.

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Bone Density and Exercise

September 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

Calcium intake is believed to lower the risk for osteoporosis and maintain bone health, but new findings suggest that exercise may be more effective than calcium at increasing bone mineral density.

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The Exception in California

July 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

In a 1990 California case (Hohe v. San Diego Unified Sch. Dist., 224 Cal.App.3d 1559, 1990), the court made it clear that, while minors are free to disaffirm contracts signed only by themselves, they cannot disaffirm contracts made by their parent or guardian.

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Reframing Member Services Through Change, Part 2

July 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

Space How can you reshape the spatial dimensions of your club’s products and services? Take a look at how things are placed in your club. Analyze the flow of people through the club. Does it make sense, or could there be a more efficient way to set up the front desk, the equipment, or the [...]

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Reframing Member Services Through Change, Part 1

July 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. – Alfred North Whitehead In this age of change, you need to prevent stagnation in your club. Industry leaders are constantly changing, creating new products and services, and enhancing their existing ones. Even the best ideas, if not challenged, [...]

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Resolving to Serve Members

July 4th, 2012 · Comments Off

It should be no surprise to hear that the fitness and weight-loss industries are those that profit the most from New Year’s resolutions. According to Scott McConnell of the Ayn Rand Institute, every year, “on average, each American makes 1.8 New Year’s resolutions.”1 And the most common resolutions are “to be more attractive by losing [...]

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Exercise and Arthritis, Part 2

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Muscular/Skeletal Fitness Research has shown that resistance exercises significantly helps strengthen the bones and muscles while improving functional fitness — the ability to perform everyday tasks and activities with greater ease, less strain and lowered chance of injury.

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Exercise and Arthritis, Part 1

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

If you experience arthritis pain, you certainly understands its limiting effects on the body. Some of the symptoms that may result from arthritis include: Joint pain, stiffness Cartilage destruction Muscle stiffness in the morning Acute and chronic inflammation Chronic pain Fatigue

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Trisha’s Journal: Week Nine. Part 3

June 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

It looks like you got in a very good week of exercise. The fact that you want to get in more sessions is an admirable and worthwhile goal, but the four that you managed is respectable. Nice job.

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Trisha’s Journal: Week Nine. Part 2

June 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

Congratulations on losing 2 more pounds! You are making consistent progress. Sometimes blood sugar levels are affected by factors other than your diet. For example, blood sugar runs higher when you are sick or have an infection.

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