Archive for December, 2011

Health & Fitness Exchange, Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on December 29, 2011
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Murder on Harbor Boulevard was designed to promote balanced physical activity. Because detectives were unable to get additional clues by spending extra hours on the treadmill or pumping iron, there was no incentive to overtrain. This encouraged members to space out their workouts and plan ahead rather than doing too much in a single exercise session. At the same time, the program motivated runners to include strength training in their exercise program and got some weightlifters to add aerobics to their weekly training regimen. The end result was a 24 percent increase in facility utilization during the six-week event. Continue reading…

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Prescription Medication

Posted by Lloyd on December 23, 2011
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Once you have been prescribed medication, your next step is to choose a pharmacy. But it is equally important to understand the medications you are taking. Stop to talk with your doctor or pharmacist about interactions, special instructions, administration techniques and the importance of timing your medications and taking them regularly. Continue reading…

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Health & Fitness Exchange, Part 1

Posted by Lloyd on December 22, 2011
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It can be a challenge to get employees to exercise nowadays. With so many demands on peoples’ time, exercise sometimes takes a back seat to other needs. Corporate fitness centers need to develop innovative ways to draw employees into their facilities. They also need to encourage them to follow a balanced exercise program that includes cardiovascular conditioning, as well as resistance training. At the PaineWebber Health & Fitness Exchange, staff members have developed a unique way to achieve these goals. By offering employees a chance to get clues to a murder mystery, they have increased participation in their fitness classes and even boosted the number of members who attend their facility on Harbor Boulevard. Continue reading…

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Bulletin Boards Window on your Club, Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on December 13, 2011
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Use fabric as the backing to your bulletin boards. Optimally, you will find a fabric in the same color as your decor. Fabrics of medium weight in cottons, linens and man-made materials are best. They recover from the pin and staple holes the best. Continue reading…

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Fake Urine for Drug Test

Posted by Lloyd on December 09, 2011
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Fake urine, also called synthetic urine, has been around for years. Wo Hler first owned it in 1828. Despite its previous uses, it’s now used primarily to cheat urine drug testing. The internet makes it easy to use cheap, fake stuff to cheat. Continue reading…

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Bulletin Boards Window on your Club, Part 1

Posted by Lloyd on December 05, 2011
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It’s February, and as you walk by a bulletin board promoting your “latest” fitness programs (the background colors are red and green), you”re thinking, once again, “I”ve really got to update that bulletin board! That”s been up since Christmas.” Sound familiar? Or perhaps you are the person who finds yourself tearing down flyers from events that have already passed. Perhaps you are struggling to understand why your members say things like “Oh! If I had known about that, I would have signed up!” when you”ve had flyers, posters and brochures around your facility for weeks. Continue reading…

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