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August 12, 2014
Medicinal Moments

Medicinal Moments

By: Hope Osborn A Smart Device Schedule Tap. Tap. Tap. Slide. While gulping down breakfast, you check the schedule on your smart device. Hit the gym in 30 minutes and you can grab a quick workout before heading to an 8:30 appointment. Your workout and the health club […]
August 12, 2014
Avoiding Burnout

Avoiding Burnout

By: Lacey Thacker It can be a problem for both seasoned and new gym-goers—burnout. Whether you’ve been working out for a long time with few or no breaks, or recently began a fitness routine, it’s easy to let yourself hit this mental—and often physical—plateau. One of the biggest […]
August 12, 2014
Ready Set Goal

Get Ready, Set … Goal!

By: Hope Osborn Like any other day, members sign in for personal training, class, or to hit the weight machines, and others sign up for new membership. People are at your gym to meet personal goals. The new client, who doesn’t regularly exercise, may be motivated to develop […]
August 12, 2014
CODE BLUE or Was That CODE YELLOW

CODE BLUE … or Was That CODE YELLOW?

By: Hope Osborn Last April a fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas killed 15 people. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the owners with 24 violations, including, according to an October 2013 New York Times article, “unsafe handling and storage of explosive and flammable chemicals, missing […]