Your question is a common one…ever heard of the Freshman 15? No matter what year you’re in, eating right while in college can be tough if you’re not properly armed. Here’s a quick list of on the go foods to keep at home(some you can eat right out of the package, some you just need to add hot water to): Nutrigrain bars, instant oatmeal packets or cups, lowfat or nonfat yogurt, Ragu Express, Starkist tuna salad kit, whole wheat crackers (like Breton minis or lowfat triscuits), low fat graham crackers, peanut butter, jelly, whole wheat bread, canned lentil soup, baby carrots, apples, bananas, oranges. Read the rest of this entry »
What can I do to exercise my hard to tone areas like, my upper thighs and buttocks?
Unfortunately, you cannot spot reduce, but you can use our virtual trainer to tighten and tone any area. Read the rest of this entry »
Children and parents benefit from each good bye. If saying goodbye is a struggle for you and your child, here is some advice! Read the rest of this entry »
Ideas for publicity
To get started, here are a few ideas to consider:
* Pitch a story about how your facility helps consumers save health costs. The media like sharing cost-saving tips with viewers and readers. Pitch this idea to reporters who cover health or consumer news. Read the rest of this entry »
Skillful use of free publicity can pump up your profile and your profits at a fraction of the cost of paid advertising.
Advertising, direct mail, flyers, the Internet, phone calls and the list goes on of ways to promote your fitness facility. But there’s one method you might have overlooked that is an easy, inexpensive and, best of all, effective way to promote your fitness facility: media publicity. Read the rest of this entry »
Hurry up and wait! Do you know a child who seems to constantly drag his or her feet? This behavior may be deliberate or unconscious. However, it sometimes calls for stronger action. One simple provocative statement can be the answer to create some sort of action. I don’t know a child who loves a lecture. Read the rest of this entry »
It is not unusual for parents to feel like they are losing their marbles! The best thing that I have found, besides my marbles, is the beauty and power in positive affirmations. Wondrous behaviors seem to appear like magic when kids are validated and affirmed unconditionally for their own value. Read the rest of this entry »
Here are some relaxation exercise that are great for stress management, pain, blood pressure control, emotional problems, and insomnia. Read the rest of this entry »
Decide on a time frame. Are you going to make cuts immediately as in a crisis situation or over a longer period, such as a few weeks? Clarify what areas will be affected. Targets may be set in specific areas, such as a reduction in maintenance costs by 10 percent, or may encompass all areas, thus, involving everyone in the facility. Read the rest of this entry »
In the fitness industry, we know a lot about fat reduction. We know that reducing the fat from our food while maintaining a nutritious diet is necessary to keep our bodies healthy and that a lean body functions most efficiently. But there’s another type of reduction that is equally important to us as fitness facility managers — cost reduction. Read the rest of this entry »