How can I increase my energy?

Dear Expert:

I work in an office and spend most of my day sitting. I play tennis two or three times a week and walk once a week. In spite of this, I feel tired most of the time and would like to know how I can increase my energy level. (more…)

July 4th, 2012 - Posted in Fitness | | Comments Off

Exercise Keeps the Mind in Shape

Yet another study has found a reason to encourage your members to keep exercising: It found that exercise helps to keep people’s minds healthy as they age.
The study, which was presented in May at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, involved almost 6,000 women. (more…)

March 26th, 2012 - Posted in Fitness | | Comments Off

Are you Part of a Caring Staff

Instructors play a significant role in client retention and how members view the aerobics program. When new students walk into the room, are they greeted warmly? Do you briefly go over with them what to expect from the class and discuss safety precautions? (more…)

January 16th, 2012 - Posted in Fitness | | Comments Off

Mindi O’Brien’s “2010 Fitness Olympia”

PREVIOUS WEEK’S REFLECTION: I hope everyone in Canada had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We went to my mom’s house in St. Catharines for Thanksgiving. It was so nice to go home and spend some time with my sister and my mom. (more…)

November 2nd, 2011 - Posted in Fitness | | Comments Off

Are you Curious about Trying Tae-Bo? Post 2

If you cannot kick standing up then you can kick while sitting in a chair. Sit up straight keeping your abdominal muscles tight. Lift your knee up and towards your stomach and then kick. Be careful not to extend your leg all the way out. Always keep your knee slightly bent. (more…)

September 26th, 2011 - Posted in Tae Bo | | Comments Off

Are you Curious about Trying Tae-Bo? Post 1

You have not exercised in decades and you have a desire to get in shape. You have heard people say how great Tae-Bo is, and finally have given in and bought the Tae-Bo Live 4 pack. You open it up and put in the instructional tape and after the first 15 minutes you scream, “Are you kidding?!” (more…)

September 19th, 2011 - Posted in Tae Bo | | Comments Off

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