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New Year's Resolution
New Year's Resolution

Seventy-eight percent of people fail at achieving their New Year’s resolution. Why? Is it because their goals are too lofty and will-power is crushed? Maybe they are in the contemplation stage of making a habit change and don’t know how to prepare and take action.  Or is it because they are focused on the negative and not the positive aspects of their goal?  Is it because they are extrinsically motivated, not intrinsically motivated, and when results don’t happen overnight they...

The Freestyler: Review
The Freestyler: Review

The Freestyler is a compact, portable, lightweight (only 7lbs for the base), full body workout system.  It uses exercise tubes that work with the base to exercise your entire body without having to make any adjustments to the equipment.  It comes with its own storage bag for the tubes, handles and ankle cuffs, the base and a non-slip mat.   The base of this product is the core of what makes it work.  It functions as an anchor for your...

Distracted Driving
Distracted Driving

Our daily lives have become easier over the years, take a look at the gadgets we own and the amount of corners we cut. One of the major problems that has accompanied this new daily ease are high distractions. These distractions can be deadly when it comes to driving, in which case, there should not be any corners to cut. Here then is a visual guide to the true cost of driving while distracted.

Wouldn’t-You-Like-to-Know Facts About Health/Fitness Clubs
Wouldn’t-You-Like-to-Know Facts About Health/Fitness Clubs

1. A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE. At the present time, an estimated 45 million Americans are members of health/fitness clubs - a number that has more than doubled in the past 2 decades. Globally, the number of health/fitness club members nearly is 120 million. From a global perspective, the U.S. market represents 37.5% of the total global membership base, down from more than 50% less than a decade earlier. 2. NO FREE LUNCH. According to the most recent data available,...

Ways to Establish a Track Record for Being Truthful
Ways to Establish a Track Record for Being Truthful

1. Be consistent. To be credible, individuals need to match their words with their actions. What a person does or does not do can impact a person’s level of "believability." In other words, an individual’s moral standards, actions, and values should not be contradictory - whatever the situation. Truth is a black-and-white issue that can be compared with electricity. There is no such thing as a half-truth or almost electricity. It’s either true or it isn’t. 2. Be correct. Individuals...

Ways Health/Fitness Professionals Can Continue to Learn
Ways Health/Fitness Professionals Can Continue to Learn

1. Have an open mind. Realize that opportunities for learning abound. They are everywhere if individuals can learn to recognize them for what they are. The key is to be receptive to and tolerant of new ideas, new notions and conceptual links, and the potential of embracing new challenges. 2. Reach for resources. Take advantage of the various platforms for delivering information that are available in the field of health/fitness, including books, DVDs, webinars, and social media. Keep in mind...