31st October     Comments Off

Recipes

I like the EAS Low Carb Hi Protein bars, especially the Cookies & Cream flavor. If you need a taste of something devilish to satisfy your urge, buy a small package of bite sized Perppermint Patties. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd October     Comments Off

Pricing to demand. Part 2

Listening to members
The demographics in the rural towns surrounding Clubfit practically dictate the dues system, Bohn says, because the blue-collar families that account for a large portion of the center’s 1,000 members would not belong to a health club if they had to pay up-front. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd October     Comments Off

8 Homework Tips for All Ages

Actions speak louder than words. Make sure you model good study behaviors. Read, write and work on things that require effort in front of your child! Read the rest of this entry »

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21st October     Comments Off

Pricing to demand. Part 1

In these uncertain economic times, the club industry may be hard-pressed to sell long-term memberships or monthly contracts with large initiation fees, both of which require a hefty down payment at the time of enrollment. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th October     Comments Off

A Parent’s Bill of Rights, Part 2

As parents, we have the right to a drug-free environment, and so do our kids. We have the right to ask any person to leave our home, including our own children. It is not negotiable when someone insists they be allowed to be loaded in your home. You have the right to express your feelings. Unexpressed feelings, whether they are an embarrassment to your child or not (especially your teenagers), tend to putrefy or cause illness. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th October     Comments Off

A Parent’s Bill of Rights, Part 1

As your children grow into the great, well-rounded, intelligent and self-sufficient human beings you hope and dream they will, there will be times when you may want to evaluate what your rights are as the parent. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd October     Comments Off

Protecting Yourself From Pet Dander Allergies

In the fall and winter months, millions of pet owners — and possibly pets — spend more time indoors. For those who suffer from allergies to certain pets, increased exposure to one or more of America’s 100 million dogs, cats, birds and other household pets can mean months of increased misery. These tips from the American Lung Association may offer some relief for those who suffer from allergies to pet dander. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th September     Comments Off

You’re Pregnant! Congratulations.. Now what?

My mind was wrought with questions, I stayed up late devouring health and fitness information (as well as an extra scoop of Moose Tracks ice cream, I was eating for two after all). Read the rest of this entry »

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18th September     Comments Off

Strategies to Bring Non-Exercisers into Your Club

Most people know they are supposed to exercise. Many of them probably drive by your facility and think just that; yet, they don’t. They are sedentary, and many of them are overweight or even obese. Your club offersthe thing that could change their lives dramatically for the better:exercise. So what keeps them from coming in? More important, what can you do to get them into your club? Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September     Comments Off

I Sprained my Ankle 2 weeks ago During a Soccer Game

It sounds like your doing the right therapy. As for the swelling, I have seen grade II sprains that never quite looked the same as before the injury, but were still fully functional. Read the rest of this entry »

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