Programming: Health & Fitness
Recognizing the Signs, Symptoms of Overtraining
by Roy Stevenson January 2009
Fitness professionals should recognize the signs and symptoms of overtraining, and help clients to recover from it, or prevent it in the first place.
Researching Fitness Center Certification Requirements
by Doyice J. Cotten January 2009
Your fitness center's certification requirements should go beyond taking an employee's word for it. Research the certifying organization and make a paper trail to help avoid client injury and litigation.
Employees Follow Script to Avoid Embarrassing Ad-Libs
by Andrew Cohen December 2008
Giving employees a script to follow guards against embarrassing ad-libs.
Hula Hooping Used For Fitness, Not Just Fun
by Nicholas Brown December 2008
In recent years, "hooping" has made a comeback as a form of fun fitness, rather than just fun.
Benefits of Specific Pilates Methods Still Unclear
by Neil Wolkodoff November 2008
Pilates in general is undeniably effective at improving fitness, but the benefits of specific methods are not so clear.
$31 Million Initiative Funds Y Memberships for National Guard Members
by Andrew Cohen November 2008
A new $31 million initiative funds YMCA memberships for families of National Guardmembers and Reservists.
Fitness Centers Benefit from Sport-Specific Training Programs
by Anne B. McDonnell November 2008
With the growing interest among members to participate in sporting events, such as races and tournaments, fitness centers can benefit from offering sport-specific training programs.
Health Clubs Aggressively Marketing One-On-One Stretching
by Paul Steinbach October 2008
Health clubs have begun aggressively marketing one-on-one stretching sessions as part of their personal training menus.
by Heather Peavey, Associate Editor October 2008
Ensuring the privacy and comfort of your members in your locker rooms is essential for your retention efforts. The challenge is to accommodate minors, their parents and other members, while also taking into account available space and budget constraints.
Cutting the Price of Memberships is Loser's Game
by Andrew Cohen September 2008
Why cutting the price of memberships is a loser's game.