Club Air is successful because it allows current members to aim for prizes. It also educates members on the value of cardiovascular fitness and the importance to integrate it into daily routines. (more…)
Archive for January, 2012
Diagnosis of the cause of insomnia requires a complete history and physical exam.
A physician may also ask a patient and his/her bed partner to complete diaries of sleeping patterns. One’s bed partner is important because he or she may observe behaviors during sleep, such as long pauses in breathing (as happens with sleep apnea) or other activities of which the person who suffers from the sleep disorder is unaware.
In addition to a great instructor, variety is key to keeping your current members happy, and to attracting new members. Variety means offering a number of different classes, but it also means offering some of those classes at different levels for your more advanced or lessexperienced participants. (more…)
From the moment the first person engaged in an exercise workout, mankind has been searching for a “better” way of training. Apparently, nothing has been held sacred in the pursuit of the best way to achieve maximal training results — new conditioning tools, new exercise prescriptions, new training environments, new levels of hands-on assistance. (more…)
Some of the lawyers who successfully sued the tobacco industry have now filed class action suits against the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Novartis, the company that makes a brand of methylphenidate known as Ritalin. The suit claims that APA conspired with Novartis to promote Ritalin sales and the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (more…)
While more and more older adults are making a move toward exercise, statistics show fitness levels among children are abysmally low, with obesity rates among kids on the rise. Information like this doesn’t sit well with the World Gym of Saratoga. As part of its commitment to the health and fitness of its community, the club has created AEROsport, a school assembly program that spreads the word to youngsters that being fit can be a lot of fun. (more…)