Archive for December, 2011

Make time for yourself

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Whether you’re in your first trimester or ready to welcome baby number six, being pregnant on Mother’s Day gives you special reason to celebrate. Make plans to fill your Mother’s Day with memories that honor not only yourself, but your partner and your unborn child. You’ll carry those memories much longer than nine months, so make them count!


A Need for Speed

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Like all new technologies, the Internet was derived primarily as a mode of quick and efficient communication. This need for speed is not lost on the fitness industry whose dues-paying members expect the club to not only be equipped with the “latest and greatest,” but that it be up and running and ready to be put to exercise use. (more…)

Encouraging Cross Training at your Club

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Research shows that more than 50 percent of the people who begin an exercise program will quit within the first six months. Don’t let your members be a part of that statistic. With the tremendous advances in types of equipment and programming variety, now is a better time than ever to promote cross training at your club.

Not only does cross training benefit your members, it benefits your club. By providing members with additional options to achieve their fitness goals, it can help keep them motivated to continue working out. Offering a variety of exercise programs and routines can boost member morale and improve member retention. (more…)

Eloping With an Entourage, Part 2

Friday, December 9th, 2011

The Wedding Supper

Do you want a formal supper?
Is a cake important for you?

Traditionally, the bride and groom offer their guests a meal following the wedding. Of course, the possibilities are endless for the format you wish to follow: An informal barbeque on the beach? A sit-down supper with an elegant wedding cake? Whichever you choose, plans and reservations must be done well in advance. (more…)

Eloping With an Entourage, Part 1

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Wedding Attire

Is comfort a consideration? If you must have a traditional dress, think about the climate you choose.
If you are having people standing up with you, is it critical that they wear identical garb? (more…)

Linux opens door to low-cost, easy-to-use devices

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

We know the cost of computer technology has dropped precipitously over the past few decades. We hear this point made at conferences. Speakers observe that if cars had experienced the same technological progress as computers in the past two decades, they would travel thousands of kilometres on a litre of gas, boast 40,000 horsepower and cost less than $500.