Archive for January, 2012

Staff Training

Posted in Fitness on January 31st, 2012 by Lance

Training staff in these research-based, directed techniques is a rewarding experience. When well-meaning professionals, primarily trained in physiology, are empowered with tools that enhance client success, they are well received. Emphasize the need to help people adapt to routine exercise through a combination of art and science. The science is the use of methods which were painstakenly validated through controlled research. Read more »

The Three Great Challenges of the 21st Century, Part 2

Posted in Communication on January 24th, 2012 by Lance

Environment
While most industrialized societies have a good understanding of poverty and at least a marginal understanding of ignorance, what constitutes protecting the environment is controversial. In certain countries, environmental protection advocates call themselves ecologists. One environmentalist slogan is “Support your ecology.” Most dictionaries (and the Natural Resources Defense Council) define “ecology” primarily as a branch of science whose focus is the relationship between organisms and their environment. Read more »

Expert Panel Identifies Stroke Risk Factors

Posted in Men's Health on January 20th, 2012 by Lance

Stroke prevention starts with staying away from cigarettes and maintaining normal blood pressure, according to the American Stroke Association (ASA).

In a scientific statement in the combined Jan. 2/9 edition of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, a panel of ASA experts published a comprehensive list of risk factors for stroke and made recommendations for stroke prevention.

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The Three Great Challenges of the 21st Century, Part 1

Posted in Communication on January 16th, 2012 by Lance

Poverty has been a way of life for a huge segment of the human population since antiquity. Ignorance, too — despite considerable efforts by scholars, governments and other groups — is a major, long-standing global problem. In contrast, the need to protect the environment has been recognized only recently. Although these three challenges may appear independent of one another, they have a causal interrelationship. Read more »

Indoor Cycling Excitement

Posted in Fitness on January 9th, 2012 by Lance

We’ve all been riding stationary bikes for a long time while listening to music, watching television and reading a magazine. But, more recently, group exercise cycling classes have emerged as an increasingly popular club activity. Read more »

Spyware watching your every on-line move

Posted in Communication on January 9th, 2012 by Lance

As if people weren’t concerned enough about Internet privacy, along comes spyware.

That’s the label for software programs that secretly collect information and send it to a company via your Internet connection. And you’re not aware what’s going on.

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