Every so often, I get a great idea! Or at least I think it's a great idea. As I often do, I bounce it off reasonable people (yes, Heather, I am referring to you as reasonable) to see if she agrees. Typically, she doesn't agree and rather than humor me, she rollls her eyes and scoffs at the idea to make sure that I know just how bad the idea is.
Fast food prevalence, long stretches of sitting at work and in cars and busier lifestyles contribute to the American obesity epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that as of 2012, 69 percent of American adults 20 years old or older were overweight or obese. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases warns that being overweight may increase the risk of health problems including diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. People are increasingly getting the message that a sedentary lifestyle is harmful.
Nowadays, the “green” discussion is louder than ever, especially after recent reports revealed that greenhouse gas emissions have hit record highs this year. This is concerning for more than just the health of the environment. This issue could also have a profound impact on your personal health and wellness. Over time, carbon emissions can have a negative effect on lung capacity and even cause carbon poisoning in the human body.
It seems that everywhere you look these days, there is an abundance of fitness merchandise boasting their necessity; however, how do you know what equipment you actually need? Obviously you only want to invest in products that will actually improve exercise performance, but how can you know what is necessary and what is superfluous?
Opening a gym sounds like a great idea especially to those who are into weight lifting. They love the idea of maintaining their own gym, owning their own machines and being in the position to give others advice and suggestions on their weight lifting. They want to use their experience and understanding of weight lifting and body maintenance. However, opening a gym and maintaining it properly requires great efforts. You have to make sure to give 100% satisfaction to your members. The most important thing to keep your customers happy is to put the best equipment in your gymnasium.
Tomorrow we kick off a challenging six week program. 2 teams of 7 will work individually and as a group to rally up by improving their body comps and weight. The person who creates the most change will win a years membership to Balance Personal Training's FIT LAB. Throughout our journey I'll be blogging our progress. Let's all rally around all these hard working individuals!