Support Your Healthy Lifestyle Change with Recreational Activities

We’re not in the fitness industry as much as we are in the “lifestyle” industry. While I have worked at over a half a dozen very different health clubs, the biggest thing I have noticed is that the key to long term success is creating daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly habits that last beyond the times you just don’t “feel like working out.” Continue reading Support Your Healthy Lifestyle Change with Recreational Activities

Tips for Maintaining Your Bike

Earlier this season, you pulled the bike out, wiped off some dust and pumped the tires. Sound familiar? Did you forget to clean and lubricate your bike? I hope not! Would you drive your car without washing it or not checking the oil and other fluids? Failure to do so would result in your car not working properly or failing you completely. The same could be said about your bike. Some simple and routine home maintenance can keep your bike riding smoothly and safely for years to come.   Continue reading Tips for Maintaining Your Bike

Play Every Day for a Healthier You & Your Family

Remember when you were a kid, how carefree you were, and perhaps your only worries were whether you’d make the team for a game of kickball, baseball or whatever game your friends and schoolmates were playing? You certainly didn’t think about paying the mortgage or high property taxes, or if you should have the house painted this year or next. Play was the thing. It was fun and absorbed your energies until it was time to go home for dinner, or later on, to do your homework. Play was good for you, whatever it was, and whatever the time of year. Ice skating, sledding and perhaps skiing in the winter, swimming in the summer, or even when you were a toddler making castles in the sand, or swinging as far out as you could, and sliding down the slide front ways and backwards. Playing was your only job then. You were a kid, you didn’t have any more responsibilities other than playing when you were very young, and as you got older, helping with some simple chores at home. Continue reading Play Every Day for a Healthier You & Your Family