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Corporate Fitness

The Cost of Obesity

April 6, 2010 0 Comments
The Cost of Obesity

Health care has been a hot topic for several years now, from the rising costs of health care and the hard working citizens who can’t afford it to the lack of quality of health care in this country.  As our top brass sit atop Capitol Hill and try to determine YOUR destiny in regards to […]

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The Business of Failure

February 28, 2010 0 Comments
The Business of Failure

Why would anyone go into business if they thought they were going to fail?  Despite the statistics of new start ups that plunder in the first three to five years (2/3 in two years, 44% in four years) not one of them would say they took the leap of faith because they knew they would […]

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Combating Desk Work Injuries

November 13, 2009 0 Comments
Combating Desk Work Injuries

Injuries at work are common (3.7 million cases in 2008), particularly in occupations that require physical labor. But what about the white collar folks?  The desk jockeys sitting in front of their computer; the salesman driving in the car from client to client; the endless work traveler. Do these workers miss days due to occupational […]

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No Pain, No Gain: Myth or Truth?

November 13, 2009 0 Comments
No Pain, No Gain: Myth or Truth?

No pain, no gain.  For decades, this was the accepted mantra of those who competed in bodybuilding or power lifting events, which was then passed on to and assumed by the general population as the only way to exercise to improve health, lose weight, or change the shape of their body.  As years of research […]

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Going Green With Health and Fitness?

November 13, 2009 0 Comments
Going Green With Health and Fitness?

“Going Green” appears to be one of, if not the mantra of the new century.  Companies worldwide are claiming to cut back on waste production, energy costs, and finding newer Earth friendly solutions for conducting business in today’s eco-conscious world.  “Going Green” initiatives began in response to the growing concern for the health of the […]

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When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Fit

November 13, 2009 0 Comments
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Fit

Times are tough, financially speaking of course. Our greed has now become the very cause of the enemy we now face. But even in a troubled economy, there is a glimmer of hope; that things can only get better.  While no one can accurately predict or guarantee when that will happen, one assurance we can […]

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Defeating Back Pain at the Office

November 12, 2009 0 Comments
Defeating Back Pain at the Office

It’s only Monday and you’re already wishing it was Friday. Sound too familiar? Is work really that bad or is it that you just don’t enjoy what you’re doing? Or is it perhaps that the cause of your anguish really has nothing to do with your job, your career, or your colleagues? Chances are, the […]

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Of Course You Realize……This Means War

November 12, 2009 0 Comments
Of Course You Realize……This Means War

Those were the famous words of a certain long eared, bushy tailed Warner Bros cartoon character aimed at one Elmer Fudd numerous times.  In cartoons, a lot of humor can be found in that phrase.  But when it comes to battling the obesity epidemic, particularly in today’s workforce and the ever rising associated health care […]

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Sitting on the Job

November 12, 2009 0 Comments
Sitting on the Job

It wasn’t long ago when the workplace involved serious physical labor (at least 12-14 hours); most of the work day was spent standing and moving; and the only climate control was that the seasons changed every three months. Today, while some may still experience long work days and physical labor, a larger percentage of the […]

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The Cost of Being Inactive or Overweight

November 12, 2009 0 Comments
The Cost of Being Inactive or Overweight

The state of our nation’s health is a hot topic at the debates held during this election year.  As a nation, our health and subsequent health care is diminishing and with no real plan of action to turn it around.  But health is only one of the factors that should be considered when determining the […]

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