I think of being with my grandfather more than 30 years ago. My brother and I are peering out over our chainlink fence at 50 acres or so of farmland. We are watching for our grandfather, who is working the soil on his typical day as a farmer. He started at the crack of dawn in the dairy barn milking the cows, and now he’s out on his tractor doing what he loves most, working the land. In the summer he stashes candy bars in the cab of his tractor and drives over to the fence of our backyard to deliver our much anticipated surprise.
5 Steps for Buying the Best Equipment
THIS SIMPLE APPROACH WILL SAVE YOU TIME, MONEY AND HEADACHES LATER ON. By Amy Boone
electing the equipment that will best suit your club can be a daunting and complex process, regardless of whether you work in a small, private facility or a multiclub chain. Few fitness managers receive the training they need to determine which models to choose, how to succ...
Program directors dream of employees who are responsible, respectful, well-rounded and educated. When a director builds a bridge between the group fitness and personal training departments, this dream team becomes reality. The result
is a unified staff with a dual focus: satisfying both the fitness needs of members and the fiscal needs of the company.
As a fitness manager or director, you probably never have enough time. Your to-do list seems endless, and you may have to switch constantly among the many roles that you play. Consequently, you might feel guilty that you don’t have as much time as you want to spend with your staff, especially your new employees.
he third year of this column commences in the midst of the most perplexing economic market in three
"baby boomlet" is occurring, this influx of youngsters will not seriously affect the domestic economy for another 15 years. According to the Salomon Smith Barney Institutional Research Department, three-quarters of the accumulated net wealth of the country lies in the 50-plus sector. ...
Of eminent interest and concern these days to American business owners and managers—including those in fitness—is the floundering U.S. economy. In recent months, the U.S. Federal Reserve has sidestepped its once positive outlook for strong and sustained economic recovery, conceding that the road we’re on has some serious bumps.