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A Manager's Well-Being

by Michael Scott Scudder
Why even try to manage people? Instead, create systems and your employees will manage themselves.
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Assessing Managerial Needs

by Amy Boone Thompson
Fitness Management 101: Why a formal assessment is vital in determining the needs of your club, your staff and your members.
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Are You a Healthy Manager?

by Michael Scott Scudder
The old adage, "Do as I say and not as I do," could be a fitness industry anthem.
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A Pilates Approach to Posture and Alignment

by Natalie Imrisek, MSPT
Equipment: By -grounding- clients on the reformer, you can help them make substantial improvements to their movement patterns.
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7 Posture Questions Answered

by Kenneth Fowler, Len Kravitz, PhD
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Finding and Benefiting From a Management Mentor

by Amy Boone Thompson
Why developing a relationship with a business mentor can be invaluable to your future success in fitness management.
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