Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Bringing Boot Camp to Your Facility

Thursday, January 19, 2012 9:04 Comments Off

There are some unique managerial issues to consider before putting the popular boot-camp style class on your group exercise schedule. Over the past five years, group exercise classes have changed dramatically. Many existing and potential new members have grown tired of the traditional aerobics and step classes, and are seeking something different for their exercise […]

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Happy, Healthy Campers

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 5:59 Comments Off

As most of us know, there’s a whole lot more to being fit than just exercising. And thanks to the health promotion staff at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., there’s a whole lot of kids who know it, too. Through Camp HealthRock, a day camp for ages 7 to 12, the hospital teaches kids […]

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8 Ways to Help Your Heart. Part 2

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 11:06 Comments Off

Get regular blood pressure checks — As it is with cholesterol, the higher your blood pressure, the greater your risk for heart disease. Readings between 80/50 and 130/85 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) are generally considered normal.

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