Kennedy Close-Up

November 22, 2013

I’m 58 years old.  So, yes, I do remember:
Fifty years ago today, as I sat in my third grade classroom–it was a cold and gloomy Friday–when Bob the (school’s) janitor came into the room announcing that the President had been shot and killed.  I can’t quite recall the immediate reaction of my classmates, teacher, and [...]

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2013 Flu Epidemic: Are Health Clubs Responding??

January 13, 2013

“Flu reaches epidemic level in U.S., says CDC”
Just a quick post of  concern regarding the epidemic levels of seasonal flu that are being reported on and through most every news outlet every day.  Seasonal flu outbreaks are quite normal this time of year–affecting many people in almost every state in the US–but the reports state [...]

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GymValet Reappears on The Bigget Loser!

January 9, 2013

On the Woodway Curve In Dolvett’s Dungeon!
Once again, there I was on my couch, doing my professional “homework” watching the new season of  The Biggest Loser, and there it was–GymValet!!  This time it was on a Woodway Curve treadmill in Dolvett’s Dungeon; some dungeon–blue skies and a beautiful view of Southern California greenery.  Do you [...]

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Good Greens Bars Revisited – Remarkable!!

October 31, 2012

New Pumpkin Spice Bar Added to Stellar Line-Up.
Last year at about this time I introduced you to a new line of nutrition bars–Good Greens Bars.  With another year under their belt, Good Greens continues to amaze and impress with their delicious, high-quality and VERY reasonably priced bar-line.

When was the last time you consumed a bar [...]

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Ode to the GymValet – Long Live the King of the Holders!

July 6, 2012

…but not too long!
I always appreciate the opportunity to check-in on facilities that have and use the GymValet–that’s good customer service!!  When I’m on site, I go around to each GymValet, give them a little “tug” and, if necessary, fine tune the attachment to return the GymValet to its original upright and rock-solid placement.  NOTE: [...]

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GymValet vs. the Rest – IHRSA 2012

March 21, 2012

My “State of the Holder” Address:
Here at GymValet, I am very proud of the unique niche the GymValet is filling for health and fitness facilities of all types and sizes across the US, Canada and around the world.  The GymValet is the perfect holder for the cleaning supplies used to clean/sanitize cardio. and strength equipment [...]

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FreeMotion Fit Games Challenge – IHRSA 2012

March 21, 2012

The ultimate test of athlete and machine!

I’ve enjoyed checking-in on FreeMotion’s endurance, treadmill-based, relay “challenges” at the past few IHRSA Shows.  In 2010 the competitors climbed/ran the vertical equivalent of Mt. Everest–29,000+ feet.  Last year the challenge was a rugged 100 kilometer (62.1 miles) segment of a popular mountain stage of the Tour De France.  [...]

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Ball Bike Makes IHRSA Show Debut.

March 19, 2012

Recumbent-style cycling with a twist!

Ball Bike has upped the ante on recumbent cycling.  Lay-back “sit-cycling” must now take a back seat to the new kid on the block–the Ball Bike.  Oops…Ball Bike doesn’t even have a seat; you sit on a stability ball!  Then again, how much stability is there on a semi-bouncy ball?  That’s [...]

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Happy Birthday – By the Numbers!

February 3, 2012

We have a cousin—for the sake of this post, we’ll call him “Max.”  Today is Max’s birthday—Happy Birthday Max!!
What makes his/this birthday so special is the “numerology” of it.  Max was born on February 3, 1945.  In numbers terms, that is 2-3-45.  Today, Max turns 67.  So, now the number string reads: 2-3-45 67.  Wow!
That [...]

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My Day With President Barack Obama – January 4, 2012

January 5, 2012

Well worth the wait (and wait, and wait)…as captured by Dr. Bruce

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