JFK FFC Weekly e-mail Sept 23, 2009

FY10 Membership RENEWAL/NEW Applications:  All FY09 members are required to fill out a new application by OCTOBER 1, 2009 – FY10 – renewal deadline. FY10 fees will be $168 for RENEWALS, $178 for NEW members. The Special EPA Employee 3-month fee is $45.  Applications may be downloaded from our website at http://www.jfkffc.com/.  Only completed applications will be processed.  RENEWALS may place application and check under the office door. NEW members must meet with staff to receive their access key/FOB.

Group Exercise Class Substitutions:  
-    Mishell will instruct African Dance in place of Kickbox on Wed, Sept 30.
-    Lauren will instruct Yoga on Monday, Sept. 28.

Excuse of the Week: I’m waiting for my fall trip!!

Song of the Week: “Forever Autumn” Justin Heyward/Moody Blues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsCdlX-5UjE&feature=related
September 30 World Heart Day World Heart Federation
www.worldheart.org
 

Quote of the Week:
Delicious autumn!  My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.  ~George Eliot

Quiz of the Week: Calculate Your Heart Age: http://www.world-heart-federation.org/about-us/partnerships/what-is-heart-age/
Sleep Tip of the Week: Lack of Sleep Linked to Heart Problems http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1868406,00.html

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Fasting carries risk of overeating
http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/11/religious.diets.kosher.halal.healthy/index.html

Resiliency Tip of the Week: Unhealthy habits alter thinking, memory skills
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090903/hl_nm/us_unhealthy_skills

Exercise of the Week: Hiking
Hike New England: http://www.hikenewengland.com/
Hiking Essentials: http://www.justhike.com/hiking-essentials-13.html
Peak Foliage tracker: http://www.weather.com/maps/activity/fallfoliage/northeastusfallfoliage_large.html?clip=undefined&region=undefined&collection=localwxforecast&presname=undefined

Website of the Week: Preventing Injuries from Slips, Trips and Falls http://www.nasdonline.org/document/208/d000006/preventing-injuries-from-slips-trips-and-falls.html

Article of the Week: Americans at Low Cardiac Risk Are Vanishing Breed http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Prevention/15960

Dr Bruce

 

JFKFFC Weekly e-mail 9-16-09

Weekly E-Mail, September 16, 2009

FY10 Membership RENEWAL/NEW Applications:  All FY09 members are required to fill out a new application by OCTOBER 1, 2009 – FY10 – renewal deadline. FY10 fees will be $168 for RENEWALS, $178 for NEW members. The Special EPA Employee 3-month fee is $45.  Applications may be downloaded from our website at http://www.jfkffc.com/.  Only completed applications will be processed.  RENEWALS may place application and check under the office door. NEW members must meet with staff to receive their access key/FOB.

Excuse of the Week: I forgot to workout!

Song of the Week: The "I forgot" song – Tom Rush

September 21 – 27 America on the Move Week
http://aom3.americaonthemove.org/ , www.ymca.net/about_the_ymca/aom.html

September 21 World Alzheimer’s Day- Alzheimer’s Disease International
www.alz.co.uk/adi/wad/

Quiz of the Week: The Memory Test                http://psychologytoday.psychtests.com/cgi-bin/health/transfer_health.cgi?partner=pt&test=memory

Sleep Tip of the Week: Lie-ins may be an early sign of dementia research suggests http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/6015526/Lie-ins-may-be-an-early-sign-of-dementia-research-suggests.html

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Foods That May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease  http://www.rush.edu/rumc/page-1102020578338.html

Resiliency Tip of the Week: Stress Significantly Hastens Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/08/060830005837.htm

Exercise of the Week: The Original Memory Gym http://www.memorise.org/

Website of the Week: Alzheimers Association http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_what_is_alzheimers.asp

Article of the Week: Helpful ways to boost your memory http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/09/memory.boosters/index.html


Dr Bruce

 

JFK FFC Weekly E-Mail

Weekly E-Mail, September 8, 2009

FY10 Membership RENEWAL/NEW Applications:  All FY09 members are required to fill out a new application by OCTOBER 1, 2009 – FY10 – renewal deadline. FY10 fees will be $168 for RENEWALS, $178 for NEW members. Applications may be downloaded from our website at http://www.jfkffc.com/.  Only completed applications will be processed.  RENEWALS may place application and check under the office door. NEW members must meet with staff to receive their access key/FOB.

Fitness Machine Substitute Exercises: In order to comply with safety issues regarding spacing we reluctantly reduced the number of weight machines on the fitness floor.  For those of you who may be looking for some alternative exercises to replace your favorite machines we recommend trying those listed at the link below to our website.  Staff will gladly assist you in reviewing form and technique: http://www.jfkffc.com/index.php?option=com_docman&Itemid=20&limitstart=5

Excuse of the Week: With an extra day off (Labor Day) I’ll have to work overtime the rest of the week just to catch up.

Quotes of the Week:
The end of labor is to gain leisure.  ~Aristotle
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.  ~Anatole France, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard

Song of the Week: I’ve been working on the RailRoad  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilvwJREmJm0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27ve_Been_Working_on_the_Railroad

Quizzes of the Week: Job Burnout Quiz: How Close Are You To Burning Out? A Quintessential Careers Quiz  http://www.quintcareers.com/job_burnout_quiz.html
Workaholics Quiz: Do You Focus on Work Too Much? A Quintessential Careers Quiz http://www.quintcareers.com/workaholics_quiz.html

Sleep Tip of the Week: Poor Sleep Affecting Accuracy And Attitude On The Job  http://www.bettersleep.org/OnBetterSleep/sleep_work.asp

Resiliency Tip of the Week: 55 Ways to Get More Energy http://zenhabits.net/2009/05/55-ways-to-get-more-energy/

Exercise of the Week: Desk/office Exercise http://www.ergoindemand.com/desk-exercises-ergonomic-breaks.htm

Websites of the Week: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (or NIOSH) http://www.cdc.gov/NIOSH/
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (or OSHA) http://www.osha.gov/
Federal Occupational Health http://www.foh.dhhs.gov/

Dr Bruce

JFK FFC Weekly E-Mail

JFK Federal Fitness Center
Weekly E-Mail, September 3, 2009

FY10 Membership RENEWAL/NEW Applications:  All FY09 members are required to fill out a new application by OCTOBER 1, 2009 – FY10 – renewal deadline. FY10 fees will be $168 for RENEWALS, $178 for NEW members. EPA RENEWALS will be $45 ($15/month) – this will be for the first quarter (Oct 1- Dec 31).  Applications may be downloaded from our website at http://www.jfkffc.com/.  Only completed applications will be processed.  RENEWALS may place application and check under the office door. NEW members must meet with staff to receive their access key/FOB.

National Yoga Month: Yoga Health Foundation www.yogamonth.org

Excuse of the Week: I have to finish my Yogurt before I feel energized to perform my Yoga.”

Quote of the Week: Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.  ~B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga is the fountain of youth.  You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.  ~Bob Harper

Clip of the Week: Yoga & Yogurt http://blogs.yogajournal.com/yogabuzz/2009/08/yoga-and-yogurt.html

Quiz of the Week: What’s your Yogurt IQ http://www.lifescript.com/Quizzes/Food_and_Diet/Whats_Your_Yogurt_IQ.aspx


Sleep Tip of the Week
: Yoga for a Better Night’s Sleep http://yoga.about.com/od/yogatherapy/a/insomnia.htm

Nutrition Tip of the Week: French Women’s Diet Secret: Yogurt
Easy, portable, and tasty, yogurt may also aid in weight loss http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/french-womens-diet-secret-yogurt

Exercise of the Week: Downward Facing Dog http://www.thesecretsofyoga.com/Hatha-Yoga/downward-facing.html


Website of the Week:
The Secrets of Yoga http://www.thesecretsofyoga.com/

Dr Bruce