JFKFFC Newsletter Week of 11-18-13

NEW Fitness Assessment Program: Ever wonder where you stand, sweat, stretch compared to yourself, to others – then take our General Fitness Test! Did you ever wonder what kind of Athlete (we all have an inner athlete) you may be, Power or Endurance? Then take our Power or Endurance test battery. Retake it again in 3-6 months to see if your upcoming New Year’s Training Resolutions are working.Sign up with Fitness Staff today!  

Fitness Center Reminder: Due to limited space and safety concerns – stretching, sit ups, etc. should only be performed in designated areas (group exercise room, stretching area, by locker rooms and fire door )and NOT in the middle of a walkway or the gym floor wedged in between fitness equipment.

Member Referrals: Please take advantage of the JFKFFC Guest Pass (1-week pass) and Member Referral ($10 gift card) Programs. See website for details: www.jfkffc.com

Excuse of the Week: I am sooooo comfortable just sitting here in my comfy chair!

Songs of the Week:  Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd3rA89VhtA
Nowhere Man – Beatles
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfWEPu0w-7w

Quotes of the Week: If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of  your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.Theodore Roosevelt

“You know an odd feeling? Sitting on the toilet eating a chocolate candy bar” George Carlin

Exercise of the Week: Sit to Stand
http://www.mobile-pt.com/files/SittoStandExerciseoftheMonth.pdf

Sleep Tip of the Week: Caffeine consumed 6 hours before bedtime reduces sleep by more than 1 hour – http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com/caffeine-consumed-6-hours-before-bedtime-reduces-sleep-by-more-than-1-hour/sleep/#sthash.S4169rCT.dpuf

Resilience Tip of the Week: Getting a Brain Boost Through Exercise
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/10/how-exercise-may-boost-the-brain/

Nutrition Tip of the Week: New cholesterol management guideline
http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/stories/2013/11/new-cholesterol-management-guideline.html

Weight Management Tip of the Week: Protein-rich breakfast helps to curb appetite throughout the morning  http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com/protein-rich-breakfast-helps-to-curb-appetite-throughout-the-morning-scientists-find-in-industry-sponsored-study/nutrition-appetite/#sthash.O8bQ8YQ7.dpuf

Article of the Week: ‘Sitting is the new smoking’ — 3 views
http://venturebeat.com/2013/10/08/sitting-is-the-new-smoking-60-of-americans-suffer-from-silicon-valley-syndrome/
http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2013/10/sitting-not-new-smoking
http://www.runnersworld.com/health/sitting-is-the-new-smoking-even-for-runners

Study of the Week: Sitting linked to chronic disease: the latest study in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity  http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com/sitting-linked-to-chronic-disease-the-latest-study-in-international-journal-of-behavioral-nutrition-and-physical-activity/exercise-standing/

Quiz of the Week: The “HOW MUCH DO I SIT” Quiz
http://www.katysays.com/the-how-much-do-i-sit-quiz/

Web Site of the Week: Just Stand
http://www.juststand.org/OnlineToolbox/tabid/637/language/en-US/Default.aspx


Dr Bruce

 

JFKFFC Closed Monday 11-11 for Veterans Day

The JFKFFC will be Closed Monday 11-11 for Veterans Day.

JFKFFC Class Change Today

Today’s 12:35 Zumba class will not be held.

In it’s time slot, Lisa will instruct a half-hour Tabata class sure to get your heart rate and calories consumed rate elevated. So come on down to get your metabolic rate up!