JFKFFC October Newsletter

FY19 MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS NOW PAST DUE (October 1). For those FY18 members who have not already renewed your FY19 membership please be aware that entrance to the fitness facility is no longer available. Should you decide to renew please download from our website or pick up a hard copy from our fitness center door at your earliest convenience.

Excuse of the Month: Falling into fitness – may/may not be free!
100 free (or cheap) ways to exercise http://www.brokeandhealthy.com/100-free-or-cheap-ways-to-exercise

Song of the Month: Free Falling – Tom Petty

Quote of the Month: “I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” Nathaniel Hawthorne

Photo of the month: 10 Great Foliage Hikes in NH – Tips for a great autumn hike
Vermont Fall Foliage by aerial drone

Exercise Tips of the Month: 30+ Exercises You Need to Do ASAP If You’re Working on Booty Gains

Sleep/Rest/Recovery Tip of the Month: You Asked: Why Do I Always Wake Up at 3 A.M.?

Resilience Tips of the Month: Struggling to Get Motivated? Don’t Ask for Advice–Give It
These are the reasons you can never make a decision

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Here’s the Science That Explains Why Drinking Diet Soda Makes You Gain Weight

Weight Management: 11 People on What They Learned from Losing 100 Pounds (and Keeping It Off) — Smart Start

Perspiration-Inspiration Article of the Month: 70-Year-Old Ohio Woman Runs Insanely Fast Marathon in Chicago

Website of the Month: Leaves be free….free falling

Social Media of the Month: 12 Fall Foliage Web Cams for Leaf Peeping Online

Quiz of the Month: Quiz: Do You Know Your Muscles?

Dr Bruce

JFKFFC Sept Newsletter

JFKFFC September Newsletter – FY19 Membership Renewal!

FY19 Membership Renewal. JFKFFC Renewal Memberships are due Oct 1, 2018. ALL 2018 members must complete a 2019 membership application. Please visit our website at www.jfkffc.com, print out an application, sign and initialize ALL required areas, attach check for $180 renewal fee, place in envelope, and slide under the office door. Staff will update completed applications and contact you if application is incomplete (not signed/initialized in correct places, missing “Physician’s Approval Form”- required if member indicates “yes” to any medical condition on the Health History Questionnaire section.) Thank you for your continued patronage.

SEMINAR w/Dr Bruce: Physical Balance for Active Daily Living and Athletic Performance. Tuesday, September 18th @11:00am. Learn how stability, flexibility and strengthening exercises can improve your balance for fall prevention, daily living activities, and athletic performance. The half-hour seminar will go over basic and advanced exercises that can be conducted with/without equipment. Bring an office mate and/or your lunch.

Staff Changes: Maria Canino departs in September in preparation for her Doctoral program in Exercise Physiology. Maria, May your Future Fortunes be Bountiful! Many Thanks from members and management for your knowledge and impactful educational wellness/fitness seminars!!!!!! (members can find them posted in perpetuity on the JFKFFC.com website). Sam Cleveland departs for his Senior year at Colgate – thanks for a Sweaty Summer Sam!!! Welcome to Rashad Williams (taking over the Mon, Tues & Wednesday 11:30 class instruction) and Colleen Brisport (substitute Yoga Instructor) – we look forward toward your guidance and motivation. Marckender is still available for efficient and effective personal training – while Rosemary and Courtney will continue to provide their Yoga expertise on a regular basis.

Excuse of the Month: After a summer of fun and frolic I will need some time to regain my balance!

Song of the Month: The Greatest Workout Song From the Year You Were Born/Graduating High School or College


Quote of the Month: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ~Albert Einstein

Exercise Tips of the Month: 12 Balance Exercises That Improve Active Daily Living


10 Balance Exercises That Will Make Every Athlete Better


Sleep/Rest/Recovery Tip of the Month: For Maximum Recharge, Take a Wednesday Off


Resilience Tip of the Month: 37 Tips for a Better Work-Life Balance


Injury Prevention Tip of the Month: Knee pain in cyclists: What causes it and how to fix it


Nutrition Tip of the Week: 19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)


Weight Management Article of the Month: It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why.


Quiz & Website of the Month: Work-Life Balance – Quiz – Tutorials Point


Social Media of the Month: 15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week


Dr Bruce




This year, South Shore Support Services, Inc.’s (SSSSI) annual golf/dinner outing is scheduled for Friday, September 25, 2009 at the South Shore Country Club in Hingham, Massachusetts.

This year funding for SSSSI is at a greater need than ever.  SSSSI receives 95% of its’ funding from the State.  As you have read in the news, state funding will be significantly cut for social programs for FY2010.   The week of June 22nd SSSSI offered a Teen Vacation Camp for handicapped teens.  The group went to such places as: Coco Key Water Park in Danvers, Boston Harbor Cruises Whale Watching trip and Wild West Rodeo Show at Marshfield Fairgrounds.  SSSSI offers such outings during an August vacation camp, winter vacation break in December, February school vacation week and again during the April school vacation break.  Activities such as these Camps and Family Supports for Assistance with Adult Children are threatened to be reduced or eliminated in FY 2010.

How much is golf?  $150 per golfer.  How much out of the $150 goes to the charity? $50.

What do you get for your $100 on September 25th?

•    Coffee and donuts donated by Dunkin Donuts.
•    Sleeve of Titleist Golf balls with SSSSI insignia.
•    Re-useable Insulated Lunch Bag with SSSSI insignia.
•    Eighteen holes of golf with cart.
•    Helicopter Ball drop with one $500 closest to the pin winner!
•    Gift bag with tees, discount coupons to Golfers Warehouse, etc.
•    Boxed Lunch.
•    Closest to the Pin awards on all par threes.
•    Longest drive awards for Men and Women.
•    Team awards for low score: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams.
•    Outing Booklets with one $100 winner!
•    Dinner catered at the course by Lantana’s Restaurant of Randolph.
•    Door Prize – Thanksgiving Dinner for 8 donated by Whole Foods!
•    Auctions and Raffle items including hotels, sport events, restaurants etc.
•    Dancing to music provided by Plads – a local contemporary band.

Please consider joining SSSSI for its principle fund raising event for FY 2010.  Can’t make golf, then join us for dinner @ $50 per person.  Bring your spouse or significant other.  For the event brochure and more info on the agency visit its website at: southshoresupportservices.com.  If you need further information you can contact John Burt at 617-316-2365 or email him @ john.w.burt@irs.gov.