Fitness

Training Retail Associates for the Fusion of E-Tail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

It’s inevitable that the irresistible convenience of e-commerce will drive higher shares of retail revenue in the coming years. It’s also inevitable that higher e-commerce revenues will spark a resurgence of the brick-and-mortar store. In fact, it has already started. Brick-and-mortar stores are about two years into what will most likely be a 10-year evolution to becoming service centers. Buying ...

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Belly Fat vs. Being Overweight in Older Women

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In older women, it really is not excess weight that’s deadly, but where these additional pounds collect that can shorten life, a new study reports. Amongst women 70 to 79, being overweight or obese didn’t seem to cut years off life — unless the weight was centered about ...

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How Whoop became the fitness tracker for the athletic elite

Photo courtesy Whoop Connor Jaeger prepared for the 2016 Olympics thinking the Rio games might be his last. The 25-year old swimmer graduated from University of Michigan with a bachelor’s in engineering and a master’s in management, so his livelihood wasn’t anchored to the pool. But after a sixth-place finish in the 1,500-meter freestyle in the 2012 London Olympics, Jaeger ...

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Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest WebMD News from HealthDay By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Receiving care at a hospital for a psychiatric disorder might be linked to a greater threat of stroke in the following weeks and months, new study suggests. People who sought care at a hospital ...

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12 foods to remove from the fridge forever

Growing up, your fridge was probably always stocked with staples like cheese and yogurt. Problem is, if you haven’t smartened up about the quality of your food and drinks, these everyday eats could explain why you can’t seem to drop those last five pounds—or why your doc has suddenly taken an interest in your blood pressure. [RELATED1] If you’ve been living ...

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Rewards and Recognition: Driving Engagement and Organizational Performance

Rewards and recognition technology options play a significant part in how organizations handle their workforce. Viewed as a way to engage personnel, boost the organizational culture, and improve organizational efficiency, these options are becoming utilized by more than half (56 percent) of all the organizations surveyed, but predominantly by high-performing (68 %) and enterprise (72 percent) organizations (ten,000-plus personnel), according ...

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The 7 most basic rules for building mass, according to one of the world’s strongest men

All novice weightlifters typically have one basic goal in mind: Gain mass. Then again, building muscle is a top priority for just about every young gun in the gym, and doubly so for thin guys who’ve just started lifting. [RELATED1] So who better to ask about mass-building than a bodybuilding legend? Stan “Rhino” Efferding is an IFBB Professional Bodybuilder and ...

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Does Zika Harm Male Fertility?

Feb. 22, 2017 — Researchers at the CDC are working with a fertility clinic in Puerto Rico, which has been challenging-hit by Zika, to figure out if guys infected by the virus have reduced sperm counts or sperm that does not function as properly in the weeks and months following infection. That study got underway just last month and so ...

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Rising Above the Turbulence: A Meditation for the New Year

Imagine yourself an eagle soaring above time and space. Below is the vast expanse of your life. You spread your wings and glide above the peaks and valleys, surveying the personal and professional decisions you have made, the actions taken, the joys and sorrows experienced. The major forces and influences in your life—career, family, relationships, friends, experiences—appear as rivers. At ...

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U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030

But other created countries expected to have even larger longevity gains, study says WebMD News from HealthDay By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — By 2030, American ladies will reside an typical of more than 83 years, whilst men may possibly attain an typical of 80, a new study estimates. These figures are up just ...

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