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Jul 24, 2007

The New Kid in Town

So, Jennipher asked me to write this blog because I‘m the new kid in town, and she wanted my name out there, I guess. So, I thought to myself: Okay,....More
Jul 18, 2007

It's a FitLife

Upon arrival home from my latest road trip late Monday night, I determined that I would not get on a plane again until October when I fly to Chicago....More
Jul 16, 2007

Spin. Spin. Spin.

After a fun-filled long weekend in Vegas (for fun, not for work this time), I‘m back in the office and getting a good jump on the August issue. I‘m....More
Jul 16, 2007

On the Ball

Things are starting to get a little giddy around here. And by "things," I mean me. It's been awhile since I've blogged, so I thought what better day....More
Jul 06, 2007

Top 100 Over and Out

It is finally over. The mad rush to finish the annual Top 100 club list is done, and the last pages for the July issue are out of here. One club....More
Jul 03, 2007

Last Days for July

We're in our last three days of production for the July issue. It came down to the wire on the Top 100 list. I kept plugging away (with the help of....More
Jun 26, 2007

Calm Before the Storm

We are at that time of the month that I refer to as “the calm before the storm.” We‘re not quite on deadline and pushing pages through the production....More
Jun 22, 2007

Still Thinking About Florida

It's been two weeks since I arrived back home from Orlando and the Club Industry East show, but thoughts of Florida are never far away. Today, I....More
Jun 20, 2007

Diabetes and Preventive Care

I just read a Reuters story this morning about how much the treatment of diabetes is costing our country. It's staggering! In 2005, the U.S....More
Jun 15, 2007

Busy, Busy with Bally, Preventive Care, Top 100 and Best of Best

It's getting a little hectic around here. We are working on a story about Bally's plans for Chapter 11 and the lawsuit by one of its largest....More
Jun 13, 2007

What Do You Think About the Credit Card Standard?

As we research a follow-up article to our Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) story from May, I wonder how many of you are even....More
Jun 12, 2007

Coalition Tackles Obesity

I read a news release yesterday about a coalition of lawmakers, health care groups, pharmaceutical companies and others that met at the National....More
Jun 12, 2007

Looking Back

Rather than doing a thousand or so teeny-tiny blogs, I thought I'd wrap up my experience at the Club Industry East show with a few more thoughts and....More
Jun 09, 2007

The Doctor and the Soft Sell

When I met Dr. Ian Smith this morning, I was taken off guard by his shyness and his seeming desire to sink into the woodwork rather than stand out in....More
Jun 08, 2007

The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round...

For the first time ever, Club Industry East held a club tour of three fabulous fitness facilities in the Orlando area. Also, for the first time ever....More
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