Top 8 Things To Do Before a Workout

The steps required before beginning your workout are just as important as the steps you take during a workout. Your pre-workout routines can also contribute to your exercise’s desired effects. Therefore, it is important to make sure that you have a (mental or physical) checklist in place for aiding your pre-workout routine. This article outlines… Read More

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Waste Work…

“People who have time on their hands will inevitably waste the time of people who have work to do.” Thomas Sowell (1930 to Present) Thomas Sowell is an American economist and social theorist. After dropping out of Stuyvesant High School he served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He received a… Read More

Are Beliefs about Severity Influenced by Patients’ Fears, Interactions with Clinicians, and Experiences within their Social Networks?

Research Paper Title Exploring patient perspectives of prediabetes and diabetes severity: a qualitative study. Background This qualitative study sought to identify and describe patients’ variant perceptions of disease severity after receiving a type 2 diabetes (T2DM) or prediabetes (preDM) diagnosis. Methods The researchers interviewed 29 patients from two US medical centers to ascertain perceptions of… Read More

What are the Effects of Social Support on the Stress-Health Relationship among Military Personnel?

Research Paper Title Effects of Social Support on the Stress-Health Relationship: Gender Comparison among Military Personnel. Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate how the role of workplace social support and gender affect the relationship between work stress and the physical and mental health of military personnel in Taiwan. The analysis results reveal… Read More

Social Media: From Members to Ambassadors

As the fitness industry continues to produce a great variety of exercises and programmes, and increases the number of clubs in every market, getting connected with current and prospective members is more important than ever. One of the best ways to (organically) create strong connections with members is through social media – which has become… Read More

American Civil War Veterans & Social Networks

Research Paper Title Persistent Social Networks: Civil War Veterans Who Fought Together Co-Locate in Later Life. Background The researchers demonstrate the long reach of early social ties in the location decision of individuals and in their older age mortality risk using data on Union Army veterans of the US Civil War (1861-5). Methods The researchers… Read More