When it comes to fitness, finding the right gear is an important step that shouldn’t be overlooked. From clothing to the equipment, working with fitness gear that is either ill-fitting for your body or inappropriate for the activity that you’re doing, may result in an uncomfortable workout – or even worse, prompt an injury.
A team of terrific volunteers are often the unsung heroes in a parks and recreation organization. While your parks and rec staff are the people who put together programming and events, volunteers help your staff bring their vision to life. Here’s how to develop an effective volunteer program for your organization.
Pilates has taken North America by storm. While the workout was previously used to alleviate lower back pain and known to be costlier, it is now one of the most popular forms of exercise. In comparison to yoga — the studios in which Pilates is often taught — Pilates is still a considerably new form of exercise, with its origins tracing back to World War I. Its many benefits, however, have cemented Pilates as a terrific addition to any workout plan.
While you may not be ready to complete a full marathon this year, training for and completing your first half-marathon is an exciting accomplishment that you can feel proud of. Whether you already run three to four times per week or you’ve been more akin to your couch, a disciplined training schedule will push you as you build towards running 13 miles (or 21.1 kilometers). Setting your goals early on to get active, achieve better run times, and build your endurance leading up to the race.
Residents’ associations are formed to serve a membership of the community’s residents and are responsible for maintaining community-owned properties, internal processes, recreational programming, landscaping, and more. As they serve many individuals and households, residents’ associations are required to collect, use, and protect personal information, such as addresses, phone numbers, and credit card information, which are at risk of a security breach.