5 Tips for Hiring the Right Staff entrepreneur alert

As a business owner, one of the most important assets you have are staff. Without them, you have no business. In the fitness industry, your instructors are what drive business and keep people coming back. But where can you find them and how do you know they are a good fit by a resume, a phone interview or meeting them? I have made many mistakes over the years and here are 5 mistakes to avoid when hiring new instructors. Save time with a phone call. At one point I had held open auditions, but as they say time is money and sitting through instructor after instructor lead a 10-minute mini class session was very time-consuming. From this I learned to always start with a phone call to hear their

How to stay sane when locked in at home

Living through this new wave of CV19 in Chicago means stay in shelter or not leaving your house for anything that isn't essential. It means, I 'll be staying home other than going into my building to check on things working properly as a building structure. That said, we decided, in our home to make a plan for "Stay in shelter" living. Here are the rules that we are going to put into action starting tonight! Rules for quarantine Eat dinner at the table and light candles (No more grazing in the kitchen) No TV during dinner ( A bad habit we are getting into this past week with the restaurant and bar closings) Plan Hangouts or Zoom Calls at least 3x week (for business and pleasure) Wake up by 7

Healthy easy recipes for side dish or lunch

See it on WGN: Quick Sides for Everyone - Enjoy these healthy recipes from Peapod.com Beet and Hazelnut Salad (Paleo, GF, DF, Vegan, Vegetarian) Ingredients: 5 (1/4 lb each) small beets 7 tbsp olive oil, divided​ 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 2 (5 oz) pkgs Organic Spring Mix 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Peel and cut the beets into thin wedges. Add to baking sheet and toss with 2 tbsp oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast 25–30 min., until tender. With garlic press, crush the garlic cloves into a large bowl. Whisk in the vinegar, mustard, and remaining 5 tbsp oil until combined. Season with

20 Minute Core Workout

Here's your 20-minute core workout. Simple follow each exercise and perform each row one time through then repeat the row. There are 9 exercises to perform. Remember to warm up 3-5 minutes with breathing and light cardio movements like walking, stairs, knee lifts, plank knee drivers, or mountain climbers.

Working Out at Home

Here is a simple workout program that you can do at home. Please keep in mind that I use vertical loading. This means that you do each exercise one time and then repeat it again in the order of the set. Do A, then B, then C then repeat A, then B, then C. This way the exercises are set up that you get a little break between sets on the muscle groups that are worked. Hope this makes sense and check out youtube and facebook for daily 20-minute workouts. For this routine perform: Side lunges on each side - you can add a weight to touch the floor and then press to the side to get the shoulders in on this and biceps. Single leg touchdowns - Perform alternating sides and keep step forward about 18

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