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Entries in Linda Mitchell (3)

Wednesday
Jul182012

What Summer Olympics sport gets an athlete in the best shape?

The 2012 Summer Olympics are nearly here. And over a two-week period we will see some amzing feats, superior athletes and excellent teamwork.

But what is the best event, fitness-wise?

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Thursday
May032012

IHRSA members take fight to Capitol Hill during Summit

Scott and Beth Gillespie of Saco Fitness talk to an aide for Maine Senator Susan Collins, at IHRSA's 10th annual Summit for a Healthier America.It is easy to arrive at IHRSA’s 10th annual Summit for a Healthier America in Washington, D.C., and be a little intimidated. Most of the two-day event takes place in the shadow of the Capitol building. 

But when the 40 or so IHRSA members stepped back and took a breath they realized that what they are asking for from their city and state’s representation is in the entire nation’s best interest. 

For day 1 coverage, click here.

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Wednesday
Apr042012

IHRSA 2012 attendees liked what they saw and heard

The 3rd Annual Women's Leadership Summit was well attended. Here a table discusses a topic in a break-out session.With so much to do and see and IHRSA 2012, if you asked 100 people – pretty much the line at the Starbucks in the lobby – you’d probably get around 99 different responses. 

Whether it was a first-timer or a veteran, a club owner or an associate member, there was no shortage of interesting seminars, intriguing speakers and new and innovative products on the Trade Show floor. 

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