“For decades we have been preaching that you have to have a sensible diet and exercise to lose weight effectively and maintain the weight loss,” Thompson says. Personal training. “It has been popular for a long time, but we are seeing a slight decrease in the one-on-one training, and now it’s changing to small-group personal training,” Thompson says. “People still want the personal attention.” Fitness programs for older adults. Many fitness professionals are creating age-appropriate fitness programs to keep older adults healthy and active. Some gyms are catering to older members during their slower times such as from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Thompson says. Gyms may turn down the loud music and stop the flashing lights and offer programs for these adults, he says.
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We’re not saying we’re inferior or superior [because of hijab]. It’s all about the inner,” said personal trainer and fitness DVD producer Nadine Abu Jubara, who is based in the United States. Nadine noted that the new fitness DVD will feature a woman wearing a hijab who reveals only her bare face and hands. The workout begins with an Islamic phrase that means “In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful.” The fitness DVD is designed to follow Islamic rules about attire. From an Islamic standpoint we have different rules and regulations about what you can and can’t see, Nadine told reporters. We wanted her [the instructor] to be covered but we wanted to show she had a six-pack and guns. You can tell she’s an expert in her field. That’s what we want people to strive to emulate. Nadine was motivated to develop the fitness DVD when she lost weight and could not find any appropriate exercise videos to use for herself.
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Garmin reported net income of $187.7 million, or 69 cents per share, on consensus estimates of 59 cents per share. Sales were down 4% to $643.6 million in sales. With the Street expecting a much larger slide to $628.9 million, the market is celebrating the results. Garmin shares opened up 3.7% to $49.87. Sales in Garmins automotive and mobile segment were down 16% to $322.5 million. The outdoor division, Garmins second largest, was also down 4% to $101.4.