• The Role of Community in Health and Wellness

    By Bonnie Kretchik

    NASM Certified Personal Trainer
    B.A. in English

    As social beings, we are members of various communities. We are members of our family community, school community, church community, academic community and several more. Whether or not we are consciously aware, we participate, affect and are affected by the dynamic of perhaps hundreds of communities over the course of our lifetime…for better or for

  • The Breakdown of Sports Performance

    By Lynette Laufenberg

    CPT

    Co-Authored by Jack Laufenberg (Son of Lynette) Are you the type of person who participates in sports based upon athletic performance and measured achievement, or are you the recreational athlete who joins the team to stay active and be social? The societal impact of sports in American communities today is huge. With sports being defined

  • What is “Wellness?”

    By Bonnie Kretchik

    NASM Certified Personal Trainer
    B.A. in English

    When asked to discuss the concept of “wellness”, I had to ask myself, what exactly is “wellness?” Depending on who you talk to, the definition varies. Take, for example, the personal trainer or avid exerciser. A typical response may be something along the lines of “free from injury or muscle soreness” while a busy parent