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The Compass Has Evolved! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It fascinates me when new technology changes the way we engage in physical activities. I still remember the moment in my professional career when I first d ... Read on »
Everyone Could Use Some Spare Change by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Despite being a bit of a techno-geek, I’m still a health educator and fitness professional first. I admit, I spend countless hours on the web exploring online to ... Read on »
XRTainment Zone Hits Their Target! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I had the opportunity to lunch with Ernie Medina (”Exergaming Evangelist”) this weekend while I was visiting southern California. I met him on Sunday afternoon o ... Read on »
Blogging Code of Ethics for Fitness Blogs? by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This past Friday I was in southern California presenting a workshop entitled “Blogging for Health, Fitness, and Wellness Professionals.” Although the 4-hour work ... Read on »
Could your desk be the next gym? by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Let’s face it, it helps to be connected. Now, the company that brings you ‘innovative desk exercises’ is offering free workouts for Face ... Read on »
Unleash the Power of Group Fitness by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise We often hear people say “you’ve got to get a blog !” Obviously blogging serves many purposes, both personally and professionally. But creating a blog is eas ... Read on »
I’ve been Tagged! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It was Tuesday evening and I was hard at work on a presentation for Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center in Scottsdale, AZ on how to integrate Web 2.0 technologies wi ... Read on »
To see results, you’ve got to STICKAM to your workouts! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise For the past several months (as part of my research for a fitness/tech article I’m writing), I’ve been exploring the various ways health and fitness professi ... Read on »
Stop, Blog and Roll! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’ll be presenting another workshop on blogging called “ Stop, Blog, and Roll ” at Chandler Public Library at the Hamilton Branch on Wednesday, March 26th at 6:3 ... Read on »
Wii So FABB! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’m being featured * LIVE * on my first internet radio show! Host, fitness instructor, and self-proclaimed “Goddess of Virtual Fitness” Raina (aka Penda) will ... Read on »
Tech & Fitness: Two Ships Passing in the Night by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I know it’s been a while since my last post (shame on me!). I went to SXSW a few weeks ago and my brain is still recovering from the tech-information overload. ... Read on »
South by Southwest (aka SXSW) by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise No, it’s not a typo. I didn’t mean to write “ North by Northwest ” (the famous Hitchock-Cary Grant flick thriller). I meant, South by Sout ... Read on »
Naturally Wireless by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The word “wireless” is ironic. When we hear the word, we immediately think of any technology that doesn’t require a physical wire or cord in order to connect to ... Read on »
Play In Your World by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Obviously, I’m a big supporter of exergames (exercise + video games = interactive game play). After all, I spent my years in grad school studying the cardiovascu ... Read on »
Run, FatBoy, Run! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I haven’t had much luck with my choices of running movies , lately. The last marathon flick I reviewed (Spirit of the Marathon) was too long, uninspired, and na ... Read on »
The Future of Group Exercise (Post-02) "Branded Classes" by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In my first entry in the ‘Future of Group Exercise’ series, I invited the online community to join in on a conversation about the next decade of group fitness. Kelly ... Read on »
Earth Day 5K 2008 by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Earth day 5K 2008 , Tempe, AZ. I couldn’t have asked for a more crystal moment of clarity during the race: Watching the Arizona sun set behind the m ... Read on »
FitnessFest Arizona 2008! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You are bound to find a health and fitness conference happening somewhere around the world at any given month. And in Arizona, April is the month for FitnessFes ... Read on »
Joy of Tech’s "Apple’s Lifestyle Companion" by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Every once in a while Joy of Tech comes out with a health-related cartoon that gives me a good chuckle. But the recent “Apple’s Lifestyle Companion” happene ... Read on »
Cardio Coach Coaches Well to Fitness Enthusiasts by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In a blog post I wrote a few months ago entitled Peas in a Podcast , I discussed the importance of personal trainers needing to screen fitness podcasts prior to ... Read on »