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JediGym by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I came across this video while doing my weekly YouTube rounds; following up on the latest fitness clips. Although this video comically blends the Jedi li ... Read on »
A Vegetarian in Turkiye by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I am leaving today and taking 2 months off to live and play in Istanbul, Turkiye ! I am dedicating a separate ‘ Be Fit In Turkiye ‘ blog to journal my travels. P ... Read on »
Future of Group Exercise (Post-03) "Micro-Classes" by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today, most group fitness classes are sixty minutes long. Some indoor cycling classes operate within a 45 -minute format. In recent years 30 -minute “power” or “expre ... Read on »
Twitter and Other Mobile-izing Tools in Teaching & Learning by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Yesterday, I had the opportunity to present a session entitled “ Twitter and Other Mobile-izing Tools in Teaching & Learning ” at the Maricopa District’s Teaching and Lea ... Read on »
Express Your VoiceThread on Fitness by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’m always interested in how health instructors use web 2.0 technologies to educate about physical fitness and exercise. Here’s what I found on VoiceThread , an applicati ... Read on »
Exergames Gain Momentum! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The field of exergaming and ‘games for health’ continue to grow. The momentum is strong and the scientists, programmers and health/fitness professionals have been rapidly ... Read on »
Twittering Wellness by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Last week, I presented at the National Wellness Conference in Stevens Point, Wisconsin . While checking my regular Twitter feeds , I came across @jodyNwellness who ... Read on »
National Wellness Conference by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The National Wellness Conference (held every year at Stevens Point, Wisconsin) is perhaps the most inviting conference within the wellness industry. People always s ... Read on »
StepTube: The Next Wave? by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Over the past year, I’ve been following fitness professionals on YouTube in hopes to learn the various ways they are applying online video sharing technology to their ... Read on »
IDEA Health & Fitness - World Convention by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I was fortunate to be invited again this year as a presenter at one of the biggest health and fitness conventions for our industry. The I DEA Health and Fitness Wo ... Read on »
Be Fit Wii-th Biray by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In early May, I convinced my parents to buy a Nintendo Wii (finally!). And after pestering my dad to play a game with me after dinner one night, I ended up gettin ... Read on »
SXSW: Bringing Fitness to the Techies by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise One of the reasons why I started this blog over a year ago was to have a place to explore my thoughts on how new media technologies and video games were effecting health ... Read on »
Parents vs. Exergames by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Parents everywhere want to know:can playing video gamesactuallybe healthy for you and your kids? Video game consoles, like Nintendo Wii, have taken game play into a m ... Read on »
Challenge is ON for Gyminee! by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’ve been playing around a lot onGyminee, a fitness-related social networking site. (Just thinkFacebookfor fitness with additional features for logging your workouts and mea ... Read on »
Cardio Coach in Person by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise About 3 months ago, I wrote an extensive review of the fitness podcastCardio Coach Vol. 1workout, created bySean O’Malley, founder and voice ofCardio Coach. I had been so im ... Read on »
IDEA Health & Fitness - World Convention by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I was fortunate to be invited again this year as a presenter at one of the biggest health and fitness conventions for our industry. TheIDEA Health and FitnessWorld Conventio ... Read on »
Future of Group Exercise (Post-03) “Micro-Classes” by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today, most group fitness classes aresixtyminutes long. Some indoor cycling classes operate within a45-minute format. In recent years30-minute “power” or “express” classes h ... Read on »
Twitter and Other Mobile-izing Tools in Teaching & Learning by Biray Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Yesterday, I had the opportunity to present a session entitled “Twitter and Other Mobile-izing Tools in Teaching & Learning” at the Maricopa District’sTeaching and Learning ... Read on »