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Personal Training To Lose Weight In Your Target Areas

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, July 31, 2018

FieldHouse, Sudbury, MASummer is here and you just aren’t losing weight in those areas where you really want to make improvements in your body. Maybe it’s your arms, belly or thighs. You can do this with exercise. Most likely you have specific areas of your body that you would like to change, or “improve”. Unfortunately, too many of us want to lose our over-forty belly, lose 5 or 10 pounds, or tone up our arms or thighs. If you want to feel confident this summer on the beach and on vacation, personal training can help.

Don’t wait any longer to get in shape and lose weight, a personal trainer can help you to achieve your fitness goals efficiently and swiftly. Just running, taking an exercise class, or walking on the treadmill won’t work your specific target areas. A personalized training program with your specific goals in mind is what you need.

Cardio exercise is perfect for overall cardio vascular health, but it may not be targeting your specific body area which you want to improve. If you are not overly comfortable in a gym, just getting back to exercise, or perhaps you are a seasoned athlete training for a triathlon, a personal trainer can help you meet your goals.

A personal training program will help keep you focused on maintaining or increasing your fitness levels, assisting you in weight loss, overseeing your strength-training and offering dieting advice.

Working out at a health club is a social, physical, psychological, and emotional experience. Personal training can enhance this experience and allow you to enjoy it at the highest level all while helping you reach your fitness goals faster. Contact the FieldHouse in Sudbury for information on personal training to target your “problem” areas.

Importance of Team-Building Activities For Employees

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, July 26, 2018
FieldHouse Sudbury Team Building, Sudbury, Framingham, Concord, MA

As a small business owner, a cohesive team of employees can be imperative to your success. Many small businesses find high-performing teams critical because people must work closely together, wear many hats and work effectively across the organization to get tasks accomplished quickly enough to remain competitive. Because teamwork is so critical to a business' success, team building activities are vital.

Build Trust

Team-building activities can help develop trust among your employees. Trust is a critical component to business, especially when teamwork is required on a daily basis to achieve objectives and grow companies. Trust is critical in business because it can make or break a team, and business can no longer survive without teams. Mutual trust fostered by team-building activities can allow your employees to depend more on one another and be more productive and efficient as a result. One team-building activity that can build trust pairs employees and requires them to maintain eye contact for at least 60 seconds without looking away. This activity can make employees "become more comfortable and trusting of each other through the practicing of eye contact."

Ease Conflicts

Depending on the varied personalities of your employees, unnecessary conflicts and disputes might arise. Corporate team-building activities can play an important role in easing conflicts between coworkers by allowing employees to bond with one another and become more accustomed to each others' personalities. To ease conflicts, use team-building activities that allow coworkers to get to know one another on a personal level. These type of exercises might include having each employee share three interesting personal facts about herself with the group. If conflicts in the office are an issue with your team, hold your team-building activities in a neutral location such as a retreat space, public park or rented hotel conference room where any sentiment from the office won't be so palpable.

Increase Collaboration

Team-building activities can establish a stronger bond between coworkers who might blame one another when problems arise within shared business projects. This bond can help in increasing collaboration among employees during daily business activities. An effective team is one with a penchant for collaboration and a keen awareness of interdependency. Assign team-building activities that require all employees to participate at once. During team-building activities, encourage employees to avoid blaming one another for solutions to hypothetical situations that might not work well.

Effective Communication

Through team-building activities, employees can learn how to better communicate with one another because they probably will be faced with activities that need to be solved as a group. This type of communication practice can translate into more productive and efficient daily work and allow employees to function better as an overall team. During team-building activities, encourage your workers to verbalize issues as they arise in a calm and professional manner.

For more information on team building events and activities, contact the FieldHouse in Sudbury.

Source: smallbusiness.chron.com

Benefits of Team Building For Businesses

Joseph Coupal - Monday, July 09, 2018
FieldHouse, Sudbury, MA - Corporate Team Building

Intense focus helps improve an employee's ability to work with a team.

Team building is an often overlooked, but essential activity for your business. You can use team building to celebrate successes or to mold your employees into a team. Your company benefits through increased cooperation among your employees and a feeling of accomplishment for everyone. Tasks become easier when all employees understand that they are working together for a common goal. Obstacles are overcome when people come together to solve problems. Turf wars are less frequent when your associates understand the importance of everyone's assignments and duties.

Communication

Team building can significantly improve communications among the people in your company. A properly designed and delivered team-building activity will improve the way your people interact in your organization. Skills and techniques are practiced and improved through team building activities and your associates will discover how each department works. Communication in all its forms, from email to face-to-face meetings, are practiced and analyzed for effectiveness. Once every employee understands the needs of other associates and departments, communication among your people improves almost immediately.

Commitment

Commitment to your company and your corporate goals can also improve with team building. When everyone attends a company team building event, company bonding occurs and this commitment strengthens your company. Team building results in everyone pulling in the same direction. By actually experiencing this feeling through team building activities, your team understands what can be accomplished when everyone pulls together for a common goal. Understanding what is important and building a team to accomplish goals, is easier when everyone has experienced exactly how to accomplish it in a team-building session.

Collaboration

You will notice increased collaboration among your departments after an effective team-building session. Barriers to working together will be reduced and obstacles to cooperation will be eliminated. Working together in team-building activities helps your departments to understand what each individual needs from the other members of your company. Actually practicing collaboration techniques in your team building session also provides ample opportunities to learn how to work together to accomplish a goal. Truly understanding the needs of each department member is an additional benefit of your team building program.

Culture

Your employees will have the opportunity to experience and practice your culture during their team building session. Through activities and events, your associates will experience the values of your company and also have the chance to use these values during the team building program. By using these values with their coworkers, your employees will begin to understand your culture and values and why they are important for success. Talking about culture is fine, but actually experiencing it, along with your fellow associates, makes living that culture every day a reality.

For information on corporate team building events, contact The FieldHouse in Sudbury.

Source: smallbusiness.chron.com

What Are the Benefits of Team Building?

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Field House - Corporate Team Building and Events in Framingham, Concord, Sudbury, MA

Improved team performance has many benefits for small employers.

Businesses that take the time to develop employees properly see long-term benefits. Team building is one area of development that is easily overlooked. As a business leader, you can get many benefits from incorporating team-building exercises and activities into your company culture. Team building is worth the time and effort.

Building Trust Among Co-Workers

When co-workers are forced to work on a project outside the scope of normal job duties, they relax and let their guard down. After all, no one will be fired for not solving the scavenger hunt the fastest. When walls are lowered, people engage in creative dialogue seeking solutions to the task at hand. Co-workers realize they are part of a team with a variety of ideas that can help solve problems. The result is greater trust among co-workers when they return to the daily office tasks.

Improving Company Morale

Team-building exercises are meant to be fun and engaging for everyone. Strange team-building exercises, such as building a contraption to catch an egg from a 2-foot drop without it breaking, seem funny at face value. However, the creative solutions come with whacky ideas, often laughter and a combined competitive spirit. These moments overflow into the work environment, giving people a connection and improving overall company morale. Great morale leads to improved productivity.

Better Communication

Team-building exercises are designed to force people to brainstorm about odd problems or talk about themselves in nonwork ways. The exercise forces people to follow the script and talk to one another. This has far-reaching benefits. Not only do co-workers learn more about each other's talents and skills, they might also learn about their cultural history. This opens eyes as to why people might act or speak differently from one another. Business leaders know that a diverse workplace where people respect others' backgrounds and opinions lead to better communication and fewer misunderstandings or conflict.

Uncover Leadership Qualities

When you put a group of people together who don't normally have reason to work with one another, you see natural personalities rise to the top. As a result, the wall-flower might need prodding to engage in the activity. It also allows those with natural leadership abilities to step up and take charge of the activity. Business owners can observe the type of leadership style someone demonstrates: authoritative, coaching or pacesetter. This helps business leaders see how to cultivate existing leaders better and mentor new leaders in the company.

Identify Strengths and Weaknesses

While doing daily activities, people stick to their respective tasks. This isn't always a full picture of what someone's strengths and weaknesses are. Team-building exercises help identify core competencies that employers seek in employees. Competencies include but aren't limited to competitiveness, integrity, influencing, problem-solving and goal setting. Business leaders are able to identify these traits and use this information to build a strong team by investing in building up its people.

For more information on team building events, contact The FieldHouse in Sudbury

Source: smallbusiness.chron.com


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