Employee health and wellness
By Tyler Fenwick
Robert Owen, the British owner of a textile manufacturing plant who used his wealth to start a utopian socialist community in New Harmony, coined a slogan in 1817 that went on to inform labor rights activists of the 19th and 20th centuries:
“Eight hours labour, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest,”
chopping a ...
Journey toward fitness
By Sarah Jameson Felder
They make it look easy. You know the instructors who get in front of a group exercise class day in and day out, talk while exercising and never seem fatigued in the slightest. Sure, they sweat, but once class is over, they look like they could go another round — and sometimes they do.
Then there’s the regular ...
Thinking of starting a business? Stay on top of the regulations
By Judith Wright
As the economy improves, more people are taking the leap to start their own businesses. The U.S. government reports nearly half a million small businesses are started each month, but only half of entrepreneurial start-ups survive to a five-year mark. One reason businesses fold is the inability to successfully navigate the maze ...
By Jaylon Jones
Named after William Zion, a businessman and mercantile owner, Zionsville was heralded for its land resources by early settlers. Zionsville is in the southeast corner of Boone County, which was founded four years before the town and named after Daniel Boone. Before whites settled the area, Miami Indians lived there.
With a ...
Make sure your business isn’t an expensive hobby
By Nicole Kearney
Since college, I’ve been involved in many entrepreneurial activities. However, it’s my startup, Sip & Share Winery, over the last two years that’s taught me the most about being an entrepreneur. Learn first, realize the why, your purpose and inspiration for starting. Know why your idea is unique and what problem(s) ...
Apps track fitness goals
By Brittany King
With a new year comes new fitness and health goals. While some people will look to an accountability partner to help them shed a few pounds or minutes off their mile time, recent advancements in fitness-tracking technology make it easier than ever to track your progress and health goals.
Not only are fitness ...
By Chris Parker
Just because it’s cold and wet outside is no reason to be a couch plant. There are plenty of opportunities to get your motor running and head out for better health and fitness. Whether at a gym, rec center or even outside, there are plenty of great, sometimes low-cost opportunities to get you into better shape....
Staying fit for a lifetime
By Ryan Lucas
Louise Meals has been a member of the SilverSneakers senior fitness program at the Harper J. Ransburg YMCA in Indianapolis, both as an instructor and a participant, for the past 10 years. Meals, 76, credits the program for keeping her fit and doesn’t know how she would do so without the program.
“I don’t think I ...
By Jaylon Jones
About 55 years ago, Black Jewell Popcorn started growing and selling a one-of-a kind, heirloom strain of black kernel popcorn. In addition to its uniqueness, Black Jewell Popcorn is verified non-GMO and the dark color means it’s packed with antioxidants that help protect against molecules that damage cells, known as ...
Creating a fit Indiana
By Oseye Boyd
Every year, Hoosiers across the state vow to make changes that will lead to a healthier lifestyle. Fitness centers swell with new members, department stores discount exercise equipment and fitness gear as people try to stick to their resolutions. As many people have realized, sticking to those resolutions is sometimes easier said ...