Some examples of my work and experience in this discipline are technical problems and labs where the format and outcome, specifically geared towards 3-D parametric or solid creations. To this end classes geared to full compliance with GD&T , (2008 ASME Y14.5-2009 standard),;…….. Utilizing CAD 217&218.
Main objectives and outcomes for extensive labs were:
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1.)T.each parametric 3-Design and through Draft-views, after creating associated objects and fully present and dimension via 2-D.
2.)Create multiple parts and become familiar with assemble techniques by creating assembles, from a assemble drawing, and vividly show relationships and fit, through through draft views, linking created drawings with presentation software. (Media)
3.) Additionally, a third class utilized or necessitated learning key concepts of Drafting & Geometric Tolerance, where concepts were learned and subsequently utilized in establishing the proper Geometric Tolerances applicable.
My motivation and modus-operate is indistinct in the sense of guide rules or boundaries that tend to be archaic and riding versus agility and fuller flexibility in expression.
LA Fitness is a network of athletic clubs designed to provide its members with a variety of exercise options at an affordable price. LA Fitness, which prides itself on friendly customer service, boasts a wide range of exercise classes and other organized sporting leagues and activities. LA Fitness is a privately owned company, with ownership divided between the equity firms of CIVC Partners, Madison Dearborn Partners and Seidler Equity Partners.
History Founded in 1984, LA Fitness was conceived with a corporate goal to purchase and operate struggling fitness clubs. Throughout the 1990s, LA Fitness expanded its brand though acquiring and turning-around existing clubs and through developing and building its own properties. In 1995, LA Fitness constructed a 45,000-square-foot multipurpose facility that would serve as the company’s signature design. By 1998, LA Fitness had 12 similar clubs throughout California and Arizona, sparking the company’s rapid growth.
LA Fitness originated in Pennsylvania in 1984. Since then, it has opened over 200 clubs across the United States. Most LA Fitness clubs offer general fitness, group classes and personal training. The group fitness classes are often new and trendy offerings to keep up with demands of members. Some clubs even feature large indoor pools and juice bars where you can purchase snacks, smoothies and other beverages.The fitness industry encompasses both for-profit and not-for-profit facilities providing activities for the purpose of improving general as well as specific fitness levels. According to First Research, approximately 30,000 facilities operate in the U.S. with estimated annual revenue of $21 billion. Since the 1970s, many changes have brought the industry from the days of the muscle heads to a wider audience. Success is generally based on the right combination of services, demographics, marketing and location.
Culture LA Fitness is a popular health club that offers multiple locations across the country. This health club offers many of the common amenities in traditional gyms, including cardio equipment, large studios and a weight training area. It strives to keep up with trends in the industry, offering new and popular classes along with modern equipment.
The fitness business provides a service based on specific needs. From initial evaluation, through program design and implementation to follow-up, the industry provides supervision, assistance and motivation for individuals of all fitness levels. Instruction on how to exercise is offered in a group or individual basis. Facilities provide space and equipment, with amenities such as locker rooms, spa and pool facilities and sometimes child care. Fitness professionals employed by the facility are expected to be qualified for their position.
to embrace change and Adjust In
an industry often equated with fad and fashion, LA Fitness has steadily
increased its presence by focusing on the one lifelong benefit valued by
everyone: good health.
Born in Southern California in 1984, we continue to seek innovative ways to enhance the physical and emotional wellbeing of our increasingly diverse membership base. Today, our state-of-the-art clubs span the continent and we’re still expanding. Our strong and successful growth stems from our commitment to understanding and meeting the distinct needs of each community we serve. With our wide range of amenities and a highly trained staff, we can provide fun and effective workout options to family members of all ages and interests. Because we know that a healthy society depends on the wellbeing of all those who comprise it, our emphasis is on giving our members the most for their dollars to make the LA Fitness experience accessible to more segments of the community.
In an industry often equated with fad and
fashion, LA Fitness has steadily increased its presence by focusing on the
one lifelong benefit valued by everyone: good health. |
Born in Southern California in 1984, we continue to seek innovative ways to enhance the physical and emotional wellbeing of our increasingly diverse membership base. Today, our state-of-the-art clubs span the continent and we’re still expanding. Our strong and successful growth stems from our commitment to understanding and meeting the distinct needs of each community we serve. With our wide range of amenities and a highly trained staff, we can provide fun and effective workout options to family members of all ages and interests. Because we know that a healthy society depends on the wellbeing of all those who comprise it, our emphasis is on giving our members the most for their dollars to make the LA Fitness experience accessible to more segments of the community. When you enter an LA Fitness, you know what to expect. The state of the art facility and equipment are familiar and comfortable, but what we are most proud of are the people who are there to serve you. The people who warmly greet you expertly train you, enthusiastically teach you. lt is the entire team, our best resource, who is dedicated to making your fitness experience an exceptional one. History (Great Britain) LA fitness grew out of three clubs, each owned by one of the founders. In 1990 Fred Turock, Jeremy Taylor and David Turner decided to get together to jointly manage these clubs, with the aim of building up a network of gyms with first class facilities. In 1996 they created the LA fitness brand and the following year they joined the top ten health and fitness club operators, catering to a wide variety of people of all shapes and sizes and with a huge range of goals. In 1999 the growth and success of the LA fitness group led to a listing on the London Stock Exchange. In 2005 the team decided they needed more control – they wanted to make sure LA Fitness could continue to provide affordable membership and a fun environment for its growing band of members. LA fitness joined forces with MidOcean Partners and exited the Stock Exchange – and since then we’ve grown by leaps and bounds, buying the Dragon chain of gyms and creating a strategy for growth that will further cement our position as an innovative and fun brand.
LA fitness Contracts
– Flexible contracts are available e.g. 1 months, 6 months, 12 months, 24 months
– Members who commit to a longer membership gain the benefit of a more competitive rate
– 85% of new members sign-up at our in-club, digital, interactive kiosks requiring 3 x signatures of our T&Cs
– All members signing up via kiosk receive an instant email directing them to our T&Cs
– All members that sign up either via kiosk, over the telephone or on line have a 10-day cooling-off period
– A Welcome Letter is sent typically within 7 days of joining directing to our FAQs and T&Cs on our website
– As with most initial term contracts (e.g. satellite TV & mobile phones) the direct debit payment rolls over into a month to month and members need to give 30 days’ written notice to terminate the membership
– In all circumstances, our new Member Pledge applies to all members
Two Watchdog researchers signed up to a 6 month membership, one of whom joined through our Kiosk in club where an email would have been sent automatically confirming the pre-agreement and our T&Cs. Both researchers cancelled within 7 days by calling our Member Services team. They exercised their right to cancel within our 10 day cooling off period which was honored as part of our new Member Pledge. All new members receive a Welcome letter which directs them to the FAQs and T&Cs on our website and offers potential Members an opportunity to discuss concerns and indeed change their mind. These are sent typically within 7 days. The other researchers in your programme did not sign up to membership, and therefore would not have been part of our after sale process.
Despite the disappointing experience of the Watchdog researchers more than 50% of our members have been with us for more than 12 months, 35% for more than two years and around 15% for more than five years – our average length of stay for all members is 22months. Around 120,000 people join our clubs each year, so whilst any poor sales experience is regrettable, we accept that mistakes can happen. However, where we are made aware of it, we aim to remedy the situation as soon as possible and address any internal staff failing through re-training or disciplinary procedures as appropriate.
In response to the four specific case studies that the Watchdog programme have sent to us, two of them concerned members who wanted to terminate their contracts because they were moving home to an area not easily commutable to one of our clubs.
Neither of these cases would have happened following the launch of our Member Pledge in which we’ve said that anyone moving 10 miles or more from LA fitness is eligible to cancel their contract on proof of change of address. This distance is ‘rule of thumb’ and again our Member Services team is happy to discuss individual circumstances.
The two further cases you have highlighted to us were dealt with by our member services team once the full facts were revealed to us. We want to confirm that both employees were dismissed for misselling memberships, and we cancelled and closed both membership accounts with all outstanding payments removed. We also contacted our credit management teams to cease all contact, and apologized to the individuals in both matters.
We would like to reiterate that it is important that all new joiners carefully read our terms and conditions when they sign up. In the event that a member does wish to terminate their contract it is vital that they call our member services department 0844 770 7700 or email:email@example.com and discuss their requirements before cancelling any direct debit. LA fitness now has more than 80 clubs and over a quarter of a million members all over the United Kingdom. State-of-the-art equipment & Cardio area Group Fitness classes throughout the day at no additional charge, specialty classes, such as, Yoga, Cycling, Mat Pilates, Kickbox Cardio, Aqua Aerobics, and much more. Indoor heated lap pool, whirlpool spa and saunas Racquetball & Basketball* (tournaments and leagues available) Full locker facilities Personal Trainers* Kids Klub (babysitting)* Convenient locations throughout US and Canada Open 7 days per week; with some locations open 24 hours Juice Bar Personal Training Many of our members have already discovered the benefits of working with a personal trainer. From designing a customized workout plan to providing ongoing motivation and support, personal trainers are dedicated to helping you achieve your specific fitness goals. Every LA Fitness member receives a complimentary one hour fitness assessment with our training staff. 5 Good Reasons to have a Personal Trainer from LA Fitness Mix It Up with Cross Training. Trainers use a variety of effective workouts based upon your specific goalsTeaching vs. Showing. Instead of only showing you how to use exercise machines, a trainer will teach you principles of exercise that will stay with you for the rest of your lifeSet-A-Pace. Through professional guidance, trainers will teach you what pace and intensity level is required to get into great shapeTurn Weaknesses Into Strengths. Trainers have the opportunity to see where your weaknesses and strengths are, to develop a program specific to your needsAccountability. Trainers provide necessary accountability and motivation to maximize results Programs & Activities Aerobic Basics Burn up to 330 calories Just beginning a fitness program? Here’s a great way to start. No matter what your fitness level, this workout is for you. Come experience the fun, energy, and excitement, this class has to offer. You’ll strengthen the muscles in your arms and legs… more Aerobic Basics Just beginning a fitness program? Here’s a great way to start. No matter what your fitness level, this workout is for you. Come experience the fun, energy, and excitement, this class has to offer. You’ll strengthen the muscles in your arms and legs without any jumping. Don’t be surprised if you meet a new workout buddy.
Locate a class near you Aqua Fit Burn up to 400 calories A class for everyone, especially for those with joint ailments or injuries. Get fit with this challenging water workout. After a gentle warm-up in the calm 80 degree water, you’ll ease into the exercises using your own body weight and water… more Aqua Fit A class for everyone, especially for those with joint ailments or injuries. Get fit with this challenging water workout. After a gentle warm-up in the calm 80 degree water, you’ll ease into the exercises using your own body weight and water resistance dumbbells. Easy on the joints, these 50 minutes of water fun will have you splashing your way to improved strength. You’ll leave class feeling refreshed.
Locate a class near you Belly Dancing Burn up to 400 calories Want to add a little culture to your workout? Here you can shimmy your way to a sculpted body. As soon as the rhythmic music starts, you’ll begin to shake those hips and move those abdominal muscles. You’ll improve your posture too! Feel free to… more Belly Dancing Want to add a little culture to your workout? Here you can shimmy your way to a sculpted body. As soon as the rhythmic music starts, you’ll begin to shake those hips and move those abdominal muscles. You’ll improve your posture too! Feel free to add some flare to your fun by wearing a hip scarf.
Locate a class near you Body Works Plus Abs Burn up to 440 calories Muscle tone, posture, balance, and strength. With this dumbbell workout of low-weight repetitions, you’ll get it all. Now here’s something else to get pumped about, you don’t have to go solo on the free weight floor.
Locate a class near you Boot Camp Conditioning Burn up to 550 calories You can command Power, Strength, and Agility with this military inspired circuit workout that will push you to your limits. As you maneuver your way through each workout station, you’ll lunge, kick, crunch, box, cycle, and more for a full body… more Boot Camp Conditioning You can command Power, Strength, and Agility with this military inspired circuit workout that will push you to your limits. As you maneuver your way through each workout station, you’ll lunge, kick, crunch, box, cycle, and more for a full body workout. In the end, you’ll leave class feeling exhilarated. Cardio Jam Burn up to 390 calories This traditional aerobics class is a must try! Come join the fun in this high energy, fast-paced, fat burning class, with easy-to-follow exercises. With so much variety, there’s no time for boredom in this class.
Locate a class near you Club Boxing Circuit Burn up to 550 calories If you love to box, here is the perfect match. Bring the fighter in you and train like a pro. Gain speed through boxing combinations, find power in body punches to the heavy bag, increase agility through athletic drills. This is a knockout of a class.
Locate a class near you Core Train’g Burn up to 300 calories Strengthen your abs, back, glutes and more in this challenging workout focusing on the core muscles.
Locate a class near you Cycle Burn up to 550 calories If a challenge is what you’re looking for, this is it! Whether you’re training for a triathlon or riding for cardiovascular health, this class will get you there. Feel the energy from those that surround you as everyone endures the terrain. Come… more Cycle If a challenge is what you’re looking for, this is it! Whether you’re training for a triathlon or riding for cardiovascular health, this class will get you there. Feel the energy from those that surround you as everyone endures the terrain. Come enjoy the ride. Everyone leaves class a winner.
Locate a class near you Cycle Zone Burn up to 450 calories Stay in the zone with these 45 minutes of intensity. Just like our cycle class, you’ll ride through challenging terrain. The only difference? We’ll get you to your destination sooner.
Locate a class near you Hip Hop Burn up to 440 calories Lose your inhibitions and get fit to the beat. Whether you think you can dance or not, we’ll get your body grooving to fresh dance combinations. This class is ageless and so much fun. Enjoy it with a friend.
Locate a class near you Kickbox Cardio Burn up to 550 calories Feeling stressed? There is no better class than this one to get out all your frustration. Kick, punch, bob and weave your way to a higher fitness level. It’s the ultimate cardio challenge and so much fun. You’ll leave class feeling rejuvenated and… more Kickbox Cardio Feeling stressed? There is no better class than this one to get out all your frustration. Kick, punch, bob and weave your way to a higher fitness level. It’s the ultimate cardio challenge and so much fun. You’ll leave class feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on anything.
Locate a class near you Latin Heat Burn up to 550 calories This class is hot, hot hot! Burn calories while you shake up your workout through Latin-fused dance moves from the Cha cha, Merengue, Salsa, and more. It’s a great way to get those sculpted hips, legs, and abdomen.
Locate a class near you Mat Pilates Burn up to 275 calories Increase your flexibility as you flow through a series of dynamic movements that restore balance to core muscles of the lower back and abdominals. The ultimate class of focus and self-awareness.
Locate a class near you Sampler Burn up to 360 calories If you’ve never taken any group fitness class and are unsure which class is right for you, try this one. Experience a great sampling of some of our most popular formats combined into one class. Bring your enthusiasm and leave the rest to us. We’re… more Sampler If you’ve never taken any group fitness class and are unsure which class is right for you, try this one. Experience a great sampling of some of our most popular formats combined into one class. Bring your enthusiasm and leave the rest to us. We’re confident you’ll find what you’re looking for.
Locate a class near you Senior Fit Burn up to 225 calories Come meet new friends and enjoy this easy-to-follow workout that will increase your energy and stamina. The included use of lightweight dumbbells helps to improve muscle strength and bone density.
Locate a class near you Step Circuit Burn up to 500 calories If you enjoy step class but want to add variety, here’s your opportunity. We’ve added dumbbell use. Through intervals of step combinations and muscle conditioning, you’ll enjoy the overall increase in strength and endurance. Step II Plus Abs Burn up to 440 calories Step up to the challenge in this more advanced step class. The intensity of the creative step choreography is invigorating. You’ll want to keep coming back.
Locate a class near you Step Plus Abs Burn up to 440 calories Step your way to a toned body with this fun cardiovascular workout. The stimulating step-combinations plus abdominal workout will strengthen hips, legs, and core muscles. That’s not all. YOU control your intensity level by simply adjusting the step height.
Locate a class near you Step Sculpt Burn up to 500 calories In this step class, you’ll take your muscles to new extremes. Unlike the interval training of Step Circuit, this class offers a great step workout followed by intense muscle conditioning to sculpt your body, including your abdominals. It doesn’t get… more Step Sculpt In this step class, you’ll take your muscles to new extremes. Unlike the interval training of Step Circuit, this class offers a great step workout followed by intense muscle conditioning to sculpt your body, including your abdominals. It doesn’t get any better than this!
Locate a class near you Striding Burn up to 400 calories Get fit with this elliptical style workout. Using a strider, you’ll be challenged and efficiently burn calories while you continuously power walk, jog, and climb your way to fitness.
Locate a class near you Sunrise Yoga Burn up to 380 calories Welcome the day with this invigorating 45 minute stream of energy. Find harmony and balance as you flow through a series of yoga poses for strength, stamina, and longevity.
Locate a class near you Tai Chi Burn up to 380 calories Come discover the benefits of this ancient form of martial arts which will improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination. It’s unlike any other class.
Locate a class near you Total Body Conditioning Burn up to 550 calories Reclaim your body and cross-train for improved overall fitness. We mix it up with cardio jam, step, and weights to increase physical strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. This physical challenge will keep you coming back for more.
Locate a class near you Yoga Burn up to 380 calories Come experience the tranquility of movement. Empower your mind and strengthen your body as you move through a series of meaningful poses.
Locate a class near you Yogabeat Burn up to 400 calories This hypnotic fusion of yoga and dance performed to the rhythms of a multi-cultural beat is a class you can’t find anywhere else. An LA Fitness trademark class so unique, you can’t pass it up.
Locate a class near you Zumba® Burn up to 550 calories Get ready to party yourself into shape! This exhilarating, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ will move YOU!
Locate a class near you Note* These calculations are based on research data from the American College of Sports Medicine. Calories Establish Exercise Range: You can take any activity and perform it in a variety of intensities Low to moderate – approximately 4 calories per minute (calisthenics, slow cycling, yoga, mat Pilates, walking slow) Moderate to vigorous – approximately 5 to 8 calories per minutes (aerobic dance, step, moderate cycling, swimming, aqua, tennis, walking briskly) Highly vigorous – approximately 8 to 10 calories per minutes (interval workouts, walking vigorously, jogging, kick boxing, running, intense cycling, skipping rope) Suggestion on how to use this information: When calculating calories burned for a 55 minute exercise class consider these factors: intensity – how hard are you working; range of motion – large muscle exercises burn more calories than small muscle exercises; speed – slow, low intensity vs. fast higher intensity. The harder you work the more you burn! Remember the harder you work the more calories burned. The calorie indication is for a 55 minutes class, unless specified otherwise.
Living Healthy – Tips to Manage Stress from Dr. Daneshmand, M.D.
Apr 12Increase in blood pressure, headaches, weakened immune system, lack of sleep; the list goes on when it comes to the symptoms of stress and its negative effect on your health. With so many implications it is important to know how to manage stress in your daily life…Dr. Sean Daneshmand offers the following tips to help you reduce stress and maintain a happy life.
Exercise and Diet are essential – Remember that your “diet” is what you eat — your food choices — it doesn’t necessarily mean you are “dieting” to lose weight.
“Eating well and exercise are great ways to reduce stress,” said Dr. Daneshmand. “Healthy eating habits and exercise must be a way of life.”
Making healthy food choices provides your body with the tools it needs to work efficiently — more efficient means less stress — and less stress makes for a happy body!
Know what makes you happy – It may seem simple, but many of us get so caught up in our tasks that we forget to focus on and enjoy the things that make us happy.
“I have often asked myself ‘what is happiness?’” said Dr. Daneshmand. “Happiness is when I wake up every morning — at least majority of the time (laughs) — excited about my day!”
It’s all in the mind…FOCUS – Things move fast in today’s day and age, and it is easy to become overwhelmed as we try to get EVERYTHING done. FOCUSING on one thing at a time can help you accomplish tasks and reduce stress because you can now manage your day effectively.
“There are mind exercises that I speak about to my patients,” said Dr. Daneshmand. “If you are at work, focus on work. When you are at home, focus on your family and nothing else — put down your cell phone and stay away from the computer. When you are exercising, focus on only exercising. When you are with friends, focus on being with your friends. This (mind) exercise allows you to be present and live in the now…By remaining focused you are living in the present but preparing for the future.”
5 Tips to get Your Body Ready for Summertime Swimwear
Summer is less than two months away, and the clock is ticking! If you want to swap out your comfy concealing apparel for more revealing poolside swimwear there is still time to get in shape and look your best!
- Set a Realistic Goal – You can’t go from a spare-tire to six-pack in two months… but you can flatten that tire. Remember that weight is only one measurement of many that you can use to recognize your results. Over the next two months aim to drop down a clothing size or two, lose an inch around your waist or drop body fat. Giving yourself more than one way to TRACK YOUR PROGRESS keeps you motivated because you know that you are on the right path and not wasting any precious time.
- NO MORE EXCUSES…Start Today! – There is no need to panic…but do not procrastinate for even one more day. Instead of finding any excuse to not workout, do whatever it takes to get into the gym. Don’t worry, even if lately you’ve been on a spring break from exercising, two months is plenty of time to change your physique and tighten things up. The more you have slacked over the past few months the harder you have to work—so get going!
- It’s all About the Trifecta…for Fat Loss – To turn your body into the most effective fat-burning machine possible, you have to commit to ALL THREE of the following: weight / resistance training, cardio workouts and healthy eating / drinking habits. For the best results commit to weight / resistance training for at least 20 minutes, three days-a-week. Choose cardio exercises that get you breathing harder and sweating for at least 30 minutes five days-a-week. Make healthy food and drink choices EVERYDAY!
- Be more ACTIVE – Examine your day, list all the times that you are inactive and swap them with something active whenever possible. For example, instead of sitting in a cafeteria or restaurant during your lunch hour, take walks or add some extra gym sessions. You could burn approximately 7,800[in] additional calories over the next eight weeks!
- Be Happy About Being Healthier – The fact that you are making changes to enhance your health is the greatest benefit…think of looking better in beachwear as the BONUS. We are a world full of different people, shapes and sizes; but we all look better when we are happy, healthy and SMILING!
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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton