As noted earlier, I have been studying retail for a long time. I started my love of retail as a small child with our local children's clothing store. I was a serial shopper. I was the reason my mom enacted a 'clothing allowance'. It was thrilling to go see what was new or find something perfect to wear.
There are a couple times in life that you might have to decide on a name for something. For us it's been for our kids and now our business(es). For any name, I don't want it too many syllables, and I also do not want it rhyme with anything offensive.
Have you ever put in 1900 sq feet of laminate flooring? Have you ever envisioned going to help someone else doing it for 20+ hours in 2 days? How can I describe the feeling when people show up to help with a project like this with no expectations of pay (or even food!- Haha) They brought their huge power tools, their detail oriented brains, and their energy and made quick work out of the installation.
This dream of a store with ‘4 walls and a treadmill’ has been alive in my head for many years, but the timing and the situation had to be right. Many things happened very quickly in April/May that led us to our new space. We have also wanted to change our 5-syllable name for many years and the new name, Dash, came to us last year.
If you ever need to relieve some stress after a frustrating day of work, why not try martial arts? It is a great way to get in shape and offers a high intensity workout that activates your body on a different level. What’s more, is you’re also learning some valuable self-defense moves in case you […]
Many people exercise alone. A quick look around at the gym will verify this as you notice solo runners on the treadmill and muscly dudes moving across the free weight floor. The truth is a lot of us don’t consider bringing a friend to the gym. But why not? And why not bring one of […]
Committing to a healthy lifestyle can be tough, especially when you have very little experience in the kitchen. With such a busy schedule, it’s hard to stick to a strictly healthy diet as well. There is also a misconception that healthy eating means that you’ll only be eating bland and unexciting meals everyday. However, healthy […]
As a runner you’re going to find yourself at a crossroad. Should you work up a sweat outside or do you pay your local gym a visit and run on their treadmill for 30 minutes? This is a question that many runners face and while some may think that both are exactly the same, there […]
In nutrition and life, everything changes. Items like floppy disks, pagers and cassette tapes are outdated. Political views like segregation and women’s right to vote are no longer relevant. As for the world of nutrition, it seems like things change every week. So much so that it can be a bit confusing to separate facts […]
By Kevin Grogan
The more I race the sport of triathlon, the more I learn how much I don’t know.
I have been going at it (triathlon) for about 20 years, yet I still discover aspects about the sport & myself that I didn’t know yesterday.