Cycling Your Way To Fitness

Cycling Your Way To Fitness Stationary Bikes - Still A Top Choice For Overall Fitness In all the craze over new fangled fitness equipment, the exercise bike often gets overlooked. Stationary bikes have been around for many years, which can lead some people to think they are outdated or not as effective as newer types of equipment. But for many people, exercise bikes provide a fun, consistent, reasonable means of exercising, improving cardio functions, and losing weight. Stationary exercise bikes provide all the benefits of riding a bicycle. They provide good cardio workouts, have much less impact on knees, hips and other joints than walking or running, and can be used at any time it’s convenient.

Fourth Quarter Machine Tool Depreciation

Fourth Quarter Machine Tool Depreciation Accelerated depreciation in the fourth quarter of 2004 can provide significant tax shelter to many parts production job shops or tool and die shops, according to capitol equipment financing specialists at Makino, a global provider of advanced machining technology. Operations that invest in new equipment technology and receive delivery before December 31, 2004, may see significant corporate and personal owner refunds in the spring of 2005. In some cases, the corporate tax savings/refund will offset the first year's expenses associated with operating the machine. After the terrorist act of 9/11, Congress passed a tax relief act in 2002 allowing companies that purchase new machinery to immediately depreciate 30 percent of the value of those acquired assets. The remaining book value would be subject to MACRS depreciation as per Internal Revenue Service guidelines.

Choosing a Business

Choosing a Business Creating a Business of Your Own The majority of people who have a home business started from scratch. Creating a successful business requires that you ask yourself "What will people pay for?" Market research will help you find out, and that can be as simple as asking prospective customers what they need and investigating whether you can compete on price, service, quality, variety and ease of use. With these considerations in mind, here are six possibilities for finding the ideal business for you. You can: • Turn your favorite hobby or interest into a business Find a need you can fill that's related to your interest. Example: Someone nearing retirement and interested in helping other senior citizens remain active could create a counseling business, advising on how to enjoy retirement.

New Poetic Work By Ethiopian Immigrant Promotes Respect, Courage And Cultural Sensitivity

New Poetic Work By Ethiopian Immigrant Promotes Respect, Courage And Cultural Sensitivity McLean, VA - "The Healing Conscious" tells the story of an Ethiopian immigrant boy on his fascinating journey to America and adulthood. Author Kifle Bantayehu, a 23 year-old second-generation Ethiopian immigrant, recounts this poignant tale in poetic format. His inspirational collection of poems reflects the final words and thoughts of a dying man who traveled across the world, raised a family and became successful-finally fulfilling the American dream. These poems, written in a uniquely modern style, reflect a journey of sacrifice, courage and strength. "The ideals of cultural preservation, respect and love intertwine with each person encountered along the narrator's journey and serve as inspiration to all people, regardless of race religion or sex," states the introduction of the book.

New DVD Releases For November 2005

New DVD Releases For November 2005 As winter approaches, it is time to think about ways to entertain ourselves during the coldest months of the year. Some of you might be interested in outdoor sports like skiing or snowboarding, but I am more concerned with simply staying warm. I will be a spectator for the next few months, and luckily there are a number of awesome DVD movies coming out just in time. Let’s have a look at some upcoming releases for November: Star Wars III – Revenge of the Sith This is one that we have all been waiting for. If you haven’t already seen it, you should be ashamed of yourself.

Helping Your Child Stay Fit

Helping Your Child Stay Fit Would your child rather watch television and play video games all day than move an inch? Children are battling obesity and inactivity at alarming rates. It’s time to get our kids in shape now, before they face serious health problems in the future. But how? As you can guess, the plan includes lots of fun. Any time you can add excitement and laughter into an activity, you’ve got a winner. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can help your child not only become healthier, but enjoy the process! First, plan some family nights out, and by that I mean Outdoors.