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Daily Archives: October 14, 2013

By: rjeter

The digestive system is the series of tubelike organs that convert our meals into fuel. In all there’s about 30 feet (9 meters) of convoluted pipework, starting with the mouth and ending with the anus. Along the way, food is broken down, sorted, and reprocessed before being circulated around the body to nourish and replace cells, as well as, supply…

By: rjeter

1.    Tee Shirt (preferably cotton)  Cotton is a breathable material that keeps the body drier and reduces the risk of over heating.  This increases endurance during workout. 2.    Sports Bra Ouch…you can hurt yourself without one.  A good bra is a must.  Choose a sports bra labeled “For Intense Activities”. Whether or not you workout at an intense pace, any…

By: rjeter

Laughter is the human gift that heals our bodies and emotions so we can cope with life’s ups and downs. Laughter pressures the brain to do two things simultaneously: (1) visual-facial gestures which tighten facial muscles, particularly the major muscles of the mouth; and (2) phonic: (sounds) which cause arm, leg and torso muscles to contract. Life is hard, and…

By: rjeter

AVOCADOS – Smoothes skin CHERRIES – Slows aging process LEMONS – acts as a mild astringent for acne and an antiseptic  that kills bacteria that lives inside or on top of skin.  LIMES – Is known to help in controlling oily skin, improve a dull and greasy complexion, improve rough and dry skin, relieve tired eyes and remove freckles.  OATS…

By: rjeter

Teamwork is one of the best ways to accomplish any goal.  People who exercise in groups or have training partners tend to be consistent with exercise.  There are many advantages of group or partner training.  Here are three to focus on: Encouragement, Accountability, and Camaraderie. Encouragement is very important when beginning an exercise program.  The results take time and it…

By: rjeter

You know the feeling. You wake up the next day after a work out and think, “I thought exercise was supposed to make me feel better?”   Instead, your muscles feel stiff and sore which gives you an excuse to never exercise again.  But, before you quit working out or reach for pain medication, learn how to lessen evitable aches and…

By: rjeter

Hair loss can be caused from various factors, including tight braids, alopecia, over processed,  etc.  One of a stylist’s best attributes is finding a creative style that will camouflage the defect; hence providing the client with a sense of confidence. There are various ways to cover or make sure these areas are not visible.  To cover damage area:  Braid small…