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By: rjeter

When exercising outdoors in the heat, take it easy because your body has to work harder.  Exercising in hot weather puts a lot of stress on your heart and lungs which can increase your body temperature.  When the body is unable to cool itself through perspiration, serious heat illnesses can occur, such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke. If not treated,…

By: rjeter

What comes to your mind when you hear the word “abs”? Do you think of your 6-pack?  You know the ones that are under the earth right now. Ours abdominal muscles are more important than you think.  Most people focus on training their abs to look thinner or sexier. But, do you realize the importance of your abs in everyday…

By: rjeter

http://www.dlc.itcstore.com Regardless of the size, shape or skin color, the foot structure is the same – a long base with five digits.  Look at your toes.  The big toe and little toe are actually key players in your balancing act. The big toe keeps us from tipping forward while the little toe keeps us from falling to the left or…

By: rjeter

It has been our pleasure serving the “mature woman” for nine, wonderful years. Profiling area instructors who look like us was one of the goals, and I can say, we have been successful in that arena. We have had so many great and down-to-earth instructors who let us know how they started. Did some of them sound like where you…

By: rjeter

What started your fitness journey? I retired after 28 years of teaching Special Education for the District of Columbia Public School system. During this transitional period, I discover that I had two health challenges, high blood pressure and diabetes and decided to take a stand and do something about these challenges. Get back into exercising at least five days a…

By: rjeter

Exercise One Find your center. Proper standing posture is about alignment and balance. Here are some tips for achieving the correct upright posture: ▪ Place your feet shoulder width apart. ▪ Stand up straight. This is, of course, the key to good standing posture, and bears repeating. As you develop good posture habits, this will become second nature. ▪ Keep your weight on…

By: rjeter

By Cynthia Johnson, Traditional Naturopathic Doctor, Clinical Herbalist and Health Educator It may still be cold outside but Spring is just around the corner. While we may love the site of flowers blooming and colors changing from brown to green, this is also the time that allergies may begin. The time to address Spring allergies is before they begin. First,…

By: rjeter

Good posture is an easy and very important way to maintain a healthy mind and body. Being in good general health, whether standing (or sitting) tall will also boost your self confidence. When you practice correct posture, your body is in alignment with itself. This can alleviate common problems such as back or neck pain, headaches, and fatigue. The most…

By: rjeter

MESSAGE FROM THE PUBLISHER/EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Happy New Year! Well, it’s that time of year again when we have the mindset to make some “SMART” (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound) goals. Write the vision and make it clear. In a few months, don’t forget to return to your list and see what accomplishments have been made. Speaking of accomplishments, in this…

By: rjeter

What made you become a Zumba Instructor? Four years ago, I took Zumba classes and loved them! One day while taking class, I thought, “I can do this.” After class I spoke with the instructor and asked, “How would I go about getting Zumba training?” In the summer of 2011 the time and the funds lined up and I got…

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