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By: rjeter

  What is Tai Chi? What is Tai Ji? The art of Taijiquan or Tai Ji (with a space in the middle) is shortened to Tai Chi or Taiji for English speakers, is a philosophical concept and observation of nature that includes Yin and Yang theory. The theory is that Yin (female) and Yang (male) aspects of nature always attempt…

By: rjeter

Everything starts with our thought process.  I wrote this article because I had to renew my way of thinking.  Once our mind is set on doing something, the body will follow. Do you have the strength or the vigor to commit to daily exercise?  How about the discipline to eat serving size portions of food and/or the power to resist…

By: rjeter

The question of what to consume at the end of the day has been a topic of discussion for what seems like forever. “Is it O.K. to eat complex (starchy) carbohydrates before going to bed?” “How late is too late to eat?” “Should  only protein be eaten in the evening?” Here are my thoughts about the last meal of the…

By: rjeter

Ahhh… It’s been a long winter and Spring has finally sprung. The grass and trees are turning a healthy shade of green.  Your home can be a healthy green too by keeping these three basic ingredients in your cleaning closet. Baking Soda It’s abrasiveness is great for scouring and also serves as a natural deodorizer Marble Cleaner – Rub baking…

By: rjeter

Have you ever heard someone say something like “I am 75 years old, and I can say what I want to say?” I remember hearing that from a family member and I thought to myself, “No, you cannot say anything you want because you are a certain age.” As a certified Personality Trainer, I hear comments like this all the…

By: rjeter

I wrote an article for “Born to Move” Magazine entitled, “Go Take a Hike”, January 2013. While walking on the beach, January 2014, I was inspired to write a sequel to this. You see, I recently relocated to the beautiful port city of Wilmington, North Carolina to enjoy a warmer climate in the winter and I have not been disappointed. …

By: rjeter

Here are some very easy and effective exercises that can be accomplished in a chair, anytime and anywhere: Waist (abdominal muscles) – Tighten abs and place the arms across your chest, bend to the side as far as you can and hold for 2 seconds. Return to position. Do 8 reps. Switch sides. Repeat.  Legs (calves & toes) – Point…

By: rjeter

HOW?  By creating a STRONG positive association with good, healthy, wholesome foods.  Juicy fresh fruit, crispy vegetables and savory lean meats are the place to start. HEALTHY FOODS ☺ Promotes fat loss  ☺  Boosts energy  ☺  Builds self-confidence    ☺  Improves quality of life Encourage and immerse yourself into the world of healthy, wholesome, nutrient dense foods. Browse the aisles of…

By: rjeter

Well, here we are in another new year…..thanks to God!  Time goes by faster and faster each day.  Is this a sign of growing old?  Well, we are the “mature women”. Read and try to adhere to working on “A New You for the New Year”.  It is a mindset….so if we really have the mind of Christ….”we can do…

By: rjeter

Q.  When did you start spinning and why? I took my first spinning class about 12 years ago at a government facility in downtown DC.   I worked out all the time,  was very fit, and never had a weight issue.  You know the story – time passed, I stopped working out and gained 50 pounds.  Physically, I was a wreck…

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