Monthly Archives: September 2012

Taijiquan as a form of rehabilitation and exercise in sedentary populations, pt. 2

Taijiquan, Taiji or Tai Chi, is a martial art that falls within the neija style of Chinese martial arts. Neija simply means internal because its focus is on developing the practitioner’s body from the inside before developing external or martial … Continue reading

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Creatine Supplementation– A Redaction

a. For healthy individuals, cleared by a physician for regular physical activity, are there any health risks for creatine use? Creatine is one of the most researched supplements on the market.  There have been negative anecdotal claims regarding creatine supplementation … Continue reading

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Is Taijiquan (Tai Chi Ch’uan) an effective form of exercise for sedentary populations?

Last fall I attended a bootcamp for new personal trainers in Las Vegas. While there a number of trainers talked about how they want to show their clients how to develop bodybuilder physiques, teach clients effective weightloss strategies, or condition … Continue reading

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Update: Arbonne Essentials “30 Days Feeling Fit”

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Mayor’s 5K Challenge: 18 November

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Creatine Supplementation…does it work?

Despite the anecdotal claims concerning the negative effects of creatine supplementation, the evidence supports the claim that creatine supplementation is safe. In the past, there have been claims that creatine supplementation can cause gastrointestinal problems and muscle cramping, but it … Continue reading

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30 Days to Fit Day 2: Wiped Out

I’m not exactly sure what I did yesterday, but by around 7 p.m. I was completely wiped out. The day started off pretty well. I had a pomegranate fizz stick, and I made a smoothie. Actually, let me say now that I … Continue reading

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30 Days to Fit is off to a good start

Day 1 went really well yesterday. I started the day with a Fizz stick, the Tai Cheng Day 1|week 1 workout, my 100/100 workout and a little qigong. I had 2 fizz sticks, my peanut butter shake in the morning … Continue reading

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