Are you Curious about Trying Tae-Bo? Post 2

If you cannot kick standing up then you can kick while sitting in a chair. Sit up straight keeping your abdominal muscles tight. Lift your knee up and towards your stomach and then kick. Be careful not to extend your leg all the way out. Always keep your knee slightly bent. (more…)

September 26th, 2011 - Posted in Tae Bo | | Comments Off

Are you Curious about Trying Tae-Bo? Post 1

You have not exercised in decades and you have a desire to get in shape. You have heard people say how great Tae-Bo is, and finally have given in and bought the Tae-Bo Live 4 pack. You open it up and put in the instructional tape and after the first 15 minutes you scream, “Are you kidding?!” (more…)

September 19th, 2011 - Posted in Tae Bo | | Comments Off

New Effective Way to Lose Weight

Online diets are perfect for people who don’t have enough time in the day to join other weight-loss programs like Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig. And although most online diet sites require a monthly or yearly fee (generally between $50 and $100 for an entire year), they are still reasonably priced when you consider the cost of joining a non-Web-based weight-loss program or going to a nutritionist. (more…)

September 14th, 2011 - Posted in Weight Loss | | Comments Off

Is Your Child Being Taught To Be A Victim? Part 3

Personally I have made it clear my daughter can’t have D-hall without my knowledge, even if it is during the lunch period. I have spoken to the principle and two of the vice principles and made it clear that we will not punish or condemn our daughter in anyway if she defends herself from a bully. We continue to teach her self-defense and encourage her right to not only stand up for herself but to also say no. (more…)

September 9th, 2011 - Posted in Abuse | | Comments Off

Is Your Child Being Taught To Be A Victim? Part 2

The techniques we teach are for self-defense when the confrontation is unavoidable. In children, we stick to basic blocks and retaliatory strikes. These retaliatory strikes are basic punches and kicks. Everything is kept as simple as possible and no lower-belt child is taught bone or joint breaking techniques. We teach self-control, self-discipline and self-defense while building self-esteem and a sense of self-worth. In my opinion, these things are important for all children to learn. (more…)

September 2nd, 2011 - Posted in Abuse | | Comments Off