Tag: Fitness

Shed-It for a better you!

TeriLee Olivier

TeriLee Olivier, certified International Sports Sciences Association fitness trainer/specialist in fitness nutrition Are you ready to lose weight, transform your body, and enjoy living a healthy lifestyle long into your retirement years? As a certified nutritional coach and fitness trainer, I can give you the tools and coaching that you need to accomplish this goal. With…

The physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of tai chi

Carol Emerson Tai chi is a deep and multifaceted practice that can benefit practitioners in many ways. It has been practiced all over China for hundreds (some say thousands) of years for health, well-being, and self-defense. Here are just a few key aspects of a consistent tai chi practice. First, and most obviously, there is the physical component. You will gain…

Got balance?

Carol Emerson How’s your balance these days? It is actually pretty common for us to experience a decline in our balance as we age. According to The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi, 25-35% of people 65 and older fall once or more each year! At age 85, that risk increases to 51%. The…

Summertime Tai Chi

It’s summer now, and we all know what that means— hot! It’s the perfect time to learn Tai Chi in the cool comfort of the SaddleBrooke One Fitness Center. Why not give Tai Chi a try? Each class is $10. Beginning class: Tuesday 9:05–10:05 a.m. Advanced class: Saturdays 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Intermediate class: Saturdays 12:30–1:30…

Inner and outer art of Tai Chi

Tai Chi is well known for its beautiful flowing movements and many health benefits. Less well known is the inner component of Tai Chi that makes the smooth peaceful flow and many health benefits possible. Most teachers start by teaching beginning students the physical postures and sequence with minimal, if any, instruction in the inner…

Flexibility, core strength and a lean body

TeriLee Olivier, ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer As a ftness professional, I like to teach my clients how to integrate barre isometric exercises into their workout routine to shed weight, gain muscle mass, build strength, increase flexibility, rehab from an injury or supplement your current fitness routine to help achieve a healthier lifestyle regardless of your…

Self Defense with Jujitsu

A new SaddleBrooke club was introduced at the recent Activity Fair: Self Defense with Jujitsu. The club is designed as a discussion and non-lethal demonstrations to deal with “what if” situations. Members are encouraged to join in on the discussions and are invited to participate in the Jujitsu demonstrations as their physical conditions will allow.…