Running: the simple yet effective way to stay young and healthy 跑步健身保持年轻

A classmate from college shared his experience and thoughts on running in our classmates WeChat group. He started running as a way of exercise a few year ago, and has trained to be able to run marathon now. He told us that running changed his energy level and health level, and his life in so many positive ways. He is promoting running in our group now. Quite a few of my classmates are encouraged and motivated by him to start this simple yet effective way to exercise and stay healthy.

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Taiji Master Pin-yin Li 杨式太极拳的第五代传人–李品银老師

Taiji Master Pin-yin Li lives in Fair Lawn, Bergen County, New Jersey. Members of Taiji Quan Research Association (TJQRA) have been learning Yang Style Taiji for years in New Jersey. AnBen Huang is one of Master Li’s students, probable the best one. Master Li is not only a Taiji Master but also a Tuina and Acupuncture Master. Because of his Taiji Gongfu, Master Li’s Tuina often has outstanding results on the patients. If you live in central Jersey area, you have owned a treasure  that others envy. That is the opportunity to learn Taiji from Master Li and TJQRA, and possess a skill for healthy and long life. For more details, please visit TJQRA website.

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Workout for eyes 眼保健操

宫老师这周介绍了一个眼保健操,按照下列穴位按摩,可以预防近视,延缓眼睛衰老,预防白内障,每天做几次,好处多多。

按压揉内眼角上方,眼眶内侧(预防白内障穴);

按揉UB1睛明穴(目内角稍上方凹陷处),鱼腰穴(眉毛中间),丝竹空穴(眉毛末端),GB1童子髎(外眼角旁,当眶外侧缘处),ST1承泣,ST2四白,球后穴。

轮刮左右眼眶;

按摩下眼脸;

按揉风池穴;

闭目转眼球,左右回转各36次。

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the scientific 7-minute workout 七分钟健身操

Recently I read an article in New York Times: the scientific 7-minute workout. It includes jumping jacks, wall sit, push-up, abdominal crunch, step-up onto chair, squat, triceps dip on chair, plank, high knees running in place, lunge, push-up and rotation, side plank. Do each for 30 seconds with 5 seconds in between. If you are using a smartphone, there is the scientific 7-minute workout app, which shows the exercise in order with time-counting for you. The order of the exercises is important. It seems simple enough but scientifically proved effectiveness. If you think it’s easy to do, try it and you will find out. The most important thing is the persistence to do the exercise every day to have a positive effect in your health.

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