About that New Year’s Fitness Resolution…

About that new year's fitness resolution

The Holidays have come and gone. It’s a new year.  Unless you use a little time to get more fit and flexible, how will you enjoy it?  Luckily, moving with us at The American Cane System is a fun healthy way to keep that new year’s fitness resolution.   We think the fun in fitness and…

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Yoga Poses That Fight Post-Thanksgiving Bloat

Yoga Poses that counter the Thanksgiving Bloat

I hope your Thanksgiving was fabulous, even if you ate too much like I did. The thing with overindulging during the holiday season, is that stuffed, blah feeling. Luckily, from experience, I know several yoga poses that are the antidote to thanksgiving bloat. These yoga stretches can help your body fend off the food or…

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My Secret to Better Health This Holiday Season

Secret to better health this holiday season

I love a good secret, don’t you? When that secret is the difference between feeling okay and feeling GREAT, I am especially excited about sharing it. So here’s my secret to better health for the holidays:  Deep Breathing in Yoga Play at the Virtual Dojo. Oh, there’s lots more to Yoga Play, but the most…

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How to Fight the Danger of Hate Crimes Against Seniors

Myths about Hate Crimes Against Seniors actually put Seniors in Danger Myth #1 Hate Crimes against Seniors Don’t Happen Myth #2 Training in Self Defense is Dangerous for Seniors Fact: Hate crimes against seniors, especially Asian Americans, have surged since COVID pandemic began. It’s kind of strange to hear about hate crimes against seniors. I’m…

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The American Cane System Training – Why You Need It

American Cane System Training - self-defense cane fighting

Summer is slipping away again. If you haven’t begun your American Cane System training, it’s still a great time to start. That’s because Grand Cane Master Mark Shuey still has The American Cane System training videos on hand. He also can let you try his live dojo sessions while seats are available. American Cane System…

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Senior Safety Through Training

Senior Safety Through Training

Senior Safety through training is a mission of The American Cane System. When we see it in action, we LOVE it! The other day in the store I met a woman whose fighting cane lay within reach across her shopping cart. Her cane-less walk was steady and she smiled when she saw me eyeing the…

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TACS Exercise Program – Fun Online Workout

TACS Exercise Program is a Fun Online Workout

Wish you had a place to go where the workout is made for you and your age?  The American Cane System (TACS) was designed to make people who need a mobility aid more independent.  Workouts don’t have to be drudgery. The TACS exercise program is designed to be fun while it gets you moving a…

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The Best Training for Over 50 is Silver Dragons

The Best Training Over 50 - And it's Fun Too!

There is a wellness solution even for people with physical limitations.  It is the best training for over 50 trainees, it will restore a lot of your mobility* and we call it Silver Dragons. Do you feel stiffness in your hands when you clasp a doorknob or jar lid?  When you get up after sitting…

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My Secret Weapon – The American Cane System

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Secret Weapon – The Amercian Cane System Written and Contributed by Jo Gardner, Student They tell me I’m older now.  Sometimes I feel it, but other days, I’m irritated that I have been categorized as a “senior”.  Sure, I love the discounts at restaurants and banks.  But I am frustrated by the patronizing way millennials…

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Essential Self-Defense Training for Seniors

Self-defense training for seniors

Another Senior Attack As evidence of the need for self-defense training for seniors, another attack was recently caught on video. On March 29, 2022, four car thieves violently attacked another senior citizen. this time In Capital Heights, Maryland.  Once the suspects got the victim’s keys, they started to run away.  That’s when the victim tried…

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