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Join my AeroPIlates Video Fitness Club

Posted on Monday, August 29, 2016

Please go ahead and view our introduction to the Video Fitness Club! read more

How do Healing Codes work

Posted on Saturday, June 11, 2016

In other articles I have written about the destructive effect of living in chronic "fight and flight," causing the constant release of unnecessary stress hormones which eventually lead to disease. 
Our endocrine glands when showered with healing energy can provide a life enhancing force to every system, organ and cell.
And we can simply use our hands to impart our own healing energy into these glands via the four healing centers located on our head and neck.

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AeroPilates helps improve bone density

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2016

Did you know that 30 % of postmenopausal Caucasian women have osteopenia and by the time they are 80, 70 % will have the osteoporosis.

There are many safe ways to help prevent this inevitable bone loss. Dietarily be sure to get at least 1000 units of Vitamin D but most important is regular weight-bearing exercise.
Amazingly, AeroPilates is a safe and gentle weight bearing routine that may help to keep your bones strong while it improves your metabolism, and builds longer, leaner and stronger muscles.

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The Octaspring is revolutionizing how you sleep

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015

Our body, as a 2 legged walking homo sapien, is designed with a spine that sustains important curvature in the neck, upper back and lower back to absorb the impact of moving in this vertical position.

In order to maintain these very essential curves we need to have both strong and flexible stabilizing spinal muscles as well as correct spinal curvature and easy going movement mechanics. 

Incorrect waking movement or the inefficient implementation of such a movement can easily compromise the health of our spine but sleeping on a surface that is too hard and thereby fails to support these curves is one of the most common reasons for neck and back pain.

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VFC Log In Instruction Page

Posted on Monday, August 19, 2013

Dear Video Fitness Club Member,

Please check your email for your individual Log-In link to the Video Fitness Club. We will be building a Log-In system soon, to better suit your needs.

The link was emailed to you shortly after you signed up for the Video Fitness Club, in an email with the subject line "Your Subscription to lighterliving Video Fitness Club has Started." The email was sent from 

If you have any questions, for any reason at all, please email Joseph Cote at, and he will help you right away.

Also, if you would like to save this link as a book mark in your browser, please feel free. If you have an iPhone or iPad, here are some instructions on how to add the VFC as an icon to one of your home screens.

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Marjolein's Arm Workout for Beginners

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011

Check out the latest update to the Video Fitness Club! Marjolein is happy to bring you 10 minutes of pure arms in order to tone and tighten. read more

Jump start your day!

Posted on Monday, October 4, 2010

In most cases, losing a little extra weight will enhance a person’s health.  It has been proven that regular light resistance training along with some cardio vascular exercise helps to increase muscle mass which in turn increases the rate at which your body uses energy which in turn helps to shed the extra fat and build more lean muscle which in turn helps to burn more fat and improve health. Do you see the simple cycle that occurs with a small 20-minute commitment to some daily movement? read more

Living "lighterliving"

Posted on Monday, July 19, 2010

Living "lighterliving ™" includes vigilant, positive thinking, mindful and adequate nutrition and the daily connection to your source.

To be honestly "well" it requires a balance between your actions, thoughts and promises.

Personally I try to do the following 12 most important health tips every day:

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Summer means the invasion of insects....

Posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2010

The American college of Rheumatoid arthritis recently published a paper citing that women exposed to insecticides had twice the chance of developing lupus and rheumatoid arthritis as those who were not exposed. read more

Relaxed Eating-The French Paradox

Posted on Monday, July 5, 2010

Why are the French able to sit down to meals with tons of rich foods and plenty of wine and cheese without gaining weight?  Research has shown that if you eat in a relaxed manner you will not only lose weight and increase your metabolism you will improve your health and possibly even lengthen your life span.

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Posted on Monday, June 21, 2010

Drinking water at the correct time maximizes its effectiveness on the Human body:

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After your next cup of coffee, don't discard the grinds

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2010

Even though I am an avid tea drinker I was made aware of the benefits of a good cup of coffee as a child by my mother. The smell of coffee brewing still engenders a warm feeling of home and friends and hospitality. She was proud of her dripped coffee and every day many friends arrived at the appropriate moment to enjoy a cup of French roast, ground to perfection, carefully dripped and with hot milk added and Cinnamon on top.

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Solutions for Releaving Leaky Gut

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2010

Your Leaky Gut can be totally reversed by following the "Four R" approach to healing your gut. The following are some dietary guidelines that you can follow to releave the symptoms of Leaky Gut and improve your overall Digestive Health.

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How the most important nutrient for life may be poisoning you. Water is it the staff of life?

Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2009

"We are not destroying our water; but we are rendering it unusable, which amounts to the same thing",

Nor Any Drop to Drink, William Ashworth.

Water covers 72% of the world. While occasionally a hot topic in the news I believe that the toxic levels of heavy metals and drugs found in most city water supplies as well as the pollution of our international waters is seriously over looked.

In my practice I have seen case after case of people suffering from inexplicable symptoms, which later are determined to be caused by drinking toxic water.

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lighterliving Intestinal Parasite Solutions

Posted on Sunday, March 1, 2009

Parasitic infections can compromise our health in many ways.  They not only rob our bodies of critical nutrients but the toxins they produce play havoc with our immune system.


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