From a Joyful, Determined Woman
"In the condo-retirement home to my joy I found the Betty Switkes tape
playing five days a week. I never missed a playing. After three
months I notice that I had developed a range of motion in my neck that
I hadnšt had for years. In spite of my daily exercise and careful
diet I had a heart attack and congestive heart failure. It was
several months before I could get back to my chair exercises.
I sent for my own tapeSand started back into the exercises slowly. In
less than a year I was doing the exercises again. One day I realized
I had my hands together behind my back. I had done it naturally after
my shoulders had been frozen for years. I found my abdominal muscles
were stronger and my urinary muscles were being strengthened. DI also
stand more nearly straight and no longer follow my chin when walking
down the hall.
I send my thanks to Betty Switkes." Dora Scheidecker, Beaverton, OR.
From an Educator
"Just wanted to tell you how much I have enjoyed recommending your
videos and how helpful they have been in our Diabetes Education
program. As a nurse educator, it is my job to try to improve
lifestyle and to encourage activity do weight-bearing activities. Showing them your
video gives them an
alternative that is both fun and within their ability to do. I now
can show your video and say, "See, anyone can do exercise." I also
plan on getting your Gentle Exercise video for my uncle for a
Christmas present (he has diabetes and due to complications and he is
unable to walk). Thank you for helping to make my job easier!"
Phyllis Mahalo, Diabetes Educator, Kapi'olani Medical Center, Pali
From a Canadian Retirement Residence
"We have been using this video tape for ten years - three times a week for the past six years (speaks well for
your product.") A.W. Murphy,
From a Retirement Inn
We have used Armchair Fitness for over four years (six times a week).
It is badly worn and in need of replacement. We are elderly retirees,
some in wheel chairs. Thank you. Mildred Arnold, Edmond, OK.
From a Long-time Exerciser
"About seven years ago I sent for Armchair Fitness. I have memorized
most of it so I now do the exercises daily. According to my doctors,
itšs the best thing I can do to try and keep physically fit. I am
73." Mrs. Madeline Quinlan, Monroe, Connecticut
From a Plucky Lady
"I canšt walk far. Išve had two hip joint operations and one back
operation. Išve been a diabetic for 15 years. Armchair Fitness is
wonderful Kay Reskins, Oskaloosa, Kansas.
From the Media
"Lively, thoughtful and fun... a well designed program... to work out
without wearing out." The Washington Post
"Suitable for viewers of all ages... for people at all levels of
ability... easy-to-follow routines and enough variety to keep
exercisers interested even during repeated viewings... and alternative
to the plethora of highly energetic aerobic tapes on the market." The
"The Armchair Fitness cassette does not intimidate or embarrass or
tease anyone." Los Angeles Times
"Those of us who can't manage Jane Fonda's Workout or who cant' bear
to see another aerobics video led by some slinky young thing can take
heart... Armchair Fitness... is the exercise video for anyone who's
unable or unwilling to take part in strenuous activities." USA Today