Health Post – The Importance of Taking Responsibility for Your Health

When taking with a Primary Care Doctor friend of mine the other day I posed the question to him about his patients taking responsibility for the decisions they need to make when facing a medical situation. He said that a good percentage of his patients left it up to him to make the decisions for … More Health Post – The Importance of Taking Responsibility for Your Health

Fitness Post – Toning Flabby Arms Without Resistance

A long time ago, when I was playing guitar for Flamenco Dancing lessons the women asked me about exercises that would tone the back of their upper arms (Triceps muscles). One of the older ladies, who was a bit of a character said ‘When I clap, I clap in a thousand different places.’ So this … More Fitness Post – Toning Flabby Arms Without Resistance

Health Post – What You Can Do For Blocked Arteries

This is a common question: how to make your arteries stronger and healthier. But this is the wrong question! A Cardiologist and Cardiac Therapist from Russia, who also has a Doctorate in Applied Cardiology suggests that there is a paradox that people want strengthen or reinforce their blood vessels when this is the last thing … More Health Post – What You Can Do For Blocked Arteries

Fitness Post – The Importance of Whole Body Development

Most of our everyday gross movements incorporate nearly all of our major muscle groups and although I work hard not to be judgmental when I see a young man who has obviously worked his upper body to the exclusion of the lower body, I cannot understand it. Because it defies logical sense. If we forget … More Fitness Post – The Importance of Whole Body Development

Fitness Post – Breath Control in Exercise

The photo above shows the classic bent over position after physical exertion but what it doesn’t show is whether the person is breathing properly. The two biggest mistakes when trying to control your breath in exercising are breathing too fast (hyperventilating) and breathing through the mouth. Most of the time we don’t ever think of … More Fitness Post – Breath Control in Exercise