I wanted to give a basic workout that you can do at home with very minimal equipment, but covers the whole body with four exercises. At this time of the year it is apt to introduce this type of routine as you may not be able to get to the gym and with that extra eating … More Fitness Blog – Home Workout
In this week’s Fitness Blog I talked about what meditation was not and that it is simply a skill of focusing the mind. People think that it is a form of prayer but in meditation you don’t pray to an entity – you don’t ask for anything other than accept what is. The big problem … More Health Blog – Positive Aging – Meditation
These are two ideas that I haven’t seen a lot of over the years other than a mention of them in the old Soviet Block Sport Science material. I have covered developing the skill of ‘living in the moment’ before, but will look at it from a different perspective. These ideas really hold the key … More Fitness Blog – Feel and Focus
Cancer is not a disease but a symptom that your immune system is not functioning properly and the cause is either a toxic environment or the toxicity is internal. So either alter your environment in some way if it is the cause by removing yourself from it if you can, or if possible, removing the … More Health Blog – Positive Aging – What about Cancer?
Olympic Weight Lifters take an unusual grip on the bar to secure their grip and it is called the Lock Grip. This is attained by firstly wrapping their thumb around the bar then placing their fingers over top of it. Although this is a very secure grip (opossing strength between thumb and the middle finger) … More Fitness Blog – The Importance of Grip Strength
75% of people who have a Heart Attack have normal or low cholesterol! So does this mean that current levels of the test may not be low enough? After testing the cholesterol levels of thousands of people over many years I have come to the conclusion that it has been overemphasized when measuring the Cardiac … More Health Blog – Test for Cholesterol?
This is an exercise that isolates the calf muscles and depending on how you do it, has an element of balance in it as well. It hasn’t got the same level of applicability as jumping exercises for the sportsperson, but it does have its place in sports exercise programs. To qualify this last statement it … More Fitness Blog – Calf Raises
After taking thousands of blood pressure tests over many years I would like to put some things in perspective. I used blood pressure as part of a Cardiac Profiling system but I considered the system as only a vehicle for guidance in making better health choices. When measuring blood pressure you should take several factors … More Health Blog – Positive Aging – Blood Pressure?
I have talked about balance before, but concentrated on having a balanced program Here, I want to talk about physical balance and how you can improve it. Many people in commercial gyms demonstrate poor technique because they don’t take balance into consideration when looking at improving their strength. The body has a knack of working … More Fitness Blog – The Importance of Balance