The Kettlebell Swing has become a favorite exercise in gyms and can be done with two hands or one as depicted in the picture sequence above. I have deliberately used the one-handed picture sequence because an unusual addition to this exercise is to add a side step and a change of hands between. It takes … More Fitness Post – Unusual Exercise Combinations 3
This is one of these confusing topics because of the ongoing argument between health scientists about as to whether eating butter, rather than other processed substitutes is better for your health? Starting with some basic history, butter has been eaten by people since at least when the Egyptian empire was at its zenith as jars … More Health Blog – Healthy Aging – What About Butter?
Depicted above is the Side Lunge and Touch, but there are many variations to the Side Lunge exercise. One of mine is the Side Lunge and Dumbbell Press as unlike the example above it moves the body in both a positive and negative direction at the same time and works the whole body. The lower … More Fitness Post – Unusual Exercise Combinations
Meat is made of protein, several vitamins and fat and contains important nutrients that the body can only gain from this source. There are certain elements that the body needs to replace itself…which it constantly does, so it needs a variety of foods to be able to do this. One of them is amino acids … More Health Post – Healthy Aging – Meat
The picture above shows a variation of the Step Down exercise but you can add a simple movement to the upper body to make it a whole body movement. Take more notice of the second picture showing the depth you should strive to attain when your supporting thigh is near parallel to the floor and … More Fitness Post – Unusual Combination Exercises
I can bet on you hearing this before but this picture above covers it, although it doesn’t say a lot? There is a whole industry out there telling you what it is, but if you look at the success rate of the people who have watched the movie ‘The Secrete’ or read those hundreds of … More Health Post – Healthy Aging – THE Secrete to Success
As I mentioned in the first of this series and other blogs that I have written in the past, you need to look at many factors which makes up your total performance – or ‘package of performance’. So here are two other ideas – The picture above depicts a pair of training partners working … More Fitness Blog – Ideas to Improve Your Performance 2
I purposely put the photo above of an Asian woman drinking milk because they cannot absorb lactose… so why do we see these photos seemingly depicting milk being good for you, including Asian people? On a recent trip back to New Zealand I was horrified that there is a far greater range of milk in … More Health Blog – Healthy Aging – Milk?
The picture above showing calluses on a hand gave me one of the ideas for this small series of posts in that a friend posted a picture of his hands showing the wear and tear his hands were taking from heavy duty weight training. It was one of the problems we faced when I competed … More Fitness Blog – Ideas to Improve your Performance