There are two types of Dementure: injury-related Dementure in brain trauma through accident or playing a contact sport; or Alzheimer’s Disease where the Hippocampus part of the brain is effected. Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive disorder where injury-related brain Dementure is not. (Even though there are serious health consequences for both!) Very briefly, a short … More Health Post – What About Memory Loss?
In the photo above depicting an athlete competing in a Power Lifting Contest doing a Deadlift, it is easy to see as to whether the person is making progress by the weight they are lifting….just as a person who competes in a running and/or a biking sport can measure their progress by the times for … More Fitness Post – Why Measure Progress?
I have stated in a previous post that cancer is not a disease, but a symptom that your body is diseased in that your immune system has malfunctioned! So it is not the cause, but the effect? If you have cancer or someone from your family or friend who has got cancer, then there are … More Health Blog – Seven Actions You can take if you have Cancer
Although the Squat/Press exercise is a typical combination and can be done with Dumbbells, Kettlebells or a Barbell, the version I am talking about is not typical as you won’t find pictures depicting it on the Internet. This is an exercise combination that I like putting into a Circuit Program, particularly is someone is a … More Fitness Blog -Unusual Exercise Combinations 4
Brocolii is not a vegetable I enjoyed too much until we moved to Costa Rica and now I find that I enjoy it because it has a sweeter taste here than in New Zealand…but most importantly, it is one of the main sources of calcium which helps to prevent the development of Osteoporosis, a major … More Health Post – Positive Aging – Osteoporosis
I have covered the Pistol Squat before and it is a very difficult exercise to perfect as it is – but if you can do this exercise perfectly into a very low squat position on both legs, there are other additions to the exercise that add to its challenge! Now in the photo above, the … More Fitness Post – Unusual Exercise Combinations 4
So let’s go through some facts… Serotonin is a neurochemical that plays an important role in regulating mood, appetite, sleep and dreaming. It has both a sedating and stimulating effect and is related to the flow of thoughts through your mind. But specifically it is a neurotransmitter which relays brain signals from one area of … More Health Post – Could Depression be Connected to Gut Health?
The exercise combination I want to cover today is the Crawl exercise combined with other movements. The Crawl exercise can be taxing enough as it is, but when combined with other movements can help in the conditioning for sports that involve ground movements, but is a great addition to general conditioning programs. The Crawl has … More Fitness Blog – Unusual Exercise Combinations 3
This is a hidden gum disease that is very common throughout the world and effects all ethnic groups. In the USA the predominant image is straight, white teeth but the reality is that 25% of people over 60 don’t have their own teeth.The major reason for this fact is the prevalence of Periodontitus. So how … More Health Post – Positive Aging – Periodontitus Disease