The fact is that if you have played a collision sport such as Rugby, Basketball, Boxing or American Football you would have broken your nose at least once. But you can break your nose while doing some activity around the house and there are many recreational activities where you have a good chance of gaining … More Health Post – The facts on a Broken Nose
Personally I am not an advocate of running being the best mode of exercise to do as far as building fitness for health is concerned. There are far healthier modes of exercise to do that are easier on the body…but it is the most popular mode of exercise as nearly all people up to a … More Fitness Post – Why spend time on your technique in Running?
In a recent study on the incidence of Type One Diabetes in Finland they discovered that there was a correlation between the increasing numbers of children with this disease and the socioeconomic area they lived in. Type One Diabetes usually happens in children and early teenagers and the study discovered that there was a far … More Health Post – What Health Effects of Overcleanliness?
In searching the net for the picture above I could not find one photo which depicts how to do standing resistance exercises correctly! So I will use the photo to work off to explain the mistakes people make, the correct form and the reasons why. Whatever the standing exercise is – whether it is overhead or … More Fitness Post – How to do Standing Exercises Properly
Our modern lifestyle which includes poor nutrition and lack of adequate exercise negatively affects our brain metabolism and therefore function. We live an increasingly toxic environment that includes eating foods that are not natural and this comprises of the foods we would normally consider natural. Here I mean foods that are genetically modified. I have … More Health Post – The Best and Worst Foods for the Brain
It was difficult to get an image of the correct technique of doing this exercise properly because most people overdo the extension of the legs. It is usually depicted by the person with their bottom completely off the floor and whilst this is an advanced level of the exercise people will tend to cheat by … More Fitness Post – How to do…Toes to Sky Exercise
I have mentioned Stress in posts that cover other topics before and talked about meditation as a means to help cope with stress but here I want to cover some other ideas… as sitting still and trying to slow down thought may not suit everyone? So what is stress? It is a reasonably new term … More Health Post – Effective Skills in Dealing with Stress. A new Perspective?
You don’t need sports science qualifications to test your progress in any aspect of fitness. It obviously helps to have the expertise when measuring top athletes though – even when you should understand that the best measurement you can have when testing team sportspeople is their performance on the field of play. It is the … More Fitness Post – How to Test Progress