Sunglasses are far more than a fashion statement and the correct ones will protect your eyes…but the wrong ones are worse than wearing no sunglasses at all! Below are some ideas that will help you choose the correct ones… The sunglasses in the photo above are an example of my first statement about them being … More Health Post – Choosing the Right Sunglasses
What is exercise? A simple question and the simple answer is exercise is any activity…anything that makes the body move. But a large number of people put it in the formal mode such as within the confines of a gym, or running. Formal exercise has been around for a very long time and it was … More Fitness Post – Different Strokes…
One Facebook friend (and a family member) put up a chart depicting what ‘normal’ Blood Pressure should be as we age, which raised my eyebrows to a certain extent because after taking more than 20,000 tests in my Cardac Profiles I’m still unsure of what ‘normal’ is. I say that because there are so many … More Health Post – Should We Medícate High Blood Pressure?
The short answer to this question is there aren’t any. And although I leave myself open to a slight frown from the fairer sex in that I consider them to being close to a different species – being the father of three daughters and one granddaughter – the rules change only when they become pregnant. … More Fitness Post – Special Considerations for Women in Weight Training.
I want to reiterate some facts you should know about your health in case you missed my earlier Posts… The mind leads the body and if it is a fact that 70% of an average person’s thoughts are negative, then it has a major impact on their health. So positive thoughts will manifest a postive … More Health Post – 10 Facts You Should Know About Your Health
There are a few concepts around ‘continuous tension’ that I should first explain. That you can use the various ‘strength bands’ for a more consistent tension on the muscle group/s throughout the range of movement you’re working in. Or that you can use cables in your training to promote this same effect. And the third … More Fitness Post – Continous Tension Training: The secret to Achieving it.
Last Health Post I covered some important facts about Diabetes but how do you prevent getting the disease? I seem to be a ‘stuck record’ in my advice when it comes to healthy eating but if we stick to the pattern of eating mostly fresh fruits and vegetables and get enough exercise we prevent ourselves … More Health Post – Foods to Eat to Prevent Diabetes
Super Slow resistance training has been around since the 1940s when Body Builders used it as part of their training techniques. It was popularized by Ken Hutchins who developed it to where he considered it the only way to do resistance training. Since then there has been much debate about whether it was a better … More Fitness Post – Super Slow Resistance Training
Type 2 Diabetes is increasing to epidemic proportions and there is still some confusion about what it is, how it happens and the best methods to combat it. I gained these facts on the subject from one of the foremost experts in Europe about the disease to ensure that we have the facts other than … More Health Posts – The Facts About Type 2 Diabetes