I have written a few Posts on the importance of getting good quality sleep but what about an afternoon nap? Admittedly I am within the age of needing it on occasions…but what about the science behind it? Many European countries think that a short nap after lunch is essential and you would have found that … More Health Post – Napping is Good For You!
The picture above depicts one of the many Qigong movements and although it looks similar to Tai Qui both of these Chinese Physical Disciplines are quite different and I won’t get into the complexity of that statement. Just to say that the four movements I am going to explain come from the Qigong discipline. Perhaps … More Fitness Post – Four Exercises for Physical Transformation
They say that the eyes are the ‘windows to the soul’ and by the same token your skin is the window to the health of your underlying physiology. Most often people will treat the symptom and not the cause. They spend a lot of money on skin creams and potions to alleviate rashes and other … More Health Post – The Underlying Causes of Skin Problems
A few clients have complained of tension in different parts of the body over the years so I will go over a few that are the most common. Sometimes people have slept in the wrong position and they wake up with a stiff neck or they may feel tension in the muscles at the back … More Fitness Post – Various Stretches to Relieve Tension
Our Western Medical System is based on the idea of homeostasis and if anyone doesn’t fall within certain parameters deemed normal then there are medications that bring that person back into this normal range. The largest arm of this medical system is the pharmaceutical section which controls this way of thinking, but is it working? … More Health Post – The Cure for Nearly All Disease
In my Health Post I talked about the cause of most knee pain being disfunctional movement through either problems in the lower back including the pelvis and/or flattened arches of the feet. I also stated that I would go through a simple, small series of exercises in this Fitness Post. Walking on uneven surfaces such … More Fitness Post – Exercises to Strengthen Your Feet
There are two ways you can look at the statement I’ve made as a title for this Post – That any sensation we feel, whether pain or anything else is actually in our minds and to control pain we need to control our mind…but that topic is for another Post. The second way is although … More Health Post – That Knee Pain is Not in Your Knee!
Although this could be within the Health Post, because it is an exercise I’m putting it here. Also most of my clients have some injury issue, and Sciatic Pain is a very common one. I have suffered from it too for many years, since my Olympic Lifting days because of the stress on the back … More Fitness Post – An Exercise to Get Rid Of Sciatic Pain
I’ve talked about strengthening the Immune System before but here I want you to understand exactly what the Immune System is and how important it is to our health. A lot of the things we do in everyday life actually work against the natural Immune System and weaken it. It is our natural defense against … More Health Post – How to Fortify the Immune System