In this Post I will compare Single Fulcrum exercises with Compound exercises. So the classic single fulcrum exercise is the Biceps Curl as compared with a Compound Upper Body exercise such as the Pull Up (remember that the reason I call it a Pull Up instead of a Chin Up is because the latter term … More Fitness Post – Exercise Comparisons 3
This is the second posting in a small series of two about knowing what you are eating…particularly in food products interfered with by humans. Even the fresh produce we eat can be toxic to our digestive systems and seeming that 70% of our immune system is located in our gut they therefore can compromise our … More Health Post – Know What You Eat
In this second Post of a series on comparing similar exercises I chose this one because most young men do the Bench Press exercise first when they enter the gym – and quite a few without some sort of warm up. Mind you, a lot end up with shoulder problems because of this addiction to … More Fitness Post – Bench Press versus Press Up
In my reality this post is one of the most important messages I wish to convey in my blogs because the topic dramatically affects our health. If we desire to understand the consequences of what I would describe ‘loose’ advertising (although some would take the harder line and call it ‘false’) when it comes to … More Health Post – Advertising and Food
Firstly, I thought that I would move away from the term ‘Exercises I Love to Hate’ because quite honestly I don’t hate any exercise and I don’t like the word hate because these days I don’t hate anything or anyone…as to whether the thing or person is positive or negative is a matter of perspective. But … More Fitness Post – Exercise Comparison – Squat versus Deadlift
With the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes on the increase it is worth explaining again the importance of doing regular exercise if you are Diabetic or that you are showing signs of Pre-Diabetes. And if people think that this condition is for the obese – think again! When I was doing Cardiac Risk Profiling for … More Health Post – The Best Exercise Programs for Diabetes
The exercise I am going to describe in this post is the Step Up/Leg Raise/Back Lunge and the photo above shows the first two movements of this four-movement exercise. I used this in programs for elite Rugby League players to help them quicker acceleration off the mark speed but the trick with it is that … More Fitness Post – Exercises I Love to Hate 2
In recent Posts I have talked about the poor posture developing in more and more people these days causing various health issues and health professionals (such as Chiropractors and Naturopaths) seeing younger children with chronic problems with their necks (as young as 6 years of age) but what about mental issues such as depression? Anecdotally … More Health Post – Using Cellphones Causes Depression?