I have touched this subject before but here I want to cover an ancient way of looking at health and a more comprehensive explanation of how we can have a better quality of life as we reach the golden years. This post is not just for people who have reached old age as the younger … More Health Post – Healthy Aging
The photo above shows the classic bent over position after physical exertion but what it doesn’t show is whether the person is breathing properly. The two biggest mistakes when trying to control your breath in exercising are breathing too fast (hyperventilating) and breathing through the mouth. Most of the time we don’t ever think of … More Fitness Post – Breath Control in Exercise
Well, that statement is a bit heavy but there is an element of truth in it. Certainly Energy drinks will give you more energy, make you feel more alert and also make you feel that you can ‘fly’ and those are the positive side effects. What about the negatives? Negative Sise Effects. They will make … More Health Post – Energy Drinks Can Kill You?
I must admit to pushing this type of exercise on several occasions before but I can’t understand why people insist on splitting the body into body parts when most of our natural movements use the whole body. It may be my sports background or that I have conditioned team sports people for many years or … More Fitness Post – Use Mostly Whole-Body Exercises
Money is a figment of our imagination – but this goes for most of what we consider our reality. Concepts such as countries, rules and regulations, religion are something that we have made up in our minds. In our consumer societies money is important but even today there are societies where money does not exist … More Health Post – Money and Your Health
Hard work doesn’t get you anywhere, unless it has purpose and direction. I guess that is the premise for any aspect of life but for exercise it is even more apparent for it shows in your results. And there is a difference between the energy expended per se and the energy that has a structure … More Fitness Post – Do the Work – But Do It Smart!
We all know about air pollution but what else within our modern environment is detrimental to our health…and what can we do about it? I will go through a list and there are some things on the list that may surprise you… Heavy metals, including lead, nickel and tin. If these are mixed with your … More Health Post – Our Toxic Environment is Killing Us
You can’t get stronger unless you work your weakest muscles…or ‘you are only as strong as your weakest link’. It doesn’t matter how you say it an imbalance of muscle strength in your body will inhibit your progress if your desire is to get stronger. One of the major areas of weakness are the muscles … More Fitness Post – Exercises that Strengthen the Rhomboid Muscles