What becomes important is to make optimal posture a ‘conscious act’.
A respite can be very rejuvenating towards one’s efforts. Use it as such and press forward.
It behooves one to take two to five minutes from each hour to do something physical on a personal level.
I find that kata practice is very good for coordination, control, concentration
The health of the body is integral to executing our day to day activities. Yet, the health of the body is (so often) overlooked. Modern lifestyles (have been) shown to facilitate (one’s) physical deterioration. By the age of 70 men can possibly have lost up 50% of their free testosterone; this can begin as early … Continue reading Blending of Female and Male Energies / A Healthly Body
What is rest? Although it is a necessity and the effects that it has on the body are basically understood, it is, nonetheless, treated as a circumstantial requirement. How does it affect wellness? There are many ways in which bodily processes are compromised due to lack of sleep. Still, one may function under such circumstances; … Continue reading Sleep to Live: Live to Sleep
Wellness is more than just fitness. The Body Mind Spirit approach to wellness holds much validity. So often we get stuck on one or two points of the triangle. In effect, we flatline . . . . going back and forth between the two points or even, more restrictive, . . . stagnating on the … Continue reading Well Rounded Wellness
Social acceptance and friendship are hallmarks of the human experience. Humans are social creatures. However, humans get lost in the amalgam of social constructs, organizations, cliques and so forth. Humans effectively lose their sense of self because they feel the need to ‘belong’ to something external to themselves. Friendship must not be a substitute for … Continue reading Relying on the Self
We are ready to be active. We want to engage in activities that will help us to maintain our vibrancy, vitality and vigor. We want to embrace a lifestyle that involves aging with grace and retaining competence and cognizance. Yet many of our day to day actions do not support any of these initiatives. Being … Continue reading Mind and Body in Fitness
Punching power is a result of biomechanical alignment and physiological coordination. Technique is what makes the punch effective. Weight training and building tendon strength can supplement punch training but practice of technique is key. The focus of this write up will be on arm extension (shoulder flexion). It is roughly one-quarter of the total punch … Continue reading The Power of the Punch