Modern societies are being inundated with the loneliness epidemic. What is Aloneness? What is Loneliness? Are you comfortable with YOU?? How are either impactful upon (one’s) health. Society today is more gadget oriented than ever. At the same time, it is gadgetry that serves as one of the wedges between ourselves and others, as well … Continue reading Loneliness: Effecting resolution
Throughout the course of each day (or night, depending on your work schedule) the body is (being) subjected to the ever present force of gravity. This force is ever active and relentless. As the major force on earth, it is what provides the impetus for the body to develop and activate the musculo-skeletal structures. This … Continue reading The back: Upright against gravity . . .
Society is enamored with appearance. Muscles, typically, are exercised in either of two ways. They are either subjected to routines that build them up (i.e. - body pump, machine workouts or supported lifting modalities) or they perform in response to running, cycling or various aerobic modalities. Although these modes of exercise do provide physiological benefit, … Continue reading Maintaining the Base of Operation
Movement is the execution of conducting the limbs from pt. A to pt. B. The succedent actions are facilitated by muscular activity. The human body is designed for movement. Well, let me backtrack . . . all bodies on the terrestrial plane are designed for movement. Humans are slowly circumventing the need for movement. The … Continue reading Movement – why is it needed??
Extended periods of sitting can lead to a state of compromise in the postural muscles. Posture is comprised of more than the back muscles. The deep core muscles and even those on the posterior hip and upper thigh play a role the maintenance of good posture and for ambulation. Range of motion in the … Continue reading The Setbacks of Sitting
Fasting, as a topic, engenders much conversation. It is viewed with an air of misunderstanding and mystery on one hand. On the other, there are those who use it on a routine basis. Fasting’s roots extend back to ancient times. One becomes more aware of their inner drives and conflicts when engaging in fasting. It … Continue reading Fasting Part III
Fasting has been used for many years. It has been used religiously and spiritually. It has also been used for health reasons. The efficacy of fasting has always received mixed reviews. Proving the effectiveness of fasting was often relegated to the exhibited results. Naysayers often pointed out that fasting could possibly cause physiological challenges. Studies, … Continue reading Fasting Part II
Fasting can be used to treat various diseases. Fasting’s medical efficacy has been effectively utilized since the 1950’s. Supervision is used in monitoring the health of those who are fasting. Fasting regimens for medical intervention can vary; the times can range from 14 days to a month (under supervision). In Russia, Dr. Yuri Nikolaev developed … Continue reading Fasting is resting
How is seasonal cleansing and fasting beneficial to the body. The body goes through subtle changes at each seasonal change. According to an article in LIVESCIENCE 'How Change of Seasons Affects Animals and Humans' there are measurable physiological responses the displays when the seasons change. According to Rene Graber in an article on 'Fasting And The … Continue reading Fasting and Seasonal Change
When we are working out on a consistent basis it becomes necessary to make changes to the program. Depending upon the results being sought after. The prescribed amount of time between changes should be 6 – 8 weeks. For my personal rotation, I am employing a combination of negative reps with concentric / eccentric reps. … Continue reading Be negative – For a good change