Archive for 2015

December 29, 2015

Brains: How they define us and connect us to the world and to one another.

'Brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor studied her own stroke as it happened — and has become a powerful voice for brain recovery

December 23, 2015

Give a Smile for Christmas

The Power of Smiling,

follow the link to a great TED talk :

ted.com/powerofsmiling

It will help you reduce cholesterol, look more competent, increase your endorphines and make you look good in the eyes of others.

 

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November 29, 2015

The Benefits of Good Posture

 

ed.ted.com/lessons/the-benefits-of-good-posture

Not much more to say... quick 4 minute video

We all struggle with good posture, continual practice is the only way to succeed.

if you want more than just a 4 minute video!

November 11, 2015

How stress affects your brain

Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes."

November 9, 2015

What Makes Muscles Grow

"Meaningful growth requires challenge and stress."

ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-muscles-grow

Here is a quick 4 minutes video, explaining what makes muscles grow.

August 19, 2015

Knobby Balls

JUST IN!!!!!

Finally found a good ball to roll under the feet and got 20 of them.

If you want one just ask, they are five dollars each.

Here is the blog as a reminder : Foot blog

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Prevent. Perform. Recover.

August 18, 2015

How to Keep a Clean body

In the article below they call it detoxing your body, I prefer to live with most of these rules on a daily basis.

I'm reposting this article just for some reminders of what you may have forgotten...

here is the link to the article: http://bembu.com/natural-ways-to-detox-your-body

Hope you enjoy

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Equinox Health Clinic

Prevent. Perform. Recover.

August 17, 2015

Visceral Manipulation, an Ancient Therapy?

Here is an interesting article on visceral manipulation. The Barral institute is where I take most of my visceral manipulation classes.

Hopefully one day I'll have Jean-Pierre Barral's touch.

here is the article:

April 5, 2015

Shoulder Stretches

Theres always more you can do!

Here is a video showing 3 different stretches to open up the chest and rib cage to help enable the shoulders to move in their entire range of motion. This works the pectoral muscles, latissimus dorsi and the anterior neck, which all are usually shortened by prolonged time in a sitting position (desk work). 

Start with NO weights as he suggests.