Sport and Performance Psychology

2012-10-25 / Sports / Comments Off on Sport and Performance PsychologyComments

How can I use my mind to get more from my life? Sports and performance psychology holds the answer. It is often as easy, and as hard, as relaxing the body and calming the mind. Then our actions in life become a choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Balance Exercises

2012-10-17 / Fitness / Comments Off on Balance ExercisesComments

Vestibular (balance) problems are much more common among people of all ages than one could think. They cause a lot of discomfort including headaches and lack of ability to concentrate. Luckily, the situation can be improved by exercises. Read the rest of this entry »

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Strengthening Exercises Help to Prevent Gymnastic Injuries

2012-07-13 / Fitness / Comments Off on Strengthening Exercises Help to Prevent Gymnastic InjuriesComments

Gymnastics requires flexibility, strength and power. Most gymnasts know the importance of hamstring, hip, back and shoulder flexibility. The following strengthening exercises will help improve the gymnast’s performance and help minimize the risk for injury. Since the gymnast may not have access to a weight room, these exercises can be done without weight equipment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Help The Body Help Itself The Bifidus Factor, Post 1

2011-10-25 / Health / Comments Off on Help The Body Help Itself The Bifidus Factor, Post 1Comments

It is common knowledge that the health intestinal tract digests foods, assimilates nutrients and eliminates waste in its normal daily function. It is also widely known that the intestines are supported in their work by billions of “friendly” bacteria. It is essential that a health intestinal environment be maintained to insure good health. Read the rest of this entry »

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Reiki

2011-08-24 / Massage Therapy / Comments Off on ReikiComments

Reiki is a method of spiritual healing and self-enlightenment. It is not truly massage therapy, because muscles aren’t manipulated.

The word Reiki is a universal life force energy describing the focus toward helping to heal the mind, body and spirit once it has become out of sync with itself. Read the rest of this entry »

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Training for Specific Muscle Post 1

2011-06-02 / Health / Comments Off on Training for Specific Muscle Post 1Comments

During my exercise session on Tuesday, I decided to add some minimal arm and chest exercises using the weight machines. I concentrated on reps rather than weight to start to build some upper body tone. Read the rest of this entry »

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