Yoga isn’t new, it’s been around for over a thousand years. It’s one of the best activities you can do to keep your body in good alignment and to relieve stress. Yoga classes involve a series of gentle exercises designed to … [Read more...] about Are You Interested in Yoga or Tai Chi?
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Tips for Balancing Calories and Physical Activities Many people work out on a regular basis and they don’t lose weight. It’s usually they eat the wrong food. If you want to lose weight cut out – or at least cut back - on … [Read more...] about Balance calories and exercise to loose weight
Circuit training is a fitness program that combines strength training with a high intensity aerobic fitness workout. It builds strength and endurance and may be one of the best ways to burn fat fast. If you’re looking to lose … [Read more...] about Circuit Training for Beginners
Tracking your workouts is important. It probably seems like an unnecessary chore. However, when you track your workouts you are essentially gathering data. As you look back at your data, you’ll be able to evaluate your … [Read more...] about How to Track Your Fitness Workouts
High Intensity Interval Training, also known as HIIT, is a proven approach to burn more calories and fat in less time. The old practice of exercising for hours to burn more calories and lose weight no longer has to be your … [Read more...] about Explore High Intensity Interval Training Workouts at Home
Strength training intimidates many people. They envision red-faced men and women grunting while lifting heavy weights and building huge muscles. While this may be true for some individuals, the vast majority of people who … [Read more...] about Getting Started with Body Weight Strength Training
Many older adults believe that they can’t exercise. It’s a pity because without exercise they run the risk of a decline in metabolic, musculo-skeletal and psychological wellbeing. Without regular, systematic exercise, things … [Read more...] about Exercise Tips for Elderly
I often think that life is like the vaudeville act where the performer spins plates on a line of sticks. By they time they've put all the plates up - the ones at the start of the line are starting to topple over. The rest of the … [Read more...] about Balance Your Life with Tai Chi
Junk of junks, saith the Preacher, junk of junks; all is junk. We’re living in a junk world – junk mail, junk TV, junk food, junk medicine, junk pharmaceuticals, junk education, junk religion … - all is junk. "What is junk … [Read more...] about How to avoid eating a junk breakfast
The essence of junk food is that it’s food that’s been through a manufacturing process. It’s been through the mill the oven or, in the case of the rissole, the piece of fish and the potato, the fat bath. It’s refined flour … [Read more...] about What is Junk Food
You can’t satisfy the inner hunger by eating. All that happens is you get fatter – and what does that do for your self esteem? If you restrict your access to the food that's satisfying the inner hunger and don't separate the … [Read more...] about You Can’t Satisfy The Inner Hunger By Eating
Here’s Why You Need To Sit Up Straight Did you know that getting into a habit of good posture helps you avoid back pain? Hang On, Help Is On The Way I spend a goodly part of my time helping people to set up their chair, desk … [Read more...] about How To Improve Posture to Avoid Back Pain
Exercise From The Top Of The Hourglass It's a big ask expecting to stay healthy without keeping yourself fit. Aerobic fitness is the best indicator of the condition of the system responsible for transporting oxygen to working … [Read more...] about Aerobic Fitness
Regular, systematic, vigorous physical activity strengthens all of the major body systems and, along with diet is the foundation of good health. 1. Feel better The most immediate benefit of physical activity is that you feel … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Exercise for Fitness
Here’s the long story. I had a sun spot on my forehead and I got the doctor to cut it off. Then I started to get a rash around that spot. I put moisturizer on it. Nothing happened. I tried a few different creams. Still … [Read more...] about Psoriasis Free For life
Stress is the inability to tell the difference between what is happening and what you think is happening. Victor Davich ‘Stress’ is hard concept to define. In fact it’s like defining the wind, which we tend to do by describing … [Read more...] about What Causes Stress – What is it?
I’m a big fan of the British television program ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ where regular folk appear on the program with all manner of personal health problems, some of them quite intimate. Many of the problems appear to come from out … [Read more...] about Defrag to Get Healthy Stay Healthy
We live in a society where a lot of people don't seem to be all that happy, but they can't put their finger on the reason for their unhappiness. If you fit into the unhappy category, give yourself a mental defrag, reboot your … [Read more...] about How To Be Happy in Life
1% Percent Weight Loss Program People often ask, ‘How much weight can I expect to lose each week?’ I reckon 1% of your body weight sounds about right. I’ve seen people on the Biggest Looser lose huge amounts of weight in the … [Read more...] about How Much Weight Can Be Lost Each Week?
In 1861, Isabella Beeton published Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. It was a best-seller, selling close to two million copies by 1868. Mrs Beeton published the book in her early 20’s. She died at age 28. The book lived … [Read more...] about Blended Fruit And Vegetable Shake
Lay Off The Garbohydrates You won't have heard of the term 'garbohydrates' before. It's a new word to describe the high density refined carbohydrates, flour and sugar, and the food that's made with them. You can add potatos … [Read more...] about How To Start Eating Healthy
Throughout the second half of the 1990s I had lower back pain. Every time I sneezed or coughed it felt like someone was ramming a red hot poker into my back. I blamed the rowing machine. Wrong! Like most people with lower … [Read more...] about Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain
High blood pressure is just one of a long line of symptoms of personally-generated metabolic dysfunction. It is not a first cause. It’s not a disease, you don't 'catch it'. Put another way it's one of a number of performance … [Read more...] about High Blood Pressure – Disease Or Dysfunction?
If Yes, Change the way you eat and lower your blood pressure After searching the literature for treatments designed to lower blood pressure naturally, I’ve come to the opinion that it’s highly likely that high blood pressure is … [Read more...] about Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
The average person in the Western World goes to work, goes home, has a drink (or two or three), has tea, sits down, watches television, goes to sleep, wakes up, goes to bed, can't sleep, tosses and turns, gets up the next morning … [Read more...] about Learn How To Relax
A few years ago I dropped around to the office of a work colleague and said, ‘Graham, I’m getting fat.’ Without looking up from his work he said, ‘Well stop eating.’ Sounds easy doesn’t it? They say that when it’s all said … [Read more...] about Discover How You Can Stop Smoking
Headaches are the number one personally-generated body system dysfunction in the Western world, stimulating more visits to the doctor and more sales of tablets than any other dysfunction. They have reached epidemic … [Read more...] about Learn How To Relieve Headaches
Why not teach yourself to get to sleep quickly An inability to sleep well is just one of the many symptoms of metabolic and/or psychological dysfunction. Poor sleep is definitely not caused by a lack of Stilnox! That's why the … [Read more...] about Can’t Get To Sleep?
There are three key factors of fitness aerobic fitness strength flexibility. A good fitness program is the foundation of good health. In fact, to put it another way, there’s not a shadow of a doubt that if you’re not … [Read more...] about Why You Need a Good Fitness Program
(First up, an aside. The word ‘haemorrhoids’ appears to be one of the most misspelt words in the English language, so much so that how the word is spelt is becoming pretty much optional. These days whether it’s haemorrhoids, … [Read more...] about Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids
Ask yourself, 'Why am I getting headaches.' In the first instance they are just another symptom of metabolic dysfunction. It's a call to get yourself back into exceptionally good shape. People who are in exceptionally good … [Read more...] about Cause of Headaches
3 Easy Exercises Can Dramatically Lower Your Blood Pressure In Less Than A Week I'd like to introduce you to one of the best blood pressure programs I've seen. It's been developed by Christian Goodman of the Blue Heron Health … [Read more...] about 3 Easy Exercises To Lower Your Blood Pressure