core

Is doing housework the same as structured workouts?

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Of course, being physically active is better than being sedentary and not moving. Ladies, especially those who consider themselves active because: they go to the market every morning they spend the entire day cleaning up the home and doing housework they pick up after their hyperactive young kids Is there a need for structural workout if [...]

Future plans… moving into healing and exercise as medicine

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I have been spending the past few years researching and trying out ways towards better health. Starting with the obvious, exercising and trying to eat right.  But realizing something was missing then moved me to look for answers. And I learned about core strength. Developing core strength helps to reduce injury and makes the body [...]

Why Active People Still Suffer from Body Aches?

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You are an avid exerciser because you know about the benefits of staying physically active. You visited the gym frequently and even go for tennis and futsall sessions with your pals. You do everything right as prescribed by the professionals: you do your cardio, weight lifting (and have those lean muscles to show) as well [...]

Overcoming Lower Back Pain Through Exercise

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Lower back pain is one of the most common ailment faced by people from all walks of life and work occupation. If you suffer from severe lower back pain to the extend that you are unable to walk or move, please consult a physican to rule out any spine injuries, slipped disk or herniated disk. [...]

Abdomen Crunches Alone Will Not Give You a Flat Tummy

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More and more people are discovering that abdomen crunches and sit ups alone just will not flatten the tummy. Because of so many conflicting info that I’ve received, I’ve decided to try if it works. It doesn’t, as evident on a previous Tummy Project that I have tried- focusing on crunches. Now, I am no [...]

A New Self Project- incorporate more core exercises

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I enjoy coming up with mini projects to test out theories I have about exercise and food intake. Next month, I will be taking a break, leaving for 16 days to another country- whereby it will involve both physical and mental exertion. Will be meeting up with a dear friend and mentor, doing lots of [...]

Stability Ball Dance

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I have come up with a modification exercise that you can use on the Swiss/Stability ball- dancing on the Stability ball. What you need: First, you need to be comfortable with the Stability ball- that you are able to balance comfortably and move on top of the ball without constantly almost tripping over If you [...]