muscle imbalance

Diseases You Can Battle with Fitness- Part 1

Arthritis, Heart Diseases, Inner Peace, Pain or Injuries
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Through MSN, I’ve discovered an interesting site parade.com A slide that they’ve featured caught my eye because I believe it provides valuable information: 4 Diseases You Can Fight with Fitness by Michael O’Shea. 1. Heart Disease The article mentioned that regular exercise lowers blood pressure and reduce cholesterol. Heart attack can really be a silent [...]

Knock knees, bow legs and back pain due to structural and muscle imbalance

Pain or Injuries, Posture
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As mentioned in my previous article, massage by traditional Thai healers (not your usual over-the-counter masseur) is effective to overcome structural imbalances that bring about conditions like knock knees, bow legs, knee pain and back pain. Such massage sessions are usually very painful as the healer worked to clear blocked channels. Still, professional therapists who [...]

Always activate your core when doing body weight exercises to avoid/minimize injuries

Exercising, Pain or Injuries, Posture, The Core
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When doing body weight exercises, how do you perform them? Do you utilize the muscles on your glutes, legs and arms (biceps, triceps) or do you engage your core muscles? It is important that you train and develop your core before doing intensive body work exercise like leg pulls and chin ups. If you have [...]