260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)

260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2) It doesn’t seem to matter what mode of resistance you use to initially get stronger, i.e. machines, bands, or even your own bodyweight, it all counts. However if your goal is to become as strong and powerful as possible and build up … Continue reading 260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)

220820 Moving the garbage can to the road for pickup

220820 Moving the garbage can to the road for pickup If you live in the country, as my family does, every week the garbage truck comes by to pick up the trash. With five of us contributing to the garbage can, it doesn’t take long to get it filled up. Totally crammed to the top, … Continue reading 220820 Moving the garbage can to the road for pickup

190820 The Make-up of a Resistance Training Program

Starting a training program shouldn’t be more complicated than just throwing on a pair of shoes or heading off to the gym for a few sets of squats or bench presses. As long as your body is receiving a positive stimulus, it will attempt to overcome the stress placed on it. If you are sedentary and have never exercised before then this may work, for a while at least. After a short time, though the body adapts to the stimulus and stops making positive health gains as it accommodates to the new level of activity.

160820 Back extensions on a GluteHam developer

Back extensions on a GluteHam developer Since this is obviously a GIF, the speed of which is quite high but I could not slow it down but YOU MUST go slower. Brief exercise description Lay flat on the GluteHam developer as shown, on a flat bench, or the 45 degree incline bench, in a stretched … Continue reading 160820 Back extensions on a GluteHam developer

090820 The cat and camel

https://videopress.com/v/4xf1a6kE?preloadContent=metadata The cat and camel lower back exercise This exercise is an excellent one to loosen up the lower back. These are not stretching exercises. They are fluid movements from one position to the other. Simply and smoothly, raise your back up as high as you can and then lower it back down as far … Continue reading 090820 The cat and camel

050820 Salt shaken 2/2 by Glenn Cardwell

When I tell people that the most dangerous food additive they are likely to eat is salt they get really disappointed because they expect me to say an artificial sweetener or flavour, neither of which probably has any effect on their health. Salt is off the radar; no-one cares about salt.