160421 The inner workings of the body’s core by Rachel Baker

When somebody has a strong core, they have much more than just a six-pack. The body’s core refers to the entire midsection of the body, the front, back and sides included. It is made up of complex muscles which stabilize us and allow us to transfer force between extremities to perform functional movement. This is why a healthy core is much more than just well-developed abdominals and deserves to be appreciated and cared for as a crucial component of overall physical health.

050421 Cycling Improves Parkinson’s

050421 Cycling Improves Parkinson's by Rickey Dale Crain Thanks to Rickey for letting me use this article. What do actor Michael J. Fox, evangelist Billy Graham, former US Attorney General Janet Reno and boxer Muhammad Ali have in common? Answer: Parkinson's disease, a chronic degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that kills off or … Continue reading 050421 Cycling Improves Parkinson’s

260321 Posture and the relationship to strength 4 of 4

260321 Posture and the relationship to strength 4 of 4 The display of strength is influenced by the joint angles of the operating links in the chain. These angles, as would be expected, change with movement. Because of this change, the length of the muscles varies throughout the movement, as does the angle of attachment … Continue reading 260321 Posture and the relationship to strength 4 of 4

250321 Seasonal Affective Disorder and Your Mental Health

Seasonal Affective Disorder Clearly, SAD is a serious problem and the symptoms can really negatively impact your life. People who struggle with SAD also find it to be a recurring problem, meaning it keeps coming back over and over for years. If you already have depression or anxiety, it can really pile up and make for a nasty combo.

190321 Shoulder posture 3 of 4

190321 Shoulder posture 3 of 4 An ideal alignment will have the line of reference passing midway through the shoulder joint as it travels downward. The arm and shoulder position depends on where the scapulae and upper back positions are. In a normal, i.e. correct alignment, the scapulae will be lying flat against the upper … Continue reading 190321 Shoulder posture 3 of 4

180321 How To Give a World-Class Intimate Massage

A great massage doesn’t have to cost hundreds of dollars, and with a little practice you can provide similar relaxation and stress relief right at home. Working out your partner’s knots and kinks is totally doable, and it often leads to more touchy-feely fun. Whether you’re looking for a happy ending or to simply provide stress relief, we’ve got some tips that will take your massages from good to great.

120321 Checking your posture-2 of 4

Posture is an important part of our lives. Posture counts. It can make us feel good or bad, not only mentally but also physically. Imagine walking around slumped over all the time, how do you think you feel? When you notice someone walking like this what is the first thing that pops into your mind? It’s probably something along these lines-they look like they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders. Compare that posture to the posture you have when you really feel great. You can see it in how you walk down the street can’t you? Carry yourself high and proud. Remember the old saying behavior changes attitude and vice versa. If you are slumping, do yourself a favor and perk up!

050321 Introduction to posture-1 of 4

Posture is an important part of our lives. Posture counts. It can make us feel good or bad, not only mentally but also physically. Imagine walking around slumped over all the time, how do you think you feel? When you notice someone walking like this what is the first thing that pops into your mind? It’s probably something along these lines-they look like they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders.