You are here

Health Concerns

A Collection of Band Exercises to Improve Shoulder Mobility and Stability

This post offers a collection of my favourite band exercises for improving shoulder mobility and stability.

If you've dislocated a shoulder in the past, please be conservative with any exercises you try, and after clearing things with your physician, you might start with those that have your arms no higher than chest level. Over time, as your shoulders feel stronger and more mobile, you can gradually work your arms overhead. Read more about A Collection of Band Exercises to Improve Shoulder Mobility and Stability

 

Roasted Tomatoes, Creamy Avocado Slices, and Lightly Scrambled Eggs

Untitled

Sautéed or roasted tomatoes add wonderful flavour and substantial nutrient value to any meal, and they’re super simple to make. Read more about Roasted Tomatoes, Creamy Avocado Slices, and Lightly Scrambled Eggs

 

How We Measure Success

I can't speak for other cultures, but I can confirm that most Korean parents love discussing how well their grown children are doing with their careers. Seriously, if you put longtime Korean friends in their 60's and beyond at a restaurant table for an hour, chances are good that you'll end up with a world-class brag-fest that is veiled in feigned humility. Read more about How We Measure Success

 

When Giving Leads to Resentment

In wrestling with a number of feelings surrounding giving and resentment, I share my thoughts here with hope that doing so might be cathartic for me and perhaps others who might stumble upon this post and feel that they are not alone.

My parents immigrated to Canada from Korea in 1971, two years before I was born. Details are fuzzy, but my understanding is that my father decided to explore prospects of a better life outside of the Korean Air Force, and word from his brother who had already emigrated to Canada was that it was a fine place to start anew. Read more about When Giving Leads to Resentment

 

To Reconcile or Not to Reconcile

Earlier this year, my wife Margaret and I decided to homeschool our boys. We agonized over this decision for more than a year, weighing our options and thinking about how to best support our sons as they grow and mature into thoughtful, service-minded, self-sufficient, and emotionally intelligent adults. Read more about To Reconcile or Not to Reconcile

 

How to Make Your Own Variable-Speed Percussion Massaging Tool

Materials:

Jigsaw:

https://amzn.to/2BDGSif

Universal Adaptor for a Jigsaw:

https://amzn.to/2BFtkCC

Lacrosse Ball:

https://amzn.to/2ntbm19

Please note that I do not know if the universal adaptor listed above can fit into any jigsaw. Read more about How to Make Your Own Variable-Speed Percussion Massaging Tool

 

Hearty Vegetarian Winter Stew Recipe

Untitled

The quantities listed make a large pot of stew, approximately 12 to 15 servings; feel free to scale down if a smaller batch is preferred.

Ingredients: Read more about Hearty Vegetarian Winter Stew Recipe

 

To Overcome Chronic Back Issues, Improve Spinal Mobility and Core Strength

For those looking to overcome chronic back pain and stiffness, it's helpful to alternate between core-strengthening and spinal mobility exercises. This video provides examples of how to alternate between variations of these two types of exercises.

For more ideas on core-strengthening exercises, please see:

Core-Strengthening Exercises Read more about To Overcome Chronic Back Issues, Improve Spinal Mobility and Core Strength

 

Pages

 
 

Join more than 100,000 readers worldwide who receive Dr. Ben Kim's free newsletter

Receive simple suggestions to improve your health and mobility, plus alerts on specials and giveaways at our catalogue.