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One-Minute Spinal Care Routine

These two movements encourage more blood to flow to the ligaments and muscles that surround the spine, thereby reducing risk of experiencing sprains and strains.   Read more

 

Improve Your Balance by Linking Core and Lower Body Strength

This is an effective way of improving your sense of balance by linking core and lower body strength.

Hold a ball or kettlebell in your hands and take it in slow circles around your head in one direction and then the other direction - be sure to keep your core engaged as you do these circles. Read more

 

How to Improve Balance and Proprioception

After posting a clip of a simple game that can be used to improve joint position sense and balance, I received a number of messages from readers asking for ways to work on proprioception when one doesn't have a partner to work with. Read more

 

The Ideal Way To Do Push-Ups

To be optimally mobile and agile, it's helpful to treat every exercise as an opportunity to strengthen your core - doing so will improve movement and balance in all planes and decrease risk of injury. Read more

 

Rotational Movement For Healthier Shoulders

One of the most common reasons for having pain while using arms overhead is having limited rotation through the glenohumeral (shoulder) joints.

Having a healthy range of internal and external rotation through your shoulder joints will help ensure that you can use your arms overhead without unnecessary restrictions. Read more

 

More On Protecting Financial Health In The Years Ahead

In early June, El Salvador became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. On Wednesday July 14, Paraguay is set to do the same. Other South and Central American countries will soon follow with governments in Guatemala, Panama, and Brazil moving toward the Bitcoin standard.

Why is this important for people living comfortably in the States, Canada, Australia, the UK, Singapore, Korea, and elsewhere? Read more

 

Exercises for Foot and Ankle Pain

Given the number of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that make up our feet and ankles, I have long felt that rather than spot treat areas of pain and stiffness, it makes more sense to work at improving overall blood circulation and joint play throughout the many articulations involved. Read more

 

Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology: Allowing for a Financial System that is More Energy Efficient, Inclusive, and Fair to All

First, please know that nothing I share about blockchain technology and digital assets should be considered financial advice.  I am keenly interested in this area because I believe that the emerging digital asset economy that is built on blockchain technology will allow the world to operate on a financial system that is more energy efficient, inclusive, and fair to all. Read more

 

What to Eat - Principles of Healthy Eating

What you eat isn't the only determinant of your overall health status. There are plenty of other facets of your life that play major roles in determining how functional and energetic you are.

Here's how I think about the role that diet plays in contributing to health and disease: Read more

 

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