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Negative Body Levers to Develop Core Strength

If you feel comfortable with basic plank poses, side twists, arches, and crunches, to further develop functional core strength, you can add negative body levers to your training routine.

You'll need a comfortable surface to lie back on - a yoga mat or gym mats work well - as well as a strong anchor point that you can secure your hands on behind your head. Read more

 

Daily Release For Tight Hips

For those looking to address or prevent hip pain and stiffness without having to get on the ground, this is a simple and highly effective way of improving hip health daily. Read more

 

A Simple Hip Opening Movement - Helpful For Preventing Hip Dysfunction and Degeneration

Just as we can improve shoulder mobility by extending our arms upward while keeping them in the same plane as our trunk, we can improve hip mobility with a similar setup. Read more

 

Controlled Articular Rotations While Standing

Controlled Articular Rotations (CARs) are a staple of Functional Range Conditioning, a system of improving human mobility taught by Dr. Andreo Spina.

For those who have trouble getting to the ground to exercise, this video provides a look at some CARs that one can do while standing.

As you should do with all exercises, please be mindful of breathing regularly and deeply as you do CARs. You can linger in areas where you feel some stickiness. Read more

 

Honouring True Hunger and Our Instincts

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Over the past 20 plus years, I’ve tried a wide range of food programs, including a 4-year stint of being a strict vegan. Paleo, keto, plants plus eggs and fish only, gluten-free, check, check, check, and check. Read more

 

Juggling and Balance Exercises

Here are some other balance exercises from our YouTube video library:

Variations of squats:
https://youtu.be/ISSnfN9Eulc

Purposeful movement for balance:
https://youtu.be/6DrRRS1H7UI

Deep squat for balance:
https://youtu.be/_r8i_T5Dr1M Read more

 

Do You Know What Drowning Really Looks Like?

Many thanks to Mario Vittone for graciously giving us permission to share this valuable article with our readership. Please read through Mario's article below and consider sharing this information with family and friends.

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

By Mario Vittone Read more

 

Financial Abuse Of Elderly By Family Members

One of the more common ways in which financial abuse plays out is a child of an aging parent assuming the role of a caregiver, and with easy access to his or her parents' assets, funds are gradually siphoned away for personal use. Read more

 

Basic Plank Core Exercises Using an Exercise Ball

For more mobility videos, please visit our YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/drbenkim Read more

 

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