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The Somatic Movement. My name is Colm McDonnell.

The Somatic Movement

I am a Certified Clinical Somatic Educator based in Dublin, Ireland. I teach Cinical Somatic Education to people from all walks of life. Some want to resolve chronic muscle pain conditions. Others want to improve their movement so they can perform better in their sport or in the gym. Others still just want to be able to enjoy being in their bodies more. I am going to use this blog to talk about Clinical Somatic Education as developed by Dr. The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape. Here’s how a five-day diet that mimics fasting may ‘reboot’ the body and reduce cancer risk. Scientists say they have developed a safe way to fast and lose weight using a five-day diet.

Here’s how a five-day diet that mimics fasting may ‘reboot’ the body and reduce cancer risk

Here's a breakdown of the "Fasting Mimicking Diet. " (Jhaan Elker/The Washington Post) Fasting has long been acclaimed as an effective way to lose weight, improve the immune system and boost brain function. 2 Science-Backed Strategies to Avoid Long-Term Weight Gain. 5 Reasons I Gave Up On Cardio. I broke up with cardio and I didn't even see it coming.

5 Reasons I Gave Up On Cardio

One day I picked up a book on weight training when I was particularly tired of treadmill grind sessions and I've never looked back. It turns out, weight training was the perfect fit for my body and what I wanted when it came to workouts. Weights turned out to be a perfect fit for my body and my life. How can Pilates improve the sense of wellbeing and help you live a vibrant life. Marcia Shapira 01 Mar, 2015 Joseph H.

How can Pilates improve the sense of wellbeing and help you live a vibrant life

Exercises for Stiff Ankles & Feet. The perils of sitting down: Standing orders. WINSTON CHURCHILL knew it. Ernest Hemingway knew it. Leonardo da Vinci knew it. The healthiest way to work: Standing vs. sitting. Five or more hours of sedentary sitting, according to Dr.

The healthiest way to work: Standing vs. sitting

David Agus, is the health equivalent of smoking a pack and a quarter of cigarettes. Yikes. Yet, sitting around is something we get plenty of practice at. Reading and writing and creating on a computer makes for big chunks of sedentary time. Are You Sitting Yourself to Death? Do you exercise every day—pounding the pavement, breaking a sweat, raising your heart rate—all in the name of good health?

Are You Sitting Yourself to Death?

Well, recent studies suggest that when it comes to your risk of premature death, all that physical activity may not matter as much as you think. Every Minute Of Exercise Could Lengthen Your Life Seven Minutes. At a recent dinner party, a geeky friend of mine was cheerily justifying the piles of money he spends on a personal trainer.

Every Minute Of Exercise Could Lengthen Your Life Seven Minutes

He’s feeling so great that it’s worth every cent, he exulted, “And the best part is the return on the time! Make Your Own Deodorant & Other Natural Beauty Products (Infographic) Too much jogging 'as bad as no exercise at all' 3 February 2015Last updated at 06:20 ET National guidelines suggest exercising for 150 minutes a week.

Too much jogging 'as bad as no exercise at all'

The 28-Day Squat Challenge You’ll Want to Start Now! Healing the Hamstrings. The following movements aid to distribute the stretch along the length of the hamstrings: 1) Bending the knees releases the hamstrings at their insertions on the lower legs. 2) Activating the psoas muscle tilts the pelvis forward and stabilizes the origin of the hamstrings.

Healing the Hamstrings

This action draws the torso towards the thighs. (Please click here to learn how to activate the psoas.) If You're Toasting To Health, Reach For Beer, Not (Sparkling) Wine. Scientists say beer has more nutrients and vitamins than wine or spirits.

If You're Toasting To Health, Reach For Beer, Not (Sparkling) Wine

"There's a reason people call it liquid bread," says researcher Charlie Bamforth. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto. Intermittent Fasting Infographic. Embed this infographic on your website: Copy code Click on the code area and press CTRL + C (for Windows) / CMD + C (for Macintosh) to copy the code. If you're on a mobile device, tap on the code, drag the markers to highlight the entire text, and select "Copy. " Cancer Survivor Shared The Recipe That Saved Her Life. Stress Management Research, Science of Coherence, IHM Research Center. The Institute of HeartMath Research Center is a recognized global leader in emotional physiology, optimal function, resilience and stress-management research.

The center conducts basic research into psychophysiology, neurocardiology and biophysics, and outcome studies in clinical, workplace, educational and military settings, frequently in collaboration with universities, research centers and health-care-system partners. This research has significantly advanced understanding of heart-brain interactions, heart-rate variability (HRV) and heart-rhythm coherence, and the physiology of optimal learning and performance.

Research interests also include the electrophysiology of intuition and exploring how we are all globally interconnected at a deep, fundamental level via electromagnetic fields and biofields. Research Library Featured Research The IHM Research Center is committed to increasing the scientific knowledge of the heart and global coherence. Science of the Heart Scientific e-Books. Welcome to 5:2 intermittent fasting » The Fast Diet. Anatomical drawing lessons. The Once and Future Way to Run. If everything comes together just right, you’ll be exactly where Larson was one Sunday morning in September: peeking out from behind a tree on Governors Island in New York Harbor, his digital video camera nearly invisible on an ankle-high tripod, as the Second Annual New York City Barefoot Run got under way about a quarter-mile up the road. Hundreds of runners — men and women, young and old, athletic and not so much so, natives from 11 different countries — came pattering down the asphalt straight toward his viewfinder.

About half of them were actually barefoot. Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks. Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University. The study was led by a Harvard-affiliated team of researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the team’s MRI scans documented for the very first time in medical history how meditation produced massive changes inside the brain’s gray matter.

“Although the practice of meditation is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that meditation also provides cognitive and psychological benefits that persist throughout the day,” says study senior author Sara Lazar of the MGH Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program and a Harvard Medical School instructor in psychology. How Interval Training Can Improve Health. John P. Why Your Workout Should Be High-Intensity. Photo Many people with chronic health problems resign themselves to lives of modest activity or no activity at all, thinking vigorous exercise is unsafe or that they lack the stamina for it.

Scientific Study Finds Eating Coconut Oil Daily Leads to Reduction in Waist Size. Awakening the Psoas. Healing the Hamstrings. Why cyclists need to cross-train the full body with Pilates - Longevity LIVE. The GYROTONIC® Hamstring Series: Inversion in motion. How Shoes Hurt You & Why Standing Barefoot is Healthier - Quitting Sitting. 26 Bones! X-ray Body in Motion - Yoga. The Perfect Winged Eyeliner.

Rule #1. photo via pinterest. Foam-Rolling Exercises For Runners. New CT Scans Reveal Acupuncture Points. CT scans reveal anatomical structures of acupuncture points. A CT (computerized tomography) scan is a series of X-rays used to create cross-sectional images. Why You Should Try Putting Butter In Your Coffee. There's been a lot of talk in the news recently about fat. Trans fats are getting banned, statins are getting pushed and at the same time, our understanding of saturated fat as part of a healthy diet is changing, seemingly daily. Best Bra Breast Type - Underwear Shopping. Experiment Proves Why Staying In Tune With The Earth’s Pulse Is Key To Our Well Being. By admin · March 13, 2014. Best Bra Breast Type - Underwear Shopping. 5 Reasons You Should Jump Rope Every Day.

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