The Do it All Exercise to Go From Dead Butt to Active Arse Do you consider yourself to be a paper-pushing athlete or a desk jockey? Or do you hold the record for the word’s longest passive squat? If your daily regimen includes multiple hours sitting, here are three exercises to turn the gluteus minus into gluteus maximus. And once you’ve located the proper muscles and done these exercises, you can graduate to the "ultimate dead butt to active arse" exercise. You can do hundreds of squats and not actively flex the main hip stabilizers or glutes. Really, what needs to happen is location and activation of these muscles. Correct Rounded Shoulders From Office Work: 5 Exercises Millions of working professionals around the world sit in an office chair all day long, which can significantly affect overall health and posture over time (See: Is A Sedentary Job Affecting Your Health?). I was invited by Business Insider, which is one of the most popular business websites to contribute an article about correcting rounded shoulders, which is an all too common issue with working professionals. Here’s a link to the full BusinessInsider.com article: 5 Exercises To Fix Hunchback Posture From Office Work Article Summary:
Yoga Style Guide There are many different types of yoga being taught and practiced today and it can be tough for a beginners to figure out the differences. Although almost all of these styles are based on the same physical postures (called poses), each has a particular emphasis. This quick guide to the most popular types of yoga will help you figure out which class is right for you. Hatha is a very general term that can encompass many of the physical kinds of yoga. If a class is described as Hatha style, it is probably going to be slow-paced and gentle and provide a good introduction to the basic yoga poses. Starving Cancer: The High-fat Ketogenic Diet Health Impact News Editor Comments: CBN has a winner in Lorie Johnson! Lorie did a wonderful report on Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s last year (See: CBN Reports on Coconut Oil for Alzheimer’s), and now has followed up with a wonderful report and interview with Pat Robertson on the benefits of the ketogenic diet, and how this diet actually destroys cancer cells. Watch the entire 11 minute video which covers so many great topics, including why research like this is unknown to your doctor because it is diet-based and cannot benefit the pharmaceutical companies. She also covers the “cholesterol myth” which has plagued our culture for years now. Bravo Lorie! Great job…
30 day Squat Challenge & 30 Day Crunch Challenge! - AprilAthena7 My little sister Gail told me about the 30 day squat challenge and I decided to do it along with the 30 day crunch challenge! Here’s the printable calendars if you wanna take the challenge! Enjoy! If you want better results try using weights. 20 Minute Home Workout Plan 20 Minute Home Work Out If you are busy, not able to get up early morning or have no time for gym just follow this 20 minute home work out to stay healthy and fit. 1) Jog : in one place for 3 minutes 2) Jumping jacks: 25 repeats When landing, bend your knees slightly to reduce the impact on knee joints. 3) Crunches : 15 repeats
Reduce widespread inflammation in your body with these foods (NaturalNews) A primary cause of chronic illness for many people is systemic inflammation, and particularly the kind that goes unaddressed or even mostly unnoticed until it eventually progresses into a full-blown chronic disease. High blood pressure, bacterial and viral infections, arthritis, acid reflux, premature aging, heart disease, cancer, and many other common health conditions are often associated with, or even the product of, systemic inflammation, which means the only real way to counteract them is to correct and eliminate this inflammation at its core. And the best way to do this is through implementing comprehensive lifestyle and dietary changes rather than taking pharmaceutical drugs, the latter of which can cause unintended harm in the form of damaging side effects. If chronic, low-grade inflammation is affecting your own health, the following foods and herbs can help reduce and even eliminate it naturally without the need for drugs:
5 Tips for Getting Started with Self-Practice: Taking Yoga Home. ~ Jen Snabel Via Jen Snabelon Oct 20, 2013 Since being immersed in yoga during my teacher training, much of my practice is done at home, in the little space I have carved out for yoga. I love attending classes and workshops where I can pick up little teaching tips or get guidance on developing my practice, but all this is bolstered by self-practice. Reduce PCOS Thinning Hair & Excessive Body Hair Growth With Saw Palmetto One of the most difficult side effects of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) for some women, is hair thinning and/or excess facial and body hair growth known as Hirsutism. Not all women with PCOS experience this, but many do. It can be extremely hard to control and embarrassing; lowering the quality of life for these women. In women with Hirsutism related to PCOS, there is a link pointing to excessive androgenic hormones. These androgenic hormones include testosterone, androstenedione, and DHEA. Women with PCOS tend to have higher levels of the androgen testosterone.
11 Crunch-Free Ab Workouts, No-Equipment Abdominal Exercises Throw out those boring, stale crunches and mix up your ab routine with some of our experts’ favorite stomach tightening moves. Create your own routine by picking and choosing from the moves below, shooting for a 10 to 15-minute long session. Pair this with healthy eating, and all you need to see a real difference in your waistline are two to three sessions per week (on non-consecutive days). Vary it up: choose different moves each time you do your ab workout to keep things interesting and to continue challenging your core’s different muscles! Teaching Watercolours to Children Experience the true magic of watercolour by letting children experiment with ways of introducing texture to a painting. What it will teach This project will help master the crucial skill of watching paint dry… and thereby teach when to apply more paint and how much water to use! The project also offers the opportunity to consider ways of applying the paint, and the effect that layering paint has on the texture and colour of a finished piece. What you need