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Workouts that Build Your Brain

I love science…but it’s not without it’s problems. One of which is that we often have theories that are just plan wrong. Remember the idea that the brain didn’t grow new neurons as an adult, and wasn’t capable of change? Couldn’t be more wrong. Jim wrote in response to the recent post on diversity of […]

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Walking on Your Hands Down Stairs

Some years ago when I was teaching Physical Education at the Western University Medical School I decided to see just how many steps I could conquer with practice. Therefore, twice every week after I had finished all of my classes, I took a crack at the main stairs. For a couple of weeks I stuck […]

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Hand Sensitivity for Handstands

Was reading this book on hand dynamics just last night. It talks about some crazy stuff such as a third of our motor brain controlling just the hands. And by the fact that we have hands we are able to manipulate tools and thus build an advanced civilization unlike any other animal. When you think […]

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Revitalizing Handstands

Traveling down to Los Angeles this weekend. Just a quick 6 hour drive for me. It got me thinking about one of the uses for handstands. And that is ‘clearing the cobwebs’. Anytime you aren’t thinking straight or feel like your brain needs to be revitalized, after a long drive for example, there is nothing […]

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