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HOW to do Rehab Exercises

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“For rehab, is this a fair summary: find the drills that hurt and do more of them… gently?” -Laurie Kind of. If you go into pain you’ve gone too far. Pain is a signal that something is wrong, so you want to be sure to not go that far, though …

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Science Behind Breathwork

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Zoubair asks: “Hope you’re doing well, still following you and your quality posts on your blog. I must admit I am intrigued about those breathing exercises you’re regarding so highly, and I am interested in your “Upgrade Your Breath” program too. However, I still can’t figure out exactly what are …

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5 Minute Breathing Study

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Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance? Preliminary results from a clinical trial of Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST), presented this week at the Experimental …

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Air Pollution = Unhappiness

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In the past, I’ve discussed how air quality is critically important for your health. For example, here are two short articles: Are You Breathing Crap? Walking May Kill You Faster That this particulate matter in the air is absorbed into your lungs, into your body and can have a whole …

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Movement vs. Fitness

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My new book Powered By Nature is not really a fitness book, though it does touch on the subject. As I cover most of the foundational areas of health in it, movement is in there. But movement and fitness are not the same things. I think the best way to …

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Parenting and Fitness

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If you’re a parent or plan to be someday, then this message is for you. Jason, a Strength Health Mind Power Inner Circle member, asks: “I was also curious about how you have managed your overall dedication to health and fitness as a new father? I ask because my son …

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Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing

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A new breathing combination routine I’ve been doing which involves box breathing and the abdominal vacuum, along with a few other finer points. Details can be found inside of the August’s Strength Health Mind Power Inner Circle newsletter titled “My New Favorite Breathing Exercise…Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing”. Become a …

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Research Benefits of Deep Breathing Exercises

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What Deep Breathing Does for You Recently I came across some new papers on the benefits of deep breathing exercises. Like this paper titled, “Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous system.” (Yep, they pretty …