Posts Categorized: Health

Ten Exercises You Would Have Done If You Were A Victorian Londoner

The beneficial effects resulting from the employment of Gymnastic Exercises, as a curative agent in cases of spinal deformity, or other bodily weakness and contraction, are so generally known and appreciated — Gustav Ernst 1861 Home exercise equipment has been around longer than you think. And although exercise clothing has come a long way from… Read more »

This is wheelie wheelie good

We sit too much. We sit far too much. In fact, the amount of sitting we do can have a severe impact on our health. Standing a bit more, on the other hand, can help a multitude of problems; standing on one leg can help reduce insomnia, for example and standing can reduce the risk… Read more »

Yoga and the Pugilistic Offensive Warrior Tactics

Yoga and Mixed Martial Art might seem like uneasy bedfellows, but the combination of these two, almost polar opposite arts is being used to help army veterans adjust to civilian life post deployment in a program called Pugilistic Offensive Warrior Tactics or P.O.W for short. It is interesting to see how yoga and martial arts… Read more »

Krishnamacharya’s Life Saving Yoga Session

Often regarded as the father of modern yoga Krishnamacharya developed the Life Saving Yoga Session which he taught from the 1950s as more people began to visit him from the West. This sequence is purported to extend life. The idea of the sequence was to lead Westerners to an unconfessional and undogmatic experience of the… Read more »