Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a treatment technique developed in the 1940’s by Herman Kabat, MD, Phd with two physical therapists Margaret Knott and Dorothy Voss. Originally PNF was used
In its basic form sensei means teacher or instructor. It is very hard to become a sensei but very easy to call yourself a sensei. Many people think a black
Like many martial arts Aikido evolved from other styles of defence and philosophies. Morihei Ueshiba, given the title of O Sensie meaning Great Teacher by his followers, was the founder
I prefer smart bracelet to fitness bracelet as I find they do so much more than track your fitness. Besides I didn’t buy it for fitness but to monitor my
If you are like me you may be wondering why people in fitness circles always talk about their maximum heart rate. What bearing does it have on your fitness regime?
The first and most important rule of getting fitter when you have a chronic illness is don’t kill yourself. If you think I am being dramatic, I am not. Push
If you suffer from atrial fibrillation (and I don’t use the word suffer lightly) it can be difficult to know if you are having an episode or if you are
I am not runner and I am not a jogger but I do like going for long walks on hard pavement (there is definitely a shortage of soft pavements). My
If you have been diagnosed with Morton’s Neuroma you have my sympathy. I suffered from this debilitating condition for many, many months and can be very hard to get relief.
Electrolyte drinks provide energy and fluids as well as the electrolytes. The energy is in the form of glucose, a type of sugar which if you are doing intense workouts