Breathing properly is important. Changing how we breathe affect us. Breathing practice is common in yoga and can be used in meditation and to calm us down. According to Dr Weil 4-7-8 Breathing has many benefits. This eight minute video has both information and demonstration. 4-7-8 Breathing: Health Benefits & Demonstration. There are two more... Continue Reading →
I use kettlebells for my training at home and I have gathered some useful video-links at Kettlebell training.
Be like water Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a... Continue Reading →
This song, a lovely mantra, is part of Children Beyond. I have another CD from the Beyond project, Beyond – Three Voices For Peace. Video Watch the video below or at YouTube Tina Turner - Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu (Peace Mantra).
I'm not good at Mula Bandha (root lock) and know I should practice it in order to improve. First step taken, I did a little research and found some useful posts about it. A Beginner’s Guide to Mula Bandha (Root Lock). Tone your pelvic floor and improve your meditation by practicing mula bandha (the root... Continue Reading →
One-Moment Meditation (OMM) is an interesting concept. Many, me too sometimes, claim there's no time to meditate. OMM is a simple form of meditation that you can do anywhere, anytime. It begins with an exercise that takes just one minute per day. With practice, this takes less and less time, until it takes no time... Continue Reading →
Chi Running and Chi Walking is an interesting concept. In Chi Living, Chi Running and Chi Walking basic principles of T’ai Chi are employed to optimize the flow of energy in your body, to reduce the use of force for moving forward, and thereby reduce the risk of injury, while maximizing the benefits of healthy... Continue Reading →
I came across a video on YouTube, Terra Plana - Learning the skill of barefoot running (see below) which shows the basic changes needed to run barefoot. Video: Terra Plana - Learning the skill of barefoot running
I came across an interesting article: You Walk Wrong. It took 4 million years of evolution to perfect the human foot. But we’re wrecking it with every step we take. Adam Sternbergh tells his story plus adds facts and information. MBT shoes are mentioned (not even close to barefoot) as well as Vivo Barefoot. MBT-shoes... Continue Reading →
In my research around barefoot running and walking I found an interesting article in New York Times, Wiggling Their Toes at the Shoe Giants. Recent research suggests that for all their high-tech features, modern running shoes may not actually do much to improve a runner’s performance or prevent injuries. Some runners are convinced that they... Continue Reading →