Month: October 2010

Movement Efficiency

Barefoot Running combined with Nose Breathing This week in the Financial Review (28/10/10) there was an article discussing the research that had been done on Men and Women who had run the London Marathon with an emphasis on those who had experienced heart problems. The people who had experienced heart problems in the data from […]

Why include Balance Training in your exercise approach?

The mainstream exercise approach has a focus on activation of individual muscles or muscle groups.¬† It is believed that by activating¬† muscles, that the new motor pattern will be developed automatically.¬† There is an assumption that all that is required is to strengthen muscle groups using progressive resistance exercise programs. The next evolution in thinking […]

How does walking ideally happen?

While the action of walking can be difficult to explain in words and challenging at first when attending to walking as it is happening, attention to walking can be a truly joyful experience. When we consider walking we have two aspects we need to be aware of, the first aspect is the weight-bearing step and […]