http://DrPhyllisBooks.com This is a fun little exercise to balance the hemispheres of the brain. Crossing the mid-line is a key to this movement. Right hand goes to left knee and left hand to right knee. Try it as a morning warm up, or on a get up and stretch break, if you sit a lot […]
Do You Feel Energized After a Workout? Here is a simple exercise that improves energy and makes you feel better. QiGong exercises enhance Qi or life energy. In the previous post, we shared an exercise for bring down the Heavenly energy. This movement brings up earth energy to create a nice balance. The two movements […]
Life Energy Cultivation is the literal meaning of QiGong. Some people think of it as gentle exercise, others consider it a moving meditation. It is a great way to increase life force energy. The Chinese have been practicing QiGong for a long time. It has become increasingly popular in other parts of the world, including […]
Workout, but don’t hurt yourself.
Here is a better way to lift weights and get some good resistance training.
Doing the reps slower, with more focus improves the quality of the exercise and makes it safer.
Less chance for injury or strain.
Qigong is a wonderful stress reducing and energy enhancing exercise.
Qigong is like meditation in motion. It is a slow gentle movement with a focus on breathing.
A great way to release tension and loosen up tight muscles.
A truly unique workout philosophy. 22 minutes, 2X per week. Build strength with slow movements.
I love these Swiss Ball workouts.
There is a lot you can do with these balls and they really add to the diversity of the exercises.
It is a lot easier to get a targeted ab workout on a Swiss ball, as opposed to lying on the floor.
Here is a yoga instructor who was able to help her brother with his running regime. With just a simple breathing technique, he was able to greatly extend his running mileage. In this video, she also gives instructions for several good stretches targeted towards runners.
Good thorough instructions for 3 stability ball exercises. Great for working the core muscles, improving posture and toning abs Variations are provided for different fitness levels, from beginner to athlete in training.
There is a whole world of exercises that can be done on a swiss ball, that are not available otherwise. This particular move is great for strengthening your core. It’s a bit of an intermediate to advanced movement.